A group of people dressed as airport landing crew and wearing fake moustaches.

Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Saturday, February 12, saw a Super Saturday of protests for Bristol with six demos, some large, some small, happening across the city centre.  Anyone would have been pushed to make it to all six (this intrepid reporter had to jog on more than one occasion during the day!). But if you missed out, below is a round up of all the action, and a look … Continue reading Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Resistance Grows Against Borders Bill

Bristol’s continuing resistance to the Borders and Nationality Bill currently making its way through the Parliament was shown yesterday (Saturday, February 12) as Together With Refugees hosted their third demo since July last year at The Fountain Steps.  Demonstrators held orange hearts, bright against the drab February sky, showing their support for Together With Refugees’ Show Your Heart campaign. Earlier in the demo, live music … Continue reading Resistance Grows Against Borders Bill

A crowd of 60 or so people applauds for a speaker.

Bristol Braves Cold to Protest Patel’s Borders Bill

Following a popular rally in October, Together With Refugees returned to the city centre on Saturday (December 11) in protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill.  The rally, co-organised with Bristol University Amnesty International, attracted some 100 people – far more than in October – to the Fountain Steps. Here the crowd, braced against the cold, heard speeches against the Bill and the callous attitude … Continue reading Bristol Braves Cold to Protest Patel’s Borders Bill

General photo of a crowd at a protest. Many people can be seen holding placards.

Upcoming Protests in Bristol, December 2021

The festive period promises to be a restive one for Bristol with a schedule of protests running throughout advent.  No fewer than nine protests and vigils are planned over the coming weeks, with the Colston 4 trial and Police Bill developments taking centre stage.  If you know of a protest taking place that is not listed below, please contact thebristolactivist@protonmail.com. December 8 A vigil will … Continue reading Upcoming Protests in Bristol, December 2021