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Members of Red Leicester singing on the UCU picket line outside the University of Leicester in support of their protest against attacks on their pensions (16th March 2018):

UCU picket line5 March 2018

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Red Leicester singing at its annual Fundraising Ceilidh (10th March 2018) with Greenshoots Ceilidh Orchestra at the Ukrainian Hall. The evening raised just over £714 for our chosen charity, the Real Junk Food Project, who also provided all the food (photo courtesy of Ambrose Musiyiwa/Civic Leicester).

Ceilidh 2018

Members of Red Leicester serenading the early morning UCU pickets (6th March 2018) outside the University of Leicester in support of their protest against attacks on their pensions (photo courtesy of Ambrose Musiyiwa/Civic Leicester):

UCU picket line3 March 2018

Red Leicester sang several peace songs at the opening of the Art and Protest Exhibition (27th February 2018) in the Basement Gallery of the Adult Education Centre, Belvoir St. The exhibition was illustrated through the work of local artist and veteran peace campaigner, Anna Cheetham (pictured below with Red Leicester, Leicester Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and Bruce Kent – photo courtesy of Ambrose Musiyiwa/Civic Leicester).

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Red Leicester opening a series of Choir Nights at Upstairs at the Western theatre and raising £123.60 from the ticket sales for Leicester Time To Change, a local mental health group (24th January 2018):

Choir Night at the Western Jan 2018

Red Leicester busking in the cold and damp and raising £71.50 for Leicester Friends of Bethlehem (13th January 2018):

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Red Leicester busking in Market Street and raising nearly £150 for Women’s Aid Leicestershire (9th December 2017):

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Red Leicester supporting a small gathering of Leicester City UNISON in support of the Fair Pay Now campaign for public sector workers (8th December 2017):

RL and UNISON Protest Jubilee Square 08.12.17

Red Leicester singing at the University of Leicester UNICEF on Campus society’s Sing for Syria event in aid of the UNICEF Syrian refugee appeal (5th December 2017):

Sing for Syria 05.12.17

Members of Red Leicester and Leicester Friends of the Earth protesting inside and outside Barclays bank in Leicester at the bank’s lack of clarity on when they would fulfil their pledge to disinvest from Third Energy, the company intent on fracking in Ryedale (2nd December 2017). More photos are on the Leicester FoE Facebook page and a report on the protest appeared in the Lutterworth Cloud.

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Red Leicester at a meeting of the Leicester Secular Society where they told their story, why they sing and what they sing about – What We Sing Is What We Are (19th November 2017):

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Red Leicester busking in Market Street  and raising £120 for two local charities for homeless people: One Roof Leicester and Festive Shelter (4th November 2017):

Busking 04.11.17

Red Leicester singing in the choir accompanying Elaine Pantling in her one woman show, Alice In Her Shoesabout the Leicester suffragette, Alice Hawkins (28th October 2017). The photograph below shows the whole choir (also including members of Fosse Singers and DMU Square Mile choirs):

Choir for Alice In Her Shoes

Click here to see a video of the audience at the end joining with the choir in singing one of the show’s songs, Rise Up Women.

Red Leicester busking in Market Street and raising £122.20 for the We Shall Overcome anti-austerity campaign and local food banks (14th October 2017):

Busking 14.10.17

(Picture by Lianna Etkind)

Red Leicester sang at the Palestinian Culture Event at the LCB Depot, Rutland Street to raise money for the Leicester Friends of Bethlehem (7th October 2017):

Friends of Bethlehem Fundraiser 07.10.17

Two photos of Red Leicester at the Gandhi Global Family Peace Festival at De Montfort University (19th July 2017):

Gandhi Global Family Peace Festival July 2017

Gandhi Global Family Peace Festival3 July 2017

Three photos of Red Leicester busking at the Street Choirs Festival in Kendal (24th – 26th June 2017):

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Busking at SCF 2017

and singing in the Saturday evening concert:

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For more photos of Red Leicester at the Street Choirs Festival in Kendal, click here.

Red Leicester singing at the Great Get Together in Leicester Cathedral Gardens (17th June 2017):

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(Picture by Mike Sewell, courtesy of Leicester Mercury)

Red Leicester supporting International Conscientious Objectors’ Day on Peace Walk, Leicester (14th May 2017):

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Red Leicester outside Barclay’s Bank after the anti-fracking flash mob event (6th May 2017):

Flash Mob at Barclay's 06.05.17

Red Leicester singing at International Workers’ Day (1st May 2017) in Jubilee Square, Leicester:

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Adey with the banner:

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Red Leicester singing at International Workers’ Memorial Day (28th April 2017) in Town Hall Square, Leicester:

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Red Leicester performing at the Community Choirs Festival in Stratford (1st April 2017):

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Ambrose Musiyiwa has taken a number of photos and videos of Red Leicester performing, which can be seen on his CivicLeicester facebook page.

Some videos of Red Leicester singing can be seen on YouTube.

Videos of Red Leicester performing four songs at the national Street Choirs Festival in Leicester in 2016: You’ve Got a Friend, Walking Into Battle With the Lord, We Will All Go Together When We Go and Feeling Good.

Photographs of Red Leicester members at the national Street Choirs Festival in Hebden Bridge in 2014.

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A video of Red Leicester performing at the national Street Choirs Festival in Aberystwyth in 2013.

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