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Cork - Event Notice
Sunday April 29 2018
06:30 PM

Rebel Reads - Launch Event at the Kino Cork 29/04 6:30pm

category cork | arts and media | event notice author Sunday April 22, 2018 10:04author by Ericauthor email info at rebelreads dot ie Report this post to the editors

We are launching Rebel Reads on Sunday 29th of April, 6:30-9:30 pm

We are launching Rebel Reads on Sunday 29th of April, 6:30-9:30 pm, in the Kino on Washington Street, Cork City

Free entry and all are welcome to the launch! Please see further below for the full list of events, films and talks.
http://www.rebelreads.ie/about/ “The Issue

Ever since the closure of Solidarity Books in 2015, Cork has been without an autonomous space where people can meet, organise and hold events.

As the second biggest city in the Republic, Cork has a real need for a community hub where independent and progressive groups can meet, work together, share resources, organise fun events, have days of action or simply to socialise.

Our aim is to fill the current gap and set up a multifunctional and self-sustainable space, run by and for the people as an inclusive, progressive, non-hierarchical organisation.

We plan to use the space to socialise, learn, organise and celebrate.”

Rebel Reads launches on Sunday 29th of April, 6:30-9:30 pm at the Kino
Rebel Reads launches on Sunday 29th of April, 6:30-9:30 pm at the Kino

We are launching Rebel Reads on Sunday 29th of April, 6:30-9:30 pm

In the Kino on Washington Street, Cork City

All are welcome to the launch!

Feel free to invite your friends to our event.

Programme:

Book and campaign stalls

Food, music and workshops for all ages, including a book making workshop and kids games

Tom Campbell: Performing Arts Performance (1)

Talk: Repealing the 8th – Sandra McAvoy, a longtime pro-repeal activist, will talk about the Repeal the 8th Campaign, why repealing the 8th is important, and how you can support and contribute to the campaign.

Talk: Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine: hidden histories of communality in pre-Famine rural Ireland. Archaeologist Eve Campbell will talk about the rundale system and hidden histories of communality in pre-Famine rural Ireland.

The Independent Workers Union will have an information stall at our launch. The IWU are an alternative trade union that specialises in the representation of lower paid workers. Feel free to call over for a chat and give their page a like!

Full programme out in the coming days

http://www.rebelreads.ie/events/
https://www.facebook.com/corkrebelreads/



— (1)

*** Amazing news: Tom Campbell has confirmed he will be performing a brand new, never seen before performance at our launch event Sunday 29th ***
We'll keep you posted on all other developments here.



http://www.rebelreads.ie/about/
The Issue

Ever since the closure of Solidarity Books in 2015, Cork has been without an autonomous space where people can meet, organise and hold events.

As the second biggest city in the Republic, Cork has a real need for a community hub where independent and progressive groups can meet, work together, share resources, organise fun events, have days of action or simply to socialise.

Our aim is to fill the current gap and set up a multifunctional and self-sustainable space, run by and for the people as an inclusive, progressive, non-hierarchical organisation.

We plan to use the space to socialise, learn, organise and celebrate.”

Related Link: https://www.facebook.com/corkrebelreads/
author by Ericpublication date Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:12author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Entry is free by the way :)

Related Link: http://www.rebelreads.ie/events/
author by Ericpublication date Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:20author address author phone Report this post to the editors

****Full program for Sunday’s launch now confirmed for above Rebel Reads Launch***

Rebel Reads Launch Night
29th April 2018, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Kino, Washington Street, Cork City

Entry – Free

6.30 pm Welcome and introduction to Rebel Reads

6.50 pm Talk: Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine: hidden histories of communality in pre-Famine rural Ireland
Archaeologist Eve Campbell will talk about the rundale system and hidden histories of communality in pre-Famine rural Ireland.

7.10 pm Talk: Repealing the 8th –
‘Sandra McAvoy, a longtime pro-repeal activist, will talk about the Repeal the 8th Campaign, why repealing the 8th is important, and how you can support and contribute to the campaign.’

7:30-9.00 pm Music – DJ Dilly Dream

9.00 pm Performance – Cork-based artist and performer Tom Campbell (www.tomcampbellart.com)

Throughout the evening:

Food – The wonderful Tracey Ryan is going to spoil our palette with beet burgers, falafel and lots of snacky kind of stuff. All food will be available by donation from 6.30 – 9.30pm

All Ages Book-Making workshop – from 5 –99 years (Please book a place by contacting Rebel Reads through messenger, max 10 places)
Kids corner – 6.30-9.30pm

Information stalls:
Rebel Reads – Books and info, meet people involved so far, find out how to join.

Independent Workers Union – The IWU are an alternative trade union that specialises in the representation of lower paid workers.

Cork Together for Yes – If you still need help getting registered for your vote in the upcoming referendum or have any other queries regarding the campaign, please call over and talk to Cork Together for Yes!

Saoirse Jin – Saoirse Jin is an Ireland based feminist group in solidarity with and is inspired by the ideas of the KJA (Free Women’s Congress) and the wider Kurdish women’s freedom movement.

http://www.rebelreads.ie/events/

 
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