Otto English is the pen name of journalist and author Andrew Scott and many of his 126K Twitter followers turn to Otto’s powerful witty posts to kickstart the day. Labelled an ‘anti-Brexit firebrand’ and a ‘woke historian’ by Unherd writer Dominic Sandbrook, Otto is not one to shy away from controversy and his latest book … More Online event with Otto English. Fake History: Ten Great Lies and How They Shaped the World. A talk, Q&A about the legacy of lying that has shaped our world. Wednesday 26th October, 20:00 to 21:30.
Venue: Henrietta Park, Bath, BA2 6LP As May 9th is Europe Day, we’ll be moving our May Eurocafė from Zoom to a live venue to celebrate on Sunday, May 8th at 3 pm. Bring flags, your own picnic and a rug or chair to sit on and join us in lovely Henrietta Park for a … More May Euro Café: Sunday, May 8th at 3pm.
At our next online Euro Café, Jūra Neverauskaitė, a Master’s student of Politics and International Relations at the University of Bath, will share her thoughts on Ukraine and explain why pressure is needed to help those still trapped in a war zone. Jura is from Vilnius, Lithuania and has lived all over the world though, … More April Euro Café: Bath Stands with Ukraine, Sunday April 10th, 3- 4 pm Online (Zoom)
On Saturday, March 5th, I joined a protest organised by Jūra Neverauskaitė and other students from Bath University in support of the people of Ukraine. Several hundred gathered in Abbey Churchyard, shivering slightly as there was a definite chill in the air but the greyish skies were brightened by Ukrainian flags fluttering around. Blue and … More Standing with Ukraine: rally in Bath, March 5th, 2022
A series of bad bills by this government has seen people gathering in protest once again. On January 17th, 2022 hundreds gathered in Bath and around the country to protest the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and on February 5th a crowd of almost 1000 assembled outside the Houses of Parliament to make their … More Democracy is under threat so it’s time to protest!
West England Bylines: citizen journalism at its best Happy New Year! Just out is the latest issue #27 of West England Bylines. If you have not yet discovered the Bylines brand of journalism, you’re in for a treat. The original Byline Times is available online and in print and, according to its mission statement, is … More READ ALL ABOUT IT!