Upcoming Events

African Night of Music Football & Food

June 16, 2010 18:30

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The Square Centre, Alfred Street North, Nottingham, NG3 1AA

Civil War and Revolution: Anarchism in Spain

July 18, 2010 13:00

Sparrows Nest anarchist Library. Email or phone: 07913 720136for directions. Web: http://www.thesparrowsnest.org.uk

Clay plaster on Ecoworks straw bale building

July 20, 2010 10:00

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Ecoworks is accessed off Ransom Road, St.Ann's - ring 07973 116291 for access through the gates.

Clay plaster on Ecoworks straw bale building

July 22, 2010 10:00

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Ecoworks is accessed off Ransom Road, St.Ann's - ring 07973 116291 for access through the gates.

Stonebridge City Farm open day

July 25, 2010 11:00

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Stonebridge City Farm, Stonebridge Road, St.Anns, Nottingham. NG3 2FR.

Clay plaster on Ecoworks straw bale building

July 29, 2010 10:00

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Ecoworks is accessed off Ransom Road, St.Ann's - ring 07973 116291 for access through the gates.

Sparrows' Nest open

August 19, 2010 14:00

The Sparrows Nest

St Anns allotment open day

September 13, 2010 11:00

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St Anns Allotments, St Anns, Nottingham.

Sparrows' Nest library - Tuesday pm opening

October 12, 2010 14:00

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Venue: The Sparrows' Nest, St. Ann's, Nottingham. Please visit website if you don't know it.

Sparrows' Nest library - Monday am opening

October 18, 2010 11:15

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Venue: The Sparrows' Nest, St. Ann's, Nottingham. Please visit website if you don't know it.

The Third Revolution - talk at the Sparrows' Nest

October 26, 2010 19:30

Venue: The Sparrows' Nest, St. Ann's, Nottingham - follow link below for location if you don't know it.

140th Anniversary Anti-Authoritarian International

June 24, 2012 15:00

The Sparrows' Nest - Please contact us for directions.

A few words on poachers

July 08, 2012 15:00

The Sparrows' Nest - Please contact us for directions.

Seattle Solidarity Network (SeaSol) Workshop

September 18, 2012 19:00

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Solidarity groups and networks are a self-organised response to hassle from employers, landlords, letting agencies, bailiffs and debt collectors.

Locally, the Nottingham Solidarity Network has been going for over a year and has had some recent successes.

The Anarchist Federation, Nottingham group, is pleased to announce a workshop by SeaSol, a long running solidarity network in Seattle, USA.

A few words on poachers

February 17, 2013 14:00

The Sparrow's Nest - Anarchist Library & Archive (St Ann's - Nottingham)

Anti-Fascist Resistance in Greece Today...

November 14, 2013 19:30

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Chase Community Centre

Robin Hood Chase (off St Ann's Well Road)

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In ‘st_anns’

Nottingham Altruistic Society

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Feeling lonely, or like an outsider? Need a safe space to simply ‘be’ yourself?

St Anns Allotments: Harvest Day

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On Sunday 222nd September, St Anns Allotments held a Harvest Day

All new Sparrows' Nest 'Digital Library'

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.

The Sparrows' Nest - "Ron's Collection" now online

"Ron's Collection", containing marvellous source materials mostly regarding Syndicalism in Britain (and around the world) can now be accessed online.

Strikes, Nukes & Overdue Subscription Fees

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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!

No Riot Evictions

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…

Riots spread to Nottingham

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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…

Five police stations attacked in Nottingham

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.

Straw Bale work on eco-building in St.Anns Part 33

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Work has been continuing at EcoWorks with the Straw Bale building in Nottingham. The building, now being fully enclosed with the main doors having being constructed and fitted All window frames fitted last year. Earlier this year, guttering and assorted woodwork has been completed.

Spanish Civil War, Anarchism & Collectives

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Exhibition & Talks at the Sparrows' Nest.  Sunday 18th July.

Nottingham remembers Spanish Civil War

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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…

Spanish Civil War - photos of anarchist exhibition

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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!

Clay plaster on Ecoworks Straw Bale Building

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We'll be working on the clay plaster inside the strawbale building at Ecoworks on Tuesday 20th & Thursday 22nd July, 10am-4pm.