Howard Cunnell at Southbank Centre

For many men, their fathers define what it means to be a man. In this talk, we celebrate the men who made us who we are, and delve into the ideas of masculinity we inherited with speakers including Howard Cunnell (author of ‘Fathers & Sons’), Kalwinder Sing Dhindsa (author of ‘My Father & The Lost Legend of Pear Tear’), Scott Graham (Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly who created ‘Fatherland’), Karl Hyde (musician, artist, founding member of Underworld and co-creator of ‘Fatherland’) and Yomi Sode (poet, father and former social worker). " "Chaired by actor and writer Ben Norris. In 2013 Ben became the UK All-Star Poetry Slam Champion and has since performed his spoken-word across the country. His debut solo show, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family’ won the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before touring the UK extensively. " " " "Tickets: " "Sunday Day Pass £20 (concessions £15)

  • Location

    Royal Festival Hall

    Royal Festival Hall The Clore Ballroom

    Southbank Centre

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  • Event Start Date

    26/11/2017 3:15 PM

  • Event End Date

    26/11/2017 3:15 PM

  • Price

    £15.00

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About Howard Cunnell

Howard Cunnell has a Ph.D. from the University of London, and was previously a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Sussex. He is the editor of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road: The Original Scroll, which the New York Times described as ‘the living version for our time’. A former professional scuba-diving instructor, he lives in London with his wife and children.