Ripples of Hope: LIVESTREAM

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Livestream: Ripples of Hope Part of: Ripples of Hope Festival This September, we are thrilled to be hosting the Ripples of Hope Festival in our building. Ripples of Hope celebrates the power of people to make human rights a reality for all with a series of inspiring, challenging and thought provoking discussions, events and creative responses. For […]

Ripples of Hope: Hillary Rodham Clinton In Conversation

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  Ripples of Hope: Hillary Rodham Clinton In ConversationRipples of Hope Festival The Ripples of Hope Festival is proud to present Hillary Rodham Clinton in conversation with Baroness Helena Kennedy QC. In this candid, far-reaching conversation, Secretary Clinton (joining by Zoom) and Baroness Kennedy (on stage at HOME) will explore the human rights progress we’ve made; […]

The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day One

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The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day One The day begins with conversations exploring the theme of Dignity & Justice, which sits at the very centre of human rights. We explore criminal justice, the rights of the homeless, modern day slavery, the care system, policies that promote discrimination and masculinity and violence. Together, we then dive […]

The PEN HG Wells Lecture with Elif Shafak

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The PEN HG Wells Lecture with Elif Shafak The Ripples of Hope Festival is delighted to host the 2021 PEN HG Wells Lecture, which will be delivered by celebrated novelist and activist Elif Shafak. Elif will be introduced by the President of English PEN and renowned human rights lawyer Philippe Sands QC. Elif Shafak is […]

A Poetic Declaration: Part 1

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A Poetic Declaration: Part 1 Part of: Ripples of Hope Festival Percy Bysshe Shelley declared that “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. The Ripples of Hope Festival is delighted to have commissioned and unveil a powerful new body of work: A Poetic Declaration. Simon Armitage has convened 30 poets from around the world to […]

The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day Two

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The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day Two The day begins with conversations exploring the theme of Equity & Equality, which flows from that essential belief that all human beings are born equal in dignity and rights. We will look at economic fairness, sexual and gender rights; migration and marginalised communities, racism and privilege, disability rights […]

A Poetic Declaration: Part 2

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A Poetic Declaration: Part 2 Part of: Ripples of Hope Festival Newsflash: It has just been confirmed that Jackie Kay will be joining this event! Percy Bysshe Shelley declared that “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. The Ripples of Hope Festival is delighted to have commissioned and unveil a powerful new body of work: […]

The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day Three

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The Ripples of Hope Festival – Day Three We dedicate the final day of The Ripples of Hope Festival to a theme that has a massive impact on human vulnerability and inequity: our Environment & the Planet. Every aspect of our environment – its quality, its design, its stability and survival – determines our ability to […]

A Poetic Declaration: Part 3

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A Poetic Declaration: Part 3 Part of: Ripples of Hope Festival Newsflash: It has just been announced that Carol Ann Duffy will be joining this event! Percy Bysshe Shelley declared that “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. The Ripples of Hope Festival is delighted to have commissioned and unveil a powerful new body of […]

As The Summer – Charlotte Champian Live

Tower Of Song Music Venue 107 Pershore Road South, Birmingham

Charlotte Champian 'As The Summer' - Album Launch BSL Interpreter: Omoyele Thomas **A message from Charlotte** "HELLO BSL community!! If you'd like a night of neo-soul/indie music and live in Birmingham, read on... My gig has officially sold out (thank you so much!) but did you know I received special funding from Arts Council England […]

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