Event: SIMON WOOLLEY | SOAR
Organizer: CAMBRIDGE LITERARY FESTIVAL
Speakers: Simon Woolley, Alex Clark
Tickets: £7 (concessions may apply)
Date: Jun 5th 11:30pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Jun 5th 3:30pm | ET: Jun 5th 6:30pm.
Europe - UK: Jun 5th 11:30pm | CET: Jun 6th 12:30am.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Jun 6th 6:30am | AET: Jun 6th 8:30am.
Description from Cambridge Literary Festival:
"Part of the Cambridge Spring 2022 Literature Festival, Fri 27 May - 05 Jun. Watch anytime.
When Simon Woolley became Head of Homerton College, Cambridge on 1st October 2021, he also became the first Black man to head an Oxbridge College. His is an exceptional story. Born in 1961 and raised by loving white parents on an impoverished council estate in Leicester, he became a member of the House of Lords in 2019. Join Simon as he discusses his memoir Soar: My Journey from Council estate to House of Lords which charts this extraordinary trajectory.
Simon Woolley will be in conversation with critic Alex Clark."
Click here to view full details and book: https://www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com/events/simon-woolley-my-journey-from-council-estate-to-the-house-of-lords/
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
Cambridge Literary Festival
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