OCTOBER 2004

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Friday 1st : World Vegetarian Day


 

Saturday 2nd : World Farm Animals Day to mark the birth of Ghandi

Farmed Animal Action ask local groups and individuals throughout the UK to organise events, such as free veggie tastings & veggie pledges, demos & leafletting outside fast food outlets or supermarkets, vigils at slaughterhouses, etc.

Forward your event details:
Farmed Animal Action, PO Box 27, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 5WJ
Ph: 0845 4560284
E-mail: info@farmedanimalaction.co.uk
Website: http://www.farmedanimalaction.co.uk/


Sunday 3rd : World Day of Prayer for Animals (St Francis Day)

Past events have included:

See also http://www.stfrancisfoundation.org.uk/


Monday 4th : World Animal Day

Website: http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/


Saturday 16th : McDonalds Campaign.

19th International Day of Action Against McDonald's, to mark World Food Day. Everywhere.

Adopt-YOUR-Store!

Click here to download and print fliers (uses Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Leaflets also available from Veggies : details here.

McLibel Support Campaign
5 Caledonian Rd, London N1
Ph: 020 7713 1269
Email: mclibel@globalnet.co.uk
Website: http://www.mcspotlight.org/

Adopt-A-Store Network
c/o Veggies, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX
Ph: 0845 458 9595
Email: mclibel@veggies.org.uk

The Global Day of Action including the active support of McDonalds Workers Resistance - not necessarily campaigning on animal issues, but never-the-less potentially useful allies.
McDonalds Workers Resistance
Email: mwrposse@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.geocities.com/mwrposse3/proposal.htm


Monday 18th : Veggies 20th Anniversary


Sat 23rd : 23rd Annual Anarchist Book Fayre.

University of London, Mallet Street . Food by Veggies
Details: 020 7242 8032
Email: mail@anarchistbookfair.org
Website: http://freespace.virgin.net/anarchist.bookfair


Sat 23rd : To Be Confirmed : Worthing Animal Aid Autumn Fair

(Details from last year: 10am - 12.30pm at Heene Community Centre, 122 Heene Road, Worthing. Invitation to stallholders and stall booking form (Word documents)

Worthing Animal Aid, c/o 56 Cissbury Gardens, Worthing, BN14 0DZ
Ph: 01903 877144
Email: WorthingAnimalAid@btinternet.com


Saturday 30th : : Bristol Vegan Fayre

10am to 5pm at L Shed, Bristol Industrial Museum, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol.

Organised by Viva! and Yaoh, 8 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol BS2 8QH
Ph: 0117 944 1000
Email: info@viva.org.uk
Website: http://www.viva.org.uk/



 

Sun 31st : Halloween Demos against vivisection and other animal abuse

Click pumpkin contact grassroots Local Animal Rights campaign groups!

 


NOVEMBER 2004

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Mon 1st : World Vegan Day

 

Click banner for more info; phone Tony Weston on 01424 427393 or email

 


Mon 1st : Fox Hunt Sabbing Season opens

Contact your local Hunt Sab group via
Hunt Saboteurs Association, P O Box 5254, Northampton, NN1 3ZA
Ph: 0845 450 0727
Email: info@huntsabs.org.uk
Website: http://www.huntsabs.org.uk/


Friday 5th : Barry Horne Memorial Actions

Let us know if you are organising events at local labs, or elsewhere, to commemorate Barry's death on November 5th 2001, and for the animals: email your event details.


Saturday 13th : : National Anti-Fur March

Meet at 12noon at Picadilly Circus, London.

Further details from London Animal Action
Phone: 0845 458 4775 / 07761 533 152
Email: info@londonanimalaction.org.uk


13th - 20th : : National Anti-Fur Week

Actions at fur shops and on the street everywhere.

Campaign materials and further details from
Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade (CAFT-UK)
PO Box 38, Manchester, M60 1NX
Phone: 0845 330 7955 / 07761 533152
Email: caft@caft.org.uk
Website: http://www.caft.org.uk/


Monday 8th - 15th : 36th World Vegetarian Congress - 2004

The Congress is planned for Florianópolis, Brazil. Information about the congress will appear at above link soon!


