Archive for January, 2009

FreeSchool Weekender!

Posted in Uncategorized on January 15, 2009 by londonfreeschool

20th – 22nd February!

A weekend of free workshops and discussions to promote community organised skill-sharing.

The London FreeSchool is planning an event for mid February which will be completely free and open to all willing to respect the ideals of the freeschool and of each other. Topics for workshops already planned are as follows;

Theory & Practice 1 and 2

Very Basic Internet Security & Encryption for Beginners

Flour & Water

Clothes Making (please get in contact if you can get hold of any spare sewing machines for this!)

The Radical Theory Reading Group

Pinhole Photography

Deschooling Society



Here we are! A map for autonomous spaces


Languages – Palestinian, Lebanese, Syrian and Portuguese

Food & Environmentalism

And there’s still room for more so if there is something you always wanted to learn, a skill you are willing to share or a topic for discussion you think is important we would love to hear from you.. drop us a line: deschooling_society [at] lists [dot] riseup [dot] net. The deadline for the weekender is 11th February to allow enough time to finalise and publicise the timetable.

If you would like to get involved in organising or helping out at this or similar events, please get in contact via the email above. Alternatively you could come along to our next meeting which will be held from 7pm on Tuesday 10th February at rampART Social Centre in Whitechapel. See for directions.

Keep checking this website from now onwards for more information on what is planned for the weekend. We hope to have all the descriptions for workshops up as soon as possible and the full timetable will be posted around the 13th February.

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This Week in London…

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2009 by londonfreeschool

A bit short notice as it has already begun, but a lovely bunch are holding a week of free workshops and the such like in mayfair starting today until the 11th January. The timetable of events can be viewed on their website ( and will be updated throughout the week. If you want to get involved, help out, organise a workshop or something then contact them on 07532072087, persons_unknown [at] or just head down to 39A Clarges Mews, Mayfair where it’s taking place…

Also, the London FreeSchool will be holding a meeting this Wednesday evening from 5pm at rampART Social Centre ( to discuss 2009 and future projects so if you want to get involved come along!