Info Centre

123A Mare Street, E8. London Fields BR.

"The Five Year Plan Propaganda and printed matter from the Association of Autonomous Astronauts."

Open daily from 1pm - 6pm throughout the festival. Event updates, information and your input.

phone: 0181 985 9981


Friday June 18th:
1:30pm: Protest against the militarisation of space, part of the J18 global festival.
Venue: Assemble Green Park tube.

Saturday 19th:
Noon - 6pm: Intergalactic Conference

  • John Eden (Raido AAA) Conference Introduction
  • Professor Chris Welch (Lecturer in Astronautics, Kingston University) "The history of the British Interplanetary Society"
  • Paul Macauley (author of Pasquale's Angel and contributor to Interzone) "How the future should have been" (
  • Mark Singer (writer specialising in aesthetics, sex and the immediate future and currently working on 'The Electric Storm, a cultural history of music and technology between 1876 and 1982') "Home is where the heat is when spacemen fall to Earth"
  • Neil Gordon Orr (Disconaut AAA) "Everybody gets to go to the moon next
    steps into space"
  • Zigi Sinnette (Missiles for Peaceful Purposes, member of UK Rocketry
    Association) "Build your own rocket"
  • Barry Bryant (Aotearoa AAA) "Towards an everythingisation of stuff:
    Pasifikan strategies for radical emigration"
  • Riccardo Balli (AAA Bologna) and Gerard Z (Grub Street 23) "333"
  • Dorothy Matrix (Future Excavations Inc.) "Hostile Environments"
  • Jason Skeet (Inner City AAA) "See you in space"
  • Plus AAA propaganda films and stalls.

Venue: University of Westminster, Marylebone Road,
opposite Baker Street tube.
4/3. Sponsored by King Mob

8pm til late: My Eyes...My Eyes presents ETC. (Extraterrestrial Cinema).
AAA films, presentations installations and performances, including Lola
Chanel (AAA Vienna) "Women in Space", Nomad AAA "This is my confession",
Disconaut AAA "Means of Flight - an alphabet for autonomous astronauts",
Laura Liverani "Mondo Astronauta portraits of the AAA". Films and video
from Tim Flitcroft, Deane Thomas, Lisa DiLillo and more.
Presentations, installations and performances from Simon Lewandowski,
Toolroom Salon, Seba Patane, Judy Sirks, Saul Albert and Strike.
Live electronica and video mixing from Ticklish 'Deviate, decapitate,
fornicate, fabricate' performance by Inventory. Premiere of "Victims of
Geography" film by Pictorial Heroes. DJs including DoA.
Live web video streaming with Backspace.

Venue: Strike, 11-29 Fashion Street, E1.

Liverpool St/Aldgate East tube.
4/3. Sponsored by Pictorial Heroes
Contact: 0181 858 5983 or

Sunday 20th:
2pm: Three-sided Football, AAA Krazy Golf & Picnic
Venue: Assemble Speakers' Corner. Hyde Park tube.
8pm: AAA Pub Night: Space Quiz and debate of the Millennium: Star Trek v.
Babylon 5.
1. Sponsored by The Idler
Venue: Penny Black, Mount Pleasant WC1.
Farringdon tube.

Monday 21st:
Noon: Press Conference & AAA Bologna Psychic Attack against NASA
Venue: Blackwall Steps. Yabsley Street E14.
Blackwall DLR.

8pm: Solstice outdoor training for autonomous astronauts, featuring star
navigation, low level gravity practice, dreamtime workshop, and astral
projection exercise.
Venue: Hampstead Heath,
Assemble Hampstead Heath BR, Southend Road, NW3.

Venue: Central St. Martin's College, 107 Charing Cross Road, WC2.

Julie Bacon : AQUARANTINE INTERCOURSE incontinently itinerant, interdisciplinary living in n degrees; Andy Smith (Project One) : THERE'S NEVER ENOUGH SPACE a meditation on the possibilites and practice of taking performance into new landscapes; Stuart B (Nomad AAA) : POLAROID HAIKU crossing innumerable borders with simultaneous actions.
Free entrance

Tuesday 22nd:

8pm: Nocturnal Emissions (1st London gig in 15 years), plus Beam Me Up, KJ
(performing music from classic Star Trek and featuring voice of KJ Grant,
ex-Cop Shoot Cop), plus DJs Interossiter, OSI and John Eden.
Venue: Upstairs at the Garage, Holloway Road N7.
Highbury & Islington tube.
6/4. Sponsored by Blast First! and Club Integral

Wednesday 23rd:
2:30pm: Inner City AAA Grub Street Launch Site tour and psychogeographical
Venue: Assemble, northern end of Milton Street EC2. Barbican/Moorgate tube.

9pm: space 1999 pop night.
Featuring:The Adventures of Parsley (5 piece pop combo playing cult 60s and 70s TV themes in original Space 1999 moonbase alpha spacesuits), guest vocalist Norbert J. Hetherington.
The Family Way (the Way family down on their luck sing pop duets to try and earn back some of the family silver. Come and meet scarlet day, lady summer way, father way, j.d. babyface way and cousin mortimer way).
Mikeys space video selections

Venue: Vauxhall Tavern, opposite Vauxhall Tube. Buses 36, 185, 44, 77, 88.
4 or 2.50 for those in very spacey fancy dress. Sponsored by Green Bohemia
12am onwards Wig 'n' Casino gay Northern Soul music with space visuals.
(2 entrance if you arrive after 12)

Night-time: Raido AAA Astral Training
Try to visualise yourself in space, or at Raido AAA's launch site in the
minutes before you go to sleep. Report any results, or related dreams to (text or .jpegs), or hand them in at any Space 1999

Thursday 24th:
2pm: Space Fete, organised by Oceania AAA. The first/last annual AAA garden party.
Events include drinking, eating, dancing, and space-themed
competitions. Bring your own drinks and food.
Venue: Assemble 67 Millbrook Road, Brixton SW9.
Brixton tube or Loughborough Junction BR.

6:30pm: AAA 5 year plan gathering.
Venue: Info Centre, 123A Mare Street, E8. London Fields BR.

Friday 25th:
11am: Protest Against The 1986 Space Act and Spaceship Licensing Laws.
Venue: Assemble outside the British National Space Centre, 151 Buckingham
Palace Road SW1.
Victoria tube.

7.30pm: Space Caff 2 - space vegan food, the chance to eat your food on
mars/the moon/in outer space and to purchase the video for 3 for proof.
Space age pop music as surround sound.
AAA project reports.
Venue: 56a Infoshop, 56a Crampton Street, SE17.
Elephant & Castle tube.

Saturday 26th:
10am - 11pm: (and Sunday 27th 11am - 6pm). Escape from Gravity with the seventh annual kite festival.
Venue: Hackney Marshes.
Homerton BR

2pm: Intergalactic Triolectic Football Cup (Three-sided Football),
Venue: Kennington Park.
Oval/Kennington tube.

4-7pm: Intergalactic Conference - the second stage
Featuring: Andreas Mu B (AAA Trento) and other speakers to be confirmed.
Venue: Kennington Park Community Center
Oval/Kennington Tube

All-night Rave in Space.

Venue: to be announced during the festival. Call festival hotline on the day or check website.

Sunday 27th:
11am - 6pm. Escape from Gravity with the seventh annual kite festival.
Venue: Hackney Marshes.
Homerton BR

3pm: Back to Earth: A review and summing up of the ten days and a look to the future.
Venue: 56a Infoshop, 56a Crampton Street, SE17.
Elephant & Castle tube.