Veggies Campaign Catering in support of Gaza protest in Market Square.
10am at Sumac; 10.30 on The Forest, or 11.30 in the Square
Bring bikes (and trailers) if available! See
- Followed by Nottingham Animal Rights Campaign stall opposite Marks & Spencer, St Peters Gate 1pm - 4pm-ish.
National Anti-Vivisection Day of Action. Noon opposite M&S, St Peters Gate.
In solidarity with SHAC campaigners in court on this day for
sentencing (and all other animal rights prisoners).
Tuesday 20th - Foie Gras Campaign
Aims to get Nottm City Council to implement a policy opposed to foie gras, similar to that in York and Norwich.
- join us collecting signatures from 12noon in the Market Square.
Everyone is asked to contact their own city councillor to test their opinions on foie gras. See list of local councillors at
See campaign details at http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1120
Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd - Fur campaign
'Cow' vintage clothing shop, George St, Hockley is selling second hand fur, thus perpetuating the supposed 'glamour' of fur.
- meet at noon at Market Square to walk to Cow.
Wednesday 21st - Foie Gras Campaign
Tesco are selling Foie Gras in Hungary, (see
http://www.viva.org.uk/campaigns/foiegras/tesco.html and Five News at
Use this as an opportunity to raise the issue towards a council ban.
Join us 6-8pm at Tesco Angel Row (near Alley Cafe).
- after the Tesco's picket, or at your leisure at other times, visit Jamcafe, a new cafe in Hockley is reported to be 70-80% veggie, to report back at the next meeting. See
Saturday 24th - stall at St Peters Gate . 1pm - 4pm. To include foie gras petitions and pro-forma letters to councillors.
Sunday 25th - ARC Meeting, Manchester.
Let us know if you are interested in coming along.
Wednesday 28th - Tesco Foie Gras as before.
Thursday 29th - McDemo, Clumber Street at 6pm, followed by next meeting and social at Broadway
Sunday 8th Feb - Sabbing Skillshare. Meet at Sumac - catering by Green Garden Cafe
Wednesday 18th February
Martin to arrange a 'bring a friend for a vegan meal and film night' at Sumac, possibly showing Earthlings ( http://www.earthlings.com/) or
McLibel ( http://tinyurl.com/8mzoxw)
A free Vegan Food Giveaway event. Helen to contact suppliers for samples.
Sunday 15th Feb - McLibel: Human Rights Victory Anniversary
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=225
Friday 27th Feb - SHAC City Shakedown
This is a protest in the heart of London and at the heart of animal abuse. Without the trading of Huntingdon Life Sciences' stocks and shares, and without shareholders, HLS would cease to exist. Please start booking time off work and write this important date into your diaries!
9 already interested - any more?
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=646
MARCH - Animal Aid's Vegan Month
Thurs 5th March - Sab awareness night with Martin Livewire, Leetbox beat box etc. Fundraising by donation.
Saturday 21st March - Brighton Vegan Fayre
Wednesday 1st April - Fossil Fools Day. Food related event
highlighting the fuel-intensive livestock industry.
Monday 18th - Sunday 24th May - National Vegetarian Week
- a full week of Nottm activities starting with Free Food Give-away and ending with picnic at the Arboretum.
... including Nottm Veggie Food Awards and NAR do People's Kitchen
Details at http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=79