The ‘Elgin Marbles’ should be returned to Greece – new date

Victoria Hall
13 Dec 2023 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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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