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February 2020

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Extinction Rebellion halts Sheffield Council meeting

February 2020

On Wednesday 5th February, one year after Sheffield City Council declared a climate emergency, Extinction Rebellion Sheffield members disrupted the council meeting to demand action is taken about the climate crisis. Thirty members of the environmental camp...

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€...

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Events Listings

Non-Violent Direct Action Training

Sat 29 Feb 2020, 6.30pm, Union St. co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP

This session is an essential training on how to take part in non-violent direct action. It guides you through your rights whilst protesting, when you should speak to the police and what you should tell them and how to remain calm and confident during an action.

Whether you are intending to break the law or not, this is a great opportunity for Extinction Rebellion training, whether you are new or experienced. Training hosted by Extinction Rebellion Sheffield and Union Street, on two dates in Feb (19th at 6.30pm, and 29th at 1pm). (And monthly with sessions every third Wednesday and every last Saturday of each month.)

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What kind of benefit system do we really want?

Wed 4 Mar 2020, 6.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW

UBI Lab Sheffield hosts a talk followed by discussion with Dr Simon Duffy (Centre for Welfare Reform) on new research on people’s views of benefit systems, Basic Income, and Universal Credit. Also exploring views of disabled people and families, and people with extra needs.

All welcome, free.

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UBI Lab Sheffield


5 - 15 Mar 2020, various venues

SheFest is back to Celebrate International Women’s Day across South Yorkshire, 10 jam packed days full of empowering and inclusive events across Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster.

Including, theatre, art, comedy and celebrity guest speakers.

The programme includes partnerships with Museums Sheffield, Theatre Deli, The Leadmill, BBC Radio Sheffield, Showroom Cinema, The Tuesday Club, She Productions and so many more. Tickets for all events are on sale now via Tickets for Good. Festival brochure available in print and online (link below).


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