Gallery: Books Launched by Lord David Ramsbotham

Lord Ramsbotham Has Launched Two New Waterside Press Titles

24 September 2010

Guest of Honour Lord Ramsbotham returned to the scene (well, very nearly) of his infamous 1996 prison inspection walk-out to launch two excellent new books, and this time we can all agree that the surroundings were in fact rather pleasant – our thanks go to the Islington Arts Factory.… Read more “Gallery: Books Launched by Lord David Ramsbotham”

Gallery: Diversity in the Media – Launch at SOAS

Attended by figures from across the British media spectrum, the Diversity in the Media launch was held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

The book was launched by Barnie Choudhury (BBC News correspondent), with speakers including: compiler Anver Jeevanjee, editor Werner F Menski and Don John.… Read more “Gallery: Diversity in the Media – Launch at SOAS”

Gallery: Pit of Shame – Launch at HMP&YOI Reading

Author Anthony Stokes showcased Reading gaol’s rich history as his book was launched in the prison chapel. Following the official proceedings led by Governor Pauline Bryant, some of those attending were treated to a tour of the prison – including the site where hanged prisoners were buried anonymously (Anthony has now marked each grave with a plaque).… Read more “Gallery: Pit of Shame – Launch at HMP&YOI Reading”

Gallery: The Blantyre House Prison Affair Launch

Launch at the House of Lords

The Lord David Trimble invited guests into what could have been the very committee rooms where Tom Murtagh was vilified by the Home Affairs Select Committee. Also joined by Martin Narey, Ted Butt and Bryan Gibson, Murtagh put his case to the room – something he was originally denied as the committee sought their own agenda.… Read more “Gallery: The Blantyre House Prison Affair Launch”