No Social Cleansing in Lewisham! Potent Whisper, Four Fathers

 
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Date(s) - 12/11/2017
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location
The Birds Nest

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No Social Cleansing in Lewisham! Potent Whisper, Four Fathers

 

A benefit gig for campaigners fighting to prevent the destruction of social housing as part of a number of dodgy deals with private developers being undertaken by Lewisham Council. It’s FREE, but please donate on the night to support the campaigns!

On the bill:

Potent Whisper – razor-sharp political spoken word artist
https://www.facebook.com/PotentWhisper/
The Four Fathers – militant rock and roots reggae
https://www.facebook.com/fourfatherslondon/
The Commie Faggots – theatrical singalong politics
https://www.facebook.com/c0mmiefagg0ts/
Asher Baker – Southwark-based rapper
https://www.facebook.com/asherjbaker/
The Wiz-RD – teenage beatbox poet
https://www.facebook.com/The-Wiz-RD-1757117781200290/
Ukadelix – local ukulele group
https://www.facebook.com/ukadelix/

The most pressing campaigns right now are:
1) The planned destruction of Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden and a block of social housing on Reginald Street in Deptford, approved by Lewisham Council last month
https://www.facebook.com/oldtidemillgarden/
2) The proposed destruction of social housing and shops around Achilles Street in New Cross, with a council meeting to approve this destruction scheduled for November 15
https://www.facebook.com/The-Achilles-Street-Stop-and-Listen-Campaign-1002399139875820/
3) Proposed high-rise developments on Creekside, around the Birds Nest itself, and on the river.
http://crossfields.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/the-deptford-riviera_10.html
Also see: https://www.andyworthington.co.uk/2017/09/19/social-cleansing-and-the-destruction-of-council-estates-exposed-at-screening-of-dispossession-by-endangered-new-cross-residents/
Please spread the word!

 

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