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Veggies On The Road (April Edition)


The wonderful Veggies volunteer crew are still all hands to the pump as they continue their packed 2014 tour, catering at events around the country promoting social change, community spirit, care for animals and the planet. Veggies is an all-vegan, volunteer-led, social enterprise based in the Sumac Centre in Forest Fields, Nottingham. This month they have been catering at some very diverse events…

Veggies On The Road (March Edition)


It's full steam ahead for Nottingham's all-vegan and volunteer-led catering campaign Veggies as their 2014 tour is in full swing, with more events being added all the time. Most recently they have taken part in Leicester's annual environmental event, the Greenlight Festival, and also travelled down to Milton Keynes to bring vegan food to activists taking part in an anti-vivisection demo.

Veggies Backs the Badgers!


Nottingham's ethical, all-vegan catering campaign Veggies has been on the road twice to Birmingham in the past few days, to show support for our scapegoated badger friends who are under attack from the Tory government. The government are trying to implement an appallingly misguided and underhand policy to cull one hundred thousand badgers in an effort to eradicate Bovine TB. As well as killing an …

The Black Fish speaking tour comes to Nottingham


The oceans are dying, but there is something we can do about it. That was the message of Wietse van der Werf during his talk in Nottingham on Saturday evening.

The Black Fish - action for marine animals


Former Nottingham resident Wietse Van Der Werf, co-founder of 'The Black Fish', visited Nottingham tell us more about the threats facing the world's oceans and inspire us to join the growing movement of people taking action for its conservation.

Veggies outside DSEi: No to the Arms Trade


Last week saw peaceful days of action co-ordinated by the 'Stop the Arms Fair Coalition' in response to the bi-annual arms fair DSEi (Defence & Security Equipment International) at the London ExCel Centre. DSEi is the world's largest arms fair and it exists so that arms buyers and sellers can come together, network and make deals.

From 'Campaign Against the Arms Trade' (CAAT): 'DSEi 2013 featured …

Vegan Festival at Nottingham Green Festival


12 - 6.00pm Sunday 1st September.

For 6 years, from 2005 – 2009, Veggies and other vegan campaigners helped organise the East Midlands' Vegan Festival which welcomed over 2000 members of the public each year to the Council House on Nottingham’s Old Market Square.

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.

Brinsley Animal Rescue Summer Open Day

August 11, 2013 11:00

69 Bobsic Close



NG16 5AX


Click on link to get directions


Veggies at Notts Pride: Sun and Samosas


This Saturday just passed, Veggies was delighted to be catering at the tenth annual 'Nottinghamshire Pride' event: a vibrant celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture and an event respecting difference and promoting equality for all. 

Veggies at Hope Pastures animal sanctuary


Yesterday (Sunday 14th July) a crew of Veggies volunteers packed up the van and headed to Leeds to cater at Hope Pastures animal sanctuary's event, a fun day for dogs.

Stop the Badger Cull


Veggies Catering Campaign attended the National March Against the Badger Cull on 1st June 2013.

See the special report, with info, links & contacts for you to get involved to Stop The Cull

Only people power and direct action will stop the cull now. If you can, get to the cull zones. If you can't, please support your local hunt sab group.


U.K. anarchist publication “Return Fire” released

Our new zine Return Fire is now available. It's a diverse mix with liberatory aims, which we hope to be informative and inspiring for anyone who decides to make their life a weapon against the dominant order.

New Riseup! Radio show


Latest issue of Riseup! Radio available now! This show we talk to someone from Chiapas about what's going on in the Zapatista communities over there. We hear about the on going court case against a group of squatters in Germany. Doom brings us up to speed on the case of a Nottingham man who has been unjustly been put on remand for alleged "threatening behaviour" during a DWP interview. We …

Harlan Day Of Action


    As part of the run up to World Day for Animals In Laboratories (http://www.wdail.org/), activists from the local area converged for a day of action against Harlan Laboratories. Harlan breed beagles for the vivisection industry, including the notorious Huntingdon Life Sciences. They also offer their clients the option of purchasing ‘surgically-modified’ animals. This means that some beagles und…

Thatcher gone - let's celebrate

April 08, 2013 17:00

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

Protest & Stall opposing the Grand National



Saturday 6 April 2013

Saw a dozen Nottingham activists stage a peaceful protest outside Ladbrokes betting shop in Nottingham city centre, to raise public awareness about the dark side of the Grand National, and also the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. The message was that there is no such thing as a harmless flutter, as if you bet on animal racing then you are literally betting w…

You bet, they die! Grand National demo: Nottingham


Saturday 6th April saw a dozen Nottingham activists stage a peaceful protest outside Ladbrokes betting shop in Nottingham city centre, to raise public awareness about the dark side of the Grand National, and also the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. The message was that there is no such thing as a harmless flutter, as if you bet on animal racing then you are literally betting with thei…

You bet, they die! Grand National demo: Derby


Yesterday a dozen Derby campaigners (and one activist dog!) took part in peaceful demonstrations outside of betting shops in Derby city centre to raise awareness about the danger to horses lives in the Grand National, and what happens in the wider horse and greyhound racing industries. They were out campaigning from 11am until after the race started at 4:15pm.

Activists mark Zoo Awareness Weekend


This weekend Animal Rights activists were out in Grantham and at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire to mark Zoo Awareness Weekend. A pop up cinema and stall were set up in Grantham on Friday to spread awareness of the plight of zoo animals and a demo was held at the gates to Twycross Zoo. Those demonstrating protested the fact that “animals used to forests, seas and the sky are trapped in cages, …

Zoo Awareness Weekend: Twycross Zoo on Sunday


On Easter Sunday, activists from Nottingham Animal Rights, Derby Animal Rights and Leicester Animal Rights, converged on Twycross zoo to protest the cruel incarceration of animals from around the world, as part of the Captive Animal Protection Society's zoo awareness weekend

Zoo Awareness Weekend: Hidden England Animal Right


On good Friday, as part of the Captive Animal Protection Society's zoo awareness weekend, activists from Hidden England Animal Rights fielded the Equinox project (a pop up cinema) in the town centre of Grantham.

Open Space

March 30, 2013 11:00


The Sumac Centre245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields

Animal RightsEvents

Read on to support Brinsley Animal Rescue - Anti-AstraZeneca demo in Macclesfield - Fur demos in Derby - Anti-Foston campaign - Peoples Kitchen in aid of anti badger cull campaign - League Against Cruel Sports - Anti Greyhound racing demo - Leicester Green Light festival - Anti Fur demos - Circus Mondao in Burton.

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.

East Midlands Animal Rights Day Of Action


Saturday 15th saw the first East Midlands Animal Rights Regional Networking Day Of Action (in a quite a while).

Activists from around the region including half a dozen from from the newly re-launched Leicester Animal Rights and including delegations from Nottingham Animal Rights, Derby Animal Rights and Hidden England Animal Rights converged in Leicester to say "howdy", and whilst they were about…

'Tis the season! Veggies do London


This weekend just passed, Nottingham's all-vegan catering campaign Veggies packed its bags and headed down to London to cater at two exciting events that promote a compassionate and just society.

Anti fur demonstration at Hopkinson vintage

Weebly-thumb Our first demonstration against Hopkinson vintage took place on 2nd December 2012 regarding their selling of real fur.