This was the first assembly that happened in the new slot, Monday evening at 7pm (or join at 6pm for a social and virtual dinner). Our member groups have been busy this month. The Association of Black Humanists have facilitated an international Humanism conference, are working on translating the key ideas of Humanism into various…Read More News from October Common House Assembly
As usual, we heard about all the exciting things member groups have been up to over the past month. Queer Kickabout reported back about their first Queer Olympics event in Victoria park last month; it was massively popular with queer grassroots sports groups putting on events like rollerskating and basketball, followed by a picnic. Feminist…Read More News from September Common House Assembly
At Sunday’s assembly member groups shared updates on their recent activities, which for Concrete Action include working on an action that confronts gentrification as a race issue, and for Queerspace, signing up to the London Bi Pandas pledge to be actively antiracist within their organising. We’ve been organising online workshops on knowing your rights when…Read More Update from Common House Assembly (August 2020)
Common House Assemblies have been continuing online due to the on-going coronavirus situation. At Sunday’s assembly we discussed how to implement a partial re-opening safely, and will be consulting with Common House members in the coming weeks to work out the best approach. We discussed some of the ongoing collective projects among members. This includes…Read More Update from Common House Assembly (July 2020)
The Filthbusters Collective have put out a new zine on alternatives to calling the police, all you ever wanted to know and more. It’s currently tailored to Hackney but could be adapted for your area, e.g by adding links to groups local to you. Contact details for Filthbusters can be found in the zine. It’s…Read More Filthbusters! A zine on alternatives to calling the police
Common Ground: bringing community initiatives and activist groups together for fun and action filled afternoon The Common House is co-hosting a street festival on Middleton Green, together with Teesdale & Hollybush TRA and Phytology from the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. We are going to bring what happens inside community spaces outside – ‘Common Ground’…Read More Common Ground Festival
The Common House is looking for new members! If your group is committed to challenging oppression and exploitation, building movement infrastructure and a radical, inclusive organising culture then in touch. We offer very low (and no-) cost meeting, organising, and co-working space for grass roots groups from across London. Suggested donations are £5p/h or £1.25…Read More Calling all radical groups looking for a home!
On Saturday the 23rd September The Common House will be throwing a folk fundraiser with food and merriment in aid of both us and another radical London based community, The London Catholic Worker. The London Catholic worker is a community of destitute migrants and Christian activists who live together under the principles of community, hospitality…Read More Common House Folk Fundraiser
The Common House Emergency Crowdfunder is now officially OVER! Sit down, kick back, it is done. We’re thrilled to have made it to £15,300, with the generous donations of 355 supporters. This will make a huge difference – it means we can stay open and keep providing space for so many great projects. Thank you…Read More What’s next for Common House – we’ve got plans, come get involved!
Exciting news – crowdfunder.co.uk has offered us an extra week to get towards our target, and we’ve decided to accept! So we’ve seven more days to make one make one last push, and help to ensure the future of Common House and the many great projects it supports. Thank you to everyone for all your support and help…Read More IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – Save the Common House crowdfunder extended by a week