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Extinction Rebellion halts Sheffield Council meeting

February 2020

On Wednesday 5th February, one year after Sheffield City Council declared a climate emergency, Extinction Rebellion Sheffield members disrupted the council meeting to demand action is taken about the climate crisis. Thirty members of the environmental camp...

Extinction Rebellion letter to Graham Kellas

October 2019

Lana, a Sheffield Extinction Rebellion rebel arrested whilst protesting at the Government Oil & Gas Fiscal Summit, has written a letter to the organiser - who attended the same school, 30 years before her.Read the letter at Extinction Rebellion Sheffieldâ€...

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Nkululeko from Sheffield
That feels like change in the making. I feel at home with these sort of initiatives going on all around me.

Thanks for all you guys that are making change, given this job is often a thankless one.

Events Listings

Film screening: "The Biggest Little Farm"

Mon 24 Feb 2020, 7pm, Regather Works, 57-59 Club Garden Rd. S11 8BU

"The Biggest Little Farm" follows two dreamers and their beloved dog when they make a choice that takes them out of their tiny L.A. apartment and into the countryside to build one of the most diverse farms of its kind in complete coexistence with nature. A lovingly made documentary about environmentally friendly lifestyles.

Tickets ÂŁ5, film length: 1hour, 31mins. Doors open 7pm, film start time: 7.30pm.

Regather

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield open meeting

Mon 24 Feb 2020, Union St. co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP

On Monday evenings the Union St Cafe is open til 6.30pm for anyone to relax after work and meet up before the XR meeting. From 6pm hot vegan food is served for anyone coming to the XR meeting, Pay As You Feel.

From 6.45pm there is an induction meeting if anyone’s attending for their first time on the ground floor. And also at 6.45pm the One Space (1st floor; lift available) is open for the main meeting, to start at 7pm.

More info on the national movement at: rebellion.earth

Sheffield group website: xrsheffield.org

Sheffield Extinction Rebellion on Facebook

Non-Violent Direct Action Training

Sat 29 Feb 2020, 6.30pm, Union St. co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP

This session is an essential training on how to take part in non-violent direct action. It guides you through your rights whilst protesting, when you should speak to the police and what you should tell them and how to remain calm and confident during an action.

Whether you are intending to break the law or not, this is a great opportunity for Extinction Rebellion training, whether you are new or experienced. Training hosted by Extinction Rebellion Sheffield and Union Street, on two dates in Feb (19th at 6.30pm, and 29th at 1pm). (And monthly with sessions every third Wednesday and every last Saturday of each month.)

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