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January 2020

Nottingham Greyhound Demo

Friday 24th January @ 18:30 - 19:30
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 18:30 on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Nottingham Racecourse, Colwick Park, Colwick Rd
Nottingham, NG2 4BE United Kingdom
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A peaceful Demonstration to raise awareness about the underlying exploitation of Greyhounds in racing. Sadly, deaths and serious injuries to dogs running on the tracks are relatively common, and the existence of a major track like Nottingham is responsible for the putting to death of about 500 greyhounds every year. According to a Guardian article: "Greyhound tracks are closing and the industry isn't doing enough to care for the thousands of dogs who face an uncertain fate" *Raise awareness about…

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Heading For Extinction (and what to do about it)

Tuesday 28th January @ 18:00 - 21:30
University of Nottingham, Keighton Hill, University Park
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG7 2QX United Kingdom
XR Heading for Extinction event poster

Climate change: HEADING FOR EXTINCTION - and what to do about it! (+ #FoodByVeggies!) With all the terrifying reports of the devastation caused by extreme weather events from Australia to the Amazon, it can seem like this is beyond our control. Billions of animals lost, millions of hectares of land destroyed - it all seems so overwhelming. BUT, there are things we can do to prevent this all getting worse. This talk is to let you know why the climate…

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Critical Mass Bike Ride

Friday 31st January @ 18:30 - 21:00
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An event every month that begins at 18:30 on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Old Market Square Nottingham, MK18 3 United Kingdom + Google Map
Nottingham Critical Mass Bike Ride

"We are not blocking the traffic - We are Traffic!" Critical Mass is for everyone who rides a bike in Nottingham. Nottingham Critical Mass is a mass cycle ride, with no particular route, except where we want to go, that will happen on the last Friday of every month. "Meet at 6 to leave at 6.30" by the Market Square bike stands (by tram lines at opposite end of square from council house) to enjoy a fun and sociable bike…

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February 2020

Vegan Unity Day

Saturday 1st February
Vegan Unity Day logo

If you've joined Veganuary then February 1st is the first day of of the rest of your life. Let your vegan journey continue. Vegan already? This is a day for you too . Vegan Unity Day offers ideas for Vegan Outreach to support new vegans & not-yet-vegans in your community If you've joined @veganuary then February 1st is the first day of of the rest of your life. Let your #vegan journey continue. Vegan already? This is a day for…

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XR NVDA Training

Saturday 1st February @ 11:00 - 17:00
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Free but book at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/non-violent-direct-action-training-tickets-89223302299 An absolute must for all intending to take part in actions – whether you consider yourself arrestable or not! This free training will cover the practice of non-violent techniques: showing you how to de-escalate tense situations, how to interact with the police, what to do if you get arrested and much more. This training is valuable if you consider yourself non-arrestable, but still want to join in actions as you will be made aware of…

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XR Nottingham Community and Training weekend

Saturday 8th February - Sunday 9th February
XR Nottingham Event logo

This is going to be a packed weekend of trainings to upskill and empower. Provided by national, regional and local trainers - this is going to be a weekend of fresh ideas and perspectives and a chance to meet other rebels from around the region. We are offering a packed schedule of sessions. This includes training in de-escalation, being a spokesperson, facilitation, becoming an NVDA trainer, self-organising-systems, community building, songs/chants. There will be a meal by Veggies and social event…

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XR Regenerative Culture – 10 principles

Monday 10th February @ 18:45 - 21:00
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Arrive from 6.45pm to socialise (bring veggie/vegan snacks) 7.15pm Start discussion and enjoy getting to know each other and building our XR Nottingham community XR’s 10 inspiring principles on how we care for ourselves, each other and express in our actions and behaviour to the public, police etc. More at https://www.facebook.com/events/2339478929678660/ Contact xrnottingham@gmail.com for details

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Earth First! Winter Moot 2020

Friday 21st February - Sunday 23rd February
Earth First 2020 Moot flier

Join the ecological resistance at a weekend of campaign updates, networking, planning, solidarity and socialising. To be held  near an HS2 camp, between London and Birmingham. More details to follow soon. You are invited to attend the Earth First! Winter Moot, a gathering for people involved or wanting to know more about ecological campaigning and direct action in the UK. Earth First! is a banner for independent groups who share a common need to protect our ecological systems. We believe…

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Green Festival Annual Meeting

Sunday 23rd February
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham Green Festival was held on Sunday 15th September 2019, organised by grass roots, community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The AGM of the Green Festival will be held on Sunday 23rd February at the Sumac Centre. Times to be confirmed. The meeting will include presentations for some Green Festival participants a forum for feedback from organising volunteers, crew, performers, stallholders and attendees. The formal AGM will follow to include recruitment of members of the Cooperative that runs the…

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March 2020

Enforce the Ban on Fox Hunting

Sunday 29th March @ 12:30 - 15:30
Cavendish Square London, W1G 0AN United Kingdom + Google Map

Since the hunting act was introduced in 2004 thousands of foxes have been hunted and killed. Hunt saboteurs have continually been victims of violence with little action being taken by police.   Please bring your voice, megaphones, drums and banners. It’s time to make it known that we won’t stand for this anymore.

