Engaging with the public in Frome

Bath for Europe started our outreach programme late last autumn, taking our Saturday street stall and loyal band of volunteers to towns in Wiltshire and Somerset with Tory MPs. We’ve been to Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Keynsham, Bradford-on-Avon, Melksham, Chippenham, Corsham, Warminster and Trowbridge. This past Saturday we visited Frome for the first time where we … More Engaging with the public in Frome

Back to School Pulse of Europe, Sunday 2nd September, 2 pm Abbey Churchyard

Our tremendous Bath for Europe supporters have kept our campaign going over the summer. Our next Pulse of Europe will have a Back to School theme. Young people will be among those hardest hit by Brexit, with their opportunities to easily study and work abroad taken from them. Many, of course, were denied a vote … More Back to School Pulse of Europe, Sunday 2nd September, 2 pm Abbey Churchyard

Feeling the Pulse

With summer in full swing and Westminster in recess, it might be tempting to take time off and not think about Brexit for a few weeks, but that’s not the way to head off arguably the biggest disaster this country has faced since World War II. That said, our monthly Pulse of Europe (held on … More Feeling the Pulse

‘Wish EU were here to stay!’ say the voices in Postcards from the 48%

Postcards from the 48% is a compelling full-length (114 mins) documentary that gives voice to the 16 million (a.k.a. the 48%) who voted Remain in the 2016 Referendum but who now feel trampled upon in the mad romp towards a full British Brexit. Bafta-nominated director David Nicholas Wilkinson travelled throughout the UK interviewing people about … More ‘Wish EU were here to stay!’ say the voices in Postcards from the 48%

The Will of the People? Thoughts on Democracy and Referendums in Modern Britain

A further EU referendum – a People’s Vote on any final Brexit deal – is now on the agenda. As a disastrous No Deal Brexit looms, support for a fresh referendum grows. But referendums are rarely used in Britain. Can a referendum result meaningfully represent ‘the will of the people’? Can referendums reconcile conflict in … More The Will of the People? Thoughts on Democracy and Referendums in Modern Britain