Skeptics in the Pub in Bedford

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*** This event postponed to a future date ***

Ariane Sherine

Thursday, November 18 2021 at 7:30PM

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60 Roff Avenue
Bedford MK41 7TW

Ariane Sherine

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*** Postponed ***

Note that we've had to take the decision to postpone this event due to the continuing high prevalence of Covid.


Fancy finding out how to live a long and healthy life? You’re in luck: comedy writer and Atheist Bus Campaign creator Ariane Sherine will be visiting to discuss the scientific evidence behind 100 different factors that affect life expectancy.


Could drinking green tea really prolong your life? How about gardening? Is regular sex more about pleasure than health? Why does standing up a lot make a difference to longevity? And is it worth cutting out red meat or even turning vegan in order to blow out 100 candles on your birthday cake? 


This funny and potentially lifesaving talk will reveal the answers to all these questions and more, giving you all the tips and tricks you need to make it to a century.


Ariane will be signing copies of her book HOW TO LIVE TO 100 after the talk.





Ariane Sherine is the comedy writer and journalist who created the Atheist Bus Campaign, as well as the bestselling celebrity anthology The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas. She has written for BBC One’s My Family, Channel 4’s Countdown and BBC Three’s Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, as well as for the Guardian, the Sunday Times, the Independent, the Observer, New Statesman and New Humanist. She lives in London with her ten-year-old daughter Lily.


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