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Friday, 20 June 2014

MonbiotWin tickets to see George Monbiot

Guardian Columnist and eco warrior George Monbiot is giving a talk on the environment as part of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival on Thursday 3 July.

The festival team are offering Hebweb readers a chance to win a pair of tickets for the one off talk plus question and answer session in Hope Baptist Church.

George Monbiot has used his Guardian column to support his belief that action and political will is needed to combat global warming and has been the scourge of climate change sceptics His uncompromising stance won Monbiot a United Nations Global 500 award for outstanding environmental achievement presented to him by Nelson Mandela.

Arts Festival Artistic Director Helen Meller said: "This talk came about because one of our supporters knows George and just asked him to do it. It's a real coup for us to get one of the highest profile environmental campaigners on the planet, and part of the festival's job is to support passionate discourse about the big issues that impact on our community."

To win the tickets all you have to is tell Hebweb what is title of George Monbiot's latest book by Monday, 23 June and email the HebWeb your answer.

See Arts Festival Website.

Previously, the Festival on the HebWeb

  • HebWeb News: Michael Morpurgo's 'I Believe in Unicorns' (11 June 2014)
  • HebWeb News: John Shuttleworth sells out (6 June 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Arts Festival - 2014 programme published (19 May 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Arts festival short plays announced. (12 May 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Comedian Simon Amstell to play Picture House (8 May2014)
  • HebWeb News: The Tiger Lillies play one off show at Hebden Bridge Arts Festival (10 April 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Festival seeks new board members (27 March 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Meet the Arts Festival team (10 March 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Local business invited for a festival cuppa (15 Feb 2014)
  • HebWeb News: New look for Arts Festival (31 January 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Budding Playwrights Wanted! (20 January 2014)
  • HebWeb News: Festival Board thanks Festival volunteers, and the HebWeb (21 July 2013)
  • HebWeb News: Latest from the Festival (26 June 2013)
  • Arts Festival Website

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