Living Library: Domestic Violence

Two women speak to eachother in a library
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Every year, over two million people in the UK experience domestic abuse. None of them should have to wait until they’re in crisis before we pay attention. We need to see the whole person, the whole family and the whole society if we are to truly see the whole picture.

SICK! Festival has been working with organisations across Manchester to create a Living Library with a focus on domestic violence. A Living Library offers the chance for visitors to talk to others about their experiences, and also to gather more understanding.

Visit the Living Library to talk to people who have survived domestic violence. You’ll also be able to hear from those who campaign against it. Visitors to the Living Library will have 15 minutes to listen, ask questions and reflect.

The Living Library has been created with SafeLives, a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse.

Plan your visit

St Peter's Square
Greater Manchester,
M2 5PD

One of Manchester’s greatest landmarks, Central Library is a building of architectural beauty and a place for knowledge and learning.

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