Events

Some dates for your diary! This page contains events that we feel are relevant, important and/or interesting, some held by us, some by other people and organisations.  Let us know if you are holding an event or see anything that you think should be added. nspm {at} riseup.net

For an excellent calendar of local activist events, take a look at the Veggies/Sumac diary: http://www.veggies.org.uk/arc.php?output=veg

September

Friday 19th – Heckle Those Kochs – a hilarious karaoke fundraiser for the campaign against Heckler & Koch, 20:00 at the Sumac Centre. Performances will be recorded and the best ones played at the next H&K demo.  http://nottsantimilitarism.wordpress.com/heckler-koch/

Monday 22nd -Circus skills demo outside the Rolls Royce Derby factory that makes fuel for nuclear submarines, from 11:00 to 14:00. Have fun and say no to Trident replacement. Bring juggling balls, stilts, clowning, instruments, etc. For more details contact Zina on +441162531649 or zinazelter (at) yahoo.co.uk. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/08/407389.html

Tuesday 23rd – Sumac Debates State: ‘Work with the Power’ we will critically examine state and big business style approaches to climate change. Can capitalist solutions protect us and meet our energy needs, and if so at what long-term cost to the environment and people’s freedom?  7.30 Sumac Centre. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/09/408461.html

Friday 26th – Cinema pacifico film showing: There Will Be Blood 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

October

Wednesday 1st – Round Table: ‘Academic Freedom and Social Justice’. 4 to 6 p.m. in Room B62, L&SS.  Held by the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) and ICMIC, the Identity, Citizenship and Migration Centre.

Thursday 2nd – Paul Ingram Talk:  Nuclear weapon free world: Impossibility or necessity? 7pm – 9pm
Room A40, Clive Granger Building, University Park Campus. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/09/408523.html

Friday 3rd – Cinema pacifico film showing: War Made Easy 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Friday 10th – Cinema pacifico film showing: On The Verge 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Monday 13th – Shut H&K Demonstration. http://nottsantimilitarism.wordpress.com/heckler-koch/

‘Climate Rush!’ 100 years ago the Suffragettes went to Parliament and demanded that their society change.  They held a mass rally outside Parliament to which thousands came, before a number of them rushed into Parliament. http://www.climaterush.co.uk/

Wednesday 15th – Shut ITT Demo. Mass national protest against Brighton’s weapons factory, EDO-MBM.  Meet 12 noon opposite Falmer Station, Through the underpass, next to the Sussex University sign. (3 miles from Brighton Station).  http://www.smashedo.org.uk/shut-itt.htm

Friday 17th – Cinema pacifico film showing: Deadly Cargo & Breach of the Peace 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Tuesday 21st – Sumac Debates: ‘Anarchy: Prepare for DecentralisationWhat is life like without a government?  How do communities build and how do they resist?  7.30pm Sumac Centre. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/09/408461.html

Friday 24th – Cinema pacifico film showing: Death of a Nation & Flying the Flag- Arming the World 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Monday 27th – Aldermaston Big Blockade. Big, non-violent blockade to disrupt work on Trident warheads and their successors: see website for non-violence and safety rules. Contact: 0845 45 88 361, Email: blockawe at yahoo dot co dot uk http://www.tridentploughshares.org/section20

Friday 31st – Cinema pacifico film showing: The Power of Nightmares 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

November

Wednesday 5th – Cinema pacifico bonfire night showing: V for Vendetta. Room C50, 7pm.

Friday 7th – Cinema pacifico showing: Taking Liberties! 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Saturday 8th – CAAT National Gathering Join us for discussions and workshops! This will be a great opportunity to get together, meet other like-minded people, share perspectives, become better informed, learn about arms trade campaigning and develop your skills. 10am – 5pm – Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London. WC1R 4RL. http://www.caat.org.uk/events/nationalgathering/

Friday 14th – Cinema pacifico showing: The Weather Underground 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Tuesday 18th – Sumac Debates: ‘Alternatives not Agitation?’ Will 
look 
at 
models 
and 
ideas 
for 
alternative, 
cooperative 
and 
sustainable 
living.
  7.30pm Sumac Centre. http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/nottinghamshire/2008/09/408461.html

Friday 21st – Cinema pacifico showing: Manufacturing Consent 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd – Shared Planet Conference.  People & Planets’ student conference on world poverty, human rights and the environment.  Held at the University of Birmingham this year.  http://peopleandplanet.org/events/sharedplanet

Friday 28th – Cinema pacifico showing: Battleship Antarctica 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

December

Friday 5th – Cinema pacifico showing: Rob Newmans’ History of Oil & Climate Camp Film 7pm, Room C11 Portland Building

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