Diary of Events Nov Dec 2017

Tuesday 21st November  Sheffield Peoples Assembly pre-budget protest     

5.30pm to 6.30pm outside Sheffield Town Hall. Please bring items for BIG Food Bank collection. ​ We are contacting local Trade Union Branches and activists to ask for your support – to help collect food and other essential items, to come along and run a stall, to speak about the chronic and acute problems affecting our communities –  whatever you are able to do. This event on 21 November, the day before Budget Day, ties in with similar collections and demonstrations across the UK. Oppose Universal Credit which is driving claimant families to Food Banks. No to austerity. Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise! 





Friday 24th November “Know the Line” campaign launch – anti-harassment event

2pm Quaker Meeting House, St James Street Sheffield.  Speakers include Louise Haigh MP, representatives from the women’s sector and the Police. Sheffield does not, and will not, accept harassment from anyone towards anyone, no matter where you are. Sponsored by Safer Streets Sheffield. See attached information sheet.Know the Line Launch event 24th November

Tuesday 28th November Sheffield Trade Union Council delegate meeting

7pm Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street S2 5QQ (please use side entrance on Talbot Street). Speakers include RMT Strikers, SARAG speaker and AFC Unity Football. Visitors are welcome. Please sign in at the door.

Wednesday 29th November UNITE Against Fascism AGM

6-7pm at the Central United Reform Church. Guest speakers will be the Sheffield UAF delegation to Auschwitz in mid November. We will also be reporting on our meeting, Love Football, hate racism and fascism in partnership with Football Unites, Racism Divides

Wednesday 29th November Sheffield Momentum AGM

7pm till 9pm Room 3, Central United Reformed Church, Norfolk Street


Saturday 2nd December  ‘We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager!’ Play by Townsend Productions

7pm Old Market Gallery, Rotherham. Play about Grunwick Film Processing Factory Strike of 1976-78 and the inspirational strike-leader Jayaben Desai, one of many newly arrived British passport-holding Asian Gujurati workers expelled from Uganda and Tanzania in East Africa four years before. http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/shows/we-are-the-lions-mr-manager/ Sponsored by Rotherham Trade Union Council.


Sunday 10th December Stand Up to Racism Convoy to Calais

Stand Up To Racism and Care4Calais are working together to organise a winter appeal for refugees still living in Calais and its surrounding area, or in Paris and Brussels. Can you join them? Can you donate? Please see attached collection sheet/petition.