This is an old email from the Newsletter Archive of British artist Ellie Harrison first sent on 30 July 2013. Subscribe at: tinyletter.com/ellieharrison

Hello!

Four years ago today you might remember I sent you that foolhardy message to say I was starting a new campaign to try to re-nationalise the railways?

Well, I'm sure you'll be please to know that I'm still working away at it in (all) my spare time, and the Bring Back British Rail campaign is continuing to go from strength-to-strength...

We now have close to 40,000 supporters on our Facebook page (please join us!), and earlier this month we launched our brilliant new campaign website, which is built around a definitive online petition that aims to act as barometer of public opinion for public ownership. If you support the cause, please make sure you add your name to this today!

And if you're interested in supporting my next harebrained scheme along similar lines, please follow this secret link >

Finally, there's just time to a bit of art! The magnificent Edinburgh Art Festival is upon us again and I'm taking part in a couple of its events over the next month at the Royal Scottish Academy - including a panel discussion about art and trains(!) as part of Stuart McAdam's project with Deveron Arts (see full details below), and Glasgow Women's Library's 21 Revolutions exhibition.

If you're in Scotland for the festival, do pop along and look out for my Early Warning Sign outside City Art Centre on Market Street if you're passing.

Best wishes,

Ellie
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Bring Back British Rail

Lines Lost

Panel Discussion
Royal Scottish Academy of Art
Thursday 1st August 2013

16:00 - 17:00


Ellie Harrison, artist and founder of the Bring Back British Rail campaign, will be taking part in this panel discussion about art, journeying and the history of the railways in Scotland, as part of Stuart McAdam's project with Deveron Arts. The other panellists are Nina Coulson, Derek Halden, David Spaven and Stuart McAdam.

Royal Scottish Academy of Art
The Mound
Edinburgh
EH2 2EL

www.deveron-arts.com





National Museum of Roller Derby

21 Revolutions

Exhibition
Royal Scottish Academy of Art
20th July - 8th September 2013

Monday - Saturday, 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday, 12:00 - 17:00


Ellie Harrison will be showing documentation of her ongoing National Museum of Roller Derby project, as part Glasgow Women's Library's 21 Revolutions exhibition, alongside works by: Sam Ainsley, Claire Barclay, Ruth Barker, Karla Black, Nicky Bird, Ashley Cook, Delphine Dallison, Kate Davis, Fiona Dean, Helen de Main, Kate Gibson, Elspeth Lamb, Shauna McMullan, Jacki Parry, Ciara Phillips, Lucy Skaer, Corin Sworn, Sharon Thomas, Amanda Thomson and Sarah Wright.

Royal Scottish Academy of Art
The Mound
Edinburgh
EH2 2EL

www.edinburghartfestival.com