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2017: That Was The Year That Was

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Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House

  • Arts and society

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As we stare down the barrel of a new calendar year, our lively and expert panel look back at the world-shaping headlines that defined 2017.

2017 has had its fair share of news – Donald Trump’s inauguration; a snap election and subsequent coalition in the UK; the triggering of Article 50 and ongoing Brexit negotiations; the horrific Westminster, London Bridge and Manchester arena terror attacks; the Grenfell Tower tragedy;  the cultural shift engendered by the Weinstein and Westminster scandals, and subsequent #metoo campaigns; Mugabe’s resignation…and countless other significant political and cultural events.

Join us at the RSA as our group of expert reviewers – including Ian Leslie, author of Born Liars - reflect on what has been a turbulent year in national and international political, social and cultural events.


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