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    Novel Writers

    Yara Rodrigues Fowler explores growing up between cultures and finding your space

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  • Beth Coates and Elizabeth Foley

    What Would Boudicca Do?

    B. Coates and E. Foley discuss what we can learn from history’s most remarkable women

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Robin DiAngelo
Tue 19 February 2019
19:00 - 20:00
Price: £8/ £6
Robin DiAngelo

Why Is It So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism?

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Chinonyerem Odimba
Wed 20 February 2019
17:30 - 18:30
Price: £3
Chinonyerem Odimba

Princess and the Hustler

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