UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
08-04-2004 12:10Here's a short update from our camp:
07-04-2004 12:01A new space was squatted this week, there's lots of potential for good stuff to happen. We're at 220 Cowley Road.
06-04-2004 10:47Practical workshop on setting up an Oxford social centre happened late last night.
02-04-2004 11:17The next open meeting to plan the road ahead for the Hacklab is taking place on this Saturday the 3rd of April at 5pm at Freedom Press Bookshop, Whitechapel. This will include plans for our next benefit event on the 17th of April.
02-04-2004 10:46In February this year staff at the University of Leeds were told that they should use Nestle Watercoolers unless they had a specific reason not to. Enquiries were made to see if ethical concerns about Nestle would be considered a vaild reason not to use Nestle, but staff were told that this would not be considered a valid reason.
01-04-2004 14:06Dave Timms works for World Development Movement and is active in organising for both the London and European Social Forums. This was his report on the Sheffield Social Forum launch...
31-03-2004 16:13“The World Social Forum will always be a forum open to pluralism and to the diversity of activities and ways of engaging of the organisations and movements that decide to participate in it”
A day that challenged the cynicism, resignation and isolation that supports the status quo.
We left the idea open, and this is some of the things that came out of it.
The announcement today of the complete victory of the anti-GM campaign highlights that "another world is possible". And that an open, non-hierarchical and broad-natured support base is key to the organising of such successful campaigns.
30-03-2004 23:18The Friends of Burngreave Chapel and Cemetery, are hosting an exhibition of local Burngreave artists work.
This is for one weekend only. 2nd April 7 - 10pm, 3rd April 10am - 9pm, 4th April 10am - 7pm
and includes paintings,installations, photography, projections, sculpture, film.
29-03-2004 13:27In mid November, my partner Loppy and I were approached by Oli of Manchester Social Forum as we passed through the Metropolitan Police and Special Branch welcoming committee at Waterloo Station which greeted our return from the Paris ESF. Over a cup of coffee in the station concourse we became willing recruits to the efforts to democratise the ESF, and to broaden its focus to include a proper recognition of Green issues.
29-03-2004 12:01On sunday we're having yet another of our now monthly sunday free cafes. Free food and tea all day. Bring instruments and fire toys.
27-03-2004 23:43The next London Social Centres Network meeting is:
SATURDAY 3rd APRIL from Midday
@ Deckspace, in the tower at Greenwich Borough Hall
entrance opposite Greenwich Police Station, buzzer next to the Greenwich Dance Agency entrance on the corner of Peyton Place and Royal Hill
In the battle to save Sherwood Forest's finest living beech tree recent developments mean a successful outcome is now more possible than ever.