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Mobilise: A weekend Festival of Campaigning skills happening in Glasgow from 6-8 September 2013
Lorne Hotel, Argyle Street, Glasgow
MOBILISE does exactly what it says on the tin - brings people together and prepares for action. The art of creative campaigning.
Come and get mobilised!
"Tthis is a fantastic opportunity for activists to learn essential new skills in a creative and innovative way as well as getting top-class political entertainment."
Jim Burnett, chair of UNISON Scotlandf Leanring and Organising
Come along and learn new skills to help your Branch be more effective campaigners using performance skills to develop and deliver campaign plans.
Friday night 6 September
Mark Thomas - 100 Acts of Minor Dissent
"Mark Thomas is well versed in the art of creative mayhem" http://www.markthomasinfo.co.uk/
Compere - Susan Morrison -
"A comedy volcano"
Saturday - all day - 7 September
Workshops (including 2 from Mark Thomas) covering strategic campaigning, media handling, using social media, cartooning, video-making, stand-up comedy, song-writing, public speaking etc etc
Saturday night - 7 September
Workshop outputs, Learn and Do followed by
The Mobilise Show
Compere - Susan Morrison
with comedy from
"outrageously well-crafted material" http://www.standoutcomedy.com/comedians/MichaelRedmond.aspx
and guests as well as music and song from
"Scotland's greatest political folk-singer",
"harmonica master" and
Sunday 8 September
More workshops and a mock radio phone-in with Susan Morrison and special guests
Residential - £160 inc accommodation, all meals and all entertainment
Day Delegate - £50 inc lunch both days and all entertainment
Entertainment Only - Friday night £10, Saturday night £5
How to book
Branches should complete application forms in the usual way -
click here for Activists Application Form (Word document)
Any queries please contact Nancy Kelly (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Fiona Martin (email@example.com)