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Announcing Wezi Mhura, another of our speakers at #AdfreeCities conference 🎉

Her latest project is @BLMMuralTrail. This is one of the installations - painted onto the shutters of @DanceBase in #Edinburgh.⁠

Book your free place to hear Wezi talk at:

In the run-up to #AdfreeCities conference (7th Nov. https://adfreecities.org.uk/conference2020), we, @badvertising11 & @_wearepossible are celebrating our favourite ways to fill public spaces, in place of corporate ads.

This is one of them - art by @MoodyColin on @AdblockBristol's 'Burg Arts' site

🥳 Another billboard removed in St Werburgh’s! 🎉

We supported residents of Horley Road to get this advertising hoarding removed. It leaves very few billboards remaining in this corner of Bristol.

Read more: https://adfreecities.org.uk/2020/10/residents-victory-as-another-billboard-removed-in-st-werburghs/

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