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Just Access to Land

Online, and Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW
“The law locks up the man or woman, who steals the goose from off the common, but leaves the greater villain loose, who steals the common from the goose” says an 18th century poem. Can we have a landscape with more space for wilderness and food growing, alongside access to green spaces for all? The land in and around Sheffield…
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Sheffield's Reusable Revolution: What We've Learnt & What Comes Next

Showroom Cafe Bar, Paternoster Row, Sheffield City Centre, S1 2BX
In the UK we use 7 million disposable coffee cups every day – that’s 2.5 billion every year, with only 1% recycled. Around 100+ million plastic cups are used every year at UK festivals and live events, and most of these are incinerated or sent to landfill. What’s the solution? Reusables! For every 1 million reusable event cups in regular…
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What if Everyone had Real Agency in their Workplace?

Adelphi Room, Crucible Theatre, Tudor Square S1 1DA
Join Now Then magazine and the South Yorkshire Ownership Hub to explore what’s been uncovered in their shared ‘generative inquiry’, for which they are interviewing people in worker-owned and worker-controlled organisations in the region. How are distributed power, voice and financial gains affecting people and organisations? What new potentials can we unlock to grow and deepen people’s agency and control…
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Global Debt & Climate Justice: Growing the Movement

Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW
Across the world, grassroots activists in the global North and the global South are combining in a rapidly growing network of interconnected campaigns – for debt justice, climate justice, women’s and workers’ rights and empowerment, and others – a movement of movements. There is a growing unity to bring an end to the historical and continuing asset-stripping system of neo-colonialism…
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Sheffield Winter Gardens, Surrey Street S1 2LH
An event for the 2023 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT). Its aim is to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBTQ+ rights violations and stimulate interest in LGBTQ+ rights work worldwide. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder. For over…
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Drug Reform: In Conversation with Professor David Nutt

The Leadmill, 6 Leadmill Rd. S1 4SE
A former government advisor on drug policy, Professor David Nutt specialises in research exploring the potential medicinal uses of drugs including LSD, MDMA and psilocybin. Professor Nutt will talk about the barriers to researching controlled substances in the UK and their untapped potential for treating mental health conditions. Part of Sheffield’s Festival of Debate 2023. Tickets £10/12+booking fee.
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