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The Great Debate 2019

Local heats are almost over for the Great Debate 2019

To register your school’s interest in taking part next year, or for any other queries, please email Katie Logan at

Confirmed Heats

  • Cornwall – Thursday 31st January, 1pm
    Truro Campus
  • London, Central – Thursday 31st January
    Council Room, University College London Library
    With thanks to the Royal Historical Society!

Completed Heats

  • Birmingham, Finalist: Shivanii
  • Bradford, Finalist: Catherine Voronina
  • Bristol, Finalist: Beth Eastwood-Dewing
  • Buckinghamshire, Finalist: Heather Lawrence
  • Canterbury, Finalist: Sam Grindlay
  • Chichester, Finalist: Chinat Yu
  • Dorset, Finalist: Erika Dovey
  • Lincoln
  • Merseyside, Finalist: Olivia Salem
  • Nuneaton, Finalist: Will Peet
  • Oxford, Finalist: Ryan Helsby
  • Peterborough, Finalist: Polly Brown
  • Sheffield, Finalist: Louis Hatchell-Tree
  • Shropshire, Finalist: Elsa Marshall
  • South London, Finalist: Caitlin Farrell
  • West Surrey, Finalist: Tristan Nowell
  • York, Finalist: Charlotte Dean

Please check back here for regular updates, or email for more information.

Updated: 31st January 2019