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URGENT DEADLINE: 12:00 MONDAY 30th APRIL 2018

Sheffield City of Sanctuary’s exciting new refugee centre in Sheffield is in the running to win £48,088 from the Big Lottery, in a link-up with ITV regional. Please click here to watch the film and place your vote.South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Ac...

Diversity Fest 2018 needs your help

March 2018 (Festival Sept 30th)

A crowdfunding appeal for the 2018 Diversity Fest has been started. Organisers are asking supporters to share widely and pledge if possible. To encourage pledges of £10, there is a reward of a pair of tickets to the next two fundraising events.Since it wa...

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Events Listings

6th April 2018

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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Walking Politics for the over Fifties

Fri 6 Apr 2018, 10.30am meet at main Hunters Bar entrance to Endcliffe Park

This is a group aimed at retired and semi-retired people, socialists, environmentalists, feminists and like-minded people. They walk on the first and third Fridays of each month.

The idea is to do the same walk from Endcliffe Park entrance to the cafe at Forge Dam - about four miles in total - and talk about books, films, the environment or whatever crops up. Actually, they rarely discuss politics, it is a social group, and the walk is incidental, although the scenery along the river is delightful.

Walkers should wear suitable clothing and understand that they take part at their own risk. After a stop at the cafe, return is usually by 1pm.

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