Radical History Zone

The details of this years Radical History Zone at the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair have finally been thrashed out and the details release to the world. This year we have 10 stalls, 5 talks, some poetry and a puppet show. To wet the appetite before the big day we have an extra event the day before the bookfair (Friday 6th May). Gabriel Kuhn will be giving a talk on his new book Soccer Vrs. The State at Easton Community Centre from 19:30. Also, don't forget that there is a KIPTIK film showing on […]

More David Goldblatt

To celebrated the arrival in Bristol of Los Autonomos, an anarchist Brasilian football team, on Monday 2nd August 2010 the Easton Cowboys & Cowgirls will be hosting a discussion featuring David Goldblatt. Topics will include the world cup just passed, the next world cup to be held in Brasil and international fan culture. There will also be cheap Brasilian food and cocktails. From 7:30pm at the Stag and Hound at the bottom of Old Market.

Political Football – Meanings and Mystery at the World Cup

Monday 31st May, 7:30pm at Bristol West Indies Rose Green Centre, 65 Gordon Road, BS5 7DR With David Goldblatt The World Cup Finals, now 80 years old, attracts the biggest television audience of any global event. In an era of globalization, it is, if only for a month every four years, the closest we come to imagining and being a global community. It’s the kind of audience no state, no political movement can turn down and since the Uruguayans celebrated the centenary of national independence by […]

After Hillsborough

FA Cup Semi Final Day Liverpool v Nottingham Forest 15 April 1989 At Hillsborough This April is the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough football disaster which killed 96 Liverpool fans and injured hundreds more. 20 years on, few people know what actually happened and the (now admitted) lies told by the Police to the press at the time remain many people's memory of events. The coroner and the inquiry narrowly restricted their investigations. Numerous Judges have thwarted attempts by the […]

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