Peace was the main theme of Bath for Europe’s monthly rally on Sunday 3rd November. As members of the armed forces gathered outside Bath Abbey to remember those who had died in past wars, supporters of the local pro-EU campaign group assembled at Laura Place to hear the experiences of two members who had spent … More Celebrating the EU’s Role Securing Peace
Dream-ticket headline speakers for our next march: Gary Lineker, Patrick Stewart/Captain Jean-Luc Picard of USS Enterprise, and … John Major! I have never ever voted Tory. But there was one Tory speech last week which I am cheering energetically. First, however, let’s give the red-flag-wavers a bit of a hand-clap. After a million hours of … More Headline Speakers for the March – Gary Lineker, Patrick Stewart and … John Major?
The Brexiteers have many slogans. We Remainers need to dream up counter-slogans. May I recommend a must-see seriously contemporary movie: Triumph Des Willens, (Triumph Of The Will), Leni Riefenstahl’s 1935 masterpiece, one of the notable cinematic achievements of the 1930’s. July 1, 2019. On the Today Programme John Humphrys managed to get Matt Hancock, a … More Down With Dictators
Bath for Europe is bringing two prominent figures in the fight to remain in the EU to Bath in early August for what promises to be a very interesting evening. Our group recently became affiliated with the European Movement, and we thought it was a good opportunity to invite the Chair, Stephen Dorrell, and Vice … More ‘What next for Brexit and how can it be stopped?’ with Stephen Dorrell & Andrew Adonis, Monday 5th August, 19:00 -21:30, Widcombe Social Club
Bath for Europe’s generous supporter, local music impresario Nod Knowles, has something very special on offer for us at Widcombe Social Club! Six fascinating musical friends and individualists, this Going Dutch collaborative project brings Scots saxophonist/piper Fraser Fifield together with Dutch viola maestro Oene van Geel and their chosen instrumentalists. It’s a meeting of minds and … More LoLanders Dutch-Scottish Jazz Concert, Monday 24th June, 7:30 pm, Widcombe Social Club, Bath
The overwhelming majority of musicians are self-employed independents. For them – but also, to a great extent, for the small minority of musicians who are salaried employees (such as in the major UK orchestras) the effects of a Brexit – hard or even soft – would create a negative impact in most areas of their … More Musicians and the Music Industry – what would be the effects of Brexit?