Adfree Cities are running a Summer Training event in Bristol to bring Adblockers from across the UK together. The day will be packed with workshops and skillshares, speakers from Adfree Cities, New Weather Institute and Badvertising as well as time to share ideas and tactics. It will be a tailored event for around 30 people to get skilled up and inspired.

Adfree Cities Summer Training
Saturday 4th September 2021
12pm – 7pm in person in Bristol.

Please register here for more details on the location and how to participate.

Agenda for the day

12.15pm – 1pm:  Lunch and Arrivals
Session 1:
1pm- 2pm

Setting the scene: Adfree Cities and the wider movement for social justice.
Andrew Simms, New Weather Institute & Badvertising campaign

The Tactical Spread: how being part of an Adblock group connects us to different movements and different approaches.
Robbie Gillett, Adfree Cities
Session 2:
2.15pm – 3.15pm
Skillshare on how Bristol Council’s Advertising & Sponsorship Policy was introduced and Norwich Council’s ethical advertising motion.
How you can do the same at your council.
Session 3:  
3.30pm – 5.15pm
– Press and social media training
– Running healthy groups
– How to stop billboards where you live
Session 4:  
5.30pm – 6.30pm
Closing Plenary:  The Right to the City and building a movement to win
6.40pm – Dinner and Social
Community arts billboard installation in St Werburghs    (Pub trip to Wiper & True brewery)

As well as being a chance to meet local group coordinators, we have places available for anyone interested in training up to be an Adblock organiser in your local area. We have a budget to assist with your travel costs and overnight accommodation in Bristol can be arranged.

For more details please register here.