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I am co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Bristol March: End Austerity - Fund Our City

You wouldn't think anything had happened at all if you watched Points West, but 8,000 protesters marched against austerity and Tory cuts in Bristol today, despite stormy showers and occasional lightning. Here are some photos.

Assembly and speeches on College Green


Marching


Getting very wet



Back on College Green, waiting for more speakers




BSL interpreters with ... Bristol poet laureate, Miles Chambers

... Mayor Marvin Rees



... Kevin Courtney from the National Education Union

... NHS consultant, Lauren Gavaghan

... People's Assembly spokesperson, John Rees

... journalist and activist, Owen Jones






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