Category Archives: General

Police arresting homeless in Birmingham

Today activists from Birmingham Food not Bombs saw a dramatic decrease in the number of homeless people attending the weekly food distribution outside the Radision hotel on Holloway circus roundabout. Turnout dropping from 30-40 people to less than 10 within … Continue reading

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Homelessness in Birmingham

Birmingham has the highest rate of homelessness in the country  and the West Midlands the highest rate of any region outside of London. With hostels and housing services struggling to keep up with the demand for shelter and support due … Continue reading

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Brum FnB at the Birmingham Social Centre

Birmingham Food not Bombs is now operating out of the Birmingham Social Centre. We start cooking food at 10:00am Sunday at the Social Centre then hand out the food at 13:00 at Holloway Circus roundabout outside the Radison hotel. Food … Continue reading

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Why Vegan?

The animal industry is ecologically destructive and highly wasteful whilst consuming the worlds resources and stealing from the worlds poor. During the 1980’s Ethiopian famine more grain was exported from the country for livestock feed than was raised as food … Continue reading

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Second Brum FNB event

On Sunday Birmingham Food not Bombs put on its second event, we were distributing free food from 1:00pm onwards in Pigeon Park (St Philips Cathedral). This weeks menu consisted of two different varieties of vegan curry with rice, tea, coffee, … Continue reading

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Video – FNB in Victoria Square

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Photos from Occupy Birmingham

   

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Feeding the 99%

Birmingham Food not Bombs was officially re-launched on Sunday  as the group spent several hours in Victoria Square distributing free food. We wanted to show solidarity with the Occupy Birmingham protest camp in Victoria Square so chose that location for … Continue reading

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