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Topic: Any crafty Expats/English speakers in Brussels?  (Read 5652 times)
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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2008 11:27:07 AM »

Hi Annez,

I've sent you a message, if you haven't been here very long then welcome to Brussels Smiley


« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2008 07:00:39 AM »

if i would live in Brussels, i'd immediately say yes to starting/joining a craft club! but now i don't know. i live a bit far from brussels.

about alternative culture: it does exist here, but it's just not that visible or well-known. personally i think most interesting alternative culture takes place in squats.

for example in Brussels check out:
-Salle RTT
-le 123 squat: Rue Royale 123
-the anarchist library Acrata
-La Compilotque
-Scum Grrrls zine

in Gent:
-queer kafees, Queer Gazet zine and other stuff by www.queerilla.be
-lots of squats and voks (people's kitchen?)
-Assez: anarchist social centre
-anarchist library Infotheek

in Antwerp
-Scheld'Apen: cultural youth house
-feminist caf www.feminisme.be/fcpoppesnor
-De Ploeg / Klooster / Kievitje, ex-squat near central train station, now used to organise cultural and social events and shelter
-Gynaika: organisation for women artists
-Bolwerk: one-person collective that sets up very cool art projects

in Hasselt:
-Zaal Belgi: cultural space
-squat that sometimes has interesting events like DIY day (!): http://rgcollectief.110mb.com/diydag.html organised by the local riot grrrl collectiev of which i'm a member

in Lige:
-new squat La Chauve Souris: http://ovl.indymedia.org/news/2008/10/24053.php
-La Zone

there's lots more, but this can be a start

revolution craft style now
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2010 08:53:45 AM »

This topic seems to go waaaaay back but if any of you are still out there and interested, I have just set up Stitch 'n Bitch Brussels. There are a grand total of 1 members in the group so far so please join.

facebook - search for Stitch-n-Bitch-Brussels
by email snb.brussels@hotmail.com

As soon as the member count reaches two, we'll organise a meeting!

Bee Free
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2013 02:32:46 PM »

I see you have a lot of interesting people..not:(. I hope you exist because I could be the next member of Stitch and Bitch Cheesy .
I move here 7 months ago and only today I finally find some place for me  Grin. I live 20km away of Bruxelles but I just can't wait to have some oportunity to make a useful trip in Brussels. I hope I find some friends other way I go crazy
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