Historian Josie McLellan tells the surprising story of gay activism in Cold War East Berlin. In the 1970s, a group of lesbians and gay men formed the HIB (Homosexual Interest Group Berlin), the first gay rights group in the Eastern Bloc.
Our very own Isy, as well as being a tremendous cook, irrepressably smiley, possessor of excellent music taste and co-author of Another Dinner is Possible, is also a qualified nutritionist. She’ll be running a four-week food and wellbeing course here during March, Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Su Sokol is cyclist, activist and novelist based in Montreal and originally from New York. On Nov 27 she’ll be at Roll for the Soul reading from her recent novel Cycling to Asylum. Mike White, co-editor of Boneshaker Magazine, will introduce passages from the novel and will join Su (and you!) in discussion of conditions for urban cyclists in cities like Bristol.
On June 27 2015, the Tour de Force will start in Utrecht. It will follow all 21 stages of the 2015 Tour de France route, staying 7 days ahead of the professionals and finishing on July 19 on the Champs Elysees in Paris. This info session will tell you all you need to know about getting involved.
Julian Sayarer is a round-the-world cyclist. Working as a cycle courier in London, he learned that the world record for a circumnavigation had been broken in conjunction with banks and big business. Seeing this, he resolved to do things his own way and to take back the record.
On September 20 from 11.00am to 3.00pm we’ll be working with Avon and Somerset Police to offer registration with BikeRegister, the UK’s leading online bicycle identification and registration initiative. It aims to reduce cycle theft, identify stolen bikes and assist in their recovery. BikeRegister is used by every UK Police Force, and it’s free.