Alt-Sheff News The guide to Sheffield's radical, alternative, ethical business and groups 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 was established in 2015, the free one-day festival has gained popularity every year. This year it will be held on September 30th, again based around the same venue, Hagglers Corner, 586 Queens Road.Last year the festival showcased 37 acts, celebrating diversity through music, dance, spoken word, film and art. It featured people from a range of genders, sexualities, ethnicities, ages and abilities. It was organised by a group of 16 volunteers, and over 100 volunteers from South Yorkshire, Leeds, Derby and London performed across three stages (1 outdoor and 2 indoor).Diversity FestDiversity Fest crowdfunder Sheffield Environment Weeks 2018 *** Sheffield can be proud of the hundreds of activities that make up Sheffield Environment Weeks, which has run for many years. They range from talks on a range of subjects, to projects like urban agriculture and wildlife conservation. Volunteers do the hard work, and to get involved see the timetable on the website.Programme entries for Environment Week 2018 to be submitted by the end of February 2018 please.The main activity in 2018 runs from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June, but events go on all year round.Sheffield Environment Weeks