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Literary Event, Sat 19 May 2018, free entry

Yes, we can! Ben Okri

Yes, we can! Ben Okri


Can we, as citizens, make a difference? Yes, we can! Wellbeing, the environment, integration and inclusive growth all feature in this day-long community takeover of the Council Chamber in City Hall, where City Council members regularly meet for decision-making and debate.

Hear guest speakers from the front line talk about how they are working to build better societies, then come together to plan future action and collaborations.

10.30 – 11.45am: National Health Societies
Building better communities for us all to live in

12.15 – 1.30pm: Whose Land is it Anyway?
Agriculture, land use and environmental issues

3 – 4.15pm: Integrity/Integration
Prisons, homelessness, refugees and how we improve integration into society

4.45 – 6pm: In/Equality
Inclusive growth, community banking andbasic income

6.30 – 7.30pm: Man Booker Prize winning
Novelist Ben Okri on citizenship

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 May 2018 10:30 to 19:30


Free entry

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Sat 19 May Yes, We Can! with special guest Ben Okri
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Thu 22 Nov Christmas Switch-On


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