Events to celebrate Stephen Lawrence's life

This year marks twenty years since the death of Stephen Lawrence, who was stabbed to death at a bus stop in London on April 22 1993.

His mother Doreen Lawrence is today announcing a series of events to celebrate her son's life.

The events of the SL20 Campaign will include:

  • 26th February: Criminal Justice Lecture, held at Freshfields and delivered by Michael Mansfield QC
  • April: A Major Concert, with big name stars to headline
  • 22nd April: Memorial Service, held at St Martins-in-the-Fields and is a service to be held in honour of Stephens’s memory
  • 17th September: Memorial Lecture, held at RIBA and delivered by Daniel Libeskind – architect of Ground Zero
  • October: The Legacy Ball, held at the Dorchester with an exciting line up, this will be a fabulous evening
  • There will also be a number of celebrity dinners throughout the year, hosted by celebrities like Ed Miliband, Hugh Quarshie and Jon Snow

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Stephen Lawrence anniversary

One year ago today Doreen Lawrence finally saw two men sentenced for the murder of her son Stephen, almost twenty years after his death. Today, she announces a series of events celebrating his life.