Sun, 14 Nov | Manchester Art Gallery

Campaigning Across the Centuries: How Can We Make a Difference?

How did the RSPB’s Victorian female founders campaign? What tools did they have at their disposal? And how can individuals push for change today, when the circumstances feel so much more overwhelming? Philippa Bilton hosts Jenna Ashton, Chloe Jeffries, Tara Parry, Georgia Locock £8/£6
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Campaigning Across the Centuries: How Can We Make a Difference?

Time & Location

14 Nov, 14:00
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester M2 3JL, UK

About the event

How did the RSPB’s Victorian female founders campaign? What tools did they have at their disposal? And how can individuals push for change today, when the challenges feel so much more overwhelming?

HOST:

  • Philippa Bilton, broadcaster, campaigner and descendant of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison.
  • Dr Jenna Ashton on the history of environmental campaigning and the demand for green spaces, from Manchester’s industrial revolution to today.
  • Chloe Jeffries, of Climate Emergency Manchester, walks us through her campaigning toolbox, sharing practical tips for the non-militant, backyard activist.
  • Save Ryebank Fields campaigners on how to accentuate the positive. Tactically.
  • Georgia Locock, student campaigner, biologist and bird-lover, reports from the feisty front-line of international eco activism.

TICKETS £8/£6