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The Sparrows Nest
Venue: The Sparrows' Nest, St. Ann's, Nottingham - follow link below for location if you don't know it.
Solidarity groups and networks are a self-organised response to hassle from employers, landlords, letting agencies, bailiffs and debt collectors.
The Sparrow's Nest - Anarchist Library & Archive (St Ann's - Nottingham)
We are very happy to announce that we have not only restructured the digitised documents on our website, but also added loads and loads more materials you can to browse to your delight.
"Ron's Collection", containing marvellous source materials mostly regarding Syndicalism in Britain (and around the world) can now be accessed online.
On Saturday 28th July, we held an event at the Nottingham Mechanics, showcasing aspects of our work at the Sparrows' Nest by introducing two of our archival collections. Two members of the Solidarity Federation came to Nottingham and held great introductory talks, e.g. about the ideas and strategies of syndicalism (thanks again!).
About a dozen people attended and many thanks to all who came!
In the months since the Nottingham riots, anarchists have been trying to kickstart a campaign against the victimisation of whole communities that has been called for by the state. The courts, with encouragement of the government, have been handing out much harsher sentences than usual, and Nottingham City Council leader Jon Collins has called for the families of rioters to be evicted from social h…
The disturbances which have swept London following the shooting of Mark Duggan by armed police on Thursday, has spread to Nottingham. According to Notts Police five of their police stations were attacked by groups of rioters last night, armed with ‘homemade incendiary devices’. Over 100 arrests have been made including a group of 10 who climbed on the roof of Nottingham High School. On Monday…
Rioting flared up again last night in Nottingham as five police stations were attacked with homemade incendiary devices (i.e. petrol bombs). Canning Circus, The Meadows, Oxclose Lane, Bulwell and St Ann's police stations were targeted by rioters. A police car outside the station in the Meadows was also torched.
On Saturday July 17th Nottingham and Mansfield Trades Council organised a re-dedication of the memorial to the International Brigades at County Hall, West Bridgford. This event is accompanied by a series of Spanish Civil War related events in Nottingham including a discussion on Anarchism in Spain at the Sparrow’s Nest, an exhibition in the Council House and a showing of Ken Loach’s Land and Freed…
A few photographs of the books, pamphlets, posters and badges on display at the Civil War and Revolution: Anarchism in Spain event that took place on Sunday July 18th at The Sparrows' Nest, before the people arrived!