Sleeping Rough is a community-based docudrama about street homelessness. Film screening and director-led discussion around the issues of homelessness. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.
The questions of where people are and aren’t allowed to sleep, and what services are available to them have become ever more urgent. Step forward Richard Drake of the Bristol Homeless Forum who will use this session to offer a personal view on services available pre-COVID, what’s changed during COVID and how it might change coming out. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.
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.
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.
We can see a crisis of rough sleeping looming down the tracks and PRSC is calling for an urgent public debate about how the public funds and political will can be best used to actually start reducing the numbers of people who find themselves homeless or in insecure housing…
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.
Taking exhibition Frequently Asked Questions as its basis, The Bristol Cable and PRSC are hosting a public discussion that will explore the broader context around homelessness in Bristol. Featuring a range of contributors, including councillors and frontline service workers this event will explore the structural barriers to housing and different questions relating to homelessness today including structural barriers to housing, support services and societal attitudes. The event will include opportunities for audience members to join the discussion with speakers.
A confidential and safe space to ask questions about homeless deaths and remember people we have lost, hosted by Museum of Homelessness.