GibTalks 2023

  • 04 Feb 23
  • John Mackintosh Hall
  • Mobile tickets
Past Event

Only Mobile Tickets will be accepted on phones or devices.

  • Feb04

    Combo Ticket ( AM & PM Sessions )

    Reservation Period Over

    Includes both Morning & Afternoon Session

  • Feb04

    Saturday - 10:00

    Morning Sessions


  • Feb04

    Saturday - 14:00

    Afternoon Sessions



Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS), working alongside playwright, actor, director and teacher,
Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 4 th February 2023 at the John
Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment,
Design) series of talks (
GibTalks will see a range of local guest speakers deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad
spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusing on the anecdotal, the personal, and the light-
hearted. In addition to the invited speakers, four ten-minute ‘Vox Pop’ slots have also been
allocated to members of the public who will have the opportunity to speak to the audience about an issue close to their hearts.
The organisers are pleased to announce the following speakers who represent a cross-section of the community and will help make up a rich and varied programme, divided into morning and afternoon sessions, as follows:

Morning Session
10:00 – 10:10 Introduction (Julian Felice) - "GibTalking Through A World Of Change"
10:15 – 10:30 Sally Homes - "Road to the Games"
10:35 – 10:50 Christine Vasquez - "Breaking News - Then and Now"
10:55 – 11:05 Kaylan Gonzalez - Vox Pop - "Healing From PTSD"
11:10 – 11:25 Colin Ramirez - "All They Do Is Play Volleyball"
11:25 – 11:40 BREAK
11:40 – 11:55 Dr Meenal Viz - "The Power Of Small"
12:00 – 12:10 Brahim Krikaz - Vox Pop - "Gibraltar – Morocco Opportunities and South Approach"
12:15 – 12:30 The Hon Paul Balban MP - "What Drives Me? Changing Perspectives"
12:35 – 12:50 Eric Rowbottom - "Challenge"

Afternoon Session
14:00 – 14:15 Nyree Turnock Robinson - "Playing for Health, Take Two"
14:20 – 14:35 The Hon Roy Clinton MP - "Mental Health - Let's Talk"
14:40 – 14:50 Remi Ayiela - Vox Pop - "5 Communication Hacks To Transform And Build Relationships
14:55 – 15:10Dulcie Edwards - "Boys Dance Too"
15:10 – 15:25 BREAK
15:25 – 15:40 John Ghio - "Ship Happens"
15:45 – 15:55 Djamal Marcel Adib - Vox Pop - "Consciousness & the Methods of Carlos Castaneda"
16:00 – 16:15 Annie Green - "Why Childline?"
16:20 – 16:35 Michelle Rugeroni - "Why Bother"
16:40 – 16:55 Nuria Harjani - "Gratitude Attitude: Raising Your Altitude"

Accessibility at the John Mackintosh Hall 

Accessible seats are spaces specifically designed for wheelchairs and include features such as an accessible approach, location at grade, clear floor space, and larger dimensions.

Please note that buying a wheelchair space automatically gives the wheelchair user a  transfer seat should you require it.

Hearing Loop

There is a loop system installed in the auditorium, which can be accessed by patrons switching their aids to the “T” setting.

Accessible Toilet

An Accessible Toilet Facilities are located within the theatre complex.

BSL Interpreted Performances

BSL can be made available please email the organisers so this can be arranged.   Please email the organisers  e:


John Mackintosh Hall

308 Main Street

Official Partner

Gibraltar Cultural Services