BRISTOL: Take Drugs Seriously - The Big Debate

Date: 23 January 2020
Time: 5pm - 9:30pm
Cost: £5

Join us for a series of events taking place in Bristol and learn more about the latest approaches to drug use, policy and harm reduction.

The first of a number of events is 'The Big Debate' which will take place on Thursday, 23 January from 5pm at Colston Hall.

From 5pm – Free exhibition
Your chance to see the latest research and insights into drug use, supply and harm reduction. Includes presentations and interactive exhibits on addiction, drug cultures, drug markets, psychedelics, opioid use and more. Speak to experts, see new perspectives, and view a mock-up safer drug consumption facility.

7:30pm – Public lecture
Former government drug adviser and leading drugs researcher Professor David Nutt will talk about his experience in drug policy, and how it should change.

8pm – Panel debate
Leading local politicians and practitioners including Councillor Asher Craig (Deputy Mayor of Bristol), Professor David Nutt (Imperial College, London) and Maggie Telfer (CEO of Bristol Drugs Project), will answer questions from the audience and discuss how Bristol can lead the way in innovative drug policy.

Tickets for the lecture and debate in advance or at the door are £5. Advance tickets can be purchased here.

Event address: Colston Hall
Colston Street
Tickets for the lecture and debate in advance or on the door are £5.
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