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Floella Benjamin: Facing Adversity With A Smile

5th July @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


In this free public talk, Floella will tell of her childhood journey to England as a ten year old girl, a story which she wrote as a best selling book ‘Coming to England’. She will go on to talk about her transition from trainee bank clerk to actress. Occasionally Floella will use song to describes this eventful period of her life. Of course Floella is best know for her appearances on children’s television in programmes such as the legendary Playschool and Playaway and she will also offer to take the audience through the ‘round’, ‘square’ or arched window. Floella will talk about how she overcame many adversities and obstacles by having a positive attitude and learning to face them with a smile and her philosophy of life her 3 C’s. This talk will take you on an inspirational journey by showing how you too can make a difference and change the world for children and young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Through her charitable work including her media appearances and life in Parliament she explains her mission to get everyone to focus on the important fact that ‘Childhood lasts a Lifetime’.



5th July
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Chester Town Hall
Northgate Street
Chester, CH1 2HJ
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