Power to the People - Sat 10th Jan 2015, 10am-4.30pm, Brighthelm Centre A citizens' conversation about democracy, cuts and resistance. The next big event is shaping up to be an exciting day that will bring together inspiring activists from across the UK with local campaigns. We're aiming to start a conversation about how resisting the cuts and attacks on our communities means we are challenging the failures of democracy and reclaiming power for ordinary people.
Small Revolutions #5 was a roaring success with £300 donations on the night and a proper knees up- thank you to all the performers and everyone involved. Next year will bring new eclectic delights to the stage - if you know of any musicians, poets, comedians, dancers etc who would like to get involved, let us know.
Brighton & Hove Council budget 2015-16
The council has published its initial draft budget proposals. They mean massive cuts to local services and the loss of hundreds of jobs at the council. Here's a summary of all the cuts proposed:
On Saturday the 6th of Decemberuniversity students, college students, teachers and parents will join together to march in Brighton to reclaim our education! IF YOU WANT BRING YOUR POTS AND PANS, LETS MAKE OURSELVES HEARD!
Music and performance on the Level from 1pm as well as a variety of speakers. For more information check out the facebook page
Upcoming organising and campaign meetings
Next organising meeting, focusing on the Power to the People event,Thurs 11th December, 7.30pm @ Duke of Wellington pub (70 Upper Gloucester Road)
An interactive evening of performance and live art with Varndean College Drama performng scenes from Out-of-Joint's play, This May Hurt A Bit and University of Brighton students and audience in Live Art, an engagement between performers and audience and featuring Kate Smurthwaite, radical comedian, Paddy O'Keefe, actor from stage and screen, Carl Walker, local author and Tom Hickey, activist and academic.