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April 2020

Vegan Fest Horsham

Saturday 25th April @ 10:30 - 16:30
Horsham Drill Hall, Denne Road
Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1JF United Kingdom
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Vegan Fest Horsham logo

Vegan Fest Horsham is back at The Drill Hall for the second year following its immense success in 2019! Come and join us for delicious hot and cold food, drinks, clothing, talks, household goods, cheese, beauty products and lots more, all cruelty-free and vegan. £2 entry fee, under 16's free. All profits from the fair will be going to the charities Animals Asia and Born Free. So whether you are a fully fledged vegan or just a bit curious, we…

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World Day for Animals in Laboratories 2020

Saturday 25th April @ 12:00 - 17:00
Williamson Square Liverpool, Merseyside L1 1EJ United Kingdom + Google Map
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Join World Day for Laboratory Animals 2020 in Liverpool. Each year inside British laboratories, around 4 million animals are experimented on. Every 8 seconds, one animal dies. Included are experiments on more than 600,000 animals. With over half of all animal experiments now taking place in universities it is crucial we speak out to end animal suffering and progress beyond wasteful, costly and cruel research. Guest speakers throughout the day will be raising awareness about poor and cruel science behind…

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June 2020

McLibel Anniversary

Friday 19th June
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 19 of June, repeating indefinitely

McBurger cartoon

McLibel: Anniversary of 1997 High Court Victory! The High Court ruled that McDonald's marketing has "pretended to a positive nutritional benefit which their food did not match"; that they "exploit children"; are "culpably responsible for animal cruelty" and "pay low wages". The Appeal court added that it was fair comment that their employees worldwide "do badly in terms of pay and conditions", and true that "if one eats enough McDonald's food" this may well lead to "the very real risk…

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August 2020

Earth First Summer Gathering 2020 (TBC)

Wednesday 12th August - Monday 17th August

The 2020 Earth First Summer Gathering MAY BE from 12th - 17th August TO BE CONFIRMED. Five days of skill-sharing for grassroots ecological direct action - make links, share ideas, and get involved in the struggles against open cast coal, fracking, new roads, climate criminals and more, followed by an action on Monday. The Earth First! Summer Gathering is the place where people involved in radical ecological direct action – or those who want to be involved – get together…

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Northern Green Gathering 2019

Thursday 13th August - Sunday 16th August
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One event on Thu 13th August, 2020 at 00:00

Bradley Nook Farm, Hulland Ward
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3EL United Kingdom
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Veggies at Northern Green gathering

Northern Green Gathering will again be held at Bradley Nook Farm, the beautiful organic farm near Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales. In 2017 Bradley Nook Farm donated its cows to Hillside Animal Rescue to live out their lives in sanctuary, and adopted a vegan organic future. We hope that this will inspire other Northern Green Gathering participants! Northern Green Gathering is a small volunteer-run environmental/educational gathering focused around sustainable living and green campaigns. A 4-day camping event with environmental workshops…

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Shambala Festival – Rebel Soul 2020

Thursday 27th August - Sunday 30th August
Shambala, Harborough Road
Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire NN6 9LY United Kingdom
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Rebvel Soul at Shambala

Shambala is a creative, non-commercial, ethical and family-friendly festival with a wild side and completely independent from advertising and sponsorship! In 2016 Shambala went Meat and fish free, to continue their mission to keep Shambala at the cutting edge of sustainable event organising. "... we’re setting ourselves a challenge: to provide the most eye-popping, mouthwatering, colourful, hearty array of cuisine at Shambala 2016 without a single bit of meat or fish on sale. Not a sausage. Instead, keep your eyes…

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September 2020

Nottingham Green Festival 2020

Sunday 13th September @ 12:00 - 18:00
Nottingham Arboretum, Waverley Street
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG7 4HF United Kingdom
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'Warning: time is running out limit climate chaos - share skills to save the planet' Nottingham Green Festival is organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottingham Peace Festival from which it has grown. Nottingham's own Green Festival provides the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest…

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