Coming up at the Gladstone Theatre: Finding Lever – Sunlight of Congo, 19th January 2023

The Power Foundation For Young People presents: Finding Lever – Sunlight of Congo

Gladstone Theatre

19th January 2023, 7.30pm-10pm

Tickets: £12.00 Standard, £10.00 Concession inc. fees

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From humble beginnings in Northern England to the heat of the Congo he built his Empire.

In 1911, after signing an agreement with the Belgium government, Lord Lever established palm oil plantations, but at what cost?

A school trip to a museum opens the door to the past meeting the present; What has 100 years taught us, has today blurred into yesterday?

A pithy and humourous script by Kai Jolley takes us on a journey never to be forgotten.