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We are opposed to Johnson's Brexit, a no-deal Brexit and any other form of Brexit. We are doing everything we can to stop Brexit. We are far stronger standing together with our European neighbours than we are standing alone. We are out every week running street stalls, leafleting and joining protests.

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Upcoming events

The protest tomorrow (Wednesday 15th January) has been cancelled.

Recent events

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building for two hours during lunchtime on Tuesday 19th November. It was dry but cold. A team of two distributed nearly 600 of our orange leaflets.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 16th November. We had four volunteers this time. It was overcast and we had some drizzle. We distributed nearly 700 of our orange leaflets. The footfall was not good early on, but we had had a lot of positive engagement.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building in the middle of the day on Wednesday 13th November. The weather was good. A team of three distributed nearly 800 of our orange leaflets. Engagement was good.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 9th November. We had five volunteers this time. It was cold but dry. We distributed 800 of our orange leaflets. We had an extraordinary amount of positive engagement. On two separate occasions, passers by bought us coffee. On the second occasion, we were also offered mini-doughnuts. The Socialist Workers Party and the Socialist Equality Party flanked us on both sides, but we were making a lot of noise, and they soon moved away.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Monday 28th October. The weather was good but cold. A team of two used two Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected signatures for our petition and distributed 400 No Deal People's Vote leaflets. We were interviewed by Bradford Community Broadcasting.


Bradford for Europe joined the "Together for a Final Say" People's Vote march in London on 19th October. Hundreds of thousands of protesters from all over Britain travelled to London to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit. 19 coaches of protesters travelled from Yorkshire, including one from Bradford. Many more protesters made their own way down. We marched with Bradford for Europe banners and Yorkshire flags, in addition to the usual placards and European flags. We also joined the Yorkshire Remain Voice Choir and performed for a gathering crowd, who were handed song books and joined in the songs. More musical instruments and regular practice made for a polished performance. We got news coverage in the Telegraph & Argus both before the march and after the march. We also got news coverage in the Yorkshire Post.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building during lunchtime on Wednesday 16th October. It was dry but cold. A team of one distributed 550 leaflets, including the remainder of our leaflets for the People's Vote March.



A team of three Yorkshire women cycled for three days from Sheffield to Brussels to deliver an electronic love letter to the EU. The letter was delivered on Tuesday 15th October.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Tuesday 15th October. The weather was good. A team of two used two Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected signatures for our petition and distributed 400 No Deal People's Vote leaflets and a few other leaflets.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 12th October. We had five volunteers this time, and conditions were good. We collected signatures for our petition, and distributed 600 No Deal People's Vote leaflets, 50 of our orange leaflets and 40 People's Vote March leaflets. A passer by bought us all coffee.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building in the middle of the day of Thursday 10th October. The weather was not favourable. There were several light showers, and one heavy spell of rain. A team of three nonetheless distributed over 700 of our orange leaflets and 10 People's Vote March leaflets. The Socialist Equality Party made another appearance, but we were distributing leaflets at a much higher rate than them, and they soon moved on.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Tuesday 8th October. The weather was good despite the forecast. A team of two used two Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected a good crop of signatures for our petition and distributed just over 400 No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 60 People's Vote March leaflets.



Bradford for Europe joined a coach trip to Westminster to support SODEM (Stand of Defiance European Movement) on Monday 7th October. The Remain Voice Choir was in action again. The video above was filmed round the back of Downing Street, in front of the Foreign Office.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 5th October. We had five volunteers this time, and conditions were good. We were downstream of the Socialist Equality Party again, but they did not cause us any trouble. We collected more signatures for our petition this time, and distributed 400 No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 45 People's Vote March leaflets. That was not our best performance, but it was successful day nonetheless.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building from 11:45 to 13:45 on Thursday 3rd October. The weather was good. A team of three distributed 800 of our orange leaflets and 50 People's Vote March leaflets. We again had a lot of positive engagement.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Wednesday 2nd October. The weather was good but was getting colder. A team of two used two Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected signatures for our petition and distributed 400 of the No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 40 People's Vote March leaflets.



Bradford for Europe supported the "Reject Brexit Defend Democracy March and Rally" in Manchester on Sunday 29th September. This event took place at the same time as the Conservative Party Conference. The march started from Whitworth Park, and ended with the rally in Castlefield Bowl.

