The campaign calling for the Great Exhibition of the North 2018 to end its unethical partnership with weapons maker BAE Systems.
OUR CAMPAIGN IN THE MEDIA
Great Exhibition of the North: Two acts quit in protest at sponsors BAE - BBC
Singer pulls out of Great Exhibition of the North over weapon manufacturer's sponsorship - Evening Chronicle
Radio DJ Lauren Laverne questions BAE's sponsorship of the Great Exhibition of the North - Evening Chronicle
Whitburn singer songwriter pulls out of Great Exhibition of the North over sponsor's involvement - Sunderland Echo
Uproar as arms dealer sponsors Great Exhibition of the North - Arts Professional
‘England’s biggest event in 2018’ faces backlash after artists pull out due to links with the arms trade - The Canary
Artists pull out of festival in protest against arms-selling sponsors BAE Systems - NME
These are just some of the many articles written in the press so far...
LINKS TO RELATED SITES AND ARTICLES
Campaign Against Arms Trade
UK weapons companies have made £6bn from Saudi Arabia since it started bombing Yemen - The Independent
Yemen war: 5,000 children dead or hurt and 400,000 malnourished, UN says - The Guardian
These are just a few examples that inspired us to take collective action.
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