Diary

What’s happening this week? 27 August – 2 September 2018

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Shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner. Photo: The Labour Party

In this week’s listings

  • Shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, visits Lancashire fracking sites;
  • Campaigners head for Bank Holiday festivals;
  • Green Party’s Amelia Womack speaks at Preston New Road;
  • Plus meetings, gatherings and information events.

Full diary for August 2018 and beyond. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong.


Monday 27 August 2018

Sheffield Against Fracking stall at Sheffield Fayre. 8.30am-5.30pm, Norfolk Park, Sheffield. Details

Frack Free Ryedale stall at Farndale Show. Mackeridge Lane, North York Moors National Park, YO62 7LE. Link to show website

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

Frack Free Doncaster stall at Armthorpe Gala. 12 noon-4pm, Armthorpe Community Centre, Welfare Park, Church Road, Armthorpe DN3 3AG. Details

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

Know your rights training. 1pm-2.45pm. Near Tinker Lane, north Nottingham. Venue to be confirmed. Details

Frack Free Tinker Lane meeting. 7.30pm, Red Hart Hotel, Bawtry Road, Blyth S81 8HG. Details

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Women’s Call march and vigil. 9.30am-10.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Amelia Womack

Amelia Womack, deputy leader of the Green Party

Green Gathering at Preston New Road shale gas site. Speakers include Amelia Womack, deputy leader of the Green Party at about 2pm. Full event 10am-1pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool  PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

Thursday 30 August  2018

Re-arranged start of court case of anti-fracking campaigner Heather Stroud arrested after a protest at Kirby Misperson on 30 January 2018. Court support from 8.30am, York Magistrates Court, Clifford Street, York YO1 9RE.

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

Chelford drop-in session with MP Esther McVey. 2pm-4pm, The Egerton Arms, Knutsford Road, Chelford sK11 9BB. Details

Frack Free Misson weekly meeting.  7.30pm, The Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Nottinghamshire DN10 6EB.

Friday 31 August 2018

Black Friday outside Cuadrilla’s  Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

No Faith In Fracking event. 1pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

180831 Moss Alliance

Shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, visits Altcar Moss  where Aurora wants to frack. Hosted by the Moss Alliance. 12 noon, Sutton’s Lane, Great Altcar, in West Lancashire. Details

Shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, visits Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. 2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday 1 September 2018

Solidarity Saturday at Preston New Road. 10am, Maple Farm, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

Sunday 2 September 2018

Frack Free Ecclesfield and Chapeltown stall at Ecclesfield Gala. 12 noon, Ecclesfield Park, Sheffield Road (opposite Morrison’s), Ecclesfield S35 9UA. Details

Frack Free Notts at the Robin Hood festival at the Robin Hood festival. 11am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN Details

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