Waveney May Day Festival, The Seagull Theatre, Morton Rd, Lowestoft, Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd May 2016

Free Event (except admission for films)

Sunday

Join Us To Celebrate Mayday International Workers’ Day…
Saying No To Austerity…..Solidarity Rules Ok!!

  • 3pm start main auditorium Slides of Old Lowestoft and Kirkley (Main Theatre): – Chris Brooks – Chair of Suffolk Pensioners Association. (with Buffet). Solidarity Revue in the Theatre Foyer (intermixing Poetry, Speech & Music)
  • 3-45 pm Meg Burrows – Folk Music & Poetry
  • 4-15pm Guest Speakers: – including Richard Howitt (East of England MEP) and Bianca Todd of Community Courtyard Northampton
    Writers & Poets – Claire Hamburger, Olly Watson, Mike Bannister Amnesty International Perspectives & Poetry: – Sonia Barker
  • 5-30 pm John Ward & Friends Sing Solidarity Protest Songs
  • 6-pm Palestinian Film: WHERE SHOULD THE BIRDS FLY? – (Free) Introduced by Saber El Shunnar
  • 7-30 Film: STILL THE ENEMY WITHIN – (£3 admission). A British film Documentary on social division during the 1984/85 Miners Strike – Introduced by Bianca Todd with Rep from Bad Bonobo Film team

Monday

Climate Change: The Challenge For Humanity

  • 6pm : East Norfolk 6th Form College Present – extracts from Journeys End by R.C. Sheriff.
  • 7-30pm Film: – THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING (£3 admission) Directed by Avi Lewis this International Documentary based on the writings of Naomi Klein and her ideas on climate change, with introduction by Environmental Activists.

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