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Surprise thank you gig for Occupy London with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Massive Attack & Tim Goldsworthy

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Massive Attack’s 3D & Tim Goldsworthy of UNKLE played a surprise thank you gig last night at Occupy London in support of the global movement for social and economic justice.
Occupy London’s alternative UBS office Xmas party featuring poets, dancers and comedians was joined by some very special anti-corporate entertainment in the[...]

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Boot out Boris: Occupy London event outside Conservative Future’s ‘Back Boris Student Bootcamp’

Conservative Future will hold their ‘Back Boris Student Bootcamp’ today, with Tory Mayor of London Boris Johnson, telling students how they can support his bid for re-election in May.
Occupy London’s ‘Boot Out Boris’ peaceful protest will take place outside the event today from 5pm-6.30pm. Protesters will assemble outside the main entrance of King’s College[...]

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Occupy London calls for a Day of Artistic Expression

Where: OLSX (Occupy London, St Paul’s)
When: Saturday 10th December
Why: Because it’s fun
Occupy London calls for a day of artistic expression. If you are a painter, sculptor, gardener, designer or rebellious soul with something to say, this Saturday OLSX can become your canvas. Unleash your creativity on our occupation! We want banners, paintings,[...]

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Bank of Ideas court proceedings – 2pm Monday 5 December

Representatives of the Bank of Ideas will be attending Court at 2pm on Monday to challenge the injunction that has been bought against them by lawyers acting on behalf of UBS.
UBS has attempted to circumvent normal legal procedures used to deal with squatting cases by claiming that this centre of community activity is a[...]

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Occupy London launches Guided Tours of London’s Financial Centres

Occupy London today launches ‘Occupy London Tours’, a group offering guided tours of Britain’s most iconic financial centres. The first tour, on Tuesday, will lead visitors around Canary Wharf, with future tours planned for the City of London and hedge funds in Mayfair. [1]
Tuesday’s tour will begin at 25 Bank Street, the building vacated[...]

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Do the City of London Police really see Occupy London’s peaceful protesters as domestic extremists?

On Saturday evening Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – was passed a rather interesting document: a “Terrorism/Extremism update for the City of London Business Community.”
Ten copies of this document were handed to Occupy London at its Bank of Ideas building by someone claiming to be a[...]

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Occupy London representative to speak at Ethical Capitalism? debate

At 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 December, representatives from Occupy London will be in attendance at an open debate, entitled ‘Ethical Capitalism?’, drawn together by Steve Chalke MBE founder of international charity Oasis.
Hosted just a stone’s throw from the heart of government at The Oasis Centre on Westminster Bridge Road, speakers include:

Dr. Luke Bretherton,[...]

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Occupy London to meet Financial Services Authority

As Occupy London passes its 50th day of occupation, announces meeting with Hector Sants of the FSA, Ken Costa, former Vice-Chairman of UBS Investment Bank and Chairman of Lazard International, and the Bishop of London to discuss regulatory change, social and economic justice
Invites public to get involved in debate via interactive forum

This coming[...]

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Deadline 3pm 9/12 – Legal Calls for Online Witness Statements

***** Final deadline 3pm 9 December *****
The Legal work group at the Occupy LSX camp at St. Paul’s has put out a call for Witness Statements from the online community to help in the upcoming eviction case that is due to start on Monday 19th December.
Legal spokesperson, Matthew Varnham, explains “A Witness Statement[...]

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