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‘A crescendo… of disclosure, celebration and sheer rebellion’ – SHAFTED?! The HIV Cabaret in Edinburgh

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

‘A crescendo… of disclosure, celebration and sheer rebellion’ – SHAFTED?! The HIV Cabaret in Edinburgh

Reviews from the Pride Scotia 2014  Shafted?! show are pouring in! – watch this space for the film and further announcement of tour dates! TV Bomb Interview with Shafted?! Performer dan glass - “It’s taking a heavy issue and making it digestible. Fear is paralysing, so how can we talk about it and laugh about it and play with an issue?” dan glass - Thanks Callum Madge and all at TV Bomb! “During Pride Scotia 2014’s fringe festival came “Shafted?!” a modern Cabaret exploring HIV and Aids. Shafted?! is reworked for its Pride Scotia performance by an...

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From Auschwitz to Activism – Grandchildren of the Nazi Holocaust launch global anti-military occupation campaign

Posted on Jun 8, 2014

From Auschwitz to Activism – Grandchildren of the Nazi Holocaust launch global anti-military occupation campaign

 The Never Again facebook info is here + Website info here NeverAgain2015   Contact alright@theglassishalffull.co.uk and neveraginberlin@gmail.com to get involved - From Auschwitz to Activism – 70 Years on From the Holocaust MASSIVE RESPECT TO EVERYONE FIGHT WAR AND OPPRESSION TODAY!  On Thursday 10th July in the centre of Berlin a wide range of descendants of the Nazi Holocaust launched to challenge to the irresponsible passivity of Holocaust memorialisation, which ultimately perpetuates conflict and global warfare. The campaigns aims have been brought into much...

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‘To thrive in the face of adversity is the true test of our character’… Report from Sussex Activism Inspires! 2014

Posted on May 29, 2014

‘To thrive in the face of adversity is the true test of our character’… Report from Sussex Activism Inspires! 2014

“The road to justice is littered with obstacles, and encountering resistance is a necessary part of the journey. The ability to thrive in the face of adversity and opposition, however, is the true test of our character, and those of us who can persevere will surely make great contributions to global change.”  Excerpt from Mattieu Dominic Ramsawak – our brilliant student blogger during ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ - see all blogs here Thanks so much everyone who made ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ such an incredible week. Videos and photos coming to you ASAP. It...

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‘Let Freedom Ring! 2′ – Register for the 2014 Programme!

Posted on Mar 23, 2014

‘Let Freedom Ring! 2′ – Register for the 2014 Programme!

Let Freedom Ring! - from South Africa comes the UK Training for Transformation Programme “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” Audre Lorde Do you want to build a Britain that genuinely welcomes all our communities, our histories and our needs? Do you want to build a Britain that genuinely welcomes all our communities, our histories and our needs? In 2014 we live in a nation which has more inequality than in the time of dickens. The UK is the most economically unequal nation in...

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Shafted?! Financial Appeal – £5000 needed to get this show on the road!

Posted on Sep 20, 2013

Shafted?! Financial Appeal  – £5000 needed to get this show on the road!

“On behalf of ACT UP New York’s alumni, we’re thrilled to see the UK acting-up again.Shafted?! reminds us of our gloriously ribald and creative roots, so keep up the fight, comrades. Until there’s a cure, ACT UP!” Peter Staley, legendary AIDS and gay rights activist SHAFTED?! is an audacious, daring and unashamedly deviant HIV cabaret show, exploring and exposing the realities of HIV in today’s society. The show combines dance, performance, live music, stunts and spoken word to tell true life stories of people living with and affected by the virus. Come and be dazzled by...

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Shafted?! Goes on Tour! ‘Building the HIV ARMY’ – A Celebration of ACT UP’s Anniversary

Posted on Dec 2, 2012

Shafted?! Goes on Tour! ‘Building the HIV ARMY’ – A Celebration of ACT UP’s Anniversary

 “On behalf of ACT UP New York’s alumni, we’re thrilled to see the UK acting-up again. Shafted?! reminds us of our gloriously ribald and creative roots, so keep up the fight, comrades. Until there’s a cure, ACT UP!” Peter Staley, legendary AIDS and gay rights activist. Dear friends – hope this finds you swelling up with excitement at the Shafted?! On Tour – all details click here - ready to explode the HIV epidemic in it’s tracks! It will be nothing without your involvement – if you HIV infected or affected and want to tell your story, are an artist,...

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