Being A Man
Being A Man festival addresses the challenges and pressures of masculine identity in the 21st century.
For its fourth year, we ask what makes a man? The answers come via discussions about masculinity and power, Nordic masculinity, male identity and fatherhood, bullying, porn, teenage knife crime and music, to name just a few.
Some of the confirmed speakers include Robert Webb, the comedian, Peep Show-star and now memoirist; American race and women's rights activist Kevin Powell; the Booker Prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst, famous for chronicling gay life in modern Britain; and the refugee-turned-moviestar Antonythasan Jesuthasan.
Tickets for the 2017 edition of Being A Man. go on sale to Southbank Centre Members at 10am on Tuesday 15 August and to everyone else at 10am on Wednesday 16 August.
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