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May 2019

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Global Justice Sheffield announcement

For June 2019

Global Justice Sheffield global are looking for willing volunteers for Peace in the Park, Sat 8th June, and the Sharrow Festival, Sat 6th July. Newcomers especially welcome, and you will be placed with at least one "old hand" there at all times, who can h...

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield statement

Statement 24th April 2019

This week activists from Extinction Rebellion Sheffield engaged in a major protest that saw more arrests than the poll tax riots and, unlike the riots, was entirely peaceful. This movement was in favour of a sustainable world free from the impending threat...

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Sheffield Environment Weeks

Sat 27 Apr-Sun 9 Jun 2019

We 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. To get involved see the timetable on the website. Officially it runs 27th April to 9th June but some events are on before this.

Sheffield Environment Weeks

Stopping the Plundering of Africa – a Festival of Debate event

Wed 22 May 2019, 7pm, Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Row S1 2JB

The wealth privately sent abroad each year from Africa averages at least four times total international aid. And that’s only the tip of an iceberg of theft facilitated by Western interests.

A panel of speakers invite debate about policy and social change required to end this and other injustices.

Martha Musonza Holman, Love Zimbabwe (Fairtrade charity)
Tim Jones, Jubilee Debt Campaign
Gbenga Shadare, Africa@UK
Sophie Efange, Christian Aid

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Fri 24 May 2019

School Strike Plus everyone else is invited to join in the biggest UK and global event yet! General strike!

100,000 species go extinct annually due to pollution. Resources are dwindling. We have only 8-12 years left to take drastic and immediate action. Extinction Rebellion urges everyone to respect nature, go vegan for animals and this planet, and join in these protests if you can. This is not going away; this is serious.


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The ShefFood Village

Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019,

Sheffield hosts a fantastic range of organisations who engage with food the people of Sheffield at every stage of our food system - from growing vegetables, to learning how to cook, to dealing with food waste.

Join Regather, Sheffield Climate Alliance and Food Works in the ShefFood Village to share food, drink and conversation together, to enjoy hands-on activities, to meet and chat with the people making it happen and to learn how we can all work together to make the food system in Sheffield better for everyone, as part of Sheffield Food Festival.

There will be hands-on activities and people who will talk with you about... Seed Sowing, Fruit Juicing, Cooking and Eating Together, Making Beer and Cider, Reducing Food Waste, Food and Climate Change, Food Citizenship, Beekeeping, Seed Swapping, Keeping an Allotment, Community Food Growing, Zero Packaging, Home Composting, Keeping Chickens at Home, Healthy Eating, Food Partnerships, Being Sugar Smart, and much more.

Sheffield Food Festival

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