Bradford for Europe handed out stickers at the start of the UCI Road World Championship Women Elite Race on Saturday 28th September. The race started from City Park outside City Hall. There was also a big screen for people to view the race. A team of ten volunteers flew Yorkshire and European flags, and handed out stickers at three levels of rudeness: People's Vote, Brexit is Bonkers and Bollocks to Brexit. We had a very good reception, with a high proportion of the spectators taking up the stickers.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building from 12:00 to 14:00 on Wednesday 25th September. The weather was good. A team of three distributed over 700 of our orange leaflets and over 50 People's Vote March leaflets. We had a lot of positive response, and several people reported positive action as result of our previous visit.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 21st September. We had only three volunteers on the stall. Footfall was low at the start but much greater later on, swelled by Bradford Detective Day contestants, who showed no interest whatsoever in us and diluted the useful footfall that there was. We also had serious case of the Trots. We were downstream of the Socialist Equality Party, who were handing out flyers critical of us saying that we were the ruling elite. We nonetheless doggedly collected signatures for our petition, and distributed just over 400 of the No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 45 of People's Vote March leaflets.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Wednesday 18th September. The weather was good but a little dull. A team of two used a banner and two Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected a good crop of signatures for our petition and distributed about 300 of the No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 40 People's Vote March leaflets.

Bradford for Europe distributed leaflets in Great Horton Road outside the Bradford University Richmond Building from 12:00 to 14:00 on Tuesday 17th September. It was fine day, and the second day of term. A team of three distributed about 700 of our orange leaflets and 25 of the People's Vote March leaflets. People mostly did not have time to stop, but we got some positive engagement and very little of the negativity that we get in Hustlergate.


Bradford for Europe supported the "Stop the Brexit Coup - March and Rally" in Victoria Gardens Leeds on Saturday 14th September. Here is a report from ExaminerLive, and here is another from LeedsLive.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 14th September. We were supporting the "Stop the Brexit Coup - March and Rally" in Leeds at the same time. As a result, we had only two volunteers on the stall. We nonetheless collected a good number of signatures for our petition, and distributed about 440 of the No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 55 of People's Vote March leaflets.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Wednesday 11th September. The weather was good again. A team of two used Bradford for Europe breastplates for identification. We collected signatures for our petition and distributed nearly 400 of the No Deal People's Vote leaflets and 100 People's Vote March leaflets. We were interviewed by Bradford Community Broadcasting afterwards. The interview was broadcast on Drive Time at 5:15 pm.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 7th September. It was a dry day, but we were also supporting the "Great Northern Stop Brexit Conference #2 in Leeds. We had three volunteers for most of the time, but were down to two for a while. We distributed over 500 of the new No Deal People's Vote leaflet, and 70 leaflets for the People's Vote March in London. We also collected a good but not a record number of signatures for our petition.

Bradford for Europe supported the "Great Northern Stop Brexit Conference #2" on Saturday 7th September in Leeds. The Speakers included Lord Michael Heseltine, Hilary Benn MP, Will Hutton, Gavin Esler, Alex Sobel MP, Natalie Bennett, Professor AC Grayling, Richard Corbett MEP, Shaffaq Mohammed MEP, Magid Magid MEP, Denis MacShane, Simon Allison, Kamran Hussain, Diana Wallis, Will Dry, Madeleina Kay, Judith Rogerson and Pranay Manocha. Here is a report on the event.
Bradford for Europe supported a flash protest on 5th September at the West Yorkshire Police Training Facility Carr Gate Wakefield, where Boris Johnson was delivering a speech on police numbers and funding.

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Bradford for Europe joined other Yorkshire groups for a rally in Westminster on Tuesday 3rd September. We travelled by coach to London to support SODEM (Stand of Defiance European Movement) outside the Houses of Parliament. This initiative was backed by grass roots groups in the North, the Midlands, Wales, the South West and London. This rally was timed to perfection, on the day that Parliament seized control of the Commons agenda. The Yorkshire team was featured on Channel 4 News and LBC. Here is a report from ITV News.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 24th August. There was a big protest in Leeds at the same time, and we had only three volunteers on the stall. The weather was also unfavourable. It was windy with heavy rain showers. It was windy with heavy rain showers. We soldiered on in all but the heaviest rain. Engagement was very poor in the rain, and we had to give up and take shelter for about half an hour when the rain became torrential. We nonetheless managed to distribute over 400 leaflets, and collected as many signatures as we did in two hours of fine weather on the previous Tuesday. That was a creditable result in the circumstances.

Bradford for Europe supported a "Stop the Coup" protest against the prorogation of Parliament on Cookridge Street in Leeds on Saturday 31st August. Alex Sobel, MP for Leeds North West, organised the protest. He was joined by Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn, Leeds East MP Richard Burgon and Leeds North East MP Fabian Hamilton, Mary Creagh MP for Wakefield, Naz Shah MP for Bradford West, trade union members and Leeds Labour Councillor for Headingley and Hyde Park, Jonathan Pryor. Here is an article from the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Bradford for Europe supported a "Stop the Coup" protest against the prorogation of Parliament in Leeds City Square in the evening of Thursday 29th August. Here is an article from the Yorkshire Evening Post.


Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Tuesday 27th August. It was another glorious day. We did not set up a table or a banner, but we used two Bradford for Europe breastplates to identify ourselves. We distributed nearly 400 leaflets, and collected signatures for our petition on our old iPad. We had only three volunteers this time, but nonetheless achieved a record performance for a weekday lunchtime event. On a per hour basis, our performance at distributing leaflets and collecting signatures nearly matched that of a team more than three times as large on the previous Saturday.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 24th August. The weather was glorious and we had an excellent team this time. We had ten volunteers, but were down to seven by the end. This was record turnout, and we had all our most experienced players. We distributed nearly 600 leaflets, and collected nearly twice as many signatures for our petition as on the previous week. This was a very good performance.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 17th August. The weather was good, but we were missing two key players from our team. We still had six volunteers, but not all at the same time. Nonetheless, we distributed fewer leaflets and collected fewer signatures than we have done recently on a Saturday.

Bradford for Europe ran a street event in Hustlergate on Tuesday 13th August. The weather was good, and we had a team of four well practised volunteers. We did not set up a table or a banner, but two of us wore the new Bradford for Europe breastplates. The breastplates were successful at increasing our visibility and identifying our group. There was a lot of engagement this time, and we had a very successful two hours.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 10th August. The rain was not too bad at first, but soon became torrential, and we had to take the stall down early. We had three people at the beginning, and five by the end, but conditions had become impossible by then. Despite the conditions, we managed to distribute about 250 leaflets, and collected a fair number of signatures for our petition. This was our first trial run with two old iPads. The newly acquired iPad Mini 1 was dropped from height onto concrete paving. It landed with a mighty bang, but survived the impact.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Wednesday 7th August. We had some drizzle and a heavy rain shower. We did not set up a table or a banner this time. We just distributed leaflets, and collected signatures for our petition on an old iPad. We had four people this time, and did even better than on the previous Wednesday. It was an excellent performance despite the less than ideal weather.


Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 3rd August. It was a fine summer's day, and the footfall was good. A team of seven distributed over 600 leaflets, and collected a large number of signatures. The iPad was less successful than on Wednesday. We offered paper forms as an option this time, but too many people took up that option.

Bradford for Europe ran a two hour lunchtime street event in Hustlergate on Wednesday 31st July. Heavy rain was forecast, but did not materialise. Nonetheless, the footfall was not as high as it is on a good Saturday. We did not use the table this time, but we did set up a banner. A team of two distributed about 300 leaflets, and collected a good crop of signatures for our petition, using an old iPad, which proved to be very effective.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 27th July. It was raining, and the footfall was much less than usual. People were also unwilling to stop. Heavy rain soon turned to torrential rain, and we had to take down the stall. Nonetheless, we distributed a big wad of leaflets and collected some more signatures for our petition.


Bradford for Europe supported the No to Boris, Yes to Europe march in London on Saturday 20th July. Some of us travelled by coach from Leeds and Haigh, and others made their own way down. The march began in Park Lane, north of the Hilton Hotel and proceeded to Parliament Square, where a stage and large screen had been set up. There was an impressive array of speakers. The march was organised by several grassroots groups including Best for Britain, Scientists for EU, the NHS for a People's Vote, InFacts, Women for a People's Vote, Britain for Europe, Grassroots for Europe, Remainer Now and Bremain in Spain. We sent a clear message to the new prime minister, country and world that the people want Brexit to be stopped. The march took place days before the new prime minister - Boris Johnson - was sworn in.

Bradford for Europe ran another three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Tuesday 16th July. We ran the stall for two hours, rather than our usual three on a Saturday. It was a fine summer's day, but the footfall was not as good as it was on Saturday. We had a team of only two this time, but a passer by joined us, and added a proficiency in Arabic to our usual language skills. We did very well in the circumstances. We distributed over 300 leaflets, and collected a good crop of signatures for our petition.

Bradford for Europe ran a three hour street stall in Hustlergate on Saturday 13th July. The weather was good again. The forecast suggested that it might rain, but that did not happen. The Bradford Literature Festival had finished, but the Bradford Festival was in progress. We had a better turnout this time, with seven people on the stall. Our team has become very effective. We distributed 600 leaflets, and collected another record number of signatures for our petition. We had two clip boards petition this time, but the stall still became very crowded. There was an extraordinary amount of positive engagement. People were still asking to sign our petition when we were trying to take down the stall.

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