Photo Credit: Khali Ackford
Lewis Wedlock is an activist, academic and social psychologist. His work centers around exploring and challenging structures that limit pathways to expressing magnificence.
He is currently managing Project Zazi, and a visiting lecturer of the University of The West of England.
Photo Credit: Khali Ackford
Black Bristol is an interactive timeline exploring some of Bristol's most important history. With tens of thousands of visitors per year across 68 different countries, Black Bristol is a leading resource in youth centered historical education, and has directly impacted school curriculums in Bristol.
Flourish is a personal development and positive psychology module delivered at the University of The West of England. This module positions students as the object of study, and provides them with space to explore who they are, what skills they currently possess and how they can achieve their long term goals.
Lewis created and facilitated a workshop series for Project Zazi that has provided therapeutic space for thousands of young men in Bristol to explore their masculinity. Lewis's work has become embedded in local school curriculums and government initiatives looking to tackle misogyny and sexism in their spaces.
Lewis delivers keynotes/sessions on a variety of different topics including activism, structural racism, masculinity and personal development. Below are some testimonials from people/organisations that Lewis has worked with.
Julia Hobsbawm OBE, Founder, The Editorial Intelligence Social Capital Network
"Lewis Wedlock is a compelling person and a compelling speaker. He has important things to say and he does so with grace and wisdom".
Ryan Nile, Founder Pure Creation Media
"Lewis is a hugely impressive individual and an incredible speaker. I was left with huge amounts of knowledge and insights I would not have known before hearing Lewis speak. Lewis’ calm, authoritative approach is very effective for the delicate social topics he covers, I feel Lewis could hold space with anyone and get salient points that touch people!”
Muneera Pilgrim, Poet, Producer, Broadcaster
"Lewis is a remarkably engaging speaker with a unique ability to read audiences and convey difficult concepts in a simple, digestible manner. He easily builds connections and brings in references from a variety of views. He dignifies the experiences of people he works with and galvanizes people to want to advocate for themselves".
Sylwia Korsak, VoxelHub.org Founder
"Lewis is a fantastic public speaker. He is knowledgable, experienced, passionate and very inspiring. Listening to his public speeches has always left me with the sense of possibility, action and hopefulness for a better, more inclusive future. I strongly recommend working with him if you are planning an impactful event."
Jenny Benson, Social Action Coordinator (OTR Bristol)
"Lewis is an excellent speaker, and can perfectly pitch his tone and content to the audience - tackling complex topics in easy-to-understand ways without diminishing their importance. He opens up your natural curiosity with his broad base of knowledge, and draws you into the conversation with his engaging cadence and style. I would not hesitate to book Lewis again!"