We took the difficult decision to postpone the Common House party due to take place on Saturday 11 Dec. With cases of the Omicron variant growing, and many people planning travel in the UK and beyond over the winter break, we felt it would be better to delay the celebration until the new year. We…Read More Common House Party POSTPONED
It’s sad to see Common House close its physical doors – but so many great things have happened through our collective activity over the past eight years, and that definitely is worth celebrating. So, on Saturday 11th December 2021 we’ll be having a party at LARC in Whitechapel, from 7pm til late. Updates available via…Read More Common House Party! 7pm-Late, Sat 11 Dec 2021 @ LARC
We are closing the Common House’s space in Bethnal Green. For some years already the space didn’t allow us to carry out the activities we/our members wanted as our building in Pundersons Gardens – a former factory owned by an east end property tycoon – turned from workshops/studios to mostly residential. Not being able to…Read More The Common House is closing – but this is not the end
The Association of Black Humanists (ABH) have a YouTube channel! The ABH works to increase visibility, prominence, and create space for non-religious people from Africa/AfricanCaribbean and the diaspora, and to work with the wider humanist community towards common goals. You can find talks and discussions including topics such as sentientism, deconversion, the murder of George Floyd, Yoruba…Read More Association of Black Humanists on YouTube
Come join the Libre Graphics Club and learn how to use community developed image editing software to produce ace flyers and posters. Next session is Monday 10th May, 6 – 8 PM BST. Please register on eventbrite for all the details. Can’t make it? Libre Graphics Club sessions run twice every month, on the 10th…Read More Yet more Libre Graphics! 10th and 20th of each month.
Libre Graphics Club is a project to help people skill up with digital and printed visuals, without having to use expensive corporate software. Come and learn how to use community developed image editing software to produce ace flyers, posters & more. The first online event is this Monday 29th March, 6.30-8pm, focussing on co-developing the…Read More Libre Graphics Club is go!
It’s been dark, cold, and we’re all missing being able to meet up together. But Common House Assemblies have been carrying on online over the last months to keep everything going! Some updates: Members are looking into ways we can do more to make activism accessible, and will be have conversations with different groups to…Read More Bumper winter assemblies update!
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)