The new Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill threatens to remove our right to peaceful protest, but Bristol’s not having a bit of it.
(Image credit: Colin Moody)
The Peoples Republic of Stokes Croft has been awarded £63,000 from central Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help us weather the economic storms of Covid and the havoc that has been unleashed.
On the 12th June a graffiti artist was detained by police in St Werburghs for painting in the Mina Road Tunnel. Anyone who knows the area would probably be surprised to hear this- the tunnel has been one of the few tolerated (if not officially sanctioned) painting spots in the city for more than a decade.
Re-use, repair, salvage and reclamation are guiding principles here at PRSC
A look at tagging, graffiti and decoding the streets…
As the gentrification of Stokes Croft and St Pauls continues apace, looking at the gap in the high street makes me wonder where the symbols of resistance and underground culture will be allowed to survive.