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February 2020

People’s Kitchen

Saturday February 8th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

People's Kitchen is a community café where people can get a good vegan meal for a suggested donation. Half funds raised keep the Sumac open, and the other half are fundraisers for grassroots causes, nominate by the group running each evening. To volunteer to co-ordinate a session, please get in touch.  Help is also appreciated with tasks such as chopping, serving and cleaning. Visit the People's Kitchen page to read more about how it works! You can also follow Sue MacCafe…

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Forest Fields Social Club

Saturday February 8th @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

One event on Friday February 1st, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Bar

The Sumac Centre bar plays an important role at the Sumac - it helps to make peoples kitchen, gigs and other fund raisers more complete, is available on request to be open any day of the week for one-off events and aims to be a safe place where people can relax and have a drink. Furthermore the bar helps to keep the Sumac open as all profits are paid to the Centre. The Bar is run by volunteers and your…

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Sumac Sunday Brunch

Sunday February 9th @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday February 16th, 2020

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The Sunday Sunday Brunch Returns DiY prep from 10am. Food from 11am - 2pm. Seven items for a suggested donation of £3.50, inc tea/coffee. After the success of the first one we are rolling dates two weeks at a time, with the hope of building up a team of volunteers to keep it sustainable into the future. Join us to help with preparation from 10am, or relax with coffee & papers, ready for food from 11am - 2pm There may…

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Green Festival Planning Meeting

Sunday February 9th @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on Thursday July 25th, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Tuesday August 27th, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Sunday December 15th, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Planning meetings continue for Nottingham Green Festival, a sustainable-themed festival, organised by a volunteer cooperative planning group. The 28th Green Festival is to be held on Sunday 13th  September 2020 at Nottingham Arboretum, so your support is most welcome. During the winter months the meeting is being moved to 3pm, possibly reverting to 4pm in the Spring. (See also event listing on Veggies Diary)

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XR Regenerative Culture – 10 principles

Monday February 10th @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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A repeat of the 13th Jan session. This is another chance to discuss the 10 principles (planned in particular for after the intro talks and new members meetings so that new members can join in with the discussion - but of course everybody is welcome both old and new) Arrive from 6.45pm to socialise (bring veggie/vegan snacks) 7.15pm Start discussion and enjoy getting to know each other and building our XR Nottingham community XR's 10 inspiring principles on how we…

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Activistas practice

Wednesday February 12th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The Sumac 'ouse Band, Activistas display punk attitude with no musical genre boundaries. Patchwork punk, folk dub skiffle with a liking for Krautrock and strawberries, as seen at Punk for the Homeless events.

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Kitchen Booking – No Homers

Friday February 14th @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday December 1st, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday December 14th, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday December 13th, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday January 17th, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Sunday January 5th, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday January 31st, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday February 14th, 2020 at 9:00 am

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Centre Open Mic

Friday February 14th @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on Friday May 31st, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday August 16th, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  Everyone is welcome for an informal music jam at the Sumac Centre. Usually on the second Friday of each month, but may vary sometimes so check (or join) Sumac open Mic on Facebook.    

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Forest Fields Social Club – Fridays TBC

Friday February 14th @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Bar

The Sumac Centre bar plays an important role at the Sumac - it helps to make peoples kitchen, gigs and other fund raisers more complete, is available on request to be open any day of the week for one-off events and aims to be a safe place where people can relax and have a drink. Furthermore the bar helps to keep the Sumac open as all profits are paid to the Centre. The Bar is run by volunteers and your…

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People’s Kitchen

Saturday February 15th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

People's Kitchen is a community café where people can get a good vegan meal for a suggested donation. Half funds raised keep the Sumac open, and the other half are fundraisers for grassroots causes, nominate by the group running each evening. To volunteer to co-ordinate a session, please get in touch.  Help is also appreciated with tasks such as chopping, serving and cleaning. Visit the People's Kitchen page to read more about how it works! You can also follow Sue MacCafe…

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Forest Fields Social Club

Saturday February 15th @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

One event on Friday February 1st, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Bar

