Nerd Nite London is a monthly event where three speakers give 18-21 minute fun-yet-informative talks across all disciplines, while the audience drinks along. And in October, I’ll be one of them!
My talk is:
Knitting to Ninety – how knitting needles help you live longer
Nana knows what’s up. Knitting and crochet can be good for your mental – and physical – health. I’ll run through the science on why knitting a sweater can help you live a longer, happier life (and also keep you warm).
Nerd Nite London, Wednesday 19th October.
Address: V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA
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