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Northern Green Gathering 2019

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 & campaigns, permaculture, organic veggie cafes, stalls, healers & alternative therapies, kids space, theatre & circus workshops, and a showcase of environment living in action, including solar power and wind power.

Veggies Food is HereVeggies hope to be catering. If you can help, contact us!


vegan climate logo To get to this event, 30 miles from our Sumac Centre base, Veggies may emit approx 40kg CO2.

However by helping an estimated 500 people Eat Vegan we will “offset” 1000 kg CO2.

If ONE customer goes Vegan For Life, they will save 1.5 tonnes CO2 every year, as well as saving 4022 animals lives, and enabling all the world’s peoples to receive a Fair Share of the world’s resources. [refs].

Radical Routes Spring Gathering


Radical Routes 2020 Spring gathering/AGM will be 15-17th May at Stepping Stones, Highbury Farm, Monmouthshire NP25 4LX

Nottingham members include Sumac Centre, Neds Housing Co-op and (associate members) Veggies Catering Campaign & Morrigan Housing Cooperative.

Four times a year, the member co-ops get together at weekend events which have a social function, but which are also the places at which all important decisions are taken. They are open meetings and anyone is welcome to attend.

 

Radical Routes

The Radical Routes quarterly gatherings:

Winter in February -:- Spring in May; -:- Summer in August -:- Autumn in November.

More on Radical Routes on Veggies Website, Including publications for sale.

Nottingham Radical Bookfair

The third Nottingham Radical Bookfair… 30 tables from new and second hand booksellers, publishers and organisations and a full supporting programme of talks.

Stalls already booked by Five Leaves, Nottingham People’s History, Northern Herald Books (second hand), Anarchist Communist Group, Ex-Libris (second hand), Verso Books, Notts and Derby Labour History Society, Morning Star, Revolutionary Praxis, Jermy and Westerman (second hand), Sparrow’s Nest Archive, Global Books Marketing, Pluto Press, AK Press/Freedom Press/PM Press, UNITE – Nottingham community branch, Paul Waplington Prints. Women’s Centre Library, Asylum Magazine

Come along for an hour or the whole day. Free, no need to book.

Nottingham Green Festival 2019

‘Warning: 12 years to 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 in everything environmentally friendly and ethical, whilst also having lots of fun in the beautiful setting of the Arboretum Park.

Veggies has catered and campaigned at the Green Festival, and the Peace Festival before it, for our entire 35 year history. We were pleased now to be joined by 10 other vegan caterers and other artisan food producers, supporting the events’ new vegan ethos and building on a thirty+ year meat-free policy.

The Green Festival continues to break all records in terms of visitors & stalls.

This will be the 27th Nottingham Green Festival and with your support it will be even bigger & better in 2019.

You are therefore encouraged to support the regular fundraising events and join in with the planning group meetings.

Find full details at www.nottmgreenfest.org.uk/, find us on facebook and follow us on twitter.

Shambala Festival – Rebel Soul 2019

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 peeled for … a range of delicious food from around the world, debates, talks and creative exploration of the wonderful world of food.

Shambala HQ is a mixed bag, with vegans, veggies and meat eaters co-existing harmoniously together, but the whole team agrees that it is important to be bold with our environmental stance, and encourage this debate.”

Rebel Soul

Whilst not catering at the event, Veggies will assist again with facilities for the Rebel Soul space, where there will be a programme of intellectual stimulation, music and performance that will challenge, inspire and fire you up. Whet your appetite: fresh-baked cake, pasties & samosas, teas & coffees (for donation), and fairtrade tuck shop.

Rebel Soul will be a whole area combining beautiful tents and beautiful people within to celebrate rebellion, resistance and exploring positive futures. Stimulation for your mind with workshop, displays, info and bookstall and, for your aural delectation, a fine line-up of music and poetry.

“Rebel Soul is politics thinly veiled as entertainment. In the day we host workshops and debates on hot topics run by people who know their fields inside out. We host the country’s frontline campaigners – from the people who ran the No More Page 3 campaign to the people spearheading the anti-fracking movement. We bring you the people who will ask the big questions, and then help you answer them, like why is Shambala vegetarian? what is sex? and what is race?”

By night we celebrate with bangin’ bands and DJs from punk to soca to techno, and from all over the world. We have a store full of books and zines and a tuck shop with hot drinks and delicious cakes. All our proceeds go to support grassroots campaigns – last year we funded groups supporting asylum seekers.

Rebel Soul at Shambala 2014 Rebel Soul Shambala 2014 Calais Migrant Solidarity at Shambala

Read more at rebelsoulspace.weebly.com

To get to Shambala follow this cycle route from Nottingham or via the train to Market Harborough.

 

Earth First Summer Gathering 2019

The 2019 Earth First Summer Gathering is happening at a squatted rural site near Durham.

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 for five days of time and space to talk, walk, share skills, learn, play, rant, find out what’s going on, find out what’s next, live outside, strategise, hang out, incite, laugh and conspire.

The workshops, networking and planning of actions at this low impact eco-living camp is organised non-hierarchically. It’s run without leaders by everyone who comes along, so come prepared to chip in!

The Gathering will have parallel workshops coordinated as an embedded UK Animal Rights Gathering.

Veggies Food is HereVeggies will coordinate Campaign Catering, as well as a cafe space, tuck shop, vegan cake baking workshops and may host a PM Press Bookstall. To help Contact Veggies.

