May 05 2015

Code breaking with Simon Singh, Durham, 21st May


Join Simon Singh MBE for a night of code breaking followed by a showing of Oscar-winning film The Imitation Game, 21st May 2015 at Gala Theatre, Durham.

Simon Singh MBE is an engaging author, journalist and tv producer, specialising in science and mathematics.

In this hugely entertaining talk on the history of cryptography, the author of the best-selling The Code Book brings code breaking to life. Focusing on the Enigma code, his talk will include a demonstration on a genuine Second World War German Enigma  cipher machine.

The talk will be followed by a screening of the Oscar-winning film, The Imitation Game, about the mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his part in cracking the Enigma code.

Date: Thursday 21st May, 2015, 7PM

Venue: Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA.

Tickets: £6 (FREE to Gala Friends) BOOK HERE NOW! Or call the box office on 03000 266600.

A massive thank you to the sponsors of this event Business Durham and NETPark.


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