Call out for suggestions for Grassroots Gathering 2012

The 13th Grassroots Gathering happens in Galway this October - here are some areas we are looking for ideas for the Gathering

Open stream
There is stream of sessions left open for proposals on any topics people feel are important. There are some suggestions already (GM, Choice activism and more) but nothing fixed yet. If you or a group of people would like to propose a workshop or session please contact by Sept 10th. If you have an idea but would need support or facilitators please contact us as there may be others who want to work with you on it.

Collective discussion space (Saturday afternoon)
We want to leave some time for people attending the different streams of workshops to come together for collective discussion. If you have suggestions for this discussion space please contact us before the 1st of October at

Plenary (Sunday)
If you have ideas of what we could get out of the weekend as a whole, and what could be the focus of our closing plenary session please contact us by the 1st of October.

Art, theatre, poetry, music and video
As part of the weekend of events we have a space available for workshops,performances and readings in art, theatre, music, poetry, writing and film. If you have any workshop or performance ideas related to the ethos of the grassroots gathering, we would love to hear from you. We also hope to have a forum for discussion about the arts and activism and are open to your suggestions on any particular discussion topics that would be of interest. Please submit your proposals to before October 1st.

Kids/All ages activities