The Swamp benefit

February 2014, The Swamp, Sumatrastraat 232

Monday February 17th 2014, The Swamp benefit, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm

We are 5 people living in the Swamp on Sumatrastraat 232. We have been occupying for the past month which has flown by and want our new house to be an open space. We have large comfortable spaces to express many artistic forms and skills. Starting slowly, as one of the largest rooms has suffered 3 years of water damage and neglect we want to build up to opening the space to dance classes, from pole fitness to salsa and break dancing. Language classes including Spanish, English and Dutch so everyone can improve their basics. Kick boxing workshops also have started and the give away shop will be open 2 days a week. Circus training and a place to practise for those who need it and want to meet others who do the same. Workshops will be run by people outside of the Swamp and we want to include the neighbourhood as much as possible, for them to introduce their own classes or ideas and take part.

For our awesome ideas to come together we could use some support and help to cover the costs of setting up and clearing the blocked drain, the big scary back room and giving it all a big first clean so we can initiate the plan. We hope you come and enjoy our food and company on 17th February. A small presentation will take place also.

Volkseten Vegazulu is a people’s kitchen, every monday and thursday, 19:00 PM, vegan food for 4€ or donation. All benefits go for social & political struggles. No reservation.

We’re always looking for cooks. Any help is welcome in the kitchen. Experience not required. Enjoying it is a must. If you want to know which days are still available in the schedule, send an email to joe[at] and book yourself the night. You can, of course, also participate by rolling up your sleeves and doing the dishes.

Volkseten Vegazulu