Shiny objects at the Sparrows’ Nest

This is the first of a possible infrequent series charting the work of the Sparrows’ Nest, an anarchist archive based in Nottingham which has built one of the best libraries of libertarian writing in Britain. Here at the Sparrows’ Nest we host an extensive library of books and look after large collections of documents and other objects recording the

The Sparrows’ Nest archive

Based in Nottingham, the Sparrows’ Nest is a key archiving project for the literature of the British anarchist movement. Freedom talks to the collective. Could you say a bit about how you got started and what sort of things you collect? We started in 2007 after visits to libraries and archives in Europe which have