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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 success in Sheffield?

14th May 2019

Activists from Extinction Rebellion Sheffield have engaged in protests that saw more arrests than the poll tax riots but were entirely peaceful. The movement is favour of a sustainable world free from the impending threat of climate breakdown and full of n...

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28th February 2019

Course: Sheffield Activism - Rebellion to Cold War

Thu 17/24 Jan - Thu 28 Mar 2019, Voluntary Action Sheffield (The Circle), 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW

A course on Sheffield´s long history of people´s activism, run by the WEA (Workers´ Educational Association). Tutor (and activist) Nigel Slack will cover the period 1500-1950 in this series of 2-hour sessions.

NOTE you can choose 3pm or 6pm start time. Fee £87.50, all details on the link below, including downloadable full course information sheet. The course is suitable for beginners or improvers, no pre-reading is required.

Afternoon Course.
Evening Course.

Film: How To Change The World (hosted by Greenpeace)

Thu 28 Feb 2019, 7pm, Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Rd. S11 8BU

How To Change The World is a feature documentary, the story of Greenpeace, by Jerry Rothwell. It tells the adventures of an eclectic group of young pioneers who set out to stop Richard Nixon’s nuclear bomb tests in Amchitka, Alaska, and ended up creating the worldwide green movement with the birth of Greenpeace. Tickets £5.

Regather

Performance: "Rouse, Ye Women!"

26 Feb to 2 Mar 2019, 7.30pm, Lantern Theatre, 18 Kenwood Park Rd. S7 1NF

A new folk opera telling the true story of women chainmakers involved in the ‘home-working sweated industries’, working in the backyards of their homes. Union organiser and campaigner Mary Reid Macarthur led hundreds of women to strike for a living wage, helping to form the principle of a national minimum wage. The role of trade unionist and strike leader Mary is performed by Scottish folk singer Bryony Purdue.

Tickets from Lantern Theatre at Ticketsource

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