Soapbox orators in The Domain

Sit in a chair in a beautiful park, and engage with the soapbox orators.

Grab a coffee from the nearby cafe and come over to Speaker’s Corner, the University for the People. Sit in a chair (provided) and engage with the soapbox speakers.

Steve Maxwell is a member of The Greens with a broad knowledge of Australian history and politics. He will give you a point of view that might just change your mind!

Part-time speaker Helmut Cerncic explains why Newtonian physics should no longer be taught in schools. He also provides a scientific description of God.

Or listen to Ray, a fundamentalist Christian. He will rattle your bones with talk of hellfire.

Although Mr Bashful is the authority on the subject of happiness, he answers all questions about all matters.* If he doesn’t know the answer to your question, one of his grasshoppers will.

*There’s one exception: he refuses to discuss the existence or non-existence of God.

Mirko Terzic wears a UFO cap. He has a comprehensive “understanding” of 21st century science, and that makes him an expert in . . . . well, we’re still not sure.

Other ratbags contribute too. And, if a passer-by has something to say, they might well be given five minutes to say it, up on The Ladder of Knowledge.

And of course, there are the troublesome hecklers.

It’s all part of the fun. Come along and argue with the ratbags. Or be one!

If you decide you have had enough, we generously provide a large art gallery across the road.

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Sundays, 2pm to 5pm

Sunday 17 December 2017 to Sunday 9 December 2018

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Free

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