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Thinking better is often more successful than working faster. Celebrating the art of the shortcut, Marcus du Sautoy offers up some clever strategies to tackle daily complex problems. Looking for inspiration at some of the most effective shortcuts in history (such as measuring the circumference of the earth in 240 BC), Marcus discusses with Julia Wheeler how to use shortcuts in investing or learning a musical instrument or improving your memory.


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Thinking Better: the Art of the Shortcut


Venue

Town Hall, Main Hall

The Town Hall, situated on Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham comprises of a Grand Main Hall, distinguished by its Corinthian styles columns and coved ceiling. The Main Hall is accompanied by dining and drawing rooms, as well as the Pillar Room bar.

The venue’s early 20th century Edwardian elegance makes it the classic ‘shoebox’ concert hall. With a seating capacity of 900, the Town Hall is perfectly suited to grand symphony orchestra performances with a thrilling impact.

There is no tiered seating at this venue for any of our Festivals.

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