Come October, London will be thronging with activists and campaigners from around Europe, and we want as many people from Leeds to take part as possible.
Over 1,000 organisations have been involved in proposing seminars and workshops
There were around 900 events proposed by over 1,000 organisations from
campaigning organisations and networks, trade unions, the anti-war movement,
anti-racist organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations, Local Social Forum,
charities and many more.
Cost of Seminar to divide between the organisers £250, cost of a workshop under
75 people £ 75, cost of a workshop for more than 75 people £125
There will be an European demo on Sunday 17th at 1pm followed by music in
Trafalgar square which is hopefully going to express the diversity of the
movements involved in the ESF in all his spaces (no to cuts and privatisation,
yes to Peace. Let's build it with all our colours and creativity!)
Stall space will be available in Alexandra Palace in North London and in
Bloomsbury in central London during the ESF. If your organisations is
interested in reserving a stall please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
your organisation and for a list of ESF affiliates.
There are many criticisms of the ESF, that it is too bureaucratic and reformist
etc. There will be an alternative autonomous space and this will start from
Wednesday 13th October
To get involved contact : email@example.com
Unofficial "open" website: http://www.esf2004.net (see "parallel projects)
Local Social Forum
There will be a seminar and a workshop organized by the network of LSF in Europe
(near 15 countries involved) and an open space in the alternative spaces if you
want to get involved. There is a list which is connecting Local Social Forum
in UK to send email firstname.lastname@example.org. To subscribe
There is a list which is connecting Local Social Forum in Europe to send email
to subscribe http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/eulsf
Volunteer at the ESF
Hundreds of volunteers are needed to help with organising the ESF. If you
are able to volunteer in the run up to the ESF please email
Babels: interpretation at the European Social Forum
550 volunteers from Babels, an international network of volunteer interpreters,
will be interpreting during the ESF. They will come from all over Europe. We
will also need more interpreters coming from the UK. If you
want to be a volunteer interpreter please go to www.babels.org
Official website : www.fse-esf.org
Leeds Trades Council has passed support for the ESF and 3 coaches have already
been booked from Leeds.
We are planning to book free accommodation for Leeds delegates, which will
be available at various sites in London.
For more information about getting involved in Leeds please contact: Leeds ESF
Mobilising Group. Email: email@example.com. Web www.fse-esf.org.uk. Phone
Hold regular fortnightly meetings, the next one is on 16 September 7.30pm at
Leeds Civic Hall.
Register online - £30 waged, £20 concessions/students, £50 to register an
organisation/£30 as a delegate of an organisation – if you register now you can
get a free 4 day travel card for the buses worth £19.
Accomodation – register by September 23 for free communal space. People will be
opening up their homes, and there is a list of hostels on line that have been
block-booked by the ESF.
Travel – coaches being sorted at the moment, but not guaranteed
If you register before 1 October you get a free travel card which will be valid
throughout London and will entitle you to free travel on all London's
buses,trains and undergound services between 15-17 October. This offer will be
subject to availability.
You can find more information at www.fse-esf.org."