Tag: Nottinghamshire (page 1 of 23)

Veggies Crew Meeting

Veggies is volunteer-led, a community-based, social enterprise, promoting vegan catering and supporting campaigns for humans, other animals and the environment since 1984.

We continue to cater and campaign for a huge range of groups on many diverse issues, thanks to the support of many people who come with us to events or who help behind the scenes at our Nottingham base.

If you would like to help Veggies, feel free to come to our meeting, or see our Events Diary.

(If other events are running at Sumac we may find space elsewhere).

Sumac Meeting

Sumac meetings are currently held at 6pm on the 2nd Saturday off each month, to include the People’s Kitchen Meal (rather than on the first Monday).

All are welcome to come and participate. To get involved just drop by and join in!

The Sumac Centre is an independent community and social centre in Nottingham, home to project including the Forest Fields Social Club, People’s Kitchen, Veggies Catering Campaign and Pink 4 The Homeless.

Sumac provides resources, meeting spaces and skills for groups and individuals campaigning for human rights, animal rights, the environment, peace and co-operation world-wide.

Sumac aims to use a consensus process, to work creatively to include everyone decision-making. To find out more about this, see the ‘Groups and Meetings’ briefings at Seedsfor Change

See also Sumac’s Ethical Policy / Secondary Rules.

If you can’t make it to the meetings, subscribe to announcements from Sumac, including reports from planning group meetings.

Brinsley Animal Rescue Christmas Open Day

There’s no better way to start the festive season than at Brinsley Animal Rescue’s Christmas Open Day.

The sanctuary is run by volunteers and on vegan values, rescuing unwanted pets, injured wildlife and farm animal victims of the meat and dairy industry.

This year we will be having a Christmas open day at the rescue centre, where you can meet the animals and visit our cafe and stalls.

Veggies and others will be providing vegan catering and literature to help compassionate people make the connection between the animals they’re visiting at the rescue and those that end up on their plate.

Come and see the animals, meet Santa, see the many stalls. Admission is £1 for adults and free to children when accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.

Read the 2014 review at the Eastwood Advertiser: Crowds Flock to Support Rescued Animals

 

Nottingham Animal Rights at Sumac

Nottingham Animal Rights meetings, every 4 weeks at the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, (New Basford / Forest Fields), NG7 6HX, to plan forthcoming campaign activities, usually starting at 8pm.

All welcome – hunt sabs, vegan campaigners, AR activists, people who want to get involved, and people who just want to know more about what we do, including supporters of Animal Aid, Greyhound Action, Hunt Sabs, SHAC, VIVA!, Vegan Society, Vegetarian Society, and the many other groups that we aim to support locally.

In between the meetings at the Sumac Centre there is also a meeting in the city centre. Details of upcoming events and campaigns circulated to our Riseup News List to which you can subscribe. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Nottingham Green Festival Planning

Nottingham Green Festival, on Sunday 15th September 2019 (tbc), is organised by a grass roots, community based, volunteer cooperative, with no regular statutory funding.

Join us at the next meeting of the planning group at Sumac Centre.

More info on the planning meeting.

See also event listing on Sumac Diary and Green Festival Events on facebook

 

Earth Strike Nottingham

Join us at the Earth Strike to fight for a sustainable world and hold our ecologically-destructive government accountable!

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Check this event for the meeting point on the day!

Veggies will meet at Sumac Centre at 10am to prepare to join the event.

 

 

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.

Stuff of Life festival

Join us for the twelth annual community festival in Hedley Villas Park and the surrounding cobbled streets with live music, spoken word, crafts, children’s activities, delicious foods and a procession – all organised, performed and prepared by the local community.

A unique community event with a special atmosphere that the whole family can enjoy.

Brinsley Animal Rescue Summer Open Day 2019

Our Summer open day in 2019 will be held on Sunday 8th September.

Brinsley Animal Rescue is dedicated to caring for animals. Our primary mission is to relieve the suffering of animals and birds. We take in sick and injured wildlife and birds, pets and farm animals to rescue them from injury, cruelty, hardship, and neglect.

We ensure they live out the remainder of their natural lives in the optimum physical and psychological comfort. Releasing wild animals and rehoming pets when possible, but always overseeing their care. We have a non destruct policy except when it is in the animals best interest.

We also have a charity ebay store at https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/brinsley_animal_rescue

UK Vegan Camp-Out 2019

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​★★ The UK Vegan Camp-Out 2019 ★★
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(Partnered with Viva! – http://www.viva.org.uk)

★ All Ages
★ Speakers
★ Activism Workshops
★ Comedians
★ Live Music
★ Afterparty
★ Kids Activities

TICKETS: http://www.vegancampout.co.uk

Price includes camping but people are also more than welcome to go home each night or stay in a nearby hotel. You can also come in a caravan/campervan

If you’re a singer or in a band and want to play please message musicians@vegancampout.co.uk

If you want to put on a workshop in our Fitness/Yoga/Health/Meditation tent please message mindandbody@vegancampout.co.uk

If you have a question that isn’t answered on here please message info@vegancampout.co.uk or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ukvegancampout

FACEBOOK PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/ukvegancampout
FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/277089379359564
LONELIE’S GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/2008238006073769
INSTAGRAM: @ukvegancampout
HASHTAG #vcampout
http://www.vegancampout.co.uk

 

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