UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
18-10-2007 09:36Last Friday the rampART was used by locals to celebrate EID which marks
the end of Ramadan. In Islam, believers are called upon to cease all
consumption of food and drink between the hours of daylight for 30
Suggested donation £5
proceeds to NoBorders and rampART
14-10-2007 19:07Birmingham city council have released a report detailing the possibility of the neglected social building known as the Cottage of Content being renovated to serve the local community.
11-10-2007 10:20The Zimbabwe vigil 5th anniversary event that was due to happen at the rampART social center this coming saturday has now been moved to a larger venue as it has become apparent that the numbers expected to attended much greater than originally anticipated.
The vigil is on the strand as normal and the social event afterwards will now be held at Highgate Newtown Community Centre, 25 Bertram Street, London N19 5DQ.
10-10-2007 12:30The building occupied for the rampART social center has recently undergone changes to make it more suitable for large meetings. Two rooms on the first floor have been combined into one large room good for meetings of up to sixty people. Additionally, work is being done on the roof garden to provide a sheltered space where people can get a breath of fresh air during events.
10-10-2007 03:48David Rovics, Attila the Stockbroker and Tracey Curtis are currently touring the UK in what is probably the best protest tour since the miner's strike. On Thursday the 11th they play Bannerman's in Edinburgh at 8pm for £6. Earlier on at 4pm, they play a shorter free set in Edinburgh at the FREAK / TAA event in Edinburgh. Combining free and paid gigs with free and paid downloads they are helping to cut the music free from the business.
Pictures and press release:
The 2nd annual Temporary Autonomous Arts festival in Manchester 24-28th October 2007.
07-10-2007 03:46For all the bad press that they receive, a lot of people still believe that Western corporations are making some sort of contribution to improving the lot of people in the third world. Let me present a counter-example.
06-10-2007 12:50More than 6 months after the devastation inflicted on Ungdomshuset 69, a giant demo today in Copenhagen is determined to take over another building, named g13.
05-10-2007 11:00On Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th of April 2008, we call for
two days of demonstration, direct action, public information,
street-party, squatting… in defence of free spaces and for an
anti-capitalist popular culture.
05-10-2007 10:58We are going to move into our new house on Grøndalsvænge allé 13, the 6th of October. We´re not hiding that, for this action, we are, amongst others, inspired by this summers succesful protests at the G8 summit in Rostock, Gremany.
05-10-2007 00:17`We've been conditioned to think that education must be expensive, that it is too complex for ordinary people and must be left to experts, and that it is so vital it is best organised by large and powerful institutions, like the local education authority or the state. Like most things we are taught to believe, this is a lie.' - The Nihilst