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International - Event Notice
Friday January 10 2014
Irish supporters take the Manning Truthfest to Haverfordwest (and Fishguard)
Join Chelsea (Bradley) Manning's Irish supporters along with her family and friends in west Wales for two days of events celebrating Truth. All proceeds will go to the Private Manning Family Fund, raising money to support family members in Wales with the cost of prison visits to Chelsea in Kansas.
As Chelsea’s American grandmother said "If you can’t tell the truth, then don’t bother speaking!"
Chelsea told the truth and has paid with her liberty.
THE MANNING TRUTHFEST
A Gathering for Chelsea (Bradley) Manning
brought by Irish musicians, performers and other supporters to Manning’s family in west Wales. Manning's maternal grandfather and two paternal great-grandparents were Irish.
Supported by Irish justice and peace group Afri.
Friday 10 January, 7.30pm – 11pm
Irish music and performance night
Shamrock Bar, The Square, Fishguard
With Irish musicians Joe Black, Robbie Sinnott, Brian Fleming, Ellen Cranitch, Imogen Gunner, RoJ Whelan & singer Sorcha Fox.
Donal O’Kelly will perform his award-winning solo show Fionnuala.
Entry by donation.
Saturday 11 January, 2pm – 5pm
Solidarity with Chelsea Manning from Ireland: Public Meeting & Live Irish Music
The Picton Centre, Freemans Way, Haverfordwest
Introductions by Joe Murray and Donal O’Kelly
Harry Browne, journalist, lecturer & author
Nuala Kelly, formerly Director of ICPO (Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas)
Ciaron O’Reilly, former prisoner of the US (Manning WISE Up solidarity network).
Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Pierce (live or as video address)
Chaired by Andy Storey of Afri.
Live music with Brian Fleming, Joe Black, Robbie Sinnott, RoJ Whelan, Ellen Cranitch, Imogen Gunner.
Entry by donation.
Saturday 11 January, 7.30pm – 11pm
Irish music and performance night (with bar and buffet)
The Labour Club, Dew Street, Haverfordwest
Musicians: Joe Black, Robbie Sinnott, Imogen Gunner, Ellen Cranitch, Brian Fleming
Sorcha Fox will perform her poetry piece with film Who Am Ireland?
Brian Fleming will perform his show Have Yis No Homes To Go To?
The evening will end with an Irish music session.
Entry by ticket, Ł5
Limited tickets – Booking essential. Contact: email@example.com or call 0044 7938 619825 or 0044 7812 577204.
Irish musician Joe Black (centre) with members of Chelsea Manning's family