Wimpole History Festival: Clare Mulley - The Woman Who Saved the Children

Sunday 23 June 2019
Rathbones Marquee - Wimpole Estate
In 1919, social reformer Eglantyne Jebb co-founded a relief fund providing urgent assistance for children starving following the Allied blockade of Germany.

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Now celebrating its centenary, Save the Children continues to protect the lives of millions of children worldwide. Award-winning biographer Clare Mulley explains how Eglantyne – a brilliant, unconventional woman known as ‘the White Flame’ – and Save the Children have supported children from the Russian famine of the 1920s to the civil war in Syria today.
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13:30 - 14:30