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Inspired by people – their stories, their strength and their creativity – Ripples of Hope is a new, unique 5-day festival for all of us to:
1. Think about the challenges we faces as communities and as humanity. 
2. Celebrate the power of people to make change.
3. Explore how we can take action to make human rights a reality for all. 
Elif Shafak delivers her PEN HG Wells Lecture at RFK Human Rights UK's Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME MCR.

Elif Shafak PEN HG Lecture

Festival Talk Highlights

The PEN HG Wells Lecture showcases visionary writing and new thinking, and is held in honour of the former PEN president, author, visionary and human rights campaigner HG Wells. 

Ripples of Hope Festival Talks

Schools Day