Category: Internationalist

It’s Twinning Week in Bridgwater

Every year for the past 3 years Bridgwater Town Council has sponsored a week to celebrate the 5 international twinnings that we have with France, Germany, the Czech Republic,Malta and Italy. This year Twinning week is launched on Saturday 26th May at Bridgwater Library where there will be a permanent display throughout by all the […]

The Russian Revolution: 100 Years On

On Tuesday October 31st, 7pm at the Engine Room, Bridgwater Trades Union Council is hosting a special public discussion to mark the October 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. The meeting is part of the Engine Room’s “Bridgwater Together” celebrations, running from Saturday October 28th to Saturday 4th November. From Tuesday 31st to Saturday November 4th, […]

BRIDGWATER TOGETHER: Looking Back and Looking Forward

For the third year running Bridgwater organisations have come together to promote an event that celebrates the towns diversity and Internationalism. This week the main day long drop in session on Saturday 28th October will be supplemented by a series of other events during the course of the week. All events are free. Celebrating international links and […]

Bridgwater’s Czech-Slovak Links put into Historical Context at Public Event

In 1992 Bridgwater became the first British town to twin with a Czechoslovakian town after the Velvet Revolution in that country brought about the end of Communism. On Monday October 30th, as part of the ‘Bridgwater Together’ week of internationalist events at the Engine Room, High street home of Somerset Film & Video, 2 speakers […]

Diversity Voice: Bringing Communities Together

Since the Brexit vote a year ago it’s been a difficult time for the many new workers that came to the UK looking for work and a future. Stories of a rise in hate crime since the Referendum along with instances of ‘What are you still doing here?’ being the greeting in many workplaces the […]