SOLD OUT – Rebecca Solnit
The Mother of All Questions

Radical, refreshing and sharply intelligent, Rebecca Solnit is the voice of now. From inspiring the term “mansplaining” in her pivotal essay Men Explain Things to Me (2014) to writing over twenty books about art, feminism, hope and politics whilst contributing regularly to the Guardian and LRB,  Solnit has secured her spot as one of today’s leading global thinkers. She joins us in conversation with Festival Patron Robert Macfarlane to discuss her latest work, The Mother of All Questions (Granta), which is a breath taking call-to-action and a meditation on what feminism means today, and a hopeful vision that offers ways to include everyone in the discussion.

How to Get Here
Please note that this event will take place in the Babbage Lecture Theatre in the David Attenborough Building on the New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, CB2 3QZ. See a map here. There are two main entrances:

–          Main Entrance via Pembroke Street, through a small archway opposite the Archaeology & Anthropology museum
–          Step-free lift access via Main Entrance or Corn Exchange street, opposite Carluccio’s

There will be festival stewards on hand to guide you at both entrances so please ask if you need assistance.

Ticket Collection
Tickets can be collected from Cambridge Live Box Office on Wheeler Street until 4pm on the day and at the venue from 5.45pm. Please note, if you arrive at the venue before 5.45pm you may be asked to wait outside until doors open.

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