The Baggs Memorial Happiness Lecture 2019 - Eve Pollard OBE

Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
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Monday 4th November 2019 (18:30-19:30)
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Eve Pollard, OBE
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Join us for the 41st annual Baggs Memorial Happiness Lecture with Eve Pollard OBE as she reflects on "Happiness - what it is and how it can be achieved by individuals as well as nations".  Eve is a journalist, presenter and broadcaster.  Often referred to as 'The First Lady of Fleet Street', Eve was one of the first female editors of a national newspaper in the UK, editing the Sunday Mirror from 1987-1991 and the Sunday Express from 1991-1994.

Please note doors open at 17.30 and close 10 minutes before the start of the lecture.

Eve has had a varied TV career and has written four novels. She is Vice-Chair of the women's health charity Wellbeing of Women, and has recently been Chair of the BBC's Radio 4 panel naming the UK's Most Powerful Women.

On the subject of 'Happiness', here is what we know of Eve so far.............

What makes you happy?
The smiles on my children's faces

Where is your happy place?

Is there a word or phrase that makes you happy?
No problem

Is there a particular piece of music that makes you happy?
La Vie en Rose by Edith Piaf

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