diary of events

heartunionsTuesday 26th January

Sheffield Trade Union Council delegate meeting 7pm Trades and Labour Club S2 5QQ

Speakers: bob Jeffery on PREVENT; Simon Murch ; NUTV Teachers’ Manifesto.

Visitors are welcome – please register at the door.


TUC’s Week of Action against the Tories’ Trade Union Reform Bill

URGENT ! This is a big national push to raise the stakes in this fightback.

Please begin planning now  for workplace activities e.g. special branch meetings, leafleting of members etc on 9th February and join activities e.g. street stalls, public meetings, rallies etc on 11th February. Materials will be available shortly from Regional TUC Office.


Monday 15th February

Stand up to Racism Public Meeting; Speaker Moazzam Begg (last UK detainee from Guantanamo) 7pm Pennine Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University


Saturday 20th February

Sheffield Latin America Day School – sponsored by Cuba Solidarity Campaign

Speakers from Cuba Solidarity, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua Solidarity, Central America Women’s Network, Colombia Solidarity and Venezuela Solidarity. United Reform Church. Admission £8 / £5 (concession) includes lunch. For more information see http://www.cuba-solidarity .org.uk /events/55/sheffield-csc-latin-america-day-school


Wednesday 24th February

A play about Sylvia Pankhurst by the Lynx Theatre and Poetry Group

7.30pm Worltey Hall. Pie and pea Supper from 6pm. Tickets £7.50p Reception on 0114 2882100

Saturday 12TH March 

 Sheffield Socialist Choir’s SINGING WORKSHOP to celebrate the legacy of Joe Hill

10.30 – 16.30 St Andrew’s, URC Upper Hanover St, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7RQ

Marking the centenary of Joe Hill’s execution and celebrating his legacy of great political songs.  Workshop fees: £20, £15, £10 depending on income – you choose!

To register –  www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/united-kingdom–sheffield/celebrate-the-legacy-of-joe-hill or contact – sheffieldsocialistchoir@gmail.com




Saturday 19th March

STAND UP TO RACISM! National Demonstration in London

ALL OUT FOR UN ANTI-RACISM DAY. Coach transport from Sheffield (details not yet available)