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Too Many Cars

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the People's Republic of Stokes Croft, Brandalism and Adblock Bristol to explore the relationship between car advertising, air pollution and climate breakdown.

Drag King Comedy Workshop

February 29 @ 10:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm

Drag queens aren't the only funny ones. Not by a longshot. We will find, hone, and fully work out the masculine manly man inside of you, so that you can slay the competition at being a hilarious, unique, vulnerable and very manly drag king. A two day intensive workshop and competition show experience with Deanna Fleysher.

Street Survival

March 3 @ 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.

The Wandering Cinema presents: Frida

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Escape with us into The Wandering Cinema, celebrating women and art for International Women's Day with a screening of Frida. Self portrait competition, Mexican décor, snacks and prizes.

Bristol Transformed Festival 2020

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - March 8 @ 10:00 pm

Bristol Transformed returns for its second festival, bigger and better than before. Bringing radical ideas and culture to the heart of Bristol, we'll be covering everything from how to organise in your community, through to radical approaches to data justice, with parties, live podcasts, art and food, showcasing the world that we can win if we come together and organise.

China Decorating Workshop

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Spend a relaxing afternoon creating a uniquely decorated piece of fine English bone china! Choose your piece and collage as many images and as much text as you like from our unrivaled collection of historic and new water-slide ceramic transfers. You will be shown by one of our experienced workshop crew how to apply the transfers to create your own design. Choose from two sessions: 1 - 3pm or 3.15 - 5.15pm.

Professional Directing Scheme Showcase

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Since mid-November eight directors have been developing a short piece of their choice with Julia through a series of sessions and workshops. Tonight sees the months of hard work culminating a showcase of short plays directed and performed by students at the University of Bristol.

Hammerbead and Drink

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

An evening of crafty activities and drinks with Inter:Mission, a cultural magazine of the University of Bristol. This is a ticketed event, price TBC.

The People’s Comedy

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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!

People’s Art Fair: March Open Exhibition

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 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.

Fighting for a Socialist City: Momentum meets the left candidates

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come and meet the council candidates fighting for a socialist future for our city.

YardArts presents: Stuff & Nonsense

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a cabaret of Stuff & Nonsense, anything goes! From music to circus, spoken word to traditional Chinese jar throwing, expect the unexpected, at this consortium of performance. With a raffle and fully stocked bar, you have everything you need for an evening of entertainment!

Enter the EMBA w/ Do-IY

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For the past four years. a group of Bristol based artists have been changing, growing and moulding to form EMBA.Collective, celebrating the freedom and beauty of collaborating creatively whilst encouraging critical conversations. Enjoy exhibitions, performances, music, immersive painting and more at Enter the EMBA: The Collective Launch.

The Invisible Worker Fundraiser

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a day of music and good vibes and help us raise money for Issue 3 of The Invisible Worker, a zine project that looks at the interface between work and technology in contemporary capitalism.

School of Activism 2.0

April 3 - April 17

We define activism as ‘Active Citizenship’. The process of taking care of and taking part in your community. Don’t be a victim of circumstances. Change them.
PRSC invites you to the School of Activism this Easter, a two week programme of talks, workshops and events for all the family, designed to empower and inspire you to change the world.

The People’s Comedy

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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!

‘Class Power on Zero-Hours’ book presentation by AngryWorkers

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Six years of workers’ inquiry and organising in the west London badlands. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

The Strategy and Tactics of a Direct Action

April 4 @ 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.

Street Photography with Colin Moody

April 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.

Know Your Rights: Squatting and the Law

April 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.

Rebel Story Time for Kids

April 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.

Adblock – Art In Ad Places

April 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.

People’s Art Fair: Activism

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - April 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.

Rebel Story Time for Kids

April 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.

Know Your Rights: Rough Sleeping and the Law

April 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.

Becoming an Activist for Drug Policy Change

April 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.

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

April 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.

Stencil Cutting with Ghostboy

April 16 @ 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 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.

Monopsony Capitalism Book Launch with Ashok Kumar

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This book explores the combination of capital's changing composition and labour's subjective agency to examine whether the waning days of the 'sweatshop' have indeed begun.

The People’s Comedy

May 1 @ 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!

People’s Art Fair: Home

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - May 9 @ 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.

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