Inspiring Action: Peter Tatchell: Campaigning for Equality and Rights
Friday 26 February 2016, 10:30-11:30
Ondaatje Wing Lecture Theatre
Tickets: £5 per student (Including Booking Fees)
A unique opportunity to for secondary Citizenship students to meet activist and writer Peter Tatchell - who started campaigning at age fifteen. Learn about people in the National Portrait Gallery Collection who have inspired him (including Mahatma Ghandi and Sylvia Pankhurst) and explore the impact of his work on issues of human rights, democracy, civil liberties, LGBT equality and global justice, asking, ‘what you can do to change your world?’
Suitable for secondary Citizenship students – KS3 +
© Polly Borland Peter Tatchell by Polly Borland, November 1999 © Polly Borland
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