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STAR-STUDDED DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING WEEK EVENTS

Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Each year, The Diana Award host a series of exciting events to bring the country together to tackle bullying.

11 November 2019

 

11 NOVEMBER: LONDON PHOTOCALL 12 NOON @ ALEXANDRA PALACE

Carrie, Olive & Talia Grant, Molly Rainford, Sam Retford, #CheerupCharlie, cast from ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ & Jamie Campbell, Lauren Layfield (CBBC presenter) and body positivity influencer Megan Crabbe kick-off Anti-Bullying Week by sharing their experiences of bullying and supporting young people.

Panel debate with cyber giants Facebook, Instagram, Yubo and Tik Tok to tackle bullying.

14 NOVEMBER: BLACKPOOL @ THE VILLAGE HOTEL

Will Poulter – Hollywood Actor and Ambassador for The Diana Award, Sam Retford & Jamie Campbell.

The Diana Award brings together over 600 young Anti-Bullying Ambassadors, aged 5-18 from schools across the UK, to participate in two hands-on events – in London and Blackpool – designed to inspire young people to creatively explore bullying issues through drama, singing, photography, rap, street art, public speaking – all led by celebrity talent.  A panel debate will kick off the day with Facebook/Instagram, Yubo & Tik Tok. These companies will then provide a safety briefing to school staff on their platform’s approach to safety and bullying.

The Diana Award runs the leading Anti-Bullying Campaign in the UK and Ireland giving young people, professionals and parents the skills, confidence and training to tackle all forms of bullying as Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.  The events are sponsored by The Department for Education with support from Facebook, Instagram, Trutex, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Yubo & Tik Tok.

“Anti-Bullying Week is a chance for us all to come together to stand up to all forms of bullying. These events will provide our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors with further skills to enable them to effectively create campaigns in their schools which shape attitudes and change behaviours. This combined with expert knowledge from the technology companies will support them and school staff to keep understand how to keep safe online and protect their peers from harmful behaviours”.

Alex Holmes, Deputy CEO of The Diana Award

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  • Alex Holmes, Deputy CEO, The Diana Award
  • Tessy Ojo, CEO, The Diana Award
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