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Mozambique talk at Bath Literature Festival

Samora Machel led FRELIMO, the Mozambican Liberation Front, to victory against Portuguese colonialism in 1974, and the following year became independent Mozambique’s first President.

He died eleven years later in a mysterious plane crash. Drawing on stories, speeches, documents, and the memories of those who knew him, Sarah LeFanu presents the many different faces of the man Nelson Mandela called ‘a true African revolutionary’.

 venue: The Guildhall, High Street, Bath Time 1pm to 2pm Cost £7.50 Tickets

 NB. The BLB is in discussions with the Festival of Ideas to arrange a Bristol launch of this book in April – details (tbc)

Celebrating 21 years of Bristol’s link with Beira: Book launch, Friday 25th May 2012

Bristol Link with Beira is launching a book detailing over twenty-years of solidarity work between the two cities. The book launch event will take place on Friday 25th May 2012 at 10.30am for an hour at the Bristol Central Library café area. Front cover of the book can be viewed:Beira_Front cover_2 This launch has been…

Meal for Mozambique and report back from Beira

Sunday 24th June 12.00 – 15.00 The Hellenic Community Hall Lower Ashley Road Easton, Bristol, BS5 0YL A two-course family lunch raising funds to support projects in Beira including schools linking, on disability, gender, children & young people, and the environment. Vegetarian option available. With music, fun, dance & good food Tickets: £12 (£8 concessions:…

Beira link speaker at International Women’s Day Celebration March 8, 2012

You are invited to the following event: International Women’s Day Celebration 2012 EVENT TO BE HELD AT THE FOLLOWING TIME, DATE, AND LOCATION: Mar 8, 2012 19:00 – 21:00 Halo Cafe Bar 141 Gloucester Road BS78BA Bristol United Kingdom View Map Please join us for a Celebration of International Women’s Day Women and Men are…

The Lord Mayor at BLB Talk June 7th

Tuesday, 7th June 2011 at 7.00 pm-9pm Bristol Youth Hostels 14 Narrow Quay Bristol BS1 4QA The Bristol Link with Beira (BLB), Mozambique, presented a rare chance for members of the public and friends of Beira a unique insight into how the twinning between Bristol and Beira has resulted in a range of solidarity, health,…