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Fracking consultation

Deadline 7th January 2019

The Government is asking for views on whether there should be pre-application consultation with local communities prior to planning applications for shale gas development, as if it isn´t obvious.Go online to tell them. The consultation closes at 11.45pm o...

Guitar classes at Foodhall

November/December 2018

Foodhall community-managed open public dining room and kitchen now offers guitar classes. Learn to play your favourite songs, music theory, techniques, and making music with others. There are many events such as this, see the website for what else is on.Th...

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12th June 2018

Co-operation Vs Capitalism: Do Co-operatives work in practice?

Tue 12 Jun 2018, 7pm, Regather Works, 57-59 Club Garden Rd. S11 8BU

Principle 5 invite people from cooperatives, and anyone else interested, to discuss this claim, drawing on experience and evidence.

This free event is part of Festival of Debate 2018, coordinated by not-for-profit company Opus Independents, in association with in association with Principle 5. Tickets (free) via Tickets For Good.
If you have been unable to get a ticket for this event the organisers are considering running a second event later in the year. If you would like to receive information about this event or would like a summary of information discussed at the session please e-mail kiri.langmead@ntu.ac.uk.

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Debate: Trial by Ordeal

Tue 12 Jun 2018, 7pm Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW

We abandoned trial by ordeal in the 13th century in favour of trial by jury, but for many women giving evidence in sexual violence trials remains an ordeal. Does this explain why only a small fraction of complaints of sexual violence ever reach court?

The Women’s Equality Party host a panel discussion featuring founding party leader Sophie Walker and guest speakers discussing what measures can be taken to make the criminal justice system fairer for women and girls who are the victims of sexual violence.

This free event is part of Festival of Debate 2018, coordinated by not-for-profit company Opus Independents, in association with the Women’s Equality Party

Tickets £3 from Billetto.co.uk

Sex Work: Employment or exploitation?

Tue 12 Jun 2018, 7-9pm, The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane S1 4FW

In England, the sale and purchase of sexual services between consenting adults is legal. Hear from a range of contributors representing a variety of perspectives and take part in an interactive discussion covering the law, impact and local agenda. Held in a safe space where respectful challenge is welcomed.

This free event is part of Festival of Debate 2018, coordinated by not-for-profit company Opus Independents, in association with SheFest and The Women’s Hub.

Tickets (free) from Eventbrite

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