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Sex: Lessons From History – Dr Fern Riddell

Millennium Gallery Cadman Room, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, S1 2PP
In this powerful, inclusive and entertaining new cultural history of sex, Fern Riddell takes us on an illuminating journey to uncover the sexual lives of our ancestors. From flirtation to orgasm and everything in between, she shows they were just as preoccupied with sex as we are, facing it with the same confusion, joy and accidental hilarity that we do…
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Little Amal arrives in Sheffield

Today Sheffield will see the arrival of Little Amal, as part of international project called “The Walk”. She is a spectacular 3.5 metre tall puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl, designed to make people think and discuss questions about refugees. She has journeyed from the Syrian border, across Europe, and after Sheffield she will go on to Manchester. To read…
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African Europeans – Professor Olivette Otele

African Europeans is a landmark account of a crucial thread in Europe’s complex history. Olivette Otele traces a long African European heritage through the lives of individuals both ordinary and extraordinary. She uncovers a forgotten past, from Emperor Septimius Severus, to enslaved Africans living in Europe during the Renaissance, and all the way to present-day migrants moving to Europe’s cities.…
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Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Devonshire Green
This Global Day of Action for Climate Justice has been called by the COP26 Coalition, halfway through the COP26 negotiations in Glasgow. It will be followed over the next four days by a People’s Summit for Climate Justice. The message of the Coalition (hundreds of individuals, trade unions, NGOs, faith groups, and grassroots groups) is that justice won’t be handed…
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Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair

People’s History Museum, MANCHESTER Left Bank, Bridge Street, M3 3ER
Sheffield no longer has an annual anarchist bookfair, but Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair is happening this year. Well worth crossing the Pennines for a good selection of books, zines, talks, films, tee shirts, etc. etc. And of course an update on anarchist thought and activities in 2021.
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