I am a long-standing, passionately committed and active advocate and ally involved in the following local, regional, national and international campaigns, causes and movements.
Follow the links below and read on to learn more about the campaigns, causes and organisations I am actively involved with, advocate and support and for links for further reading and information as to how to become involved...
Read on for more of my activities of anti-racism organisations including Newcastle Unites, Stand Up to Racism and NEAR.
Solidarity Sisters! Howay the lasses!
Read on to discover more of the incredible women's political, education and campaigns work happening led by these many fierce, fearless, feisty, fabulous women I am so very proud to call my sisters, comrades and kin!
A lifelong user, past volunteer and worker myself, I am a proud protector and campaigner for our incredible NHS, the backbone of our society and our proudest accomplishment!
"We thank you, we praise you, you are OUR NHS! We'll celebrate and advocate, FIGHT for you
'til the end!"
Performing my 'Song for the NHS' with the Workie Tickets at a Keep Our NHS Public rally, Newcastle, January 2017
Solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers, read on for more information about the causes and campaigns and organisations I support.
Performing songs of refugee solidarity, Newcastle 2015
Informed and inspired by my coal-mining background and heritage, I am long-standing environmental activist, read on for more information about the amazing, inspiring work and campaigns of local communities and movements I am proud to be part of...
A lifelong ally of the Palestinian people, a plight close to my heart and roots, I am a passionate advocate of Palestinian rights and freedoms. Visiting Palestine in 2016 was a life~changing experience; harrowing, heartbreaking and hugely inspiring. Read on for more information...
Performing at a Palestine Solidarity Campaign rally, Newcastle 2018
People's Assembly North East
Performing with NESS (NE SocialistSingers @ People's Assembly Rally, Summer 2016)
Read on for more of my activities with Newcastle Stop the War, CND and anti~war and pro~peace campaigns
Singing my reworking of 'Universal Soldier' at the 'Stop Bombing Syria' Newcastle Stop the War Coalition protest, 2nd December 2015
Read on for more of my activities with the Musician's Union, National Education Union and UNISON Public Services Trade Union
Performing with NESS (NE Socialist Singers @ PA NE Rally, Summer 2016
Read on for more of my activities with Newcastle Stand Up To Trump
Performing / Co-Chairing the Newcastle Together Against Trump rally, June 2019