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May 2016

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Funding needed at Grassroots

Spring 2016

The Grassroots Directory will be a new source book that aims to showcase the most exciting community-led projects in the UK, the type of areas highlighted by Alt-Sheff. It will list more than 200 enterprises from Allotments to Zero waste. The activists beh...

Interested in joining a housing co-op?

April 2016

Would you like to live in a house where costs and responsibilities are shared? Share Instead Housing Co-operative is a five-member housing co-op which is likely to have a vacancy later this year. It is a good-sized, quiet, room available in a lovely spacio...

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Events Listings

The Real Junk Food Cafe

May 2016, Regather Works, 57-59 Club Garden Rd. S11 8BU

The Real Junk Food Project hosts this cafe in the Regather Works, offering breakfast, brunch and lunch on a basis of "Pay what you feel". Many opening hours, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, too many times to cover in full here. See full details on the Facebook page and website below.

Facebook page
Real Junk Food Cafe website and calendar of dates

Sheffield Vegan Approach 2016

Starts Sat 4 Jun 2016, Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW

Want to save animals?
Improve your health?
Help the planet?
Why not try going vegan for a month?

This FREE introduction to veganism event includes nutritional information, cookery demos, films, expert speakers, vegan food and stalls and an opportunity to meet like-minded people.

You will also receive:
Free vegan food samples
Free recipe booklets
Free online resources
Free access to online coaching

Anyone taking part in the vegan month needs to arrive for the launch event on Saturday 4th June, from 10am-4pm.

An Introduction to Veganism workshop will be followed by a Free Vegan Food Fair at the same venue, with your chance to sample an amazing selection of sweet and savoury vegan dishes.The food fair will be open to the public from 12 noon.

All welcome!

If you would like to donate to help covering funds for this event, click here or contact the group to donate by cash/cheque.

Already vegan? They need lots of promotion of the event, volunteers on the day to help make it successful, and experienced vegans who would like to act as "buddies" for the month, supporting and advising Vegan Approach participants. Please get in touch if you would like to help.

Sheffield Vegan Approach

BitFixIT Cafe

Sat 4 Jun 2016, 12-3pm, Abbeyfield Park House, S4 7AT

Bring your computer or internet problems for friendly, expert voluntary help from the BitFixIT team, on a ’pay as you feel’ basis.

BitFixIT on Facebook

Upscribe book launch

Tue 7 Jun 2016, 7pm Hallam HUBS Building, Paternoster Row S1 2QQ

UpScribe Social Publishing celebrates the publication of their next collection of work - stories, scripts, poems and other writing from a group of asylum seekers and refugees living in Sheffield.

Part of Festival of Debate 2016, hosted by Opus Independents (which also publishes the Alt-Sheff "Localcheck" column in "Now Then" magazine). Free to attend, no ticket required.

Festival of Debate - Twitter: @FestOfDebate - #FofD - Facebook

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