UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
15-05-2005 17:28A posh fundraiser for the mobilisation against the G8 summit.
Saturday June 4th, 12-9 pm
Cambridge (in the Green Area, Strawberry Fair)
Dancing, Music, Info-shop, Speakers, Frivolity
Bring masks, ball-gowns, jackets, costumes, friends
13-05-2005 12:51Free parties, the people and the meaning.
12-05-2005 11:37The rampART is one year old on 21st May...
In 'Fences and Windows' (2001), - Naomi Klein wrote, "Social centres are abandoned buildings - warehouses, factories, military forts, schools - that have been occupied by squatters and transformed into cultural and political hubs, explicitly free from both the market, and from state control... Though it may be hard to tell at first, the social centres aren't ghettos, they are windows — not only into another way to live, disengaged from the state, but also into a new politics of engagement. And yes, it's something maybe beautiful."
The developers and council are not interested in community, but they need to be able to say they have 'consulted' with local people, to sanction their plans.
11-05-2005 00:25A new mailing list has been setup for the Institute For Autonomy...we are currently working on a website which should be operational in the near future...check out the mailing list group for updates...on what we are upto...
for the third time Builders & Police are attempting to illegally evict our site
09-05-2005 13:18Full programme of the YOU ARE HERE BUT WHY? Free Festival of Mapping in London June 2005
09-05-2005 12:53for the third time Builders & Police are attempting to illegally evict our site
08-05-2005 11:22Anti-G8 meeting 7pm Casa, Hope St. this Tuesday!
07-05-2005 13:49Seems hard to believe but it's almost a year now since the rampART opened. To celebrate, there will be a party on the 21st May (look out for details closer to the time).
In the meantime, rampART is inviting submissions from people who have made use of the space to help reflect on twelve months of activity.
05-05-2005 17:29Kingship is an inspiration followed when one finds suffering- to give all dedication to peace, while desiring to be free of preconceptions. Through embracing patience, truth become obvious; a process of strengthening humility. Essentially, it is just a job (not, so much, a mystery).
Explanation of the characters involved in the ceremony and background at http://www.beltane.org
A NIGHT OF PUNK DOCUMENTARY FILMS featuring.....
The Ramen Days and Beyond The Screams. Two films highlighting the DIY ethic and counter cultural activities of many people involved in the hardcore punk scene. From creating liberated spaces to defining what this grass roots music scene means to the individuals involved. Defiant statements that shout out loud - "We are more than music!"
03-05-2005 10:18amongst the party and protests of the mayday weekend were;
the seventh manchester radical bookfair
critical mass bike ride
01-05-2005 18:07As the TUC rallied in Trafalgar Square, just 200 metres up the road, something sinister was brewing...
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