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Heading for Extinction - and what to do about it

Online - Zoom
A newly updated talk by Extinction Rebellion, currently offered regularly on Zoom. Hear the science of the climate and ecological emergency, and learn about XR’s approach to bringing about the change we need. This talk is a recommended introduction to the most pressing issue facing every human on the planet.   ALSO note: Sheffield’s Extinction Rebellion has a weekly get-together…
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In a Thousand Silences

Soft Ground, 37 The Moor, Sheffield S1 4PF
A virtual reality experience celebrating Palestinian culture, whilst highlighting the brutal censorship which artists face. The Freedom Theatre and Artists on the Frontline present Palestine’s first-ever virtual reality film, In A Thousand Silences. It combines dance, music, poetry and storytelling, and performances from renowned artists including actor Mohammad Bakri, musician Suhail Khoury and poet Dareen Tatour. Using the latest digital…
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Migration Matters Festival

Migration Matters Festival is back for 2023, the biggest UK festival of its kind, in its 8th year of celebrating sanctuary in the Steel City. It runs from 16th to 24th June to coincide with Refugee Week, which this year has the theme of compassion. There’s a huge and delightful line-up including over 60 performances, exhibitions, films, walks, food, music, dance…
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Birmingham Passage

Yellow Arch Studios, 30-36 Burton Rd. Neepsend S3 8BX
Germa Adan and Xhosa Cole present a unique production with seven performers, in response to immigration story archives of the Windrush generation; folk melodies, and the stories and origins of the artists. An interdisciplinary arts production which follows generations of passage into a place. Centred on Birmingham, it shows how migration can bring new perspectives, as well as layers of…
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City of Sanctuary Sheffield Open Day

City of Sanctuary Sheffield, 37-39 Chapel Walk, S1 2PD
An open day at The Sanctuary, come to find out more about the work to make Sheffield a place of safety and welcome for all refugees and people seeking asylum. With food and drinks, and stories to inspire you. Learn more about what ‘City of Sanctuary’ means in action. Sheffield became the UK’s first ever City of Sanctuary in 2007. In…
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South Yorkshire Climate Alliance Annual Meeting

Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW
The annual meeting of the city’s climate coalition, all welcome. Help to shape the activities and direction of the alliance over the next 12 months. The board will start with the formal business of the AGM at 7pm, and will keep this short, before moving on to three topics for discussion: – 1) The South Yorkshire Doughnut – following the…
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