Archive for June, 2009

Location of London FreeSchool Announced

Posted in Uncategorized on June 18, 2009 by londonfreeschool

The building can be found at 161 Commercial Street, E1 2DA, near the Shoreditch High Street junction. Nearest tube station Liverpool Street. Buses 8, 26, 35, 42, 47, 48, 67, 78, 135, 149, 242, 344, 388.

Come by anytime from 10am Friday 19th June.. see below for more info…

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Free School Weekender Schedule so far

Posted in Uncategorized on June 16, 2009 by jonnyboy

Check it out regularly, very likely to be modified and also some new stuff will be added! Work on the building (e.g. plumbing, electricity, building stuff…) will run as a continuous skillshare throughout the weekend. so drop by whenever you can and get involved 🙂

FREE SCHOOL SLEEP OVER — participants in the free school can crash at the space. Visit the space and speak to organisers to make arrangements.

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Friday 19th June

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  • 10am  onwards working on the building; cleaning/fixing/decorating
  • 10am – 4pm the beginnings of plumbing; getting water to the bathroom, fitting a toilet and a sink
  • 10am – 4pm electricity; assessing the current situation, making a plan and sorting out lighting
  • 4-6pm Welcoming tour
  • 6-7.30pm Claiming Housing Benefits
  • 6-7.30pm Tenant’s rights
  • 7:30-8:30 dinner
  • 8.30-10pm The law is an ASS (squatting laws)

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Saturday 20th June

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  • 10am onwards working on the building; cleaning/fixing /decorating…
  • 10am – 1pm work on the electricity around the space, fitting lights and sockets
  • 1-3:30pm work on the basement; tidying, decorating, building tables and generally making it nice
  • 12:30-1pm Art and Activism
  • 1-2pm Candle Making from candle leftovers
  • 1-2.30pm Rant session on the property bubble
  • 2-3.30pm Housing Coop
  • 3-4.30pm DCH Council Flat Occupation
  • 3:30-7pm continue plumbing / electricity and sorting out a cinema space
  • 4:30-6pm dealing with the police / bailiffs / owners / electricity company
  • 5-6.30pm Tenants Rights
  • 7-8pm Dinner
  • 8pm onwards: Movies!!

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Sunday 21st June

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  • 10am onwards working on the building; cleaning/fixing up/decorating
  • 1-2:30pm Anarchy, Gender and Living Space
  • 2-3:30pm Squatting in Amsterdam, renters struggle & housing market
  • 3-4.30pm Save Queens Market campaign
  • 5-6.30pm Squats stories
  • 6pm onwards Cafe with Belgrade Road Social Centre
  • 8-9pm Planning session for squats + autonomous days of actions

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Other workshops to be confirmed…

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  • the history of squatting
  • dealing with police/bailiffs/owner/electricity company etc.
  • mobile sound systems