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Never Mind the Ballots: Eight Upcoming Radical Protests & Events

While most eyes seemed to be focused solely on the election and our political ‘leaders’, there are a lot of other events coming up to keep the anarchists and radicals of Bristol (and beyond) busy. Some of these are being organised by us, some by our friends and comrades. Others are just ones we’re going to and you should do everything you can to support or attend as well. Whatever your view on the election, make sure it doesn’t get in the way of the real politics!

Upcoming Events:

Dorset Radical Bookfair
Saturday 3rd June
10:30–23:00
Portfield Community Hall

Dorset’s first ever Radical Bookfair is happening this Saturday! There will be stalls, talks covering a range of topics (including two from us on ‘Capitalism, Anarchism & Mental Health’ and ‘Revolutionary Women’), and films on anarchism, rebellion, and the revolution. And it’s free entry!
To find out more, check out their Facebook event.

 

Hartcliffe Protest! Re-open the Rent Offices!
Saturday 3rd June
11:00-12:00
Symes House

Come on down to Hartcliff on Saturday to stand with residents as they protest the cuts their community has had to face and the closure of council facilities at Symes House. These are cuts we’re facing all over the city, so even if you don’t live in Hartcliff, go on down and show your support. Facebook event.

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Bristols Green Resistance: Details & how to get involved!

bannerInformation for anyone looking to attend, support, or learn more about the protest site protecting wildlife & agricultural land against the council’s Metrobus project. For background information and updates see our previous blog post.

We’d encourage everyone who wants to help protect Bristol’s green spaces, take a stand against the ridiculous expense of the metro bus scheme, or who is just curious about a protest site to come and visit or stay. The protesters are friendly and the site is open to families – there are quite a few kids running around.

Helping from afar
Spread the word – talk to your friends, and share this page. Check for updates on our blog,  the Bristol AFed Twitter, blue finger alliance twitter, and the blog posts from rising up.
Put the pressure on – you can sign the petition, or contact the council or your local councilor directly.
Donations – See below for useful items to send our way, you can also donate funds directly to the blue finger alliance via paypal.

Getting To The Site

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