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Whats on: Tuesday, 9 September, 2014

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 Festival. You can search the events programme using the calendar, by category, via the events map, or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Tuesday 9 September 2014
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Barber Concert Hall, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

Why does being amongst nature have positive effects on health and wellbeing?

Tuesday 9 September 2014
19.00 - 20.00
Venue: 
Barber Concert Hall, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

Lots of people go for hypnotherapy, but does it really work? If it does, why doesn't the NHS use it more? Is it just "all in the mind" or does it have a real impact? What about the dangers? Come and hear the science behind hypnosis and see if you are susceptible to it!