Peasoup evening with Sophie Dow

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  • 4th November 2019
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

We are delighted to let you know that Sophie Dow will speak at this year’s Peasoup evening.

It will take place at the Söderberg Pavilion  again as the venue was successful last year. The evening will start at 6.30 to allow for a pre-dinner drink and mingle with dinner served at 7pm.  The number of tickets is limited and we suggest you order yours through the website while they are still available. The charge covers soup and pancakes.  Wine, coffee and other drinks will be available for purchase. For that you will enjoy good food, good company and the opportunity to hear an interesting, and inspiring talk from Sophie Dow.

Sophie Dow has lived in UK since 1982, first in London were she worked as a freelance journalist and in Edinburgh for past 25 years. Sophie has two children James 32 and Annie 28 years old.

Sophie founded Mindroom (now The Salvesen Mindroom Centre) 2000 – an organisation supporting children with learning difficulties (ADHD, autism, Tourette syndrom, dyslexia, OCD etc). The organisation also have their own research centre at Edinburgh University.

In 2007 Sophie sommarpratade (appeared on Sommar och Vinter on Sveriges Radio), a programme similar to Desert Island Discs.  Last year she published a book “När livet inte följer manus”/ “When life does not follow the script”.  Her  book has received excellent reviews and was listed as one of the four best books in Sweden by Aftonbladet this winter. Sophie will speak about her life with Annie.


Here are a few links of Sophie Dow speaking:

Sophie at Sommar and Vinter on Sveriges Radio

Sophie’s Ted Talk – How to be ok in the future

Sophie at Malou efter tio

More  about Sophie and the book at Volante her publishing company


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