The Barricade

The Barricade

Short url: 

https://squ.at/r/2dvj

The Barricade is a volunteer-run collective inspired by raccoons and anarchism. 

Every Sunday from 4pm to 11pm we do what we can to oppose this capitalist society we live in by being open as a social space with a public library and an anti-foodwaste kitchen.

Our library has a variety of books and zines on anarchism, feminism and queer theory, marxism, decolonialism, environmentalism, squatting and DIY culture. This collection consists of both classic and contemporary texts in English and Dutch. Becoming a member and borrowing books is free. 

We believe that self-education is a crucial element in the struggle for social change and therefore we aim to provide a space for collective learning. We organize discussions, reading groups and workshops that are free and open to anyone interested. 

At 7pm we serve a vegan dinner for donation out of what would have been otherwise trash.

By fighting foodwaste we make it possible for people to eat a decent meal without having to pay a fortune, and we support the library activities and other political collectives with the donations we receive.

We welcome anyone who wants to join us, be it for cooking, cleaning the dishes, rescuing food or helping with the library. 

For questions, ideas and proposals you can contact us at barricade [at] riseup.net

opening times: 

Every Sunday from 16:00 to 23:00

categories: 

  • bar/cafe
  • book shop/info shop/library
  • course/workshop
  • discussion/presentation
  • film
  • food

email: 

ACU
Voorstraat 71
3512AK Utrecht
Netherlands

Squat: 

Former squat, now legalised

Friday, 13 December

Sunday, 15 December

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 12 January

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 19 January

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 26 January

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 2 February

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 9 February

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 16 February

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00

Sunday, 23 February

the Barricade (Book-café + vegan VoKu)

advice/help/office hours / bar/cafe / book shop/info shop/library / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / music/concert / theater / work space/diy
16:00