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The Orwell Foundation is looking for volunteers to support its inaugural Orwell Festival of Political Writing, a series of events from 22nd June to 14 July celebrating this year's finalists, and special guests, of The Orwell Prizes 2022.

Time commitment

• 22nd June, 6pm - 9pm - The Orwell Festival Lecture: Rebecca Solnit on Orwell & Nature (Conway Hall).
• 5th July, 6pm - 9pm - 'What is England? Who are we Now?' with Jason Cowley (UCL)
• 6th July, 5.30pm - 8.30pm - Ali Smith on her Seasonal Quartet (UCL)
• 7th July, 5.30pm - 8.30pm - 'The Coming Storm' with Gabriel Gatehouse and Lucy Proctor (UCL)
• 8th July, 5.30pm - 8.30pm - George Monbiot on his shortlisted pieces (UCL)
• 12th July, 6pm - 9pm - 'Appliance' with J.O. Morgan in conversation with Dennis Duncan (UCL)
• 12th July, 5.30pm - 8.30pm - 'Crackdown on Dissent' with Ali Fowle, Polina Ivanova, and Michela Wrong (UCL)
• 13th July, 6pm - 8.30pm - 'Who's Killing Our Daughters?' with Jess Phillips, Louise Tickle, and Hannah Al-Othman (UCL).
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?
Wearing a mask is at the discretion of the attendee and volunteer. There is no requirement for attendees or volunteers to prove that they have been vaccinated. Staff will not be wearing masks during the event unless asked by the speaker at the event.

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