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24 Church St, Falmouth : 01326 319461
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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Talks // Coming up // Tom McDermott: The Changing Face of English Football
15 October

Tom McDermott: The Changing Face of English Football

How healthy is our national sport? The world’s best players are on show in the Premier League and England made the World Cup semi final – but do racism, inequality and grassroots underfunding still take the shine off the image of game?

Tom McDermott is an author, journalist, consultant and member of the Football Writers' Association. He has contributed to an array of publications, including Sky Sports, Sporting Life, FourFourTwo and The Sun, while also being the creator of Manchester United fansite and podcast The United End.

His next book, about racial discrimination if football, is set to be released in late 2020. McDermott is also a guest lecturer and public speaker about the role of the media in football and business.


Swashbuckling Cornwall: Piratical Weapons of the High Seas!

Join Swashbuckling Cornwall for an explosive look at weapons used by pirates, including the famous cutlass and flintlock...

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Waves Film Festival

We are happy to announce the newly launched Waves Film Festival will be kicking off their first ever event with us, they...

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UKGFF: Welcome To Sodom

Agbogbloshie in Accra is proven to be one of the most poisonous places. it is the largest electronic waste dump in the...

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