Sat 27th : Buy Nothing Day

Anti-consumerism campaign. More info from: http://www.enough.org.uk/: 0161 226 6668 or email maito:info@buynothingday.co.uk



DECEMBER 2004

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All Month : Cruelty-Free Christmas Campagning

Animal Aid : 01732 364546 or email

 

Vegetarian Society : 0161-925-2000 or email.

 

Vegan Society : 01424 427393 or email


Sunday 5th : Christmas Without Cruelty Fayre

Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 . 10am to 5pm . Stalls, vegan catering, celebrity auction. Tea, Snacks and Cakes by Veggies & Ronny.

Animal Aid: 01732 364546 x26
Website: http://www.animalaid.org.uk/
Email: info@animalaid.org.uk


Friday 10th : 6th International Day for Animal Rights

Uncaged co-ordinate events across the world, calling for fundamental rights to be bestowed upon non-human animals by 2048 (100 years after the Declaration of Human Rights on this date). Groups are encouraged to hold candle-lit vigils outside local sites of animal abuse, (eg. vivisection facility, abbatoir, butcher's etc.) to highlight links between human and animal rights.

Uncaged, 9 Bailey Lane, Sheffield, S1 4EG (note new address)
Ph:0114 272 2220 . Fax: 0114 272 2225
Email: info@uncaged.co.uk
Website: http://www.uncaged.co.uk/

 

Email your event details


2003 events

2003 Brentwood Vigil outside Cheale's slaughterhouse, Brentwood, just off the A127.
Email Garry at: dreamlands@worldonline.co.uk.

2003 Leicestershire Vigil outside the gates of Hillcrest Ltd (formerly Harlan UK) - animal breeders for the vivisection industry at Dodgeford Lane, Belton, Leicestershire . [map]
Loughboro A.Concern:01509 415024
Email: close_harlan@hotmail.com.

2003 Minehead Vigil
Email: nimueh@metacrawler.com.

2003 Walthamstow Vigil
Walthamstow greyhound stadium in memory of the thousands of dogs which suffer and die every year at the hands of the British greyhound racing industry at Chingford Rd, London, E4 8SJ [map].
London Greyhound Action: 07984 836368
Email: londongreyhoundaction@yahoo.co.uk.
Greyhound Action website: http://www.greyhoundaction.co.uk/

2003 Wirral Vigil
L.E. Jones, a live exporter, on the A525 Ruthin to Denbigh road in North Wales.
Contact Kathy, Animal Rights on Wirral: 0797 4485263
Email: mailto:wirralarow@aol.com


Saturday 11th : to be confirmed : WAG Christmas Fair
Details from Warwickshire Action Group: 0777 154 7576


Saturday 11th : to be confirmed : Leicester Christmas Without Cruelty Fayre
Details from Leicester Animal Concern: 0116 262 2030 / 07786 613782


Friday 24th : To be confirmed : BIBRA Labs Vigil
Contact Croydon Animal Aid on 01737 554048 or email croydon_vegans@yahoo.co.uk.


Saturday 25th : To be confirmed : Covance Campaign
Christmas Day Picket at Covance labs at Otley Road, Harrogate . [map]. Phone for start time on the day before. There might a chance to go Carol singing as well. Ph:07960 992824 or email info@covancecampaign.com

 

To be confirmed : Bernard Matthews Picnic
Possibly noon at Great Lenwade, Norfolk (look for 'lorry' direction signs). West Norfolk Animal Rights: 07779 206073

 

Email your Xmas event details


Monday 27th : Boxing Day Anti-Hunt Demos

Contact your local group via:
Hunt Saboteurs Association, P O Box 5254, Northampton, NN1 3ZA
Ph: 0845 450 0727
Email: info@huntsabs.org.uk
Website: http://www.huntsabs.org.uk/

League Against Cruel Sports, Sparling House, 83-87 Union Street, London , SE1 1SG
Ph: 020 7403 6155 . Fax: 020 7403 4532
Email: info@league.uk.com
Website http://www.league.uk.com/