Month: May 2014

Dignity March, Bristol to Cardiff

Asylum Seekers marching to Cardiff to protest injustices of UK Asylum System

Posted in Newswire

Just across the Bristol Channel: Newport Rising – happening now

The Anarchist Travelling Circus brings you Newport Rising. Workshops and skill shares all week, free cafe all day and free meal every evening. Preparing to resist NATO in Newport.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Globalisation, Newswire, Protest

Protect Bristol’s best soils and community food growing land from becoming tarmac. 1 week left.

Urgent! Protect Bristol’s best soil and food growing land from tarmac and roads. 1 week left. Join the movement and raise your voice!

Posted in Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability, Transport

You only get one chance at life

This made my day yesterday, so I had to go back and take pictures. They were asking for it…

Posted in Corporations / Big Business, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire

Free event: Low budget film making and screening of ‘Riot From Wrong’ 24th May

As part of The Bristol Cable’s programme of free workshops and events, we are pleased to invite you to a free event ‘Low budget film making’ and Q&A with pioneering youth film group, Fully Focused Productions + a screening of their critically acclaimed documentary ‘Riot from Wrong’. At Malcom X Centre 24th May from 5.30pm.

Posted in Main Feature

Vegfest this weekend 23rd May to 25th

VegfestUK Bristol regularly attracts 20,000 – 25 000 visitors over the weekend and includes a whole vegan food festival during the daytime on the weekend with 140 stalls, cookery demos, talks, workshops, cinemas, kids cookery classes and entertainment, clay modelling and live performance along with all day bars and the most superb caterers – all of them providing 100% vegan food without any animal products included at all, making this a quite unique gathering of food and music and the biggest of its kind in the UK.

Posted in Main Feature

Lead European candidate joins campaigners as they challenge nuclear weapons research at Bristol University

Lead Green European candidate in the South West, Dr Molly Scott Cato, joined campaigners in Bristol on Monday (19th May) to draw attention to Bristol University being among the top five universities in the UK receiving funding for research into nuclear weapons.

Posted in Main Feature

Save Historic Ebenezer Chapel in Midland Road

Ebenezer Chapel is under imminent threat of demolition. The landowner wishes to destroy this important and beautiful reminder of the history of St Philips and Old Market, to replace it with a modern block of flats. The chapel was built

Posted in History, Local Government, Newswire, Protest

Lead European candidate joins campaigners as they challenge nuclear weapons research at Bristol University

Lead Green European candidate in the South West, Dr Molly Scott Cato, joined campaigners in Bristol on Monday (19th May) to draw attention to Bristol University being among the top five universities in the UK receiving funding for research into nuclear weapons.

Posted in Anti-War, Newswire, Protest

Semi naked Anti Biomess protesters Occupy Avonmouth Port site

This morning 10 people entered the site of the proposed Helius wood fired Biomass Power Plant, spelling out the message ‘no biomess’ in body paint on their naked torsos. The Pro renewable energy campaigners from Bristol Rising Tide breached Port security at 9.50 am on land next to St Andrews Road Station.

Posted in Main Feature