Diary

What’s happening this week? 22-28 May 2017

Bentley effect poster2

In this week’s listings:

  • More screenings of The Bentley Effect and performances of Fracked!
  • Direct action workshops
  • Election hustings and Green Party manifesto launch
  • Reclaim the Power national gathering
  • A E Yates petition hand-in

For details of events in the rest of May and beyond, please click here Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.

Monday 22 May 2017

Launch of Green Party manifesto.

Pre-show talk about Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 6pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Booking essential Details

Meet the Blackpool and Fylde Green Party Candidates. Discussion with anti-fracking campaigner Tina Rothery and fellow candidates Duncan Royle, Ruth Norbury and John Warnock. Details

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm, Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancashire LA2 6ND. Details

Anti-fracking? From Yorkshire? Let’s make summer plans. Reclaim the Power and Frack Free Leeds event. 7pm-9pm, the Victoria Hotel, 28 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL Details

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Blackpool Greenpeace monthly meeting, 8pm-10pm, Waterloo Pub, Waterloo Road, Blackpool FY4 2AF. Details

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Film screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm, Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN. Details

Free screening of The Bentley Effect and Q+A with filmmakers, 7pm-10pm, The Island, South Promenade, Lytham St Annes FY8 1LY. Details and to book

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Thursday 25 May 2017

Expected release of first tranche of Angus Energy NEX Bonds. Details

Knitting Grannies against Unconventional Gas gathering outside Scottish Parliament to knit beanies for babies in the Neo Natal Unit at NHS Forth Valley. This is near a number of coal bed methane wells proposed to be drilled by Dart Energy. 12 noon-2pm, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. Details

Workshop by The Bentley Effect filmmakers and activists, 11.30am-5.30pm:Bureau Centre for the Arts, 25 Victoria Street, Blackburn

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 2.30pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-9pm, Bureau Centre for the Arts, 25 Victoria Street, Blackburn. Details

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation 7pm-10pm, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill, Sheffield, S26 7YL. Details

What the Frack, youth-written theatre about fracking in the UK, 7.30pm-8.30pm, Newbold House, Newbold Trust, 111 St Leonards Road, Forres IV36 2RE. Details

Frack Free Ashfield monthly meeting, 7.30pm-9pm, note new venue: Duke of Wellington, Church Lane, Kirkby in Ashfield.

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Friday 26 May 2017

No faith in fracking event organised by Accrington Faith Partnership, 9am-6pm, Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Photo opportunity with Simon Clough and Ian Gaillard, organisers of the Australian social movement featured in The Bentley Effect. 9.30am, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 2PR

A E Yates petition hand in, 10.30am, A E Yates Ltd, Cranfield Road, Lostock Industrial Estate, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4SB. Details

Film screening and discussion. Awake: A dream from Standing rock, 5.30pm-8pm, Unite offices, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN. Details

Free screening of The Bentley Effect, Q+A with filmmakers and workshop, 6pm-10pm, Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Road, Preston PR4 2PR. Details and to book

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Amber Valley anti-fracking campaign concert with Winter Wilson. 8pm-11pm, The Queen’s Head, Chesterfield Road, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1FF. Details

Saturday 27 May 2017

Workshop by The Bentley Effect filmmakers and activists,  9.30am-2.30pm, Central Methodist Hall, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JQ

Reclaim the Power national gathering, begins 10am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Blackpool PR4 3PE. Continues on Sunday 28 May 2017. Details

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Trades Council rally, 11am, All Saints Square, Rotherham S60 1PW. Details

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 2.30pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 3pm-6pm, Methodist Central Building, Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1LQ. Details

Performance of Fracked! Or Please don’t use the F-word, 7.45pmCambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ. Details

Sunday 28 May 2017

Reclaim the Power national gathering, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

The Bentley Effect – non-violent direct action and strategy workshop, 1.30pm-5.30pm, Friends Meeting House, 189 St George’s Road, Preston PR1 6NQ. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-9pm, Friends Meeting House, 189 St Georges Street, Preston. Details

2 replies »

  1. Ruth, If possible could you add a piece to the screening of The Bentley Effect at The Friends Meeting House in Preston on Sunday 28th May? We also have the Workshop during the afternoon from 1.30 to 6.00 pm. Thanks, Dot Kelk.

    • Hi Dot
      Thanks for the details. They’re added to the diary and What’s Happening This Week. Best wishes, Ruth

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