Heathcote had a reassuring and magnetic personality. Charisma is an overused word, but he had it by the bucket load.
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Song by the Young’uns about John Hill, who was killed in 1914, in the opening months of the First World War.
What can we do to roll back thirty years of neo-liberal economic policy and the systematic dismantling of our welfare state and the social values that underpin it?
This timely book by Jude Woodward is an essential counter to arguments that the world faces a ‘China threat’.
Join a huge political and cultural festival in Manchester to coincide with the Tory Party conference.
Celebrating filmmaker and conservationist Eric Ashby, and poet, actor and political activist Heathcote Williams.
Join us to demand justice and equal rights for Palestinians now.
The EU referendum and Brexit have sparked debate about Britain’s relationship with the world and uncertainty about migration.
To any who claim supremacy over other human beings, to any who believe in racial or religious hierarchy: we are not you.
It’s not about you or I as individuals. When people’s minds are opened up, there is no end to the possibilities.
Among the many tributes in speech and music at the funeral of Heathcote Williams on 14 July 2017 was this elegy by musician and writer Boff Whalley.
Heathcote Williams may be dead, but we’ve not heard the last from him yet, not by a long chalk.
Grenfell survivors fear a whitewash after judge Martin Moore-Bick said the public inquiry will be limited to how the fire started.
Poetry had to unsettle, subvert, with luck destroy, whatever stopped human beings thinking freely and acting justly.
Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright, essayist, lyricist, actor, artist, magician, political activist and much else besides, died 1 July 2017.
Why’d ya do it, she said, they’re mine, all your jewels You just tied me to the mast of the ship of fools