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image for Talk item typeDragon Hall Debate: Mobile phones – tyranny or lib at Dragon Hall

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Talk, Mon 25 Feb 2019, free entry

Dragon Hall Debate - Spring 2019

Dragon Hall Debate - Spring 2019


Mobile technology has taken over the world. We use it to communicate privately with loved ones and to publicly display edited highlights of our lives. In this debate, Gerard Parr MBE, Professor of Computing Sciences at UEA, and writer Olivia Sudjic will address whether our increasing reliance on mobile technology is a vehicle for liberation – or tyranny.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Event details

Dates Times
Mon 25 Feb 2019 19:00 to 21:00
Doors open at 6.30 for a 7pm start.


Free entry

Suitable for ages 16 and above. Free and open to all.
To book, please visit the National Centre for Writing website:


UEA Alumni and Events Team


115-123 King Street,



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Map reference: TG 235081  Lat: 52.62537 Long: 1.30154

By Road:
From the A47: Take exit for Norwich football ground. Turn right into Martineau Lane, left into Bracondale and right into King Street.

By Public Transport:
From Norwich station it is 5 minutes' walk to Dragon Hall.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Norwich station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities