COVID-19 – in light of the ongoing public health crisis, the PRSC School of Activism and other in-house events are postponed until further notice. As long as possible, we will make the PRSC Space available to community groups & charities working to support vulnerable people through this difficult time.

All our future events are listed below – if you’re interested in running an event at PRSC please check out our Venue Hire page.

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POSTPONED: The Wordplay Workshop

July 6 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Street Photography with Colin Moody

July 7 @ 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.

Street Survival

July 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

A weekly skill-sharing or self-help session for local rough-sleepers. Long-term homeless people are invited to share their survival skills, tips and tricks with people finding themselves on the streets for the first time.

POSTPONED: Know Your Rights: Squatting and the Law

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

Members of the Bristol Housing Action Movement will be sharing their insights into the complicated question of squatting and the law. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

POSTPONED: Know Your Rights: Vehicle Dwelling and the Law

July 7 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Rebel Story Time for Kids

July 8 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

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

July 8 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Adblock – Art In Ad Places

July 9 @ 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.

POSTPONED: People’s Art Fair: Activism

July 10 @ 6:00 PM - July 11 @ 6:00 PM

Open call for artists, performers, musicians, workshop leaders and creatives who want to be involved in our monthly arts fair, featuring an exhibition, market, activities, performance etc. See The People's Art Fair for details of how to get involved. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

POSTPONED: The Wordplay Workshop

July 13 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Rebel Story Time for Kids

July 14 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

POSTPONED: Know Your Rights: Rough Sleeping and the Law

July 14 @ 2:00 PM

Priyanka Raval of the Bristol Cable will be sharing her insight into the complicated question of rough sleeping and the law. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

POSTPONED: Sleeping Rough – Screening with Q&A

July 14 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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

POSTPONED: Becoming an Activist for Drug Policy Change

July 15 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Art for Social Change

July 15 @ 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 chanhe the world. Photographers Anthony Luvera and Rory Carnegie have both created fascinating collaborative projects in partnership with rough sleepers. In his project Assembly Anthony Luvera gave homeless people disposable cameras and audio recorders to tell their own stories, Anthony also assisted them to create self-portraits in places important to themselves. His exhibition Frequently Asked Questions…

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

July 15 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Stencil Cutting with Ghostboy

July 16 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

POSTPONED: Digital Health: Are Doctors Ready for the Digital Patient?

July 18 @ 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.

POSTPONED: Invented Futures: Speculation, Visionaries and Modern Mythologies

July 18 @ 1:00 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.

The People’s Comedy

August 7 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the first Friday of every month, the People's Republic of Stokes Croft present a revolutionary event: the UK's only sociopolitical comedy night, where Bristol's satirists deconstruct the power paradigm to comedic effect, and the acts ACTUALLY get paid. A fantastic night of political, social and cultural comedy featuring some of the most exciting grassroots comedians of Bristol and beyond - come and join the revolution!

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