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Before you apply, make sure that you have read the TEDx Content Guidelines. Applications that do not adhere to this guidance will not be considered. Please complete the submission form below and our team will respond as soon as possible after applications close. The submission will be reviewed by our selection committee, who will reply by email. Please aim to be concise, limiting your answers to approximately 500 words per question.

In order to satisfy the criteria of our licences from TED, successful applicants will be expected to meet deadlines set by the committee, submit a full script for review of content and referencing, and attend mandatory coaching and presentation workshops. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in your invitation to participate in the event being revoked. TEDxBrayford Pool reserve the right to change the line-up at any point.

Please remember, everyone involved with TEDxBrayfordPool is a volunteer; speakers and performers are unpaid.

Applications for TEDxBrayfordPool 2023 close on Sun 30 April at 10pm

Whilst anyone is welcome to apply to speak or perform at our events, applicants from Lincoln and Lincolnshire will be given preferential consideration over those from further afield. Applicants from outside the UK will not be considered.  

​Please note: Applicants under the age of 18 will need the consent of a legal guardian. Evidence of this will be required.


TEDxBrayford Pool 2023 Application Form

Will you be 18 or over by 27 May 2023?
Do you live in Lincoln or Lincolnshire UK?
Have you applied to speak at, or spoken at any other TEDx events within the last 12 months?

Thank you for your application! We'll be in touch by or on Fri 12 May 2023. You will not receive a confirmation email.


  • PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept applications from outside of the UK.

  • Applicants under the age of 18 will need the consent of a legal guardian. Evidence of this will be required.

  • Presentations will be between 5 and 15 minutes in length, with the final length determined by the TEDxBrayford Pool coaching team. 

  • Presenters may not be paid for their talk.

  • Successful applicants will be required to participate in mandatory coaching and presentation workshops. 

  • No podium.

  • All talks will be video recorded and uploaded to the TEDx YouTube channel for global viewing. 

  • Presenters should plan on being present throughout the whole TEDxBrayford Pool event; our audience wants to meet you and ask questions.

  • Presenters must have, and be able to demonstrate, copyright ownership of any images or videos included in their talk. If you use an image under a Creative Commons license, cite the source at the bottom of the slide.

  • TEDxBrayford Pool reserve the right to amend the line-up for any event at any time.

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