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Bus services lobby of Mayoral Authority Meeting

SYMCA Offices, 11 Broad Street West, S12BQ
A demonstration outside the South Yorkshire meeting to demand the Mayor and council leaders act now to bring our bus services into public control. Banners and placards are welcome, and bring your singing voices as the South Yorkshire Climate Alliance have written a song! Also present will be the Unite the Union’s giant rat to represent the shocking attitude of…
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XR meeting: "Glasgow failed. What next?"

Union Street co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP
Sheffield Extinction Rebellion meeting on the topic “Glasgow failed. What next?”, following on from their brilliant Amazon blockade on Black Friday. The meeting starts at 6.45pm but you can arrive early to chat. From 6pm-6:45pm is a social, bring your own food and a mug (for tea, provided). This is Sheffield XR’s Main Monday Meeting which is very friendly and…
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Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair

People’s History Museum, MANCHESTER Left Bank, Bridge Street, M3 3ER
Sheffield no longer has an annual anarchist bookfair, but Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair is happening this year. Well worth crossing the Pennines for a good selection of books, zines, talks, films, tee shirts, etc. etc. And of course an update on anarchist thought and activities in 2021.
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Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Devonshire Green
This Global Day of Action for Climate Justice has been called by the COP26 Coalition, halfway through the COP26 negotiations in Glasgow. It will be followed over the next four days by a People’s Summit for Climate Justice. The message of the Coalition (hundreds of individuals, trade unions, NGOs, faith groups, and grassroots groups) is that justice won’t be handed…
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African Europeans – Professor Olivette Otele

African Europeans is a landmark account of a crucial thread in Europe’s complex history. Olivette Otele traces a long African European heritage through the lives of individuals both ordinary and extraordinary. She uncovers a forgotten past, from Emperor Septimius Severus, to enslaved Africans living in Europe during the Renaissance, and all the way to present-day migrants moving to Europe’s cities.…
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Little Amal arrives in Sheffield

Today Sheffield will see the arrival of Little Amal, as part of international project called “The Walk”. She is a spectacular 3.5 metre tall puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl, designed to make people think and discuss questions about refugees. She has journeyed from the Syrian border, across Europe, and after Sheffield she will go on to Manchester. To read…
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