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RA Development Weekend 2022
We've received information about the upcoming Cambridge Literary Festival, which is being held next weekend. Here are two events that might be of interest to you.

Saturday 23rd April 

The Uncomfortable Truth about Racism

Speaker - John Barnes
Time - 6:00pm-7:00pm
Venue - The Cambridge Union & Livestream

You’ve seen football legend John Barnes on the pitch, scoring goals, you’ve probably heard him rap! Now is your chance to hear him speak, as the former Watford, Liverpool and England left-winger exposes The Uncomfortable Truth about Racism in Britain today. By deftly interweaving his incredible personal experiences with his incisive cultural insights, Barnes provides a powerful and moving testimony while holding up a mirror to England’s past, present and future. In conversation with New Statesman Editor-in-Chief Jason Cowley.

Sunday 24th April 

Your Show 

Speaker - Ashley Hickson-Lovence
Time - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Venue - University Arms Hotel

A fictionalised account of the life of Uriah Rennie, the Premier League’s first and only Black referee. Immerse yourself in the story of a man who lived his dreams and defied prejudice, while having his every move scrutinized, analysed and commented upon by millions. Whether you love football, or have never followed the game, Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s brilliant telling of Rennie’s story will instil hope in your heart. Ashley will be in conversation with literary critic Alex Clark.

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