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Nicaragua Forthcoming Events

NSC News | Monday, 18 June 2018 |

Wednesday 20 June, BRADFORD, Race Night for Tisma, 7.30pm, The Quays, Ashley Lane, Shipley, BD17 7DB. Help the Amsterdam to Berlin Bike Riders raise £2,000 for social projects in Bradford’s twin town of Tisma https://www.facebook.com/events/1013678275423321/

25 June – 5 July. AMSTERDAM TO BERLIN. Sponsored Bike Ride from Amsterdam to Berlin to raise funds for projects in Bradford's twin town of Tisma https://sites.google.com/site/bradfordlag/the-tisma-project/bike-ride-for-tisma

Saturday, 30 June. 1.30 – 3.30pm, LEICESTER, Nicaragua building the peace. The Friends Meeting House, Queens Road, Leicester LE2 1WP (20 min walk from Leicester station)

How is it that a country with a stable growing economy and extensive iSunday 1 July, SHEFFIELD. Ceilidh to raise funds to support projects in Sheffield’s twin town of Estelí. https://sheffieldestelisociety.org.uk/

Saturday 7 July, LONDON. The National Education Union - NUT Section seminar: Teacher, Union and Human Rights: A Seminar on Global Solidarity, 10.30am to 3.30pm, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD. In memory of Mary Compton, trade unionist and international solidarity activist who passed away in January, 2018. Registration for this free event can be done at https://tuhrglobalseminar.eventbrite.co.uk.

Friday, 13 July, LONDON. 7.30pm. Pub Quiz to raise funds for pre-school in Managua. Entry costs £5 per person. Every penny goes to our school in Nicaragua to pay the wages of seven teachers. Decent yet inexpensive food served in the pub. 7.30pm Upstairs room, The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR. (Russell Square, Kings Cross, Chancery Lane).

Further information: Tony on 07901 716045. Organised by Islington – Managua Friendship Association, see http://www.imfa.org.uk

Friday 20th and Saturday 21 July, MACHYNLLETH, WEST WALES. El Sueño Existe, annual Victor Jara Festival with music, politics, workshops, dance, poetry, theatre, inspiration! Nicaragua will be the theme of this year’s event. Further information and registration: https://elsuenoexiste.wordpress.com/

Saturday 29 September, LONDON, NSC’S 40th anniversary. 10.30 – 5.30 (tbc)
Venue: Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road, London SE1 7AA. Only two minutes from Waterloo Station.
This will be our main celebration event and will include films, music, an exhibition, displays of solidarity materials, Nicaraguan lunch, speakers and panel discussion with those involved in different aspects of our work over the last four decades. Please let us know by phone or email if you would like to come so that we can plan catering and drinks. Hope to see you then!