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You (Still) Can’t Say That! The Big PEN Comedy Gig

Thursday 1 March, 6:30 pm10:30 pm | £15 - £25
Union Chapel,
19b Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN United Kingdom
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English PEN is delighted to announce some of the fantastic comedians standing up for free speech by supporting the Big PEN Comedy Gig on 1 March 2018. For a second year, the night will be hosted by fiercely funny, master of thought-provoking political satire   Nick Revell.   Nick said: If the writers and journos get shut down, we don’t get to know about anything else. Granted, blissful ignorance is tempting right now, but freedom of speech is actually more important. Even…

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Writers’ Centre Kingston presents the English PEN Modern Literature Festival

Thursday 8 March, 7:00 pm9:00 pm
All Saints Church,
, Kingston upon Thames, 14-16 Market Pl, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JP
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WITH GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDING: MONA ARSHI FOR ZEHRA DOGAN HELEN PALMER FOR ME NAM SARA UPSTONE FOR DAWIT ISAAK ADAM BARON FOR CAN DÜNDAR AND ERDEM GÜL PRUDENCE CHAMBERLAIN FOR PATIWAT SARAIYAEM AND PORNTHIP MUNKHONG ELEY WILLIAMS FOR TSERING WOESER DAVID SPITTLE FOR AHMEDUR RASHID CHOWDHURY (TUTUL) AND MORE WRITERS TO BE ANNOUNCED. Modernist and avantgarde writers poets, novelists, playwrights and artists come together to continue English PEN’s relationship with innovative contemporary literature. Each of the UK-based writers will present…

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