Saturday


Leadership Announcement Screening 11am - 12pm, The Festival Hall.  Like The World Cup finale but better. Live stream of leadership announcement - come and scream/laugh/cry/dance with us. 

Leadership Announcement Screening
11am - 12pm, The Festival Hall. 

Like The World Cup finale but better. Live stream of leadership announcement - come and scream/laugh/cry/dance with us. 

We Own It 12 - 2pm, The Gallery. Hosted by We Own It. With key speakers from across the movement, we’ll be exploring how we talk about public ownership, what it means, how it’s vital for practising the politics we want, and how it can address inequality and strengthen communities. It’s not just about trains – we need to own the future. Speakers:  Faiza Shaheen - Director of CLASS Cat Hobbs - Founder of We Own It Alex Williams - Author of Inventing the Future

We Own It
12 - 2pm, The Gallery.
Hosted by We Own It.

With key speakers from across the movement, we’ll be exploring how we talk about public ownership, what it means, how it’s vital for practising the politics we want, and how it can address inequality and strengthen communities. It’s not just about trains – we need to own the future.

Speakers: 
Faiza Shaheen - Director of CLASS
Cat Hobbs - Founder of We Own It
Alex Williams - Author of Inventing the Future

Brandalism: A Crash-Course 12 - 2pm, The Theatre. When politics and art collide, we can challenge the corporate capture of our public spaces and turn the brands and logos of our consumer culture against itself. Join this participatory crash-course in brandalism for a history of subversive art and learn how to rescue public spaces from advertising.  Workshop Leader: Matt Bonner - Activist & Graphic Designer

Brandalism: A Crash-Course
12 - 2pm, The Theatre.

When politics and art collide, we can challenge the corporate capture of our public spaces and turn the brands and logos of our consumer culture against itself. Join this participatory crash-course in brandalism for a history of subversive art and learn how to rescue public spaces from advertising. 

Workshop Leader:
Matt Bonner - Activist & Graphic Designer

 
Young Voices, Young Visions: The World According to Young Refugees 2 - 4pm, The Gallery.  As well as normal teenage worries, young refugees have to worry about whether they'll be able to stay in this country, the safety of their family and learning a new language. Young refugees will present on the challenges they face and how they would like the world to change. The audience is asked to think what they could do to help make their vision a reality. Workshop organisers:  Amna Siddiqui Sohail Jannesari  


Young Voices, Young Visions: The World According to Young Refugees
2 - 4pm, The Gallery. 

As well as normal teenage worries, young refugees have to worry about whether they'll be able to stay in this country, the safety of their family and learning a new language. Young refugees will present on the challenges they face and how they would like the world to change. The audience is asked to think what they could do to help make their vision a reality.

Workshop organisers: 
Amna Siddiqui
Sohail Jannesari

 

Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake (2016) Special Preview Screening Saturday 24th September Showtimes 5pm & 6pm, FACT Cinema. 88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 TWT is hosting a special preview screening of I, Daniel Blake - Ken Loach's new Palme D'Or-winning motion picture. The film follows Daniel Blake, 59, who has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, following an illness, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London is to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed-wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain. Tickets available on the cinema website from Tuesday 13th of September.  

Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake (2016) Special Preview Screening
Saturday 24th September

Showtimes 5pm & 6pm, FACT Cinema.
88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1

TWT is hosting a special preview screening of I, Daniel Blake - Ken Loach's new Palme D'Or-winning motion picture. The film follows Daniel Blake, 59, who has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, following an illness, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London is to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed-wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain.

Tickets available on the cinema website from Tuesday 13th of September.

 

Who's Left? Amplifying Unheard Voices. 2 - 4pm, The Studio.  Hosted by Uni of Leeds. Is the left today feminist? Is it anti-racist? And where is class on the left today? Whose voices count? This workshop is a space to talk about which voices get heard on the left and which don’t, think together about the challenges, and share ideas about overcoming them. Speakers:  Jonathan Dean - Lecturer in Politics, Leeds Uni.  Bice Maiguashca - Senior Lecturer in Politics, Exeter Uni.  Heather Blakey - Research Fellow, Leeds Uni. 

Who's Left? Amplifying Unheard Voices.
2 - 4pm, The Studio. 

