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War on Want
44-48 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7JP

Visiting War on Want

If you are visiting our offices you can reach us by:

  • Train: nearest stations are Old Street, Angel, Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Hoxton
  • Tube: nearest tube stations are Old Street - Exit 1 (Northern Line), Moorgate (Northern Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line), Angel (Northern Line) and Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line)
  • Bus: bus routes are the 21, 43, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243, 271 and 394
    (London Transport's pdf map of bus routes into and out of Old Street)
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Latest news

Delegation from Colombian community that stopped world’s biggest gold mine & redefined local democracy visit UK

20 March 2018 - 4:30pm

A year ago this rural community used direct democracy to stop what would have been the world’s largest gold mine. Their example has inspired 50 Colombian communities to challenge corporate exploitation through popular consultations and revolutionised the Colombian presidential debate. 25-30 March they visit London to share their vision for a just, sustainable future.

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Event: "Curfew" Contemporary dance by El-Funoun & Hawiyya

16 March 2018 - 5:30pm

War on Want is happy to be supporting “Curfew”, a contemporary dance production performed by El-Funoun (Palestine) and Hawiyya Dance Company (UK), presented by Arts Canteen. "Curfew" is a thought-provoking contemporary dance production that encourages individuals to self-reflect and take action in front of injustice.

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