Monthly Archives: September 2012

UK Feminista Summer School 2012

Date: 15th-16th September
Location: University of Bristol Student Union

Booking your ticket: http://ukfeminista.org.uk/summer-school-2012

A weekend of training, skill sharing and planning for feminist action
UK Feminista’s Summer School 2012 is a unique opportunity to learn skills, share ideas and prepare to organise with feminists across the UK. Crammed with practical workshops, cutting edge discussion, and spaces to exchange ideas and tactics, this event is perfect for all those who want to organise locally, nationally and globally to uproot gender inequality.

FACEBOOK EVENT: http://www.facebook.com/events/463824726978821/

Contributers already confirmed include:

Rahila Gupta, Southall Black Sisters

Dr Kalpana Wilson, LSE Fellow in transnational studies

Becky Wright, TUC (Trade Union Congress) organising academy

Nimco Ali, Daughters of eve

Workshops and discussions include:

Fighting for reproductive rights
Save your local women’s service
Media skills
Feminists take on the global economy
Plan a winning campaign
Direct action
LGBT activism
Art and feminist activism

The event will prioritise the sharing of practical ideas and skills between individuals and groups, recognising that feminist activism must build on the rich diversity and history of the feminist movement and work in solidarity with other social justice movements.

Saturday:
Registration from 10am
Sessions from 11am-6pm

Sunday:
Registration from 9am
Sessions from 9.45am-5.30pm

Look forward to seeing you there!

UK FEMINISTA: http://ukfeminista.org.uk/event-details/summer-school-2012/

PUSSY RIOT FUNDRAISER @ Hoxton Bar & Kitchen

Popular / White On White in association with Shatterjapan present

PUSSY RIOT FUNDRAISER @ Hoxton Bar & Kitchen

Sunday 9 September, 6pm 

FACEBOOK EVENT: http://www.facebook.com/events/340744939347143/

Live:
PEGGY SUE
GAGGLE
NEUROTIC MASS MOVEMENT
SKINNY GIRL DIET
SHE MAKES WAR
NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB (DJ)
ESBEN AND THE WITCH (DJ)
KARIN PARK (DJ)
NOVELLA (DJ)
NIGHT WORKS (DJ)
VUVUVULTURES (DJ)
ZOETROPE (DJ)

Speakers:
KERRY MCCARTHY (MP)
LISA GORNICK
PRATIBHA PARMA
+ more TBC

Sunday September 9th // 6pm til late // Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
FREE ENTRY – all donated proceeds will be going directly to Pussy Riot.

Please get in touch if you’d like to support/volunteer:
polly@popularcompany.co.uk

BIG thanks to Hoxton Bar & Kitchen for giving the venue for free!
www.hoxtonsquarebar.com