Coming up this week

Posted on June 17, 2012


Coming up in Cardiff this week including events for Refugee Week 2012…

Monday 18 June

Language lessons. Arabic at 5pm. Spanish 7pm. Red and Black Umbrella, 57 Clifton Street, Adamsdown, CF24 1LS

Anima Mundi – Soul of the World. Reel Outlooks free film screening. “Beyond the fear of doom & gloom and the sweeping-it-under-the-carpet, director Peter Charles Downey presents the crisis engulfing the world as a different concept – being part of the Earth as a super-organism.” 8pm. The Full Moon, Womanby Street, CF10 1BR. See the trailer here.

Tuesday 19 June

At the Red and Black Umbrella:
Arts and crafts workshop. 4pm-6pm
English conversation. 5.30pm.
People’s Kitchen. 6.30pm. Vegan meal free or for donations to a different cause each week.

Climate Change: Implementing Policy Response. Public lecture by Professor Mark Stallworthy, Co-Director of the Centre for Environmental and Energy Law and Policy at Swansea University. 6.30pm. Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place. More information and how to book here.

The Way We Work and the Great Transition. Philosophy Café. Mike Harris from the New Economics Foundation “offers some thoughts on how we might respond, as a society, to a post-austerity world in which the goal of full employment is no longer viable.” 8pm. The Gate, Keppoch Street, CF24 3JW.

Wednesday 20 June

Refugee Week film showing. “Selection of informative films on the realities of migration.” Doors, 7pm. Films start at 7.30pm. Red and Black Umbrella.

ThinkARK Wednesday Club. 7pm. Cardiff Arts Institute, Park Place. Social club for those interested in community projects.

Thursday 21 June

Sustainable Transport. Cardiff Transition Show and Tell. Speakers from Bike Blue Bike cycle couriers and the Electric Bike Shop. £2 entry. 7pm. Upstairs at Dempsey’s, 15 Castle Street. More information at the Cardiff Transition website.

Friday 22 June

Asylum Monologues. Free play about the experiences of young people seeking santuary in Britain. Performed by Ice & Fire. Panel Discussion follows the play: ‘Challenges Facing Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Wales: Integration & Positive Images.’ 6pm. The Cardiff Story Museum, The Hayes. For more info and tickets click here.

Saturday 23 June

Squatting Workshop. 7pm. Red and Black Umbrella.

Sunday 24 June

Renewable energy and self sufficiency workshop. Red and Black Umbrella. 12pm.

Pic from Bristol Indymedia.