SOCIAL CARE: DOES ANYONE CARE?
Jun
27
1:30 PM13:30

SOCIAL CARE: DOES ANYONE CARE?

One-fifth (19%) of the population of the City of Sheffield are disabled people. Join Disability Sheffield, the Disability Hub and Healthwatch to debate the future of the care industry as a catastrophe in the making and how we can stop that happening. Too many lives are at risk to keep meandering towards tragedy.

Wed 27 June | 1:30-4pm | The Circle | Free
In association with Disability Sheffield

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FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN TINSLEY
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN TINSLEY

In an age where social media is more popular than the pub, church, temple or mosque for social interaction, how and where do you meet your neighbours? Do we want to know our neighbours? What does your new neighbour need to know? What does it take to be a good neighbour? And is it your role to tell them about your neighbourhood? A panel event exploring these complex topics, featuring local councillors and members of the community with lived experience.

Wed 20 June | 6-9pm | TINGAS Tinsley | Free

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Contact the venue on 07973 815874 for accessibility information

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MIGRATION MATTERS FESTIVAL
Jun
19
to Jun 23

MIGRATION MATTERS FESTIVAL

Britain’s largest festival about refugees and sanctuary returns for Refugee Week, bringing communities together through a soulful celebration of performance, food and culture. This rich programme will feature international theatre and dance, delicious iftars and global music evenings hosted by venues across the city to recognise the cultures that make Sheffield what it is and celebrate its status as a city of sanctuary. Find out more at migrationmattersfestival.co.uk and @MigMatFest

Tue 19 - Sat 23 June | Multiple City Centre Locations | Pay As You Feel
In association with Theatre Deli

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THE ARTS: CAN REJECTION LEAD TO PROGRESSION? A NEW DIALECTIC
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

THE ARTS: CAN REJECTION LEAD TO PROGRESSION? A NEW DIALECTIC

British Intervention host a discussion regarding issues around working-class participation and representation within the arts industry. A panel of five artists from working-class backgrounds will discuss their own experiences of the barriers to engagement that are faced by the working-class and propose methods as to how this can be alleviated for the next generation of young and aspiring working-class artists.

Sat 16 June | 1-2pm | DINA | £3/£2
In association with British Intervention

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FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN DARNALL
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN DARNALL

In an age where social media is more popular than the pub, church, temple or mosque for social interaction, how and where do you meet your neighbours? Do we want to know our neighbours? What does your new neighbour need to know? What does it take to be a good neighbour? And is it your role to tell them about your neighbourhood? A panel event exploring these complex topics, featuring local councillors and members of the community with lived experience.

Wed 13 June | 6-9pm | Church of Christ in Darnall | Free

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Contact venue on 0114 272 6009 for accessibility

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SEX WORK: EMPLOYMENT OR EXPLOITATION?
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

SEX WORK: EMPLOYMENT OR EXPLOITATION?

In England, the sale and purchase of sexual services between consenting adults is legal. Hear from a range of contributors representing a variety of perspectives and take part in an interactive discussion covering the law, impact and local agenda. Held in a safe space where respectful challenge is welcomed.

Tue 12 June | 7-9pm | The Circle | Free
In association with SheFest & The Women’s Hub

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TRIAL BY ORDEAL
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

TRIAL BY ORDEAL

We abandoned trial by ordeal in the 13th century in favour of trial by jury, but for many women giving evidence in sexual violence trials remains an ordeal. Does this explain why only a small fraction of complaints of sexual violence ever reach court? The Women’s Equality Party host a panel discussion featuring founding party leader Sophie Walker and guest speakers discussing what measures can be taken to make the criminal justice system fairer for women and girls who are the victims of sexual violence.

Tue 12 June | 7-9pm | Quaker Meeting House | £3
In association with the Women’s Equality Party

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COOPERATION VS CAPITALISM: DO COOPERATIVES WORK IN PRACTICE?
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

COOPERATION VS CAPITALISM: DO COOPERATIVES WORK IN PRACTICE?

Some argue that cooperatives are doomed to fail or adopt a capitalist approach to business in order to survive. Principle5 invite people from cooperatives, and anyone else interested, to discuss this claim. Drawing on our collective experience, and evidence from successful cooperatives, we will explore the question, ‘Do cooperatives work in practice?’

Tue 12 June | 7-9pm | Regather Works | Free
In association with Principle5

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UBI LAB SHEFFIELD: PUBLIC MEETING
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

UBI LAB SHEFFIELD: PUBLIC MEETING

A UBI Lab Sheffield workshop with Dr Mark Bryan from the University of Sheffield, exploring proposals for a Sheffield pilot of a basic income scheme. Outlining the evidence and proposal to date, the workshop will explore a series of questions that will inform our work to bring a basic income pilot to Sheffield.

Wed 6 June | 6:30-8:30pm | Quaker Meeting House | Free
In association with UBI Lab Sheffield

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FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN PAGE HALL
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

FAIRNESS: HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR IN PAGE HALL

In an age where social media is more popular than the pub, church, temple or mosque for social interaction, how and where do you meet your neighbours? Do we want to know our neighbours? What does your new neighbour need to know? What does it take to be a good neighbour? And is it your role to tell them about your neighbourhood? A panel event exploring these complex topics, featuring local councillors and members of the community with lived experience.

