Upcoming Events

10th November 6pm
House of Commons
London SW1A 0AA

Melissa Benn will chair the Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture to be delivered this year by Professor Susan Robertson of Bristol University.

The lecture will be at 6pm at the House of Commons on Tuesday November 10th.

It is a free event but please book your place by emailing socialisteducation@virginmedia.com.

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12th November 6pm – 7:45pm
Performance Space, Manchester Central Library
St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD

Melissa will be taking part in a debate on ‘Is education failing our economy?’ in the Performance Space in Manchester Central Library.

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18th November 7:30pm – 10:30pm
The Salusbury Rooms
103 Salusbury Road, London NW6 6RG

Refugee Crisis: Salusbury World Response & ‘Friends’ Launch

To share Salusbury World’s work with refugee children and families within the context of the current crisis. Speakers include Melissa Benn and Dr Basel Chamali. Refreshments provided.

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21st November 11am – 3:30pm
Parker Morris Hall, Abbey Community Centre
34 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BU

Comprehensive Future Conference – Selection – the growing threat.

Many speakers including Melissa Benn, Fiona Millar, Caroline Lucas MP, Jonathon Simons (Policy Exchange), Becky Allen Education Datalab, headteachers and parents. An opportunity to discuss the campaign’s next steps.

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25th November 7pm
Daunt Books
158 – 164 Fulham Road, London SW10 9PR

Melissa Benn, Katherine Angel and Lauren Elkin will take part in an evening of readings from, and conversation about, Vivien Gornick.

26th November 6:30pm
Lecture Theatre A, University Place
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

Melissa Benn will be in conversation with film maker Amir Amirani at a special showing of his celebrated film We Are Many.

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1st December 6:30pm
Free Word Centre, London

Melissa will chair a panel of writers and film makers discussing the legacy of Simone de Beauvoir.

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