CANCELLED: Festival of Debate Hub Day: What Next?
***Due to the Coronavirus outbreak our museums are currently closed and this event has unfortunately been cancelled. We will be exploring opportunities to reschedule over the coming weeks***
Activism Fair: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Been energised by an event at the Festival of Debate and want to give your time to join a campaign? There will be 14 stalls from local groups who are looking for volunteers or more members.
The Coming Democratic Crisis and Why We Need a Constitutional Revolution: 12 – 1pm
Should we be concerned when the government says it wants to re-balance rights and power? Under current plans, everything from judicial review to use of royal powers is up for review. What do these changes mean for the future of our democracy? Join us to explore the question of whether the UK is in need of a constitutional revolution.
Hosted by Demand Democracy
Grace Blakeley: Stolen – How to Save the World from Financialisation: 1.30 – 2.30pm
Stolen is an accessible guide to our recent economic and political history: the story of how finance capitalism has been allowed to steal our economies, our environment, and even the future itself, and how we can – and must – change course. Join Grace for an in conversation with James Weinberg.
In association with the University of Sheffield Politics Department
Young Persons’ Question Time: 3 – 4pm
From increasing political division, a looming climate crisis and a lack of investment in youth centres and education, young people today are facing some of the toughest challenges in a generation. What can those in power offer beyond empty promises? Join us for a panel discussion to get some answers.