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Anarcho-folk festival

On Saturday 31st August there will be the first Anarcho-Folk Festival in the yard by Freedom bookshop in Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX, with music, poetry and refreshments from 12 noon until 10pm. For more details and to find out who’s playing when, click here.

Benefit events

There have already been many successful benefit events since the firebomb, and there are still plenty more coming up – check them out here.

Rainbow shop opens

While we do repairs and renovations downstairs after the firebomb attack, we’ve opened a substitute bookshop upstairs. It’s been designed by ‘Isla’™ and is known as the rainbow bookshop because all the books are sorted by colour. This isn’t as silly as it might sound. Firstly everything will have to be moved downstairs again in a [...]

How you can help

We’d like to thank the many people who have already helped us try and sort out the mess after the firebomb at the bookshop. With your help we will be back better than ever! The clean-up continues on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and Friday 8th February from 1pm, so spread the word. All welcome.

The December crossword

Apologies to readers who wondered what was going on with December’s prize crossword by Bjarni Halfnelson. There was a glitch and the wrong grid was inserted, but here’s the correct one (the clues are as they appeared in the December issue). The closing date for entries is Monday 14th February 2013. You can send your [...]

The clean-up continues

We would like to thank everyone who came down on Saturday to help clean up the shop. We have been awestruck by the tremendous solidarity that’s been shown and also for the many supportive messages and donations that have been sent to us from around the world. The clean-up will be continuing at the bookshop [...]

Freedom firebombed

The bookshop has been firebombed. Fortunately nobody was hurt, but there’s quite a lot of damage from both the fire and the water used to douse the flames. If you’d like to help us sort out some of the mess, please come down to the shop on Saturday 2nd February from 1pm and give us a [...]

Fighting for Ourselves

Hot off the presses we have a new book by the Solidarity Federation on anarcho-syndicalism and the class struggle. Fighting for Ourselves aims to start recovering lost history in order to set out a revolutionary strategy for present conditions. 120 pages, a snip at £6

Freedom August issue out now

August 2012 issue of Freedom  click here for details The August 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres, or why not take out a yearly subscription and have the paper delivered to you every month at a discounted rate.    

January issue of Freedom

Due to a little too much festive cheer and poor revolutionary discipline by the editor the January issue of will be hitting the streets a week late. Don’t worry it will be still be packed with the usual good taste and political fervour of a paper on the move.