Young People’s Festival of Politics 2019

Come along to a FREE day of inspiring talks, activities and workshops at the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 30th November!

Young People’s Festival of Politics 2019

About Young People’s Festival of Politics 2019

From panel discussions on climate change and activism, to spoken-word performance and circus skills workshops, the Young People’s Festival of Politics offers a mass of stimulating brain food, music and performance.

An eclectic programme of live music, rap, science workshops, drag-artist comedy and Mario Kart games will run alongside the talks as part of the Festival.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Young People’s Festival of Politics 2019 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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