Adfree Cities conference 2020 speakers first session

Our #AdfreeCities conference 2020

In November 2020, Adfree Cities hosted the UK’s second annual anti-advertising conference. (More info and copies of presentations here.) We heard from several exciting organisations that are campaigning for spaces free from the deceptive messages of corporate advertising.  These included climate charity Possible and thinktank the New Weather Institute who have launched their Badvertising campaign…Continue reading Our #AdfreeCities conference 2020

You are appreciated: celebrating grassroots revolutionaries

by Simon Davis A vibrant new artwork inviting our appreciation of Bristol’s very own Angela Francis, has taken pride of place at Adblock Bristol’s Burg Arts billboard in St Werburghs. Angela’s friend and fellow artist Grace Kress (Shelby x studios) has playfully depicted Angela in her DJ Lady Gee persona. The piece celebrates the remarkable…Continue reading You are appreciated: celebrating grassroots revolutionaries

Residents’ victory as another billboard removed in St Werburgh’s

One local resident’s determination to get a bank advert removed from a quiet residential street has finally been successful. On Monday 12th October, contractors removed the hoarding from the side of a residential home on the corner of Horley Road and Mina Road in St Werburgh’s, Bristol. With help from Adblock Bristol, the residents have…Continue reading Residents’ victory as another billboard removed in St Werburgh’s