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Extinction Rebellion letter to Graham Kellas

October 2019

Lana, a Sheffield Extinction Rebellion rebel arrested whilst protesting at the Government Oil & Gas Fiscal Summit, has written a letter to the organiser - who attended the same school, 30 years before her.Read the letter at Extinction Rebellion Sheffieldâ€...

ACORN statement in support of the Kurdish people

October 2019

The campaigning union ACORN has has issued a statement of support of the Kurdish people and the Rojava Revolution in Syria, currently under attack by the Turkish army after Donald Trump’s sudden withdrawal announcement. Turkey is the second largest force...

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17th October 2020

Film: "The Spider’s Web"

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 7pm, Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk St. S1 2JB

Screening of a documentary on "Britain’s second empire" - the web of off-shore financial institutions that have a toxic effect on the global economy. Guest Sam Al-Hamdani from the Equality Trust and Fair Tax Mark will introduce the film and answer questions.

Organised by Global Justice Now. Free to attend. Refreshments available. All welcome. Full details below. (Note: Global Justice Sheffield’s AGM will be held in the same place, Norfolk Room, from 6.30pm to 7pm.)

Global Justice Now

What is a Green Space Really Worth?

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 5.45pm, Waterstones Bookshop cafe, Orchard Square S1 2FB

A talk by Dr Julian Dobson of the University of Sheffield Department of Landscape. She asks if we love our parks and green spaces, how can we give them the investment they need?

Free to attend, no need to book, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book tickets at the link below. Part of the 2018 Off the Shelf festival of words.

Off the Shelf

Talk: The History of Migration to Sheffield

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 6pm, Carpenter Room, Central Library, Surrey St. S1 1WB

A talk on a new book, "Welcome to Sheffield" on the history of migration to Sheffield, by the author David Price, a founder member of SYMAAG (South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group).

Part of the 2018 Off the Shelf festival of words. Tickets on the door ÂŁ7/ÂŁ6 concessions, or in advance ÂŁ6/ÂŁ5 concessions, at the link below.

Off the Shelf

Banner making session for Morton Hall protest

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 5-6pm, Activities and Sports Zone, Sheffield Students Union

Shut Down Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre is a protest against this prison/detention centre contracted to the Home Office, where four people have died this year. For full details, see Saturday 20th October, below.

Many people are travelling from Sheffield. If you want to prepare and attend, this banner making session is free. Details on Facebook.

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