Diary

What’s happening this week? 19-25 March 2018

Rolls BuildingEdit

Photo: DrillOrDrop

In this week’s listings:

  • UKOG and challengers go to the High Court over proposed injunction; against environmental protests;
  • Robin Hood vs Fracking moves to Sheffield;
  • Actors Emma and Sophie Thompson visit Preston New Road;
  • Fracking fringe meeting at Greater Manchester Green Summit;
  • Screening of Power Trip;
  • Tour of SE England drill sites.

Plus meetings, rallies and gatherings. Please let us know (click hereif any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Listings for the rest of March and beyond here


Monday 19 March 2018

Injunction injustice – Human rights V UKOG at High Court. Gathering of campaigners opposed to the UKOG request for an injunction against anti-drilling protests. 9.15am-10.30am, The Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL. Details

180319 injunction Weald Action Group

Artwork: Weald Action Group

High Court hearing on UKOG injunction application. 10.30am, The Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL.

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, Woodsetts Village Hall, Gildingwells Road, Woodsetts S81 8QB. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Robin Wood

Artwork: Friends of the Earth

 

Bolsover Against Fracking Public Meeting. 7.30pm-9pm, Bolsover Assembly Rooms, Hilltop Avenue, Chesterfield S44 6NG. Details

Tuesday 20 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Are We Going to be Fracked? Presentation and questions. 7pm, Dinnington Resource Centre, 131 Laughton Road, Dinnington S25 2PP. Details

Public meeting on the Tinker Lane test drilling site. Presentation by Rob Boeuf, Bev Fullwood and Peter Thopson. 7.30pm, Barnby Memorial Hall, High Street, Blyth S81 8EW. Details

Frack Free Ecclesfield meeting. 7.30pm, Travellers Inn, 286 The Common, Ecclesfield, Sheffield S354DL. Details

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Emma and Sophie Thompson to attend Women’s Walk to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site. Meet at 9.30am, Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool FY4 5RN

Women’s Call. Silent protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, 9.30am-12 noon, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Greater Manchester Green Summit. Registration now closed but the event will be live streamed. Details

Meeting of Surrey County Council’s planning committee. The agenda includes a report which refers to the planning dispute at Angus Energy’s Brockham site. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Agenda 

Screening of Power Trip – Fracking in the UK, a film by Undercurrents.org. 6.30pm-10pm, Lush Studio, 67-71 Beak Street, London W1F 9SW. Details and to register. Link to livestream

Fracking fringe meeting at Greater Manchester Green Summit. 7pm-8.30pm, Methodist Hall, Manchester M1 1JQ. Details

Final audited accounts for IGas Energy plc.

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Screening of The Bentley Effect. 7.30pm, Barlborough Miners Welfare, 1 California Lane, Barlborough S43 4EZ. Details

Thursday 22 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Are We Going to be Fracked? Cresswell Against Fracking public meeting. 7.30pm, Church Rooms, Duke Street, Cresswell S80 4AS Details

Friday 23 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7UL. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Saturday 24 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 10am and 11am,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth street theatre. 12 noon-4pm, Street theatre, Fargate, Sheffield S1 2HE.

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield – Friends of the Earth lantern parade.  7pm, Devonshire Gardens, Sheffield to the city’s Peace Gardens. Details 

Sunday 25 March 2018

180211 BB BBAG

Broadford Bridge, West Sussex, 11 February 2018. Photo: Weald Oil WatchEnter a caption

Tour of drill sites in south east England organised by Frack Free Sussex. 11am-6pm, visiting Balcombe, Broadford Bridge, Brockham, Horse Hill and Leith Hill, meeting outside Dorking Main Station (10.30-11.20am) or Leith Hill P:rotection Camp (11am). Details and to book

Solidarity Sunday. Day of workshops and activities. 10.30am-6pm, Leith Hill Protection Camp, Coldharbour Lane, near Coldharbour, Surrey. Details

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