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Animal Aid Invite You to Their 30th Birthday Party! (Portsmouth)
Posted 15 May 2007
Date: Tuesday 29 May
Location: Portsmouth, Commercial Road Precinct
Animal Aid, the UK’s largest animal rights campaigning group, will be visiting Portsmouth on 29 May as part of its unique and exciting Transform Your World tour. The innovative touring exhibition is the centrepiece of the 30 year anniversary celebrations, both for Animal Aid and for the animal protection movement as a whole.
From May until the end of August, Transform Your World will be visiting more than 30 towns and cities around the UK to inspire and motivate many more people to adopt a compassionate lifestyle.
The Ten Ways To Transform Your World tour is a mobile interactive exhibition for the whole family, depicting 10 easy changes that people can make to their lives that will help animals, people and the planet. There will be a touch-screen quiz for those who wish to test their knowledge, a flip-chart ‘match-the-animals’ game for younger children, and a ‘Pledge Zone’ where visitors can have their photo taken holding their pledge to live more compassionately (such as ‘... to recycle more’). These will then be posted on our website www.transformyourworld.org.uk.
A key feature of these events will be the screening of a dynamic, short film called Ten Ways to Change Your World. The film stars high-profile figures from diverse political and artistic backgrounds: Alexei Sayle, Sean Hughes, Anne Widdecombe MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, Wendy Turner-Webster and Benjamin Zephaniah.
Animal Aid will also be giving away a pocket-sized booklet with advice on how to Transform Your World (including simple, delicious recipes), plus window stickers, bookmarks, cute animal stickers for kids and goodies from compassionate sponsors, Lush Cosmetics!
The exhibition is free and there will be something to interest everyone. At a time when the news is dominated by stories about humanity’s negative impact on the environment, Animal Aid’s 30th anniversary tour offers the chance for each and every one of us to take simple steps to help improve the future of our planet.
Everyone is invited - and here is a list of where we will be visiting:
|Tunbridge Wells||Saturday 26 May|
|Canterbury||Sunday 27 May|
|Hastings||Monday 28 May|
|Portsmouth||Tuesday 29 May|
|Southampton||Wednesday 30 May|
|London Camden Green Fair||Sunday 3 June|
|Guildford||Wednesday 6 June|
|Salisbury||Thursday 7 June|
|Swindon||Friday 8 June|
|Bristol Vegan Fayre||Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June|
|Cardiff||Monday 11 June|
|Swansea||Tuesday 12 June|
|Norwich||Wednesday 27 June|
|Peterborough||Thursday 28 June|
|Lincoln||Friday 29 June|
|Leicester||Saturday 30 June|
|Derby||Sunday 1 July|
|Brighton||Saturday 21 July|
|Sheffield||Wednesday 25 July|
|Doncaster||Thursday 26 July|
|Leeds||Friday 27 July|
|Blackpool||Saturday 28 July|
|Manchester||Sunday 29 July|
|Liverpool||Monday 30 July|
|Birmingham||Tuesday 31 July|
|York||Tuesday 7 August|
|Durham||Wednesday 8 August|
|Newcastle||Thursday 9 August|
|Glasgow||Friday 10 August|
|Edinburgh||Saturday 11 August|
|Plymouth||Wednesday 15 August|
|Taunton||Thursday 16 August|
- For full background and interviews, contact Andrew Tyler or Fiona Pereira on 01732 364546.
- View our Transform Your World film at www.transformyourworld.org.uk