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Anarchist Bookfair today

Antiuniversity X Anarchist Bookfair in London 2022 Friends, comrades and co-conspirators, welcome to the 2022 Anarchist Bookfair in London. Once again, as part of Antiuniversity. The Bookfair is happening today, Saturday, 17th of September. It will be a day packed with Anarchist literature, books, zines, discussions, workshops, culture, mischief and shenanigans. The Bookfair itself will

The 2021 Anarchist Bookfairs List

In 2020 real-life anarchist bookfairs were, sadly, largely out of the question and very little happened which wasn’t virtual, including in Dundee, Edinburgh and London which ran extensive showings. This trend continued into the first half of the year, with the recent Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair putting on an excellent event on May 29th-30th (viewable

Report: Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair

Manc Bookfair 2019

One of the reasons I love Manchester is that it’s always had an attitude of looking out for each other that comes with being broke. It’s written into the life and breath of the city and something I’d always grown up with, a sort of “In the shit together solidarity“, as a mate once said

The Social Centre Bulletin: GAS and bookfairs

Is there really anywhere else quite like a good social centre? Peter Ó’Máille considers the value of rebel community hubs and updates on what’s happening in our libertarian networks. Whether heady with punky vibes and revolution like the Red and Black Umbrella (pictured above) was or more holistic community focused like Nottingham’s Sumac with its

Edinburgh Bookfair: ‘Vibrant, engaged, queer, feminist’

In this short reaction piece, a collective member from radical retailer Lighthouse Books comments on the hugely positive takeaways from yesterday’s inaugural Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair. The event was standing-room only for many of its talks. We expected to have a great time — and we did! — but I wasn’t prepared for just how

Freedom Collective Statement on the London Anarchist Bookfair

Regarding the announcement by the London Bookfair collective that, following events at this year’s gathering, they will not be organising another one in 2018, the Freedom Collective has drafted the following statement: The Freedom Collective condemns the actions of trans exclusionary radical feminist (Terf) activists at the London Anarchist Bookfair 2017. Distributing and displaying transphobic