 

Collect fliers & posters for the Summer Gathering from at Green Futures Field, at the & many other events at

Belper Goes Green 2019

Belper Goes Green is Transition Belper’s ECO Festival that aims to share simpler, low carbon and environmentally friendly ways of doing things in a relaxed and uplifting way that puts a smile on the face of Belper.

When is the festival?
The dates for 2019 are Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June, plus a beer festival on Friday 31st May.

Where is the Festival?
Strutts Playing Field, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU – the home of Belper Rugby Club next to Babington Hospital and across the road from Strutts Community Centre.

Food By Veggies

We’ll be open on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd from 11.00am – 5.00pm.

Veggies Food is Here

Sustainable St Albans – SustFest Market Takeover

The Sustainability Festival 2019 is taking over the St Albans Market for a whole day on Sunday 19th May!  It’s all about how local residents can reduce their carbon footprint and live more sustainably.

We are interested in any organisation that wants to take part: we already have lots of organisations booked for the event, and we still have spaces for more! Whether you want a stall, can run an activity, or play music, juggle or dance!

Details at https://sustainablestalbans.org/get-started/sustfest-market-take-over/

The Market Takeover – from 11am to 5pm – will have food/drink stalls, live music and other entertainment, children’s activities, and environmental charity stalls.

We have a huge display of electric vehicles, electric bikes, pedal bikes, local youth groups and other stalls that promote sustainability and reducing your carbon footprint with a focus on the five main things residents can do to reduce your carbon footprint and live sustainably.

 


vegan climate logo To get to this event, 107 miles from our Nottingham base, Veggies may emit approx 100kg CO2.

However by helping an estimated 300 people Eat Vegan we will “offset” 600kg CO2.

If ONE customer goes Vegan For Life, they will save 1.5 tonnes CO2 every year, as well as saving 4022 animals lives, and enabling all the world’s peoples to receive a Fair Share of the world’s resources. [refs].

ExLibris Booksale Part Two

The 13th annual booksale in aid of three local charities continues over its second weekend

https://www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk/appeals/zephyrs-nottingham-appeal/ Zephyr’s centre offers loving care and support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or the death of a baby or child.

http://mortonhallvisitors.org.uk/ They support people detained at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre by providing a link to the outside world.

https://sharewearclothingscheme.org/ Sharewear provides emergency clothing, shoes and bedding to people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire currently in crisis.

Our rescued books include: new, genre, unusual, modern and classic fiction; every non-fiction subject under the sun; books on leisure interests such as gardening, crafts, cake decoration & cookery; hardbacks and paperbacks; scarce/collectable books at lower prices than online; lots of children’s books; and the odd really weird book that you wouldn’t believe could, or maybe should, exist. There are also DVDs and handmade bags.
We always have low prices (starting at 10p), to make books accessible to everyone. Even our collectable or scarce books are priced more cheaply than online.

Stephen Booth, author and creator of the Cooper & Fry books, will open the booksale at 10am on April 26th. Be there! Be masked (if you like)!

Refreshments, including home-made cakes, in our café, “Josiah’s”.
Children may ride the “ExLibris Express”.
Claim a free raffle ticket if you arrive wearing a mask.
You are invited to bring a tin of vegetarian food, to be donated to Netherfield food bank.

We will be asking for volunteers to: bake; donate raffle prizes; help carry heavy boxes of books; circulate the poster on social media; distribute leaflets through letterboxes and posters to shops/pubs/community centres etc; mind the back garden and be Toilet Monitors, etc. We’re getting older, and appreciate help more and more each year!

Thanks everybody for all your support the previous 12 years. We hope we can rescue another load of books and support important local charities again this year.

Masky greetings.

13th Mega Charity Booksale by ExLibris

13th annual booksale in aid of three local charities:

https://www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk/appeals/zephyrs-nottingham-appeal/ Zephyr’s centre offers loving care and support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or the death of a baby or child.

http://mortonhallvisitors.org.uk/ They support people detained at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre by providing a link to the outside world.

https://sharewearclothingscheme.org/ Sharewear provides emergency clothing, shoes and bedding to people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire currently in crisis.

Our rescued books include: new, genre, unusual, modern and classic fiction; every non-fiction subject under the sun; books on leisure interests such as gardening, crafts, cake decoration & cookery; hardbacks and paperbacks; scarce/collectable books at lower prices than online; lots of children’s books; and the odd really weird book that you wouldn’t believe could, or maybe should, exist. There are also DVDs and handmade bags.
We always have low prices (starting at 10p), to make books accessible to everyone. Even our collectable or scarce books are priced more cheaply than online.

Stephen Booth, author and creator of the Cooper & Fry books, will open the booksale at 10am on April 26th. Be there! Be masked (if you like)!

Refreshments, including home-made cakes, in our café, “Josiah’s”.
Children may ride the “ExLibris Express”.
Claim a free raffle ticket if you arrive wearing a mask.
You are invited to bring a tin of vegetarian food, to be donated to Netherfield food bank.

We will be asking for volunteers to: bake; donate raffle prizes; help carry heavy boxes of books; circulate the poster on social media; distribute leaflets through letterboxes and posters to shops/pubs/community centres etc; mind the back garden and be Toilet Monitors, etc. We’re getting older, and appreciate help more and more each year!

Thanks everybody for all your support the previous 12 years. We hope we can rescue another load of books and support important local charities again this year.

Masky greetings.

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