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TBC: The Strategy and Tactics of a Direct Action

April 3 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This workshop, presented by Bristol ACORN members, will get you actively planning a direct action of your own in response to an issue facing you and your community, with an overview of negotiation, roles on a demo, how to show power, tactics, escalation and more. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Introducing Bristol Antifa

April 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bristol Antifascists is a group of local people committed to opposing fascism and all that it stands for. Come down and learn all about them. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Self-defence with Bristol Antifa

April 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Bristol Antifascists is a group of local people committed to opposing fascism and all that it stands for. Come down and learn self defence. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

The Wordplay Workshop

April 5 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come along and stretch words into a wiggle wash paddle wack of fun! This engaging workshop will allow people of all ages from 6+ to explore the power of poetry through play. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Street Photography with Colin Moody

April 6 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

See the city afresh with this three hour workshop from a passionate and prolific Bristol street photographer Colin Moody, peering into the hidden corners of Stokes Croft and searching for the true spirit of this unique neighbourhood. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Know Your Rights: Vehicle Dwelling and the Law

April 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this session the Van Dwellers Community will talk you through the national legal situation, Bristol City Council's local policies, and how these approaches play out day to day on the streets. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Rebel Story Time for Kids

April 7 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 11:00 AM

A classic story reading session for children - across two mornings Lisa and Sue will be reading a story of social justice or rebellion to fire the imagination. After the reading there will be a creative challenge - drawing your favourite character or writing what will happen next. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: It’s not the end of the world (or maybe it is)

April 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A comedic look at the science of climate change by Jon Matthews. Why do some people believe climate change is natural? What does crystallised rat urine have to do with climate science? What happens when three climate change deniers walk into a bar? Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Art for Social Change

April 7 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

When done well, art can give voice to the voiceless and bring visibility to those that are hidden. Art is a powerful tool to change the world. Photographers Anthony Luvera and Rory Carnegie have both created fascinating collaborative projects in partnership with rough sleepers. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Adblock – Art In Ad Places

April 8 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hands-on workshop making covers for the free standing & bus stop ads, replacing them with alternate messaging and artworks. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

The Wordplay Workshop

April 12 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come along and stretch words into a wiggle wash paddle wack of fun! This engaging workshop will allow people of all ages from 6+ to explore the power of poetry through play. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Sleeping Rough – Screening with Q&A

April 13 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Film screening and discussion around the issues of homelessness. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Becoming an Activist for Drug Policy Change

April 14 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Training session on becoming an active campaigner for safer drug laws. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Homer to Hip Hop: a History of Spoken Word from Pete The Temp

April 14 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

From the oral tradition to the Edinburgh Fringe, from Virgil to Biggy Smalls, meet the poetic movements that have shaped history. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

TBC: Stencil Cutting with Ghostboy

April 15 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

A practical Stencil cutting workshop. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Digital Health: Are Doctors Ready for the Digital Patient?

April 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A talk exploring the implications of technological developments on the doctor patient relationship. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

Invented Futures: Speculation, Visionaries and Modern Mythologies

April 17 @ 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Invented Futures is a collective that tears apart the narratives that fuel the development of new technology. We take a look at how tech innovation has got to where it is by examining how the role of speculative thinking can show us how there are alternatives to given tech cultures. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

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