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Nottingham Altruistic Society


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Bangladeshi Speaker on Climate Change Awareness

Bangladesh - Super Exploitation and the Climate Crisis

7.30pm Wednesday 12th March 2014 at The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields NG7 6HX


"3 Cosas" cleaners - speaker meeting

February 19, 2014 17:00


The Meeting Room, Friends' Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

Friday Film: Spirit of '45, speakers and screening

November 15, 2013 18:00


Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD

Nottingham Green Festival + Vegan Festival

September 01, 2013 12:00


Arboretum Park, Waverley Street / Addison Street, Nottingham

Nottingham Green Festival + Vegan Festival


The Nottingham Green Festival is confirmed for Sunday 1st September.

The event, now in its 22nd year, is independently 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 Nottm Peace Festival from which it has grown.

Access to healthcare under threat


The coalition government has launched two public consultations around the use of the NHS by migrants. The issue has been framed in such a way as to stir fears around British people being cheated. There are many legitimate concerns about universal access to healthcare, public health protection and Britain's obligations to Human Rights, but these will only be heard if people take part in the consult…

Support Needed: Calais Migrant Food Project 8-21st


Nottingham Migrant Solidarity is a group that aims to offer practical support to migrants on the France/UK border. Hundreds of people face destitution, brutality and harassment every day in Calais and most are fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries. We are a self-organised group who plan to give out free food to migrants in Calais between the 8th and 22nd July. In the months of …

Refugee Week Exhibition in Nttm Library


June 2013

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts. Part of Nottingham's contribution, was an Exhibition in the City Library, Nottingham.

It is an exhibition by, for and about refugees comprising photographic work, completed in workshops led by Gaylan Nazhad in partnership with City Arts, and a series of hand-painted banners. The banners were produced during workshops at Nottingham Refugee Fo…

I hear voices from the borders


As legislation on migration becomes more and more restrictive, resistance to an inhuman system is well and alive in the City of Calais, northern France. Continue reading to find out more about Dublin II, police repression, migrant-led struggles and how to provide practical support.

Calais migrant solidarity fundraiser

June 08, 2013 15:00


Sumac Social Centre – Gladstone Street 245  Forest Fields

NoBordersNottingham.org.uk: Campaign with petition for Abdul Ghafar Rajabali –

We have been contacted by friends in Leicester about the detention of Abdul Ghafar Rajabali. As part of his asylum requirement, Abdul regularly reported to the UK Border Agency reporting station in Loughborough. However, while reporting to UKBA on Friday 10th May 2013, he was detained and held at Loughborough police station. From there, he was to be transferred to Morton Hall Detention Centre in L…

Art Workshop and Film Screening - Boots and Routes

May 06, 2013 11:00

Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery,

Weekday Cross



Thatcher gone - let's celebrate

April 08, 2013 17:00

Nottingham Market Square, 5pm. Bring yourself, banners, placards, music, hats.


April 18, 2013 19:30

Upstairs at the Peacock, 11 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, N G1 3FB

Open Space

March 30, 2013 11:00


The Sumac Centre245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields

Stop G8 National Gathering in Nottingham

April 27, 2013 10:00

Sumac Centre

A Call To Arms - Smash the G8 and the IF Campaign


The IF campaign has decided it can most effectively fight world hunger by making cute little paper boxes. They believe (or so they make out) that this sort of crafting will persuade George Osborne to be nice and not spend aid money on shooting africans.


What a load of crap.

Riseup! Radio at A4e

Riseup! Radio is being re-launched. In a few weeks time our first show for nearly four years will be arriving in your hearing holes. There will be many many things on the show- reports from the Annoymous Demo, political chit chat in the Sumac Bar, news from the NG7 Food Bank and loads of other good good stuff.

Aut-Not: Forest Fields Fire issue 8

The Forest Fields Fire issue 8 was delivered to 2,000 houses in Forest Fields during Janurary, and now here's your chance to have a read. Twice the normal size. Enjoy. Our 1st birthday issue will be out in March..


March 05, 2013 19:30

The Sumac Centre

245 Gladstone Street

Forest Fields



Hands off Somalia: Somali man on hunger strike in Morton Hall

Hands off Somalia (HOS) have spoken to Italian-Somali man Mohamed Sheik who is protesting against his illegal treatment inside Morton Hall immigration prison. Mohamed is 23 years old and has been living in Italy since he was a child from where he travelled to live with some family in Britain in late 2006.Mohamed has now been on hunger strike in Morton Hall IRC for nine days, alongside another…

Another Hunger Strike at Morton Hall

A number of detainees have been on hunger strike inside Morton Hall IRC for as many as 9 days. Abbas Ayub, a Pakistani national said 3 men were protesting because they want to be returned to their countries of birth but the UK Borders Agency continues to detain them. Abbas said he had been refusing food since last Monday because he has been detained since May, even though he has agreed to ret…

G4S vans attacked

 In the very early hours of Wednesday morning we carried out a couple of swift acts of love and self-defence. Two G4S vehicles had their tires slashed, paint stripped and windows smashed. We did this as signal of solidarity to our friends in Nottingham HMP and as special message to our friend in Rome Elisa Di Bernardo whose courage and devotion is inspiration to us. 

Peace Supper: Can genocide be prevented

January 28, 2013 18:30


Friends meeting house, Nottingham

25 Clarendon Street


Morton Hall in revolt again

The situation in Morton Hall immigration detention centre is at boiling point again after a series of incidents around Christmas. The trigger for events was another serious breach of their responsibilities by the detention centre management who failed to deal swiftly with disruptions to the water supply. A large number of detainees refused to return to their cells in protest. A serious disturbance…

StopG8Notts meeting

January 09, 2013 19:00

The Malt Cross, Nottingham

Solidarity demo at Morton Hall detention centre


The latest in a series of solidarity demonstrations was held outside Morton Hall detention centre in Lincolnshire today. Two minibuses of people set out to let the nearly 400 detainees know that they have not been forgotten this winter. We spent over an hour moving round the perimeter chanting and making noise so that they would hear us. Some people climbed trees so that our banners would be …

Folk Music for Calais Migrant Solidarity

December 22, 2012 20:00


The Sumac Centre

245 Gladstone Street, NG7 6HX Forest Fields, Nottingham

UKIP dominate Boston protest


Yesterday’s demonstration against immigration in Boston seemed to have been a moderate success for the right. In the end, the protest drew 150-300 people according to the Boston Standard. The event seems to have been dominated by local UKIP politician, Chris Pain, whose party’s flag was prominently positioned behind the speakers. Indeed, most of the placards displayed an anti-EU sentiment r…