Coming up this week

Posted on January 22, 2012

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Coming up in Cardiff this week. As always, let me know if you think something should be added.

Monday 23 January

Work Day at The Red and Black Umbrella. 10am-4pm. Help with looking after the building from DIY to cleaning.

Tuesday 24 January

People’s Kitchen at The Red and Black Umbrella. 6.30pm. Vegan meal for free or donations towards a different cause each week.

Cardiff Against the Cuts AGM. 7pm. Suite 1, Ground Floor of Transport House, 1 Cathedral Road. All welcome. More information on Facebook.

Wednesday 25 January

Cardiff ABC Prisoner Support. 2pm. The Red and Black Umbrella. Write letters and learn about political prisoners.

First rehearsal of Lez Sing Gay Women’s Choir. 7.30-9pm. URC Church Rehearsal Room, Windsor Place. “Following the phenomenal success of the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus; a group of friends have established a new and exciting female voice choir for lesbians and bisexual women. We aim to provide a safe space for gay women to socialise outside of the ‘scene’. We are a non-auditioning choir and committed to inclusivity and diversity.”

Thursday 26 January

At The Red and Black Umbrella:

Open Day. 12-4pm. Go along for a cup of tea, browse the library and meet new people.

Film Night. 7pm.

Cardiff Transition Show & Tell. 6.30-9pm. Upstairs at Dempseys, 15 Castle Street, CF10 1BS. There will be an introduction to Cardiff Transition and presentations from the GPG Sip Scheme, Cardiff Food Charter, Green Mapping, Cardiff Cohousing Group and group discussions and workshops. More information on the Cardiff Transition Blog.

ACT planning meeting. Cardiff Feminist Network. Planning for an International Women’s Day conference in Cardiff. ACT stands fro Advocate, Challenge and Transform. The conference will be on March 11 2012 at Chapter Arts Centre.

Burma: Continuing Problems, New Prospects? 7pm. Temple of Peace, King Edward V11 Avenue. Julie Morgan AM and Moe Bu, campaigner in exile, Burma Campaign. More information on the Facebook event page.

Occupy Cardiff meeting. 7pm. Cardiff Arts Institute.

Saturday 28 January

Cardiff Feminist Network weekly coffee morning. 11am-2pm. The Pot, 138 Cryws Road. Discussing the “OBJECT/turn your back on page 3” campaigns. “This is your chance to get involved in feminist direct action!”

Decent Jobs, Not Slave Labour protest. 12noon. Aneurin Bevan Statue, Queens Street. “As pay for those who control the richest 100 companies goes up by 40%, over a million young people in Britain have been thrown onto the scrapheap of unemployment or forced into slave-labour workfare schemes at companies like Poundland, who cut real jobs because they’re getting benefit claimants for free..We’re going to descend on Queen Street and tell retail companies they should create decent jobs for young people, not super-exploit desperate benefit claimants.” Organised by Youth Fight For Jobs.

Thanks to In dust we trust for the photo.

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