Animal lover? We Love Our Planet to launch at The Deaf Institute ft. Badly Drawn Boy

Passionate about animal rights, music and the arts? We Love Our Planet is hosting a launch event on Tuesday 12th April 2016 at The Deaf Institute

We Love Our Planet is a new organisation which has been set up to raise funds for charities which care for animals and the environment.

dedicated to
the inhabitants
of planet earth
with no voice.”

Founder Alan Berry and his partner Lesley (pictured below) dreamt of building a sanctuary for injured and sick animals. Lesley was never to see this dream come true and passed away in April 2013. Alan’s love for Lesley has made this dream into reality. He founded We Love Our Planet to connect the ecologically minded community, where people who care for the environment, treatment and care of animals can network, share products, events and skills and make a difference.

The launch event will feature TED-style panel discussions with animal rights activists, a design competition and lots of musical entertainment including shows from Badly Drawn Boy and The Exceptional Remarkables. The first 20 tickets through the door will receive a customised WLOP fairtrade tote bag.

This show is a ticketed event in the upstairs venue at The Deaf Institute. The middle floor of the venue will be hosted by a selection of some of Manchester’s finest local DJs as an open part of the event.

We Love Our Planet Founder Alan Berry

As part of the launch, WLOP are running a competition for you to create a merchandise design. The winning design will feature on customised fairtrade tote bags that will be given away at the launch event on Tuesday 12th May. They would like to you to create a design that appropriate to WLOP’s mission statement – “dedicated to the inhabitants of planet earth with no voice.”


The winner along with 4 friends will also be invited to take part in a screen printing workshop by one69A at The Deaf Institute on the afternoon of Tuesday the 12th April where they can print the winning design onto to tote bags. Please submit your designs in the following format to [email protected]:

Single colour (black), max 30cm x 30cm, 300dpi Jpg or Pdf

Deadline for submissions is 5pm on Tuesday 5th April. The winner will be announced on Thursday 7th April

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