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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€...

ACORN statement in support of the Kurdish people

October 2019

The campaigning union ACORN has has issued a statement of support of the Kurdish people and the Rojava Revolution in Syria, currently under attack by the Turkish army after Donald Trump’s sudden withdrawal announcement. Turkey is the second largest force...

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Events Listings

22nd September 2019

On The Surface Of Things

From Fri 20 Sep 2019, 7-10pm, Access Space, AVEC Building, 3-7 Sidney St. S1 4RG

This exhibition is the first of a series of events at Access Space over the coming year which invite artists to respond to the extraordinary contemporary circumstances. On The Surface Of Things is an exhibition of artworks that relate to our environment, either through our dependency on it, our relationship to it, our interactions with it, or our experiences of it.

An action affiliated with Extinction Rebellion Sheffield, in response to the declaration from Sheffield City Council of a climate emergency.

Opening Event Fri 20th with large scale film projection on the exterior of Access Space, screening short films by AsproZingel,
Kayla Parker, Joshua Evan & Antonis Sideras, Alessandro Carboni, Lorraine Clewlow, Matteo Zamagn,
alittlepieceofland.org.uk, Dan Shipsides, Andrew Payne, Eva Rudlinger, D-Fuse, Nichola Rodgers, Richard Bond, Isabella Martin, and Amy Wilson.

It is curated by Sadie Renwick, Rachael Kidd & Access Space and includes a long list of artists - in alphabetical order: Krishna Alageswaran, Lizzie Alageswaran, alittlepieceofland.org.uk, Annie Anthony-Mays, Anthony Bennett, John Brokenshire, Daniel Bustamente, Stephen Carley, Claire Jane Carter, Jennifer Clowes, Krystal Collison, Cath Dunn, Alex Ekins, Paul Evans, Gill Gathercole, Ellie Harrison, Rachael Kidd, Tessa Amy Lyons, Anne Parfitt, Julia Parks, Sadie Renwick, Katherine Rhodes, Dan Shipsides, and Ric Warren.

On The Surface Of Things exhibition continues until 4th October, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11am-6pm. On 4th October it ends with a closing event 6pm-9pm at Access Space. Following this is a fundraising party for Extinction Rebellion at Bal Fashions, 16 Exchange Street, from 9pm til late (tickets available on the door).

Access Space

Merazonia Jungle Groove Charity Festival

Sun 22 Sep 2019, 3pm-late, Hathersage Football Pitch, Hathersage, Hope Valley

Merazonia is a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre in Ecuadorian rainforest, founded in 2004. They care for primates, sloths, felines, parrots, otters and other animal victims of the illegal pet trade and deforestation. Their aim is to return them to the wild as soon as possible.

This festival, in the UK for the very first time, has live music, informative talks, local stalls, delicious food, local craft beers and so much more! Tickets are available to book online and all proceeds will benefit Merazonia directly. Hathersage is under 20 minutes by train from Sheffield.

Jungle Groove

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