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Palestinian Olive Oil on sale

Autumn 2018

Olive oil from Zaytoun makes a great Christmas present, and supports Palestinian producers fighting Israeli settler aggression. It is available from Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign, call Sheff 2582734 or email oliveoil@sheffieldpsc.org.uk. (Please...

Sheffield anti-fracking protestor jailed

October 2018

Sheffield anti-fracking protestor and soil scientist Simon ‘Roscoe’ Blevins has been jailed for 16 months, and two co-defendants were also imprisoned, all for peaceful protest action, climbing onto lorries taking drilling equipment into the fracking si...

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Nkululeko from Sheffield
That feels like change in the making. I feel at home with these sort of initiatives going on all around me.

Thanks for all you guys that are making change, given this job is often a thankless one.

Events Listings

1st April 2018

SHARROW LANTERN CARNIVAL

Sun 1 Apr 2018, gather from 7.30pm

Sharrow Lantern Carnival was set up in 2004 as a celebration of the first anniversary of the end of the Iraq war. The group who originally began the carnival wanted to bring peaceful protest to the streets of Sharrow. Today they keep to these morals by celebrating the creative community in Sharrow. The carnival takes place annually in April and there are free lantern making workshops running from February. The theme for this year is "Monster Mash"!

Gathering Mount Pleasant Park, Sharrow Lane, nr London Rd. S11 8AE at 7.30pm
Set off 8pm to parade for an hour
Arrive at Sheffield General Cemetery (off Cemetery Road), 9pm till 10.30pm, for food, dancing, music, samba, fire spinning, hula hooping and more!
After Party 10.30pm, venue to be confirmed.

Volunteers and everyone welcome. See the website for lantern-making workshops details.

Creative Action Network

Work Not Charity – An exhibition inspired by Painted Fabric Ltd

Sat 31 Mar to Tue 17 Apr 2018, 11am-3pm, The Art House, 8 Backfields S1 4HJ

Created by the artists as part of a Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) project, this is an exhibition for the end of the first year of a project celebrating Sheffield’s Painted Fabrics Ltd. This company was set up in the aftermath of the First World War to provide retraining and employment for service personnel. It was a home and workplace for disabled veterans 1915-1959.

Exhibition and café opening times: Monday–Saturday, 11am–3pm (closed on Easter Monday). A preview will be held on Thursday 29th March 4-6 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

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