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Yes, We Can!

with special guest Ben Okri

Saturday 19 May, 10.30am

Council Chamber, Norwich City Hall

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

Free event

Places are limited and should be booked in advance by emailing yes@nnfestival.org.uk stating which event(s) you would like to attend.

Can we, as citizens, make a difference? Yes, we can! Wellbeing, the environment, integration and inclusive growth all feature in this day-long community takeover of the Council Chamber in City Hall, where City Council members regularly meet for decision-making and debate.

Hear guest speakers from the front line talk about how they are working to build better societies, then come together to plan future action and collaborations.

10.30 – 11.45am: National Health Societies
Building better communities for us all to live in

12.15 – 1.30pm: Whose Land is it Anyway?
Agriculture, land use and environmental issues

3 – 4.15pm: Integrity/Integration
Prisons, homelessness, refugees and how we improve integration into society

4.45 – 6pm: In/Equality
Inclusive growth, community banking andbasic income

6.30 – 7.30pm: Man Booker Prize winning Novelist Ben Okri on citizenship

Important information

Tickets

Tickets: Free

Places are limited and should be booked in advance by emailing yes@nnfestival.org.uk stating which event(s) you would like to attend.

In Association with Writers’ Centre Norwich.

Writers' Centre Norwich logo. Norwich City of Literature Logo

In partnership with the RSA.

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Image credits: Masthead © Kadija Sesay