{"total":"45","posts":[{"post_type":"event","title":"GDIF: On Edge","excerpt":"A powerful exploration of what it is to be free.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"29 June, 3pm","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/events\/on-edge\/","free":true,"location":"London","organisation":"Justice in Motion","external_url":null,"content":""},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Getting to Know Your Rights \u2013 Museum Trail","excerpt":"Explore the International Slavery Museum to learn about your human rights and to celebrate civil rights movements, revolutionaries and freedom fighters.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"9 - 30 June","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/getting-to-know-your-rights-museum-trail\/","free":true,"location":"International Slavery Museum","organisation":"National Museums Liverpool","external_url":"http:\/\/www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk\/schools-and-groups\/downloads\/Human-Rights-trail-colour-International-Slavery-Museum.pdf","content":"Discover a short trail exploring what human rights are and why they are so important.\r\n\r\nHuman rights and freedom fights<\/strong>\r\n\r\nA chance to get hands-on with objects in the museum collection celebrating civil rights movements, revolutionaries and freedom fighters.\r\n\r\n9, 16, 30 June, 1-3pm.\r\n\r\nSlavery and abolition<\/strong>\r\n\r\nFind out about the transatlantic slave trade, get hands on with objects in our abolition collection and discover incredible freedom fighters who campaigned to end slavery.\r\n\r\n29 June, 11am-12pm.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n "},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil","excerpt":"A universal tale of how the greed of a few blights the lives of many.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"12 - 20 June","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/the-cheviot-the-stag-and-the-black-black-oil\/","free":false,"location":"","organisation":"Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne","external_url":"https:\/\/www.live.org.uk\/whats-on\/cheviot-stag-black-black-oil","content":"Theatre production of the 1973 classic Scottish play which looks at Scottish history from the highland clearances to the oil boom. A universal tale of how the greed of a few blights the lives of many.\r\n\r\nLocation:<\/strong> Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle, NE1 3DQ"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Flag Making Workshop","excerpt":"Come and make a flag at our creative drop-in sessions. All welcome.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"15 June, 11am - 4.30pm and 18 June, 7 - 9pm","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/fly-t-he-flag-design-and-make-a-flag-to-show-your-support-of-human-rights\/","free":true,"location":"Stromness","organisation":"The Pier Arts Centre","external_url":"https:\/\/www.pierartscentre.com\/events\/20\/5\/2019\/piergrouppier-closer-fly-the-flag","content":"In these creative drop-in sessions, there will be an opportunity to help design and make a flag which the Pier Arts Centre will fly from the 24th to 30th June 2019 as an advocate for human rights. All welcome. Family friendly!\r\n\r\nLocation<\/strong>: The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, KW16 3AA"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"The Mob Reformers","excerpt":"The Mob Reformers, presented by the Lyric Ensemble is the story of a group of people that rebelled against the King of England for denying their basic human rights to live as free people.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"19 - 29 June, 7pm","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/the-mob-reformers\/","free":false,"location":"Studio Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith","organisation":"Lyric Hammersmith Theatre","external_url":"https:\/\/lyric.co.uk\/shows\/lyric-ensemble-show","content":"The Mob Reformers is the story of a group of people that rebelled against the King of England for denying their basic human rights to live as free people. In 1381 under a crippling taxation and poor basic infrastructure and growing distance between poorest and the aristocracy. The rebels were forced to revolt.\r\n\r\nThe Mob Reformers brings this story to life echoing the plight of some of the poorest people around the world and signalling that nearly 600 years later very little has changed.\r\n\r\nPresented by the Lyric Ensemble,a group of 15 actors working and training two nights a week over nine months with the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.