Where Are We Marching? The Future of Protest

Where Are We Marching? The Future of Protest
Event on 2017-07-11 19:00:00
IWM London presents a live debate on the evening of 11 July to run alongside the major exhibition People Power: Fighting for Peace. IWM London, 11 July 2017 Doors open 18.30, Debate from 19.00 – 20.00, exhibition open 20.00 – 21.30 Ticket price: £12 Adults, £9 Concession (includes event and exhibition entry) What is the future of protest in the UK and globally? Join comedian and political satirist Mark Thomas, Jim Waterson (Political Editor, Buzzfeed) and leading peace protestors including Kate Hudson (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) and Ben Griffin (Veterans for Peace UK) as they discuss key issues, from the historical roots of protest to the role of social media in modern movements. This interactive debate will also explore current protest and peace movements to try to answer where the future of protest is marching. This event has been produced with the IWM Youth Advisers. In addition to the debate the ticket price also includes entry to People Power: Fighting for Peace, the UK’s first major exhibition to explore the evolution of the anti-war protest movement from the First World War to the present day. A unique combination of more than three hundred items takes visitors on a journey from the First World War to the present day, looking at how peace activists have influenced perceptions of war and conflict.  Please note that this event will be filmed and broadcast through our social media channels. FAQs What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? To plan your journey visit IWM London is easily accessible by public transport. Nearest tube stations: Lambeth North (5-10 min walk), Waterloo (10-15 min walk): Elephant and Castle (10-15 min walk) Local bus routes: 159, 344 and 360. Nearest train stations: London Waterloo and Waterloo East (15 mins), Elephant and Castle (15 mins) To check train times and plan your journey visit National Rail. Visiting us by car or coach: IWM London is located in Zone 1 of Central London within the Congestion Charge zone and there is limited parking near the museum. There are NCP car parks nearby in Waterloo and Elephant & Castle. Free parking is available for blue badge holders. To book in advance of your visit, please get in touch. Parking must be booked two working days in advance and bookings for Monday need to be made by Friday at 5pm. Bookings can also be made by calling 020 7416 5000. Spaces are limited and subject to availability. If you are travelling by coach there are metered coach bays located directly in front of the museum. There is a coach parking map available from TFL. Walking and cycling: See the Transport for London cycling website for details. Cycle Hire Scheme docking stations: Lambeth Road and St George's Road Visit the Sustrans website for further information on London Cycle Routes. Can I exchange my tickets or get a refund? No. You are unable to exchange or cancel your tickets once purchased.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Tickets will be checked on the door. Please bring a printed ticket or show your ticket on your smart phone on arrival. Will food / drink be available? No Will there be anywhere I can store a bag/suitcase?We regret that we are unable to store large items of luggage or suitcases and these are not permitted in the galleries. Luggage storage is available for smaller items but capacity is limited so please avoid where possible. Also please note bag checks will be carried out on arrival. What is IWM's Privacy Policy? For more information about how IWM collect, store and use your personal contact information, read our Privacy Policy. Do I need to bring any proof of entitlement with me? Yes.  If you purchase concessionary-rate tickets (for example, Senior or Student) you must be able to provide evidence of your entitlement to that rate when you arrive. I’m a disabled visitor, can I bring a carer? Yes, you can bring one free carer. You’ll need to select a free carer ticket when you make your booking.

at Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road
London, United Kingdom

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