Wed 30 May | 6-9pm | Firth Park Working Men’s Club | Free

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ANYONE’S GUESS HOW WE GOT HERE
May
26
7:30 PM19:30

ANYONE’S GUESS HOW WE GOT HERE

Anyone’s Guess How We Got Here is a show about debt, eviction, childhood, the thing under the floorboards and what remains, long after you’ve paid it off. Barrel Organ’s third show is a road-trip. A haunted house. A bedtime story. A photo album. An ‘80s fantasy film. A demolition project.

Fri 25 - Sat 26 May | 7:30-8:30pm | Theatre Deli | £8.89/£5.74

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FORTRESS EUROPE: DISPATCHES FROM A GATED CONTINENT
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

FORTRESS EUROPE: DISPATCHES FROM A GATED CONTINENT

Based on first-hand reporting from Calais to the Mediterranean and through speaking with key European policy-makers, police and rights activists, refugees and migrants, Matt Carr offers an account of the issues at stake and the massive human costs involved in the refugee crisis.

Thu 24 May | 6:30-8:30pm | The Sanctuary | Free
In association with South Yorkshire Migration & Asylum Action Group

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RENI EDDO-LODGE: WHY I’M NO LONGER TALKING TO WHITE PEOPLE ABOUT RACE
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

RENI EDDO-LODGE: WHY I’M NO LONGER TALKING TO WHITE PEOPLE ABOUT RACE

Join Reni Eddo-Lodge for a discussion about her critically-acclaimed book, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, an urgent and powerful analysis of race in Modern Britain from one of the country’s most inspiring young journalists. Reni has written for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, Dazed and Confused and the hit anthology, The Good Immigrant.

Thu 17 May | 7:30-9pm | Pennine Lecture Theatre | £9/£7
In Association with Wordlife, Our Mel and Equality and Community Engagement, Sheffield Hallam University

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HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT: THE CULTURE OF DISBELIEF & CONSCIOUS CRUELTY
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT: THE CULTURE OF DISBELIEF & CONSCIOUS CRUELTY

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The ‘culture of disbelief’ in the Home Office has devastated the lives of many seeking asylum in the UK, but does it reflect a prevailing culture throughout our society? A diverse panel will discuss the issues from a range of different perspectives, with opportunity for discussion and questions.

Wed 16 May | 6-8pm | Central United Reform Church | Free
In association with City of Sanctuary Sheffield

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OUR MEL GAL-DEM: WHOSE STREETS? RACIALISED SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN PUBLIC SPACES
May
6
4:00 PM16:00

OUR MEL GAL-DEM: WHOSE STREETS? RACIALISED SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN PUBLIC SPACES

Our Mel x gal-dem's panel will explore women of colour and BME women’s experiences of street harassment: the ways in which this harassment is frequently laced or combined with racism and Islamophobia, and how a culture of harassment fits into the wider spectrum of violence perpetrated against women because of their gender or perceived gender. 

Sun 6 May | 4-6pm | Showroom Workstation Creative Lounge | Free

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DODGE & CO: TAX DODGERS’ MASTERCLASS
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

DODGE & CO: TAX DODGERS’ MASTERCLASS

Paradise Papers? Pesky legislation? Socialists? There’s never been a harder time to have a lot of money – and keep it! Join Dodge & Co associates Jason and Laurence for an all-new interactive (and entirely legal) afternoon of offshore finance tips and tricks. Learn how to hide your assets, set up a shell company and buy the global citizenship that works for you! Don’t delay. Go offshore and save money today.

Sat 5 May | 2-3:30pm | Theatre Deli | Pay As You Feel

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OUR MEL PRESENTS: CELEBRATING WOMEN OF COLOUR
Apr
29
4:00 PM16:00

OUR MEL PRESENTS: CELEBRATING WOMEN OF COLOUR

Sun 29 April | 4-7pm | Showroom Workstation Creative Lounge | Pay As You Feel
In association with Our Mel

Our Mel in collaboration with Nadia Jama (BAME Officer Central CLP) presents Celebrating Women of Colour. This event is an opportunity to celebrate women of colour within the community, hearing about their personal journeys, challenges and achievements. It will include a short film screening, stalls, nibbles and drinks.

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AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM FOR THE FUTURE
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM FOR THE FUTURE

Fri 27 April | 6:30-8:30pm | Union St | Free
In association with Positive Money

Advances in AI and robotics will destroy many paid jobs in the coming decades with potentially catastrophic effects on society. Various ideas for reforming the economic system could help us survive this forthcoming revolution, these include a Universal Basic Income and IOUnet - an exchange system where citizens create their own credit. The speaker for the evening will be Simon Thorpe, who is Research Director at CNRS in Toulouse.

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SHOULD WE GIVE MONEY TO PEOPLE WHO BEG?
Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

SHOULD WE GIVE MONEY TO PEOPLE WHO BEG?

Thu 26 April | 6-8pm | The Circle | Free
In association with Roundabout

We can all agree that in an ideal world begging should not exist, but we can’t agree on whether we should give money to people who ask for it on our streets. Come and have your say and hear opinions for and against giving money to beggars. Hear from people who have begged and people who work with beggars.

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BABY SAFE CHAMPIONS: PREVENTING INFANT MORTALITY RISK FACTORS
Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

BABY SAFE CHAMPIONS: PREVENTING INFANT MORTALITY RISK FACTORS

Mon 30 April | 1-2:30pm | DINA | Free
In association with the Making Sheffield Fairer Campaign

Workshop open to all parents, particularly younger parents, to discuss risk factors associated with infant mortality and raise awareness about how they can be prevented. There will also be the opportunity to learn about Sheffield’s Baby Safe Champions, who are helping to support this work within communities.

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