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Young People & The Arts: Making Space Opening Doors, The Lord Mayor of London Cultural Conversations

  • London, online
  • combined arts, dance, film, interdisciplinary arts, literature, museums, photography, music, theatre, visual arts, Other
  • Rebecca King Lassman


The Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman William Russell and the Genesis Foundation invite you to the fifth in a series of Cultural Conversations to celebrate Arts and Culture in the City of London

Young People and The Arts: 

Making Space and Opening Doors

Chaired by Gemma Cairney in conversation with

Cherry Eckel, Artist and Advisory Group member at Boundless Theatre

Neil Griffiths, Chief Executive at Arts Emergency

Montana Hall, Founder of Run the Check and Trustee at The Photographers Gallery

Renee Odjidja, Curator: Youth Programmes at Whitechapel Gallery 

Abdul Shayek, Artistic Director at Tara Theatre

Lemn Sissay OBE, Poet, Playwright and Broadcaster

26 July 2021

Hosted online

Mon, 26 July 2021, 5 - 6:30pm Conversation and Q&A

To register for this FREE event please visit

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Photo, Crowds enjoying Garden of Light, by TILT. Lumiere London 2016, produced by Artichoke, supported by Mayor of London. Credit Matthew Andrews 2016.

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