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Born 400 years ago, John Lilburne’s courage and passion for justice was unfailing during the turbulent years of the English Revolution. Whipped, pilloried and often imprisoned in his lifetime, John Lilburne was a Leveller activist and pamphleteer who campaigned for radical change.

With plenty of speaker sessions, Q & A's, exhibitions, music and period food menus for lunch & dinner, don’t miss this one-day celebration of the life and legacy of ‘Freeborn John’.

Speakers include:
Martine Brant and Peter Flannery (writers of The Devil’s Whore series on Channel 4)
Ted Vallance (author of A Radical History of Britain)
Dr Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmiths, University of London), Katherine Clements (author of The Crimson Ribbon)
Jason Peacey (author of Print and Public Politics in the English Revolution)
Dr Rachel Foxley (University of Reading and author of The Levellers: Radical Political Thought in the English Revolution)
Jeremy Corbyn MP
John Rees, co-author of A People's History of London
Rev. Hammer (singer/songwriter and creator of the Freeborn John song cycle)
Geoffrey Robertson QC (author of The Tyrannicide Brief)
Michael Braddick (author of God's Fury, England's Fire) and Elliot Vernon (co-editor of The Agreements of the People).

In partnership with The Bishopsgate Institute.

Financially supported by the Ameil and Melburn Trust and the Goldsmiths Annual Fund.

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