Tuesday 18 October 2016

Hear Melissa Benn on motherhood, daughters, selective education and much else on Thursday

From Brent Culture:

Melissa Benn will be giving a talk at Kilburn Library this Thursday 20th  October


Kilburn Library, 42 Salusbury Road, London, NW6 6NN
Melissa is an author, commentator and journalist and member of the famous Benn political family, daughter of the late Tony Benn and sister to Hilary Benn MP.  She is also a local resident.  She has written and campaigned on many issues but is most known for her views on education.

On Thursday Melissa will talk about the seven books she has written; Public Lives, One of Us, Madonna and Child: Towards a New Politics of Motherhood, School Wars: The Battle for Britain's Education, What Should We Tell Our Daughters?: The Pleasures and Pressures of Growing Up Female, The Truth About Our Schools, Death in the City. 

She will also be talking about her current campaign to end selective education.

It promises to be a lively evening and will include a question and answer session so get ready to voice your own opinions!   

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