The Sumac Centre bar plays an important role at the Sumac - it helps to make peoples kitchen, gigs and other fund raisers more complete, is available on request to be open any day of the week for one-off events and aims to be a safe place where people can relax and have a drink. Furthermore the bar helps to keep the Sumac open as all profits are paid to the Centre. The Bar is run by volunteers and your…

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Sumac Sunday Brunch

Sunday February 16th @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday February 16th, 2020

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The Sunday Sunday Brunch Returns DiY prep from 10am. Food from 11am - 2pm. Seven items for a suggested donation of £3.50, inc tea/coffee. After the success of the first one we are rolling dates two weeks at a time, with the hope of building up a team of volunteers to keep it sustainable into the future. Join us to help with preparation from 10am, or relax with coffee & papers, ready for food from 11am - 2pm There may…

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Making Meetings Marvelous

Monday February 17th @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Arrive from 6.45pm to socialise (bring veggie/vegan snacks) 7.15pm Start discussion/workshop and enjoy getting to know each other and building our XR Nottingham community Facilitation Skills. All welcome. It would be fantastic if two people from each Working Group and Affinity group could attend this training either at this event or a future date. On Mon 17th, there will be a follow up session to practice the skills learnt in this session.   Contact xrnottingham@gmail.com for details

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Veggies Crew Meeting

Tuesday February 18th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Veggies is a volunteer-led, community-based, social enterprise promoting ethical living through the adoption of a vegan diet and lifestyle.

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Activistas practice

Wednesday February 19th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Photo of punk band

The Sumac 'ouse Band, Activistas display punk attitude with no musical genre boundaries. Patchwork punk, folk dub skiffle with a liking for Krautrock and strawberries, as seen at Punk for the Homeless events.

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Forest Fields Social Club – Fridays TBC

Friday February 21st @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Bar

The Sumac Centre bar plays an important role at the Sumac - it helps to make peoples kitchen, gigs and other fund raisers more complete, is available on request to be open any day of the week for one-off events and aims to be a safe place where people can relax and have a drink. Furthermore the bar helps to keep the Sumac open as all profits are paid to the Centre. The Bar is run by volunteers and your…

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Extinction Rebellion Songs & Music Sharing Circle

Friday February 21st @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

An evening of singing together and sharing music - all unplugged, and everyone, of all abilities and none, is welcome! Marc Block will warm us up and lead us all in some Extinction Rebellion songs and chants, and there will be opportunities for others to lead a song or perform if you'd like to. Bring any instruments you'd like to play - the emphasis is on sharing and joining in, though if you just want to listen you're also very…

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People’s Kitchen

Saturday February 22nd @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

People's Kitchen is a community café where people can get a good vegan meal for a suggested donation. Half funds raised keep the Sumac open, and the other half are fundraisers for grassroots causes, nominate by the group running each evening. To volunteer to co-ordinate a session, please get in touch.  Help is also appreciated with tasks such as chopping, serving and cleaning. Visit the People's Kitchen page to read more about how it works! You can also follow Sue MacCafe…

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Forest Fields Social Club

Saturday February 22nd @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

One event on Friday February 1st, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Sumac Bar

The Sumac Centre bar plays an important role at the Sumac - it helps to make peoples kitchen, gigs and other fund raisers more complete, is available on request to be open any day of the week for one-off events and aims to be a safe place where people can relax and have a drink. Furthermore the bar helps to keep the Sumac open as all profits are paid to the Centre. The Bar is run by volunteers and your…

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Making our Activism Sustainable

Monday February 24th @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Welcome to XR Nottingham workshops, every Monday 7pm-9pm. Arrive from 6.45pm to socialise (bring veggie/vegan snacks) 7.15pm Start discussion/workshop and enjoy getting to know each other and building our XR Nottingham community Self-care, No burn-out. Techniques to help with stress and emotioins. This is part of our regenerative culture within XR. It would be fantastic if two people from each Working Group and Affinity group could attend this training either at this event or a future date. Have great conversations…

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