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Thursday 30 May 2019

Bestselling Author Matt Haig To Join Caroline Lucas In Conversation About Surviving Our Nervous And Warming Planet

Matt Haig, the Brighton-based author behind the best selling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive will join Green MP Caroline Lucas in conversation at an exclusive event on 5th July.

At the evening event, at St George's Church, Kemptown, they will discuss how we can learn to cope in a world dominated by climate crisis, fake news and political breakdown.

In this intimate conversation, Caroline Lucas MP will talk to Matt Haig about his number one Sunday Times bestseller, Notes on a Nervous Planet, and the questions that are feeding our collective 'eco-anxiety'. 


How do we feel like we're doing enough? How do we get our voices heard in this era of fake news? And how do we overcome feelings of powerlessness? 

Caroline and Matt will also explore how we can work together for a confident and caring country, where mental health is given the same space and attention as physical health. 


Caroline Lucas said:

"Whether it is concern about our environmental impact, fears for the world our children will inhabit or frustration with our leaders unwillingness to admit the scale of the problem, fear about the future is increasingly affecting our wellbeing. 

"We need a new approach - I'm thrilled to be exploring these issues with Matt, one of our best contemporary writers."

Caroline Lucas MP in conversation with Matt Haig at St George"s Church, Kemptown, on Friday 5th July 2019. For tickets CLICK HERE

by: Mike Cobley




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