Hosted by Uni of Leeds.

Is the left today feminist? Is it anti-racist? And where is class on the left today? Whose voices count?

This workshop is a space to talk about which voices get heard on the left and which don’t, think together about the challenges, and share ideas about overcoming them.

Speakers: 
Jonathan Dean - Lecturer in Politics, Leeds Uni. 
Bice Maiguashca - Senior Lecturer in Politics, Exeter Uni. 
Heather Blakey - Research Fellow, Leeds Uni. 

 
Music, Art & Women. 2 - 4pm, The Theatre.  Hosted by Momentum Women. Politics and art have always been intimately entwined. Art has been a tool and an inspiration for left and right alike. The representation of women in the arts is especially important and contended even today. What is the relation between politics and art and does the art world have a woman problem? Speakers:  TBC

Music, Art & Women.
2 - 4pm, The Theatre. 

Hosted by Momentum Women.

Politics and art have always been intimately entwined. Art has been a tool and an inspiration for left and right alike. The representation of women in the arts is especially important and contended even today. What is the relation between politics and art and does the art world have a woman problem?

Speakers: 
TBC

Find Your Pride! 3 - 5pm, The Workshop Space. Hosted by Liverpool Pride. A chance for young people under 25 to meet each other, meet some of the agencies who support LGBT+ people in Liverpool and to discuss what they would like to see from Liverpool Pride in 2017 as well as how Liverpool Pride can raise issues that affect young people in our region. 

Find Your Pride!
3 - 5pm, The Workshop Space.

Hosted by Liverpool Pride.

A chance for young people under 25 to meet each other, meet some of the agencies who support LGBT+ people in Liverpool and to discuss what they would like to see from Liverpool Pride in 2017 as well as how Liverpool Pride can raise issues that affect young people in our region. 

The New Politics of Art 4 - 6pm, The Gallery. Hosted by ANTI-PV. In these political and economic conditions an old question imposes itself: Where, as artists, do we go from here – what is to be done? Is it the artist's responsibility to intervene in politics? Or is artistic practice diluted when mediated by a prerequisite of political engagement? Speakers:  Darren Cullen - artist, most recently known for Pocket Money Loans at Dismaland Jennifer Verson - Migrant Artists Mutual Aid Natasha Josette and Jessie Hoskins - ANTI-PV.

The New Politics of Art
4 - 6pm, The Gallery.

Hosted by ANTI-PV.

In these political and economic conditions an old question imposes itself: Where, as artists, do we go from here – what is to be done? Is it the artist's responsibility to intervene in politics? Or is artistic practice diluted when mediated by a prerequisite of political engagement?

Speakers: 
Darren Cullen - artist, most recently known for Pocket Money Loans at Dismaland
Jennifer Verson - Migrant Artists Mutual Aid
Natasha Josette and Jessie Hoskins - ANTI-PV.

 
We Should All Be Feminists 4 - 6pm, The Theatre.   If the last 20 years have brought more women MPs and business-leaders, why are three times as many young women now locked into low paid, low-skilled jobs? How can feminism tackle social and political injustice? Should we all be feminists and what does that mean in today's world? Speakers:  Leyla Hussein - FGM Activist Selma James - co-author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community Paulina Nicol - Spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes Laura Schwartz - Feminist Fightback Lisa Longstaff - Women Against Rape

We Should All Be Feminists
4 - 6pm, The Theatre.
 

If the last 20 years have brought more women MPs and business-leaders, why are three times as many young women now locked into low paid, low-skilled jobs? How can feminism tackle social and political injustice? Should we all be feminists and what does that mean in today's world?

Speakers: 
Leyla Hussein - FGM Activist
Selma James - co-author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community
Paulina Nicol - Spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes
Laura Schwartz - Feminist Fightback
Lisa Longstaff - Women Against Rape

Building an Inclusive Movement 4 - 6pm, The Studio.  Hosted by DPAC. This interactive session led by disabled people will give explain the basic principles behind inclusive organising and how to apply that knowledge. Attendees will work together to develop an action plan focused on their own groups and learn to support and peer-review each other’s work ongoing. Speakers: Andy Greene, Ellen Clifford and Paula Peters - Disabled People Against Cuts

Building an Inclusive Movement
4 - 6pm, The Studio. 

