240,000 reasons to be grateful

240,000 reasons to be grateful

We did it! The community share offer to transform the Warehouse has closed and we have successfully met our target of £240,000. I still can’t believe it! When we were discussing it in February I had no idea whether we would be able to raise what we needed. It was such...

Support your local feminists!

Q: If 8 March is International Women’s Day, what happens the rest of the year? A: Discrimination. In a world where one in three women experience violence at the hands of a male partner, where less than a third of UK parliamentary representatives are women, where...

Invest in a positive future

Birmingham Friends of the Earth is the only local FOE group to own our own building, and at the start of April we celebrated our 40th birthday by launching an ambitious plan to transform the building for the next 40 years, asking members of the public to make an...
Life Begins at 40

Life Begins at 40

40 years ago Birmingham Friends of the Earth moved into our building, the Warehouse, spending the first few days moving bags of rotting lentils. They had a vision of what this former Victorian warehouse could achieve, and over the past 40 years it has been the base...
Climate Justice = Open Borders

Climate Justice = Open Borders

There is a humanitarian crisis going on. Millions of people around the world are being forced to flee their homes, undertake perilous journeys and find themselves in desperate situations that most European countries seem to view as an inconvenience they would rather...