Activism / Politics

July 4: Independence FROM America Day Demo at Menwith Hill – UK Indymedia

Join the annual Independence FROM America demonstration at NSA Menwith Hill, N. Yorkshire organised by the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases (CAAB). Speakers to include Salma Yaqoob, Andy Worthington, Martin Wainwright, Mizan the Poet. Food provided by the 1 in 12 cafe. 4th July Special Event Time: 5pm – 9pm Place: Meet at gates of … Continue reading


Invitation: Iqra Community Primary School funday, Lister Park @ Sat 29 Jun 2013 12:00 – 16:00 (Karl Dallas)

more details » Iqra Community Primary School funday, Lister Park I’ll be singing and telling stories from 2pm today. Go to for slideshow of pictures with kids over the past 60 or so years. When Sat 29 Jun 2013 12:00 – 16:00 London Where Lister Park ( ) Calendar Karl Dallas Who • Karl … Continue reading

arts / Bradford / Church / music / my songs / songs / songwriting / St Paul's / writing

June 29 2013: Songs & stories at Iqra Fun Day

Following up my story-telling session at St Paul’s. Manningham, on Thursday, I’m singing and story-telling in Lister Park today, 12 noon to 4pm Below: some pictures with kids over the past 60 years: Related articles Storytelling Tips From Author Nicholas Sparks ( Why Telling Stories Is Good Business Practice ( Continue reading

Activism / Bradford / Islam / Religion

Bradford Muslims unite against grooming (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)

Thousands of Bradford Muslims will hear a hard-hitting sermon today condemning child sexual grooming. The majority of the district’s 70-plus mosques have pledged to deliver a special sermon drafted by the mainly Bradford-based Together Against Grooming (TAG) project. They will be among a total of 500 mosques UK-wide which have backed the TAG initiative – … Continue reading


Tickets now on sale for Macbeth with Kenneth Branagh – broadcast live on 20 July

It’s now just days until previews begin for Manchester International Festival’s Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston. With its Manchester run completely sold out, National Theatre Live will broadcast this highly anticipated production live to cinemas across the UK on 20 July. National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s electrifying new production of Macbeth, with Kenneth … Continue reading

Activism / Austerity / Labour Party / Morning Star / Politics

June 22: People’s Assembly Against Austerity – another way

Reactions First, the negatives. The venue was entirely unsuitable. The acoustics were atrocious, and there was a shortage of suitable rooms for break-out sessions. The West Yorkshire contingent, for instance, had to meet at the back of the gallery, and as the (extremely helpful) hall staff pointed out, there were serious health and safety issues … Continue reading