Hosted by DPAC.

This interactive session led by disabled people will give explain the basic principles behind inclusive organising and how to apply that knowledge. Attendees will work together to develop an action plan focused on their own groups and learn to support and peer-review each other’s work ongoing.

Speakers:
Andy Greene, Ellen Clifford and Paula Peters - Disabled People Against Cuts

Cultures of Resistance: Film Screening 5 - 7pm, The Workshop Space. Hosted by Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival. Using a screening of 2010 documentary, Cultures of Resistance, writer, Chris Jury, founder of the Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival, proposes that an effective counter-culture is not simply window dressing for movements fighting for progressive social change but a prerequisite for success.  

Cultures of Resistance: Film Screening
5 - 7pm, The Workshop Space.

Hosted by Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival.

Using a screening of 2010 documentary, Cultures of Resistance, writer, Chris Jury, founder of the Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival, proposes that an effective counter-culture is not simply window dressing for movements fighting for progressive social change but a prerequisite for success.  

 
Oppression Divides: Race, Nation, Class & Gender 6 - 8pm, The Theatre. While class has always played a central role in the labour movement, other axes of oppression have often been sidelined. How can we integrate a serious class analysis with approaches that focus on other systems of oppression like patriarchy and white supremacy? Speakers: Selma James - co-author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community Altheia Jones Lecointe - British Black Panther Cristel Amiss - All African Women’s Group and Black Women Rape Action Project Kim Sparrow - Single Mothers' Self-Defence Claire Glasman - WinVisible

Oppression Divides: Race, Nation, Class & Gender
6 - 8pm, The Theatre.


While class has always played a central role in the labour movement, other axes of oppression have often been sidelined. How can we integrate a serious class analysis with approaches that focus on other systems of oppression like patriarchy and white supremacy?

Speakers:
Selma James - co-author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community
Altheia Jones Lecointe - British Black Panther
Cristel Amiss - All African Women’s Group and Black Women Rape Action Project
Kim Sparrow - Single Mothers' Self-Defence
Claire Glasman - WinVisible

Taking Back The City - Radical Municipalism in Europe 6 - 8pm, The Gallery.  Hosted by Take Back The City Can cities become beacons of democracy and equality? Can they develop alternatives to neoliberal policy, like public services run through direct democracy, free public transport and a basic income? Radical municipalists from London and Barcelona discuss their successes, setbacks and prospects. Speakers: Amina Gichinga - Take Back the City Ana Terriente and Kate Shea Baird - Barcelona en Comu

Taking Back The City - Radical Municipalism in Europe
6 - 8pm, The Gallery. 
Hosted by Take Back The City

Can cities become beacons of democracy and equality? Can they develop alternatives to neoliberal policy, like public services run through direct democracy, free public transport and a basic income? Radical municipalists from London and Barcelona discuss their successes, setbacks and prospects.

Speakers:
Amina Gichinga - Take Back the City
Ana Terriente and Kate Shea Baird - Barcelona en Comu

 
The Right to Care 6 - 8pm, The Studio.  Hosted by Universal Basic Income Network. Much has been said about the right to work. But before being able to do a job, people must be raised, fed, housed, trained - in other words, cared for. Why do people carrying out this vital work have to risk either poverty or financial dependence? Shouldn't we be demanding the right to care? Speakers:  Barb Jacobson - Basic Income UK Vanessa Olorenshaw - author of ‘Liberating Motherhood’.

The Right to Care
6 - 8pm, The Studio. 

Hosted by Universal Basic Income Network.

Much has been said about the right to work. But before being able to do a job, people must be raised, fed, housed, trained - in other words, cared for. Why do people carrying out this vital work have to risk either poverty or financial dependence? Shouldn't we be demanding the right to care?

Speakers: 
Barb Jacobson - Basic Income UK
Vanessa Olorenshaw - author of ‘Liberating Motherhood’.

🎉 Leadership Election Opening Party 🎉 Saturday 24th October, 7pm - late The Festival Hall See our "Special Events" tab for details.

🎉 Leadership Election Opening Party 🎉
Saturday 24th October, 7pm - late
The Festival Hall

See our "Special Events" tab for details.