Cambridge Literary Festival - Climate Cabaret

Cambridge Literary Festival - Climate Cabaret

Saturday 18 April 2020
TTP Stage - Cambridge Union Chamber
CLF - Climate Cabaret

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Saturday 18 April 2020 21:00
Join us for an unmissable evening!
Will Attenborough, actor, advocate for Fossil Free UK, and great-nephew of Sir David Attenborough, will welcome a wide range of speakers to respond to the ongoing climate emergency through prose, poetry, and art.  
Caroline Lucas MP, Guest Director of the Climate Emergency strand of the festival
Claire Tomalin, Vice-President of the Royal Literary Fund, Royal Society of Literature and English PEN 
Selina Nwulu, writer, poet, essayist and social researcher, Young Poet Laureate for London 2015-16 
Rebecca Stott, author and professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia 
Ali Smith, award-winning author and Honorary Festival Patron 
Paul Kindersly, artist based between London and Cambridge 
Jude Yawson, editor and co-author alongside the rapper Stormzy of Rise Up 
Momtaza Mehri, award-winning poet, essayist, meme archivist, Young People’s Laureate for London 2018 
Tamsin Blaxter, Research Fellow at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, historical linguist, and poet 
JJ Lucyszyn, PhD student at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and prize-winning poet
With thanks to Cambridge Environment Research Consultants
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2 hours

Approximate and subject to change.