Celebration Day 2016

The Orwell Youth Prize Celebration Day 2016 took place on Friday 24th June at Pembroke College, Oxford. You can get an idea of what we got up to at the Celebration Day 2016 through the programme, below.  See the list of winners here and photos of the day on our Facebook page!

11. 00      Arrival and Registration

Tours of Pembroke College led by current student volunteers.

11.45       Writers Seminars

Four parallel seminars, each led by a writer or journalist. This year, seminars will be led by:

Tom Sperlinger, author of Romeo and Juliet in Palestine

Delia Jarett-Macaulay, winner of the Orwell Prize and author of Moses, Citizen and Me

Iona Craig, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism 2016

Louise Tickle, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism 2016

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12.30       Lunch

1.30        ‘Our Future, Our Say? Young People and Voting’ Preparation Sessions

Workshop and debate led by Rick Edwards, TV Presenter and author of None of the Above

2.30       ‘Our Future, Our Say? Young People and Voting’ Debate 

3.15        Break

3.45        Showing of Short Film – Exclusive Interview with Richard Blair (Orwell’s son)

4.00        The Orwell Youth Prize Awards 2016

5.00        Celebration Day Ends

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