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Extinction Rebellion National School Climate Strike

Feb 15th 2019

You might want to mention to any young people you know that there is going to be a national School Climate Strike on February the 15th, in case they are keen on organizing something in Sheffield.Facebook event page...

Fears for Zimbabweans in Sheffield

February 2019

Following worries about asylum seekers being asked ‘distressing’ questions by a Zimbabwean Embassy official invited to Sheffield by the Home Office to interrogate them in December, the worst fears may now be realised. Two Zimbabwean nationals, who have...

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Events Listings

16th October 2019

New Takes on Fallen Women in Global Cinema

Tue 16 Oct 2018, 5.45pm, Waterstones Bookshop cafe, Orchard Square S1 2FB

A talk by Dr Kate Taylor Jones of the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield. She explores global cinematic representations of the image of the prostitute, and the debate on repressive and empowering depictions.

Free to attend, no need to book, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book tickets at the link below. Part of the 2018 Off the Shelf festival of words.

Off the Shelf

TalkingGigs: Dobet Gnahore

Tue 16 Oct 2018, 7.30pm, The HUBS, 6 Paternoster Row S1 2QQ

Gig in aid of ASSIST helping refused asylum seekers. Songlines cover star Dobet Gnahore from Côte d’Ivoire who performs exciting traditional African music mixed with electronic samples. Discussion includes Andy Morgan (author, journalist, photographer and ex-manager of Algerian Tuareg group, Tinariwen).

In the first half of the gig, Andy will explore with Dobet something about Côte d’Ivoire, her background and her music, illustrated by some key songs. The second half will feature a full set of her astonishing music with her full band.

TalkingGigs ticket booking

Talk: Palestine, Israel and the arms trade

Tue 16 Oct 2018, 7.30pm, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk St. S1 2JB

Huda Ammori of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign speaks in Sheffield on the Israeli role in the arms trade, and what the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign can do.

Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Banner making session for Morton Hall protest

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 5-6pm, Activities and Sports Zone, Sheffield Students Union

Shut Down Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre is a protest against this prison/detention centre contracted to the Home Office, where four people have died this year. For full details, see Saturday 20th October, below.

Many people are travelling from Sheffield. If you want to prepare and attend, this banner making session is free. Details on Facebook.

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