October 16, 2009 : DIARY

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Target Brimar

Sat 17th October, 12pm, Manchester

National launch demonstration for campaign targeting Brimar, manufacturer of military parts used in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan. Also in solidarity with the EDO Decommissioners.

Meeting point grassy traffic island by the Gardener’s Arms pub, junction of B6393 (Lightbowne Rd) and A6104 (Victoria Avenue East)

For more information see: www.targetbrimar.org.uk/

Decommissioners Solidarity Demo

Sat 17th October, 2pm, Bristol.

Calling for an immediate arms embargo with Israel and troops out of Afghanistan. Meet at Hippodrome.

For more information see: www.smashedo.org.uk/

The Great Climate Swoop

Sat 17th - Sun 18th October, Ratcliffe-on-Soar, Nottingham

Climate change activists converge with the aim of shutting down one of the UK's biggest coal fired power stations, E.ON's Ratcliffe-on-Soar.

To join the swoop visit: www.climatecamp.org.uk/actions/climate-swoop-2009, contact your local Climate Camp neighbourhood: www.climatecamp.org.uk/get-involved/local-groups, phone 07594 521 290 or 07878 892 486, or email info[at]climatecamp.org.uk

For more maps of Ratcliffe-on-Soar see: www.climatecamp.org.uk/actions/climate-swoop-2009/maps

EDO Decommissioners Week of Action

Sat 17th - Mon 26th October, Brighton, London and Beyond

Monday October 19th - Rally outside Brighton Town Hall  calling on Brighton and Hove Council to condemn EDO.

Wednesday October 21st – Prison Picket 6pm till 9pm, Horfield Prison, Cambridge Road, Bristol. Calling for a Free Elijah Smith – an end to British involvement with the so called ‘war on terror’ and an immediate arms embargo with Israel.

Thursday October 22nd - Rally outside the Foreign Office, London demanding an end of arms exports to Israel. Handing in of the new decommissioners petition. Sign it here www.petitiononline.com/decom1/petition.html

For more information on the week of action see: http://decommissioners.co.uk/2009/09/16/october-16th-26th-support-the-decommissioners-week-of-events/

Titnore Woods Benefit Gig

Sun 18th October, 2pm - 10pm, Cowley Club, Brighton

Supporting the struggle against over-development and the destruction of ancient woodland in West Sussex.

For more information see: www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/10/439778.html and www.protectourwoodland.co.uk/

Anarchist Bookfair 2009

Sat 24th October, 10am to 7pm, Queen Mary & Westfield College, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

Books, meetings, films, workshops, exhibition, food, creche and more besides.

For more information see: www.anarchistbookfair.org/

Freaky Friday Global Day of Action Against the Vivisection Industry

Friday 30th October

"Dust off your skeleton masks, zombie suits and blood-splattered lab coats! Freaky Friday has arrived! Visit your nearest top target (Novartis, Astrazenca and Bristol-Myers Squibb), or another recent HLS customer - Bayer, Syngenta, Schering Plough, or Organon."

For more information see: www.shac.net/action/top_targets/toptargets.html

Troops Out of Afghanistan March - organised by Stop the War Coalition, CND and BMI

Sat 31st October, 12 noon, Hyde Park, London

March to Trafalgar Square.

For more information see: www.stopwar.org.uk/

SHAC Novartis Demonstration

Sat 31st October, 12 noon, Horsham, Sussex

Anti-vivisection demo.

For more information see: www.shac.net/action/diary_dates.html

Sequani Halloween Demonstration

Sat 31st October, 3pm till late, opposite the Sequani labs, Ledbury, Hereforshire

Anti-vivisection demo. Feel free to dress up in halloween costumes...

For more information see: http://sequani.wordpress.com/

Gaza Freedom March Briefing/ Training

Sat 31st October - 1st November, Central London

To mark the first anniversary of Israel’s bloody 22-day assault on Gaza, hundreds of international activists will march nonviolently alongside the people of Gaza on 1 January 2010, breaching the illegal Israeli blockade. This is a UK training / briefing event for people thinking of taking part.

If you would like to attend contact: or 0845 458 2564

For more information on the march see: www.gazafreedommarch.org

Stop Deportation Network Public Forum

Sat 7 November, 12-5pm at SOAS, London, WC1H 0XG

Public forum building mass resistance against mass deportations.

For more information see: www.stopdeportation.net or email:

(COP 15) Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Mon 7th - Fri 18th December

Fri 11th - Business Day of action

Sat 12th - March through Copenhagen

Sun 13th - Hit Production day of action

Weds 16th - MASS ACTION - Using civil disobedience to take over the summit.

For more information see: www.climatecamp.org.uk/actions/copenhagen-2009 and