Month: June 2014

Film Night – Last Chance

In the lead up to Refugee Week, Queercafe presents a documentary highlighting the issues for LGBTQ people seeking asylum. Set in Canada, the film documents the lives of five asylum seekers fleeing the homophobic violence of their home countries. Spanning the globe, these stories come from Jamaica, Egypt, Lebanon, and other parts of the world demonstrating the struggles that face LGBT individuals due to the chance of birth. This Thursday, 7pm at Kebele.

East Bristol Commons Trust Grants Scheme now open

Taken from Bristol Permaculture list. *East Bristol Commons Trust: Building common resources for social and ecological justice in East Bristol.* The East Bristol Commons Trust is a small collective of people involved in a diverse range of social change practices

Sunrise Off Grid Festival is back this year, get involved

Welcome to an open space hand crafted for reconnection and re-imagination. Off Grid is an opportunity to breathe deeply and tread lightly. This summer, join our newly indigenous tribe of builders, growers, healers and storytellers as we celebrate the beginning of an Age of Reunion. In 2014 their emerging community will open the doors of perception and glimpse Another World. This is the Great Turning and we are a People in Transition!

East Bristol Commons Trust

South West Activists getting busy

South west activists, help Spanish worker and block nuclear bomb factory.

Bristol activists join successful Nuclear Bomb Factory blockade

Bristol & SW activists join successful Nuclear Bomb Factory blockade

From Swindon and Bristol: Solidaridad con la CNT

Solidarity action with workers at Santander.

Undocumented and Unafraid- A talk and discussion on building migrant rights movements with US actvisit Carlos Saavedra

Carlos Saavedra has helped train thousands of undocumented students in the United States to speak out about their stories. Together they built the DREAMers movement which has won some of the biggest success in migrant rights movements in over 25 years. Hear him speak this Wednesday in Bristol.


On the morning of the 7th of June protestors from Avonmouth fronted out George Ferguson as he attended the opening of four new wind turbines in the area.

The Government’s hypocrisy on violence against women, and asylum

How can the government claim to be committed to ending female genital mutilation, when they refuse to give asylum to those who are at risk of the crime? When they refuse to see it as a form of gender-based persecution from which women and girls need protecting? How can they make promises to girls in the UK, and break those promises to girls not born in the UK? Read this article to find out more.