As Brexit comes into sharper and sharper focus, Bath for Europe hosted a thought-provoking event on 30th November, bringing together four local politicians from across the political spectrum. The purpose of the event was to explain how we, the people, benefit from EU membership and separate Brexit myth from fact. All agree that Brexit would … More South West politicians favour a People’s Vote
I went on the march in London in October and had bought my bEUret to wear there. But, as I’d paid a tenner* for it, I was determined to get my money’s worth. So, in November, I took to the streets to join Bath for Europe’s weekly street stand…wearing it at what I thought was … More I’ve got a bEUret, and I’m going to use it
Get into the festive spirit on Sunday 2nd December with our special Christmas-themed monthly gathering at 2 pm in front of Bath’s Guildhall. With the Bath Christmas Market in full swing, we’ll be in a different location. We’re going to be singing some fun, pro-EU versions of much-loved Christmas carols. Be sure to keep warm … More Christmas-themed Pulse of Europe, Sunday 2nd December, 2 – 4 pm, meet outside Bath Guildhall
I’ve been thinking about two of the main claims of Leave voters, namely that continued membership of the EU “threatens our national identity” (yes, “our” because I, originally from Italy, also have British nationality), and that we’ll be better off when we no longer have to “take orders from Brussels”. I’m thinking about the six … More Our national identity threatened? Really?
Pulse of Europe has become a monthly fixture in Bath, ever since Bath for Europe introduced the event to the city and the UK in March 2017. The latest Pulse on Sunday 7thOctober focused on ‘Deal or No Deal’ which was the topic of three soapbox speeches and a street theatre piece. Gathering in … More ‘Deal or No Deal’ Pulse of Europe
On consecutive evenings recently, I attended fascinating talks by Jason Hunter, Stuart Brown and Graham Hughes on Brexit and the implications of leaving the EU with no deal. The talks included vivid descriptions of the chaotic and destructive consequences of a no deal situation in many sectors. It was clear that they see a no … More Deal or no deal? A comment on Jason Hunter’s talks on Brexit and trading on WTO terms