Council shelves “Fair Vote” motion

Hackney Council have shelved until the September debate and decision on a motion to promote the introduction of proportional representation in Council elections. The motion would have made the introduction of a single transferable vote Council policy. Hackney Council notes: The full motion was: The UK’s First Past the Post voting system curtails voter choice … More Council shelves “Fair Vote” motion

At Cafe OTO

Hi thereAmongst the shows over the next seven days, we host a launch event for ‘Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century‘, a radical new book by journalist and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it. As part … More At Cafe OTO

At Cafe OTO

Amongst the shows over the next seven days, we’re thrilled to welcome back The Scorpios for a two-day residency! Hailing from Central Sudan and now based in London after fleeing the fundamentalist takeover in that region, the Scorpios are a band that melds Arabic rhythms and guitar chops (and a kind of swooning cyclical ecstasy) with a … More At Cafe OTO

Finsbury Park Petition against the Wireless Festival

You can sign the Petition HERE Lawrence Singha started this petition to Melvin Benn (Festival Republic, Managing Director) and 11 others Here we go again. The walls have gone up in our park and we don’t want them. Set up started on 22nd June and will not be taken down til 23rd July. A whole month.The hoarding is 3 … More Finsbury Park Petition against the Wireless Festival