Alt Sheff

The guide to Sheffield's
radical, alternative, ethical
business and groups

Want to list an event?
December 2017
MTWTFSS
 123
45678910
11121314151617
1921222324
25262728293031

Latest News

Winter appeal for refugees in and around Calais

November/December 2017

Stand Up To Racism and Care4Calais are organising a winter appeal for refugees still living in Calais and its surrounding area, or in Paris or Brussels. The destruction of the "Jungle" camp by French authorities has not ended the refugee crisis, it has wor...

Sheffield Green Business Group planned

March 2017

Sheffield Green Party members who own or run a business are invited to a meeting discussing policies for Sheffield Green Party which are friendly to local business, rather than remote, faceless and profit-sucking corporations. Please contact Councillor Rob...

Visitors' Feedback

Alicia from Sheffield
I love the videos, easy to navigate, I hope you will be including more sites, but so far its great...!

Events Listings

8th October 2017

Melanin Fest Sheffield 2017

1st-31st October 2017, Sheffield City Centre

A celebration of Black History Month, October 2017, organised by Our Mel co-hosted by Gabriela Thompson Menanteaux and Annalisa Toccara. Our Mel is a grassroots volunteer community dedicated to exploring cultural identity, Black history and what it means to be a person of colour in Britain today. Inspired by two local lasses on a journey of self-love, Our Mel was born in November 2016 over a pack of caramel biscuits and a cup of tea - Yorkshire of course.

Events for Black History Month could be happening near you; 31 days poetry/open mic, art exhibitions, dance, music, seminars, drama, speakers, workshops and film. Workshops include opportunities for people of all ages, races and religious backgrounds to gather together in a safe environment to discuss and learn about everyday issues surrounding people of colour in today’s society.

Full schedule and more information will be available on the website, or email info@ourmel.org.uk.

Our Mel
Facebook event page
Twitter: #ourmel, #mymel, #yourmel, #melfest, #melaninfest2017, #blackhistorymonth, #blackhistorymonth2017, #blackhistorymonth2017sheffield

DIVERSITY FEST 2017

Sun 8 Oct 2017, 1pm-9pm, Hagglers Corner, 586 Queens Rd. S2 4DU

A free celebration for people of every gender, sexuality, ethnicity, age and ability. A statement of unity and mutual respect between the many communities in Sheffield. The programme includes events in the Hagglers Corner cafe, upstairs and outside with three stages. Talks, film, spoken word, bands, acoustic and solo musicians, dancers, DJs, films, kids activities, collaborative art work and loads of goodwill and fun. And free entry!

The 2017 line-up includes (in alphabetical order):-

  • 12 DEAD IN EVERETT
  • ALICE NICHOLLS
  • AMPLE FUNK
  • ANNA KISSED
  • ​ANNE GRANGE
  • ARASH SABET
  • BRAVER THAN FICTION
  • BREAK A LEG
  • CAPTAIN AVERY & THE COSMIC TRICERATOPS
  • CLARE TURNER
  • CRY HAVOC!
  • DEL SCOTT MILLER
  • DWANE READS
  • FRANK BIRTWISTLE
  • GEMMA GRAY
  • HARRIET ROSE GRANT
  • HUNGARIAN LANTERNS
  • INAVIBE
  • JACK´S RAKE
  • JOHN TURNER
  • KAREN VITLER
  • MADGE WOOLLARD
  • MARK HUTCHINSON
  • MIMI MESFIN
  • MULEMBAS D´AFRICA
  • NICK ROBINSON
  • PRISHNI ASTHANA
  • ROTHERHAM AFRICAN DRUMMERS
  • SEZ THOMASIN
  • SHEFFIELD CARNIVAL
  • SISTERS OF TRIBELLICA
  • SOUND MANIFESTO
  • SUDIPTA SAMANTHA-TUNES & RHYTHMS
  • ​THE GLOBOLOGIST
  • TREEBEARD
  • UKEN DIXON

Diversity Fest (Wordpress website with poster)
Diversity Fest main website

Speech bubble icon Promote Alt Sheff  |  Facebook icon Alt Sheff on Facebook  |  RSS icon RSS Feeds  |  Email icon

Webarchitects Ecological Hosting Creative Commons License