My Name is Why: In Conversation with Lemn Sissay

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Friday 23rd of April 2021

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Friday 23 April 2021, 14:00 BST




Please note: as you will no doubt be aware COVID-19 is leading to many events being cancelled or postponed. Please check with the organisers of any event listed here to confirm it is going ahead as planned.

Join author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay in a reading from his Sunday Times bestseller, My Name is Why. In reflecting on childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness, Lemn invites you to explore the institutional care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

This online talk will be presented on Microsoft Teams. Talks last approximately 30-40 minutes, followed by a 15 minute Q&A.



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