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Anarchist Bookfair

Page history last edited by Dalinian 12 years, 1 month ago

The London Anarchist Bookfair 2008 is one of the Forthcoming Events at which we'll be building Dancing on the Grave of Capitalism!


Event Details

 Date & Time

 Sat 18 Oct 08 – 10:00 to 19:00

 Venue

 Queen Mary & Westfield College, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

 Location

  Map of the venue and surrounding area. ignore the arrow

 Website

 Anarchist Bookfair 2008 – www.anarchistbookfair.org

 


Who's Going Already

Tim is helping set up the London Rising Tide stall

Camila & Chris will be staffing the Radical Anthropology Group Stall

  


Question: Do We Want A Dancing on the Grave of Capitalism! Stall?

From www.anarchistbookfair.org/booking.html, reteieved Tue 10 Oct 08

We are still taking bookings for the last few stalls, but we are not taking any more bookings for meetings or adverts as we are now full

Last year we had 88 stalls (up from 77 the year before). We are aiming for about the same this year. Last year we made a £900 loss, but a number of people helped out with donations and benefits so in the end we broke even. Therefore, we can keep the cost of both stalls and meetings the same as last year.

Stalls are £45 for a table which is roughly 5ft x 2ft. You can book half a stall for £22.50.

If you are prepared to give an hours labour contribution during the day (giving out programmes, rattling collection buckets, etc) we will reduce the cost of a full stall to £40 (£20 for ½ stalls).

If you want to book a stall just click here for a copy, fill out the form and post it back with a cheque. Bookings are confirmed when payment is received. You can also pay by paypal below.

It is possible for your booking to be rejected (Trots/people in political parties, please note). Also, because of the shortage of space, you may not get as much space as you asked for.

 

Stall Hire Criteria

IMO (Tim) it's only worth doing if we have:

  • sufficient Budget
  • at least one volunteer to set up the Dancing on the Grave of Capitalism! stall, 09:00-10:00
  • at least two volunteers to staff the stall for the duration, 10:00-19:00
  • a Poster and plenty of Flyers

I've not been to the Anarchist Bookfair before, but it looks like a great event at which we're all likely to find many stimulating folks (like John Pilger & Paul Mason), talks, and discussions, le alone books!

So if you can volunteer to put in time on a Dancing on the Grave of Capitalism! stall, please indicate by filling in your deails in the table below.

 Name

 I Can Set Up, 09:00-10:00

 I Can Staff the Stall - Indicate Time Range(s)

eg: Alex

No

11:00-13:00   17:00-19:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Getting to the Anarchist Bookfair 2008

If you are coming by public transport the following buses stop near the college on Mile End Road: 25; 205; 339.

If you are coming by tube the two nearest stations are Mile End (central line / Hammersmith & City line or District line) or Stepney Green (Hammersmith & City line or District line). From Mile End tube come out of station and turn left. Walk along Mile End Road until you get to Harford Street and entrance to venue is opposite Harford Road. From Stepney Green tube come out of station and turn left. Walk along Mile End Road and venue entrance is on your left opposite Harford Road.

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