Home

Back2Black Festival tickets to be won

Three days of live music with an eclectic line up of over twenty African, Brazilian & international artists across 3 stages, including host Gilberto Gil. Featuring Macy Gray, Roots Manuva, Hugh Masekela, Jorge Ben Jor, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Toumani Diabate, Fatoumata Diawara & many more... Plus talks and debates with leading writers and thinkers including Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Paulo Lins, author of City of God; workshops, craft market, Brazilian & African food and drink available throughout. 29 June - 1 July 2012 Old Billingsgate Market, London, EC3 UK. All you have to do for a chance to win one of three pairs of Saturday tickets is send an email with 'Back2Black' in the subject heading to [email protected] and your name could be pulled out of a virtual hat on 28.06.12.

openDemocracy Opendemocracy
27 June 2012

Three days of live music with an eclectic line up of over twenty African, Brazilian & international artists across 3 stages, including host Gilberto Gil. Featuring Macy Gray, Roots Manuva, Hugh Masekela, Jorge Ben Jor, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Toumani Diabate, Fatoumata Diawara & many more... Plus talks and debates with leading writers and thinkers including Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Paulo Lins, author of City of God; workshops, craft market, Brazilian & African food and drink available throughout. 29 June - 1 July 2012 Old Billingsgate Market, London, EC3 UK. All you have to do for a chance to win one of three pairs of Saturday tickets is send an email with 'Back2Black' in the subject heading to [email protected] and your name could be pulled out of a virtual hat on 28.06.12.

Is Britain breaking up?

With Scotland voting on Thursday in an election that could lead to a second independence referendum and increased talk of a 'border poll' in Northern Ireland, could the United Kingdom be on the verge of breaking up? And why? Where does England fit in this story?

Join us for this free live discussion at 5pm UK time, 6 May

Hear from a panel of experts from across Britain's political divides about the union's past, present and future:

  • Sarah Creighton Writer and lawyer from Belfast
  • Matthew O'Toole Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Belfast
  • Adam Ramsay openDemocracy main site editor
  • Richard Wyn Jones:Professor of Welsh Politics, Cardiff University
  • Chair: Peter Geoghegan openDemocracy UK investigations editor and author of 'The People's Referendum: Why Scotland Will Never be the Same Again'
Had enough of ‘alternative facts’? openDemocracy is different Join the conversation: get our weekly email

Comments

We encourage anyone to comment, please consult the oD commenting guidelines if you have any questions.
Audio available Bookmark Check Language Close Comments Download Facebook Link Email Newsletter Newsletter Play Print Share Twitter Youtube Search Instagram WhatsApp yourData