When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough

The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain’s annual conference.

  • Thursday 15 November 2012, 9am – 4.30pm
  • The London Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

Speakers include:

  • Lord Avebury – Secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers
  • Professor Steve Field – Chair of the National Inclusion Health Board (TBC)
  • Helen Goodman MP – Labour Shadow Minister for Media
  • Fr. Gerald Barry – Prison Chaplin, Full Sutton HMP

Workshops include:

  • Accommodation: Models of new site provision
  • Health: ‘Tell someone’
  • Education: Building the confidence of Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller children and young people
  • Criminal justice: Working with offenders
  • Media coverage of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: A stereotype too far?
  • Opportunity knocks: Opening the doors to apprenticeships and employment for Gypsies and Travellers
  • Discrimination: No Travellers
  • Gypsy and Traveller women: Choices and traditions

Related links

Irish Traveller Movement in Britain


Ticket prices vary according to income and the size of represented organisations. For more information download the conference brochure here (pdf file, 532 kb).