\r\n\r\nIn a version by Omar El-Khairy. Devised with the Lyric Ensemble"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Prime Youth Theatre Fly the Flag","excerpt":"Explore the role of human rights in our everyday lives and celebrate Swindon and Wiltshire\u2019s Human Rights defenders in a series of youth theatre and writing workshops.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"19 - 30 June","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/prime-youth-theatre-fly-the-flag-week\/","free":true,"location":"Swindon","organisation":"Prime Theatre","external_url":"https:\/\/www.primetheatre.co.uk\/","content":"Prime Youth Theatre will explore the role of human rights in our everyday lives and celebrate Swindon and Wiltshire\u2019s Human Rights defenders in a series of youth theatre and writing workshops throughout Fly the Flag week.\r\n\r\nGroups will explore the work of Swindon photojournalist Alex Ogle in documenting the expression and violation of human rights during the Umbrella Revolution;Lord Joffe\u2019s role in Mandela\u2019s Riviona trial;and local Amnesty Human Rights Defender Kate Linnegar\u2019s work in Swindon.\r\n\r\nWorkshop Times<\/strong>:\r\nWednesday 19 June: 6:00pm - 8:00pm\r\nThursday 27 June: 4:30pm - 5:30pm\r\nFriday 28 June: 4:30pm - 5:30pm; 5:45pm - 7:15pm; 7:30pm - 9:00pm\r\nSaturday 29 June: 4:30pm - 5:30pm\r\nSunday 30 June: 5:45pm - 7:15pm; 7:30pm - 9:00pm\r\n\r\nLocation<\/strong>: Wyvern Theatre, Central Library, Theatre Square, Swindon, SN1 1QN"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Journeys of Destiny","excerpt":"A new play for young people and community audiences. ","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"20 -28 June, 6.30pm","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/journeys-of-destiny\/","free":false,"location":"Leicester and Derby","organisation":"Ava Hunt Theatre","external_url":"https:\/\/www2.le.ac.uk\/hosted\/attenborougharts\/whatson\/Theatre%20and%20Comedy","content":"A new play for young people and community audiences,which takes stories from all our families and weaves them with that of Saad Al-Kassab, a young Syrian refugee whose dreams had to change forever when war broke out in his city of Homs.\r\n\r\nUsing music, verbatim material and the children\u2019s stories of going from the known to the unknown,be it changing schools, changing homes or changing countries,Journeys of Destiny explores what we need to take with us to keep us resilient, so we can navigate a world of change and achievement.\r\n\r\nWritten by Craig Christie\r\n\r\nDirected by Ava Hunt"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Community Access Scheme Celebration Event","excerpt":"To mark the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights, Historic Royal Palaces invite local community group leaders to make a flag in a creative workshop at Kensington Palace.","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"20 June, 1 - 3pm","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/community-access-scheme-celebration-event\/","free":true,"location":"Kensington Palace","organisation":"Historic Royal Palaces","external_url":"https:\/\/www.hrp.org.uk\/kensington-palace\/","content":"To mark the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights,we invite local community group leaders to make a flag with us in a creative workshop at Kensington Palace. Join us as we discuss human rights and what they mean to us, particularly Article 27: The right to participate in a cultural life.\r\n\r\nLocation<\/strong>: Kensington Palace, London, W8 4PX"},{"post_type":"advocate-event","title":"Flag Making Workshop & Exhibition","excerpt":"Come and make your own flag and paper characters on the 22nd June, which will be on exhibit during Fly The Flag week. ","thumbnail":"\"\"","date_range":"22 - 28 June","url":"https:\/\/flytheflag.org.uk\/advocate-events\/fly-the-flag-flagmaking-workshop-exhibition\/","free":true,"location":"Thirsk","organisation":"Rural Arts North Yorkshire","external_url":"https:\/\/www.ruralarts.org\/event-fly-the-flag","content":"Rural Arts<\/strong>\u00a0invites you to create your own flags and paper characters, in one of free<\/strong>\u00a0afternoon drop-in sessions on\u00a0Saturday 22nd June<\/strong>. Your creations will then be exhibited in The Courthouse during Fly the Flag week alongside work created by young people participating in weekly Art Clubs.\r\n\r\nWorkshop Times<\/strong>: 22 June, 2-4pm and 27-28 June 10am-4pm\r\n\r\nLocation<\/strong>: Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS"}]}