Circus & vivisection demos; dairy, unhappy eggs &Tagged as: animal-liberation nar nottmar veggies
Another two weeks, and more, of animal rights campaigning in Nottingham, Newark, and beyond
Events From 9th March 2012
With the Government dragging its feet over the widely accepted proposal to ban the use of wild animal in Circuses the worst of the lot, the 'great' British Circus, is in out area, currently in Newark and probably soon in Leicester and Nottingham. They have stopped publishing dates and venues in advance so we need to look out for posters announcing where they will be.
Sunday 11th March - Circus demo. Transport from Nottingham. Meet 12:45 @ Sumac. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1260
Meanwhile the all-human circus American Circus opens on The Forest next Wednesday 14th til Sunday 18th. To enjoy circus skills & thrills without the cruelty, you could watch that instead.
Thursday 15th March - Dairy information stall. Meet 12noon outside Victoria Centre Clock Tower. http://milkmyths.org.uk/
Friday 16th Match - Dog meat trailer. 2pm on Clumber Street. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1993
Saturday 17th March - Harlan Interfauna Demo, Cambridgshire. A few spaces available for transport from Nottingham, with Veggies catering. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=202
Saturday 17th Match - Flannels day of action. Anyone up for this?
'Boycott Flannels' is a national campaign to end the sale of real fur at Flannels by urging them to sign an official statement and use a fur-free policy. The fur industry is responsible for horrific cruelty to countless animals for so-called fashion. Join us in the campaign for a fur-free Flannels! http://www.boycottflannels.net/
Sunday 18th March - Possible Circus demo, depending on numbers, contact the group if you want to come.
Tuesday 20th March - KFC demo. Meet 7pm outside branch on Parliament Street. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1358
Wednesday 21st March - Unhappy Egg demo. Meet 14:00 outside Victoria Centre clock tower.
A major Viva! investigation into the egg industry, and the 'Happy Egg' company, shows a shocking story - one of disease, incarceration, mutilation, short lives and electric shocks. See report & video at http://www.viva.org.uk/campaigns/chickens/happy-eggs.htm
Indymedia demo report: http://nottingham.indymedia.org.uk/articles/2420
Thursday 23rd March - McDemo. Meet 18:15 outside Clumber Street branch.
Also Hunt Sabbing every Saturday
And vegan outreach with Veggies Catering Campaign:
Community Circle, Sumac Centre, Wed 21st: http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=555
Tasty Thursday, Nottm Uni Green Week (TBC), Thurs 22nd: http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1992
Urban Local Food Market, Sat 24th:
Next Nottingham Animal Rights Meeting: Thursday 22nd March at The Navigation. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=112
Saturday 31st March - Highgate Demo - breeders for vivisection
Saturday 7th April - Zoo demo at Twycross. Advance notice. Other groups going, Need a Notts presence too.
Monday 9th April - Brinsley Animal Rescue spring open day. Come and support your local sanctuary. http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=1994
People's Kitchen - every Saturday
A delightful vegan dish is cooked and served at the Sumac Cafe by a different volunteer team each Saturday, with payment by (approx £3) donation.
Saturday 10th March:Rossport Solidarity Dinner: Hearty Irish stew, with greens and home-made soda bread.
The Rossport Solidarity Camp was set up in 2005 to support the campaign against Shell from exploiting gas from protected coastline in County Mayo. The resistance against Shell has been going on for more than 10 years and has managed to consistently mess up Shells plans.
Occupy Nottingham are protesting against social & economic inequalities in UK & around world. One protest in hundreds globally addressing the root causes of the ffinancial system that exploits animals, people and the environment.
They are facing eviction after the Tuesday 13th March court date.
Please Sign & Share their E-Petition, and visit them in the Market Square to give practical and physical support.
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