Newcastle Herald, “Food Not Bombs Newcastle offers fresh hot meals on Wednesday nights served to anyone”

By Alex Morris, May 19, 2021

Eighteen months ago, Quinn Squires of Islington began a Food Not Bombs chapter in Newcastle

“We are a volunteer-run autonomous grass roots anarchist collective,” Quinn says. “We are not a charity. We are a community group or a bunch of locals. Calling it an organisation is a bit too formal.”

Quinn, 23, is originally from Newcastle, and while he’s not the face of Food Not Bombs, he is a core member.

It’s not the first Food Not Bombs initiative in Newcastle, which is no surprise, as the all-volunteer association dedicated to nonviolent social change has been active for 40 years and has hundreds of chapters worldwide.

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