NEW DATE: 13 December 7pm (moved from 9 November)
This House Believes that the ‘Elgin Marbles’ should be returned to Greece
Proposing: Barnaby Phillips, author of Loot – Britain and the Benin Bronzes and former foreign correspondent in Africa and Greece
Opposing: Dominic Selwood, author of Anatomy of a Nation: A History of British Identity in 50 Documents, journalist and barrister
Debates rage over the world about the return of museum objects to their country of origin. The ‘Elgin Marbles’, now known as the Parthenon Sculptures, have been emblematic of the arguments for and against. Our debate promises to bring many of the surrounding issues to the fore.
Free to all
Book online by 1pm on the day of the event or entry on the door (if space available)
Doors open at 6.30pm