Diary of Events November-December 2019

Friday 21st November “the Leaders Debate” Question Time event

The Octagon at 7pm. Stand Up to Racism will be there from 6pm with a protest outside. Come and join us! N.B. venue to be confirmed!




Thursday 28th November UCU Strike Rally

1pm City Hall steps, Barkers Pool. Both University of Sheffield and Hallam University lecturers are out on strike. This is a national strike on pay and conditions plus a local dispute at Hallam University on workload and stress issues. They need you support. Please bring your banners.

Friday 29th November #YouthStrike4Climate march and rally

Assemble Devonshire Green 1130am. Depart for city centre march 1230hrs. Rally on City Hall steps Barkers Pool 1pm -3pm. Many young students will be speaking about the climate emergency plus guest speakers including UCU strikers. Trade unions and adults from all walks of life are invited to join the demo and rally.

Friday 29th November Sister4Kashmir conference

2pm Town Hall. Invite only event

Saturday 30th November Solidarity with Palestine rally

12 noon till 1pm outside Sheffield Town Hall. The US administration this week announced it recognises as legal the illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian soil, overturning the international UN consensus on the issue. This has huge implications for the battle for justice in the Middle East. Organised by Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Saturday 30th November “Die-in for Kashmir” protest v India’s martial law in Kashmir

2pm till 3pm Barkers Pool

Tuesday 3rd December STOP TRUMP AND HIS RACIST FRIENDS Sheffield rally

5pm Outside Town Hall. Organised by Sheffield Stand Up to Racism. See flyer Stop-Trump-and-friends-A5-3 Dec 2019

“Kick out the Tories! Impeach Trump! Reject Farage!” Trump is coming to London in December for the NATO Heads of State summit, and on Tuesday 3 December the Queen will be hosting a reception for him at Buckingham Palace. Stand Up to Racism are taking to the streets that evening, in London and all-round the country, to protest against the far-right politics of The Tories, Trump and Farage.

Join and share the Facebook event page here
Download PDF leaflets for the London demo, and a template for protests around the country, here


Tuesday 3rd December Kashmir and Palestine Hustings

7pm ISRAAC Centre (Somali Community Association) 54, Cemetery Road S11 8FP


Wednesday 4th December “The Nation’s Health and the NHS under the next GovernmentGENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS MEETING organised by Sheffield Save Our NHS

7pm Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk St Sheffield S1 2JB.

We have invited the Conservative Party, the Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, the Green Party and the Brexit Party. More Details to come closer to the event.

If you would like to ask a question, please send to us by return email before 6pm Monday 2nd December to teamssonhs@gmail.com

Join and share the Facebook event page here
Download PDF leaflets for the London demo, and a template for protests around the country, here

Saturday 7th December  General Election market stall event

11pm till 1pm outside Town Hall. Organised by Sheffield TUC in conjunction with Sheffield Peoples Assembly. Other campaigns also to be invited. Sheffield TUC will be handing out its General Election leaflet highlighting main points from Labour manifesto. Other campaigns invited e.g. Stop and Scrap Universal Credit, Sheffield Save Our NHS etc.

Saturday 7th December Miners’ Strike Filming Day.

10am–4pm NUM Barnsley, 2 Huddersfield Road, Barnsley S70 2LS

The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign are inviting striking miners, their wives, partners, families, friends and anyone who supported them, to come and speak on camera about their favourite stories – sad, funny, inspiring, or anything they wish to share from the time.

People will be able to browse the NUM banner collection in the Miners Hall and see images from artist Darren Coffield’s Ashes and Diamonds exhibition. Tea and Coffee will be provided.

All welcome