Thursday, 17 November 2016
KUWG Diary 17 Nov to 12 Dec 2016
Thu 17 Nov, 6-8pm KUWG Bi-Annual General Meeting at Kingsgate Community Centre, right after our weekly meeting.
Thu 17 Nov, 5pm London NUT March & Rally by NUT – National Union of Teachers & People’s Assembly Against Cuts. From Whitehall, (Opposite Downing Street) Rally: 18:30, Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, SW1P 3DW https://www.teachers.org.uk/
Fri 18 Nov, 10.30-11.30am Axe The Housing Act Leafleting - Westminster Council's Housing Option Service. Let passers by know of the big protest on Wed 23 Nov. At 101 Orchardson Street, London, NW8 8EA (behind social services building in Frampton Street, buses 189/139 Edgware Rd / Marylebone Stations are 10 mins away).
Fri 18 Nov, 12.30-2pm Camden & Islington Unite Community Branch Meeting at Ron Todd House, 33-37 Moreland Street, EC1V 8BB - all welcome.
Sat 19 Nov, 12noon-8pm Rent Strike! Bloc(k Party) in Central London. Join rent strikers for a carnival esque block party as part of the national demo for free education https://www.facebook.com/events/363481067333075/
Wed 23 Nov, 12noon Axe The Housing Act – Protest & Lobby of MPs Make sure MPs don’t ‘forget’ to abolish the Housing Act. At Old Palace Yard.
CONSULTATION DEADLINE: Thu 24 Nov Transforming Our Justice System: Panel Composition in Tribunals by Ministry of (in)Justice, who plan to digitalise benefit appeals so claimants won’t be seen in person by the judge or expert panel members (i.e. doctors present at tribunals). This will lessen our chances to win appeals. Nip it in the bud! https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/oct/12/online-benefits-appeals-tribunals-disabled?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Consultation itself: https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/panel-composition-in-tribunals/
Thu 24 Nov, 6.30-9pm No War, No Austerity by Youth & Student CND. Amidst devastating cuts to public services, Theresa May believes it would be ‘sheer madness’ to give up our £205billion nuclear weapons... At The Venue, Student Central, Malet Street, WC1E 7HY http://dpac.uk.net/2016/11/oppose-dsa-cuts-with-youth-and-student-cnd/
Thu 8 Dec, 6-8pm Branch Social – Camden & Islington Unite Community at Unite Holborn, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN - food provided, all welcome!
Fri 9 Dec, 7pm A Benefit for Tahiti – How the Mangrove 9 Won Hear from participants of this historic trial of the Mangrove 9 which was landmark in anti-racist movement in Britain. Money raised will go to Haiti Emergency Relief Fund (HERF) http://www.haitiemergencyrelief.org/Haiti_Emergency_Relief_Fund/home.html to benefit grassroots people in Haiti directly. At Trinity United Reform Church, Buck St, London NW1 8NJ
Sat 10 Dec, 10am-6pm Media Democracy Festival by Media Reform UK. Few giant corporations control UK’s TV channels, news outlets, radio stations, search engines & social media platforms. Join us to discuss how we can work for a media that informs, represents & empowers citizens. At Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck University of London. http://stopwar.org.uk/index.php/events/other-anti-war-events/2238-10-december-london-media-democracy-festival-2016
Mon 12 Dec, 7.30pm Season’s Readings by friends of West Hampstead’s Library. Prose, poetry, songs & snippets. The evening will start with an Annual General Meeting. Your chance to find out what’s happening to your local library regarding upcoming cuts in 2017. At West Hampstead Library, Dennington Park Road, London NW6 1AU http://www.fowhl.org/whats-on.html