Anti-bullying attracts celebrities

MORE famous celebrities have signed up to come along to the first international anti-bullying festival for young people

MORE famous celebrities have signed up to come along to the first international anti-bullying festival for young people.The I Power I Anti-Bullying Conference will take place in the Winter Gardens in Weston on November 20 and 21.As well as Esther Rantzen, Kevin Sacre who plays Jake Dean in Hollyoaks, the cast of Grange Hill, former rugby international Lawrence Dalaglio and singer Lhamea will also be at the conference.I Power I produced the first ever national conference in 2003. The event in Weston is the world's first international anti-bullying festival for young people.On the first day there will be presentations from anti-bullying speakers, presentations and workshops. On the second day there will be anti-bullying presentations with awards and prizes. Over both days there will be shows and role-plays, films, tunes from a resident DJ, rappers and beatboxers, MC artistes, peer mentoring, games and live debates. The Damilola Taylor Young Achiever of the Year Award will also be presented. Presentations are planned on topics including cyberbullying, courts, children's rights, racist bullying and empowerment.In the evening Barcode Youth Cafe in South Parade will host the final of the national anti-bullying music competition.For more details on the free event call 01934 815163.


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