zeplz71 Posted October 2, 2017 Share Posted October 2, 2017 The Oxford Union’s term card for Michaelmas 2017 Rockstar Jimmy Page will top the bill of speakers at the Oxford Union this term Jimmy Page, Tom Daley and Amanda Holden are among the speakers of an Oxford Union Michaelmas term card which features a host of heads of states, sportspeople and celebrities. Today, Cherwell is exclusively releasing in full the details of the Union’s speaker events for the upcoming term. It follows a release of debates speakers – including Sir Vince Cable and Ken Livingstone – published earlier this week. Perhaps the most significant announcement will be the Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page who will speak on Monday 23 October at 8pm. It will be the first time the rock star has appeared at the famous debating society. Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg and 30-time Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavendish will join fashion designer Marc Jacobs and Trump’s former director of communications Anthony Scaramucci in the list of confirmed speakers. Sir Ian McKellen, Emeli Sandé and Liv Tyler were confirmed as speakers earlier this week. Actor Toby Jones, rock band Foals and McFly drummer Harry Judd are also set to speak at the debating society. Other highlights include: Five-time Olympic gold medalist Sir Ben Ainslie American economist Jeffrey Sachs Comedian and Have I Got News For You panelist Paul Merton Philosopher Sir Roger Scruton ITV journalist Robert Peston Attendance to events is members-only, but students can attend events for free during the Union’s open period which runs up to 19 October. 3rd Week: Alex Pettyfer, actor and model, Monday 23 October, 5pm Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin guitarist, Monday 24 October, 8pm President Heinz Fischer, former Austrian state president, Thursday 26 October, 1pm Cath Kidston, fashion designer and entrepreneur, Thursday 26 October, 5pm Michael Mansfield and Yvette Greenway, barrister and activist, Thursday 26 October, 8pm http://cherwell.org/2017/10/01/in-full-the-oxford-unions-term-card-for-michaelmas-2017/ Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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