Jan Cosgrove

Jan Cosgrove has been National Secretary of Fair Play for Children since 1992. He has been active in playwork and youth work since 1979.

He is the author of Out with the Bathwater?, Stolen Streets Stolen Childhood, Acceptable Behaviour in Tower Hamlets?, Unfair Play for Children, all published on the Fair Play for Children site.

Jan is the Editor of FPFC News, Fair Play’s daily aggregate news service, and of Fair Play for Children Daily.

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Saturday 18 October 2014, 12.00 Frobisher 1-3

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Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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