Hostile Environment Book Launch with Maya Goodfellow

Hostile Environment Book Launch with Maya Goodfellow

Join us for the Bristol book launch of Maya Goodfellow’s ‘Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats’. As refugees drowned in the Mediterranean, the UK Government proudly announced that the aim of its immigration policy was to create a ‘hostile environment’ for undocumented immigrants. Despite study after study confirming that immigration is not damaging the economy or putting a strain on public services, migrants continue to be blamed for all the UK’s ills. How did we get here?

Steal As Much As You Can: Bristol Launch w/ Nathalie Olah

Steal As Much As You Can: Bristol Launch w/ Nathalie Olah

Tory austerity has created suffering for millions, as well a generation beset with financial insecurity and crisis. Yet our TV, film, music, art and literature have never looked so rich, or so posh. During a period of immense struggle, the experiences of the majority have been pushed to the margins of our collective culture by the legacy media and its satellite industries – making it hard, if not impossible, to challenge those in power. Steal as Much as You Can is the story of how this happened, exploring the rise of affluence in mainstream storytelling, and the corrosive effects of neoliberal and postmodern culture.

Raise the Bar ‘Spotlight’ | Tom Sastry’s Book Launch

Raise the Bar ‘Spotlight’ | Tom Sastry’s Book Launch

Raise the Bar’s popular ‘Spotlight’ open mic event is back for a special edition at PRSC, celebrating the launch of Tom Sastry’s ‘Complicity’ with Nine Arches Press. Spotlight focuses on the emerging talent pool of Bristol and its surrounding areas, providing a relaxed and welcoming environment for newbies, veterans and anybody in between to perform their work to a warm and intimate audience in the heart of Stokes Croft.

Fully Automated Luxury Communism book launch with Aaron Bastani

Fully Automated Luxury Communism book launch with Aaron Bastani

A different kind of politics for a new kind of society—beyond work, scarcity and capitalism. In Fully Automated Luxury Communism, Aaron Bastani conjures a vision of extraordinary hope, showing how we move to energy abundance, feed a world of 9 billion, overcome work, transcend the limits of biology, and establish meaningful freedom for everyone. Rather than a final destination, such a society merely heralds the real beginning of history.

We Are Zanna – Launch Night

We Are Zanna – Launch Night

We Are Zanna is a new international arts magazine from Bristol. Issue One is a go! We have 50+ artists from all over the world and we couldn’t be happier. Thank you so much to everyone who submitted, we were overwhelmed with the response and if you weren’t...
BOOK Launch: How the establishment lost control

BOOK Launch: How the establishment lost control

“The post-war consensus is breaking up. The general election result, the 2014 Scottish referendum and the Brexit vote all testify to an insurgent mood amongst swathes of the population. This book attempts to explain these dramatic developments and to show how...