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Everyone’s welcome to Tilbury’s Annual Winter Final

Dear debaters, and all of those interested in debating, every year Tilbury House organizes an internal tournament for our members. Each year, the final round is open to visitors. The evening will be more formal, inviting you to enjoy snacks

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New Year, new debates

Dear debaters and all of you who’d be interested to debate, Tilbury House will be back 7th January 2020, as usual at 19.30 o’clock, at Hörsaal XVIIb in the Hauptgebäude of the university of Cologne. We hope you could enjoy

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Tilbury Winter Workshop 2019

On Saturday14th December we invited debaters from outside of Tilbury House to join our Winter Workshop. Experimenting with out Thursday workshop format we wanted to organize workshops during which the participants can ask specific questions about the presented topic. WE

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Tilbury at Amsterdam Open 2019

One last time before Christmas season demands all our attention and energy, still two teams had a driving enthusiasm to participate in Amsterdam Open 2019. On 7th to 8th December, two teams debated in this big tournament. In a mixed

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This is what happened, and that’s why we win – Worshop on Whip-speeches

„This is what happened, adn that’s why we win.“ A summary of what the summary speaker essentially has to say. Whip speeches are the figurative cherry on top of every debate, a good chance to wake up the judge, praising

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Tilbury House at Maastricht Novice 2019

It seems a bit of nostalgia fell upon Tilbury House this autumn. Nostalgia, and great ambition. In one week we visited Oxford again, in the next it’s Maastricht. Every year Tilbury has been attending the Maastricht debating tournament, sometimes we

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Tilbury House at Oxford IV

Will they, won’t they? For once the joke isn’t directed towards the British, and potential Brexit plans but towards Tilbury House. Will they return to Oxford once more? The anyser is… yes, they did! Tilbury House finally found their way

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