City Lit Fellow Ed Balls

In conversation with City Lit Fellow Ed Balls – in celebration of Lifelong Learning Week

26 October 2021
Posted in: Events

As part of this year’s Lifelong Learning Week, we are delighted to invite you to an in conversation event with City Lit Fellow Ed Balls and City Lit Principal Mark Malcomson CBE to discuss Ed’s life, career, politics and the importance of lifelong learning.

The event will include a book signing in our Gallery & Exhibition Space. A signed copy of Ed’s new book Appetite will be available to purchase on the day.

 

About Ed Balls

Ed Balls is a dad, cook, pianist, economist, broadcaster, writer, chairman, retired dancer and former Cabinet Minister. On radio and TV, Ed is best known for his BBC series Travels in Trumpland with Ed Balls, his Radio 4 documentary Virtues of Vulnerability, his memorable appearance on the 2016 series of Strictly Come Dancing and as the first winner of Celebrity Best Home Cook. Ed lives in Castleford and London with his wife, Yvette Cooper MP, and their three children. His 2016 book Speaking Out: Lessons in Life and Politics was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.


About Lifelong Learning Week

#LifelongLearningWeek is an annual week of activity taking place across England, bringing together work from across Learning and Work Institute and beyond. This year’s Lifelong Learning Week is taking place from Monday 8 November until Friday 12 November. 

Choose your ticket

We are offering 3 different ticket options for this event. 

  • General ticket 
    Date: Thursday 11 November 2021
    Location: City Lit
    Timings: 12:30-14:00
    Price: £10
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  • General ticket + book (Appetite)
    Date: Thursday 11 November 2021
    Location: City Lit 
    Timings: 12:30-14:00
    Price: £25
    You will receive a copy of Ed's book at the event. 
    Book your ticket here > 
  • Online ticket 
    Date: Thursday 11 November 2021
    Location: Online - you will receive the link to access this event on the day 
    Timings: 12:30-14:00
    Price: £5
    Book your ticket here >