Screening of short documentary Six Days + discussion – 25th Jan 2019

Friday 25th January at 7pm United Church, Bradford on Avon Tickets £3 via Eventbrite or Ex Libris Bookshop (The Shambles). Refreshments will be available. Six Days, Samiha’s latest film, is a short documentary (26 min long) about her first journey to Palestine in the spring of 2017. With footage she recorded herself during her trip, […]

Film Screening: Gaza Surf Club+ Six Days – 19th Jan 2019

Saturday 19th January at 2pm, Trowbridge Town Hall Adults £5, under 16s £3 We are pleased to announce we will be co-presenting two films with Trowbridge Town Hall Art – this will be the last screening in this series of the “Getting Together Through Films”, a community cinema project curated by Lorena Pino, which aims to […]

BoAFoP Olive Harvest Trip, October 2018

The olive harvest season that was once a safe and joyful time has become a stark reminder of the reality of the occupation, land theft and destruction which the people of Palestine face every day. A group from Bradford on Avon will be visiting Palestine as part of a trip organised by BoAFoP this October to help with the […]

Garth Hewitt Concert, 21st September

An audience at Christ Church Bradford-on-Avon had the privilege of hearing an excellent concert performed by Garth Hewitt on Friday 21st September, the day observed by the United Nations as the International Day of Peace. It was organised by the Town’s Churches Together, and Friends’ of Palestine, Groups. The Mayor, Cllr Alex Kay spoke and […]

Talk by Jeff Halper, 14 th May

Our final event of the spring-summer season was a talk by a high-profile speaker: American-Israeli academic, writer and activist Jeff Halper on the evening of 14th May at the United Church. The theme of the talk was the so-called “One State Solution”, of which, as co-founder of the One Democratic State group, Jeff Halper is […]

Garth Hewitt “Against The Grain” – Friday 21st September

7pm, Fri 21st September at Christ Church, Bradford on Avon BA15 1SJ Tickets: £10 (£8 unwaged/students) in advance from Ex Libris Bookshop and online on Eventbrite. £12/£10 at door. On International Day of Peace, and drawing on his extensive catalogue, Garth Hewitt will be singing songs of hope and justice. We are really pleased to […]

Checkpoint Challenge (for Nakba Day) – 5th May

Every year on May 15th, Palestinians around the world, numbering about 12.4 million, mark the Nakba, or “catastrophe”, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine and the near-total destruction of Palestinian society in 1948. The Palestinian experience of dispossession and loss of a homeland is 70 years old this year. On that day, the State […]

“Checkpoint Challenge” – 5th May

Westbury Gardens, Bradford on Avon As we do now every May, we will be commemorating the Nakba (“Catastrophe”), and organising a campaign with an activity for the public. This year, engaging in the “Checkpoint Challenge” will give you an insight into the severe difficulties Palestinians face when trying to go about their daily lives in the West […]

Talk by Jeff Halper – 24th May

24th May, United Church, St Margaret’s Street, Bradford on Avon. Time to be confirmed. We really pleased that we have managed to secure a visit from Jeff Halper to Bradford on Avon on his next visit to the UK in May. Jeff is an American-born anthropologist, author, lecturer, and political activist who has lived in […]

Film screening: Five Broken Cameras – 23d March at 7pm, in Chippenham

Followed by our own short documentary “Hakaya Dancing For Palestine” (2014) 23d MARCH, ROTARY HALL, 16 Station Hill, Chippenham SN15 1EG 7PM (doors open at 6.30pm). FREE ENTRY. Acclaimed feature documentary Five Broken Cameras was nominated for an Oscar in 2013 and won the International Emmy Award in that same year. This powerful film tells the story […]