Take Back Control – Bradford

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Take Back Control – Bradford

6th May 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Yorkshire CND is pleased to be taking part in the Bradford Take Back control event on Saturday May 6th at Kala Sangam, Bradford. Of particular interest to YCND members will be the ‘Talking Trident’ workshop, by Dr. Chris Butler (CND) & Dr. Timmon Wallis (author of ‘The Truth About Trident‘)  and the ‘Re imagining Security‘ session with Celia McKeon.

Tickets can be bought here, please consider paying for a solidarity ticket if you can afford it. There are also free tickets available for people who need them.

The day will bring together leave and remain voters, make sense of Brexit and discuss the change we want to see in our communities, We have a range of exciting speakers including writer & journalist Paul Mason, Naz Shah MP, author Hilary Wainwright, writer and film director Paul Sng, journalist Dawn Foster and vlogger Jonathan James. Local groups involved in the event include Wur Bradford, Bradford Industrial Workers of the World, Bradford People’s Assembly, Speakers Corner, Just West Yorkshire, Bradford Community Broadcasting Racial Justice Network, Leeds Plan C, Yorkshire CND and Re-imagining Security.

Workshops and discussion around a range of issues including:

  • What does Brexit mean for you
  • Living with uncertainty – EU citizens in the UK
  • The future for young people
  • Post Brexit racism and hate crime
  • How do we Take Back control
  • Workers rights & trade unions
  • Talking Socialism – having difficult conversations
  • What are the issues facing women in this difficult era?
  • Activism
  • Issues around poverty and welfare benefits
  • Housing
  • Peace and security
  • The Prevent agenda

Throughout the day we will have creative sessions led by Wur Bradford through their Power Up Project, a range of short films will be shown, there will a session on political poetry and how to use the media plus several music sessions.

We will have food and refreshments throughout the day, a creche will be available and a range of stalls.
Our After Party will Get Down, Get Up And See Bradford Bounce Back In Style Again With A Night Full Of MUSIC, ART and FILM (with a dash of positive community action) That Will Be The Perfect End To Our TAKE BACK CONTROL EVENT.

The line up includes:

  • Tom Attah (The Roof-Raising Blues-man),
  • Nervous Twitch (Twangy, Garage Rocking Raunch)
  • Roger Davies (Award Winning Bradford Folk Legend)
  • DJ Tony Safari (Listen Up / Trainer Trouble)
  • DJ Matt Bradshaw (Jumbo Records / Underground Set)

Cheap drinks

Tickets £2 and Solidarity £5 – tickets will shortly be available from the link above or on the door (minimum of £2 but pay as you can afford)

To help raise money for the event we are delighted to announce that over 20 bands and musicians have donated a track to our Bradford Boogie album. Money raised will  be split between Take Back Control Bradford and the Youth Music Charity. You can buy a copy of the album here.

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Kala Sangam
St Peters House, 1 Forster Square,
Bradford, Yorkshire BD1 4TY United Kingdom
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01274 303340
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