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Speaker's Forum

Eternal Life Lecture  (60 mins)

Mark Swinney, a lecturer from Placitas New Mexico, USA, gave an interesting and thoughtful talk on how to
interpret ‘ETERNAL LIFE’. By looking at Biblical texts and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy (Science and
Health), we learnt that by understanding to think about ourselves as God’s offspring and what this really
means, can bring countless blessings.

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Maya Evans in Afghanistan (1hr. 17 mins)

Peace Activist, Maya Evans travelled to Afghanistan to see conditions first hand. Her lecture given at the
Friends Meeting House, Eastbourne, was both thought provoking and moving. She was the guest speaker at Eastbourne for Peace and Liberty held on Saturday, March 31st 2012. Eastbourne Live has recorded the talk
in its entirety.

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If God is All ...where is He at this moment

John Adams is an international speaker and practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing.
He originally moved to New York City to pursue an acting career, studying with Lee Strasberg and
Herbert Berghof. Adams was healed of a serious drug habit through his study of the Bible and Science
& Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. This changed his life, bringing renewed
commitment to his spiritual journey. He sold his businesses and in 1985 took up full-time work as
a CS healing practitioner. (The talk was sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Eastbourne.) 
 The programme has been cut into three parts to allow easier download times.

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Part Two   (24.56 mins)  > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Part Three  (22.56 mins)  > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Eastbourne’s Faith Forum 2010  (1hr. 30 Mins)

A question of faith was the theme of this year’s Faith Forum held to a packed audience at the Congress Theatre on Wednesday,
November 24th. In the chair was BBC presenter Peter Owen-Jones, with a distinguished team of speakers; Malcolm Weisman
OBE, MA, Abdel Rahim CHBIB MA, DPSI, Glen Scrivener, James Smith, Lynda Lindfield and Toby Lobi.

Tess Burrows, The South Pole Race

Tess Burrows was one of the competitors in last year's South Pole Race, covering 426 miles to
the magnetic pole. It is now just one hundred years since the great explorers, Roald Amundsen
and Robert Scott sledged across the vast wastes of snow and ice. to be the first to get to this
isolated spot. Tess was our guest speaker at the Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre, Eastbourne
on Saturday, October 9th 2010. This is a remarkable account of her adventure.

Omar Deghayes comes to Eastbourne

Ex-prisoner of Guantanamo Bay, Omar Deghayes, was released in December 2007. Since then as part of the
Save Omar Campaign, he has been touring the UK, giving a graphic account of the suffering and torture that
was the daily infliction at this US prison. Omar was invited by the Eastbourne for Peace and Liberty group to
speak at Our Lady of Ransom church hall, on Saturday, 14th February 2009.

Reflections on Guantanamo  (23.20 mins)   > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Save Omer Campaign (30.07 mins)   > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Questions & Answers (22.07 mins)   > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Battlefields without borders: Iraqis in crisis (28 mins)

A talk given by the US peace activist Kathy Kelly, at Our Lady of Ransom church in Eastbourne on

Saturday, 17th November 2007. Legendary peace activist Kathy Kelly has visited Iraq 26 times and has

lived in Baghdad during the 2003 ‘Shock and Awe’ bombardment and invasion. Kathy was also in Beirut

during the Israeli bombing in 2006 and in Qana where the Palestinian children were massacred in a missile attack in 1996. She has

recently lived among Iracqi refugees in Jordan and Syria. In 1988 she spent nine months in prison for planting corn on nuclear missile

silo sites.

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Questions and Answers (33.44 mins)   > Click to View (Windows wmv)

Barbara Manning (10.03 mins)

Barbara Manning reads some of her poetry and shares her thoughts on how they came to be written. She is well
known to many through her writings in the local paper over many years. You can contact her on

The Extraordinary George Musgrave  (43.26 mins)
The Musgrave museum stands in Seaside Road and is the centre for one of Eastbourne's most extraordinary
and versatile artists. His work covers miniature statues to beautiful colour paintings, from following in the
footsteps of St Paul and writing of his life, to a whole world of engraving, historical discovery and collecting
 memorabilia. During the 1950s he appeared on radio and more recently on Channel 4. His father died at the
front during the First World War and young George Musgrave was left to fend for himself, with his mother who had to eke out a living. Having no
toys to play with he quickly discovered how to create his own, later he was an athlete, a church minister, a novelist, and even to the age of
95 he continued to research his favourite subjects

The Law Against Peaceful Protest (27.52 mins)

In December 2005, Maya Anne Evans became the first person in the UK to be convicted for peaceful protest within 1km of Parliament
under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005. On 14th January 2007, Maya spoke of her experiences and about the
erosion of civil liberties in Britain and the war in Iraq at the Friend's Meeting House, Eastbourne.

Report from Iran (47.41 mins)

In May 2006, Emily Johns travelled to Iran with a JNV/Fellowship of Reconciliation delegation during a period of international tension
over Iran’s nuclear programme. This is Emily’s report given at the Friends Meeting House, Eastbourne on 14th January 2007 of her
visit to meet the ordinary people of Iran.