About Agnes

I'm an activist, gamer, feminist, writer, lover of clothes and all things vintage, wannabe writer and master procrastinator.

Save Doncaster women’s aid

Back in February, a few of us travelled down the Trident Demo in London with members of Doncaster people’s assembly. As these long coach journeys are usually rather tedious, it has usually been a tradition to break it up, as it were, with an ‘open mic’ session. Representatives from various groups are invited up to talk about campaigns going on in their respective cities. One of the people who really stood out was Louise Harrison, who spoke eloquently and passionately about the campaign to save Doncaster women’s aid. Continue reading

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Eyewitness Calais – Public Meeting on Refugee Crisis

Wedneday, 4th November 7:30-9:00pm, Friends Meeting House, Friargate

At the end of September, a group of Students from York took a lorry packed with donations from local people to the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais. We’re hosting a public meeting sharing what they saw during their visit, and to discuss future practical and political action for refugees.

The meeting will be in three parts. The first part will be the eyewitness accounts of what they saw in the camps, in the second part they will be taking any questions people might have, and in the final part we will be discussing any further action that we might take.

We’ll be having a collection, with everything minus the venue hire cost going to projects working with the refugees.