Category Archives: Music

Backwell Festival 2018

From humble beginnings, Backwell Festival has grown into a much-loved independent music festival in an idyllic setting just outside of Bristol. Looking global, but loving local, Backwell offers an incredibly diverse and eclectic line-up with an emphasis on world rhythms, theatre and educational workshops. But Backwell is much more than a weekend of great music […]

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Dame Helen Mirren. Breathe Fire, for Bhopal.

Breathe Fire is a project conceived and written for the Bhopal Medical Appeal. Its aim is to spread awareness of the ongoing disaster in Bhopal and, ultimately, to help shame those in positions of power into doing the right thing. This video features a new spoken-word version by Dame Helen Mirren, shot by Helen’s own […]

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Breathe Fire: a capella version from SongRise DC

SongRise is a Washington DC-based, women’s social justice a cappella group using music to inspire people to fight for social and political change. We’re extremely pleased to announce that SongRise has now recorded a beautiful, emotive version of ‘Breathe Fire’ which you can watch here: CLICK Breathe Fire is a project conceived, and written, for […]

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Music and Art for Bhopal

Last November, long-term BMA supporter Fiona Case organised a hugely successful evening of music at the Pilton Working Men’s Club & Village Hall in Shepton Mallet. Among the acts that night were blues band ‘Social Club’ who have been inspired to organise another terrific looking night of music, this time in Reading. ‘Music and Art […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.