Being Human Festival | Once Upon a Lifetime

Being Human Festival | Once Upon a Lifetime

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
13 Nov 2021
  • Special Events
Enjoy a writing workshop and learn more about foundling George King and his incredible life.

10:00 | Free, but tickets must be pre-booked

Join Belinda Zhawi, writer, sound artist and educator, for a writing workshop based around life stories. Be inspired by the astonishing hand-written memoir of eighteenth-century Foundling boy George King, who fought at the Battle of Trafalgar. Hear more about George’s eventful life and his incredible resilience from Professor Helen Berry, curator of the Museum’s exhibition Fighting Talk: One boy’s journey from abandonment to Trafalgar. Respond and create your own story of renewal and resilience.

Part of the Being Human festival celebrating humanities research.