Interfaith events April and May

From Caroline Cripps of Sheffield Interfaith
http://sheffieldinterfaith.org.uk

There are lots of Interfaith events coming up in the next few weeks, organised by various groups.

Wednesday 27th April, 6.30pm at St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church S11 8YL. How do our faiths Inspire us to live well? An event organised by the Islamic Society of Britain (South Yorkshire branch) and St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church

Getting ready to vote on 5th May? Hustings 26th/28th April 7pm

From Sheffield For Democracy
https://www.facebook.com/groups/sheffieldfordemocracy

Two opportunities to hear from the candidates & think about your options

1. Local elections in Sheffield May 2016

What do the Parties stand for?
Tuesday 26 April 7pm
Quaker Meeting House, St James Street Sheffield S1 2EW

Six political parties are invited to tell us what they plan for Sheffield,
and to answer you questions

Chair: Professor Leni Oglesby OBE

Confirmed attendance:

The Divide documentary film on inequality

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
An extraordinary documentary by Katherine Round, The Divide follows the stories of people well-off and struggling, and the impact of the divide between them, inspired by the critically-acclaimed, bestselling book The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

THE DIVIDE
★★★★ “tender and authoritative” Total Film
“Engrossing, intelligent and provocative” MyVue
http://thedividedocumentary.com

An extraordinary documentary by Katherine Round, The Divide follows the stories of people well-off and struggling, and the impact of the divide between them, inspired by the critically-acclaimed, bestselling book The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

The Divide shows the impact of the divide in income between us. People at the top struggling to get higher and afraid of those below them. People at the bottom struggling in a system that finds them worthless. The Divide shows a path towards greater equality and humanity.
7pm to 9pm, Wednesday May 4th 2016
Sheffield Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James’ Street, Sheffield S1 2EW

Book free tickets to make sure you get a place:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-divide-tickets-21558597345

Suggested donation for screening, £5
https://www.facebook.com/events/588046788021095/
https://sheffieldequality.wordpress.com/

Part of the Festival of Debate http://www.festivalofdebate.com/

Session to be followed by a discussion of the issues on Weds 18 May (7-9pm, also at the Quaker Meeting House)

The Divide film on inequality: Wed. May 4th 7-9pm

THE DIVIDE
★★★★ “tender and authoritative” Total Film
“Engrossing, intelligent and provocative” MyVue
http://thedividedocumentary.com

An extraordinary documentary by Katherine Round, The Divide follows the stories of people well-off and struggling, and the impact of the divide between them, inspired by the critically-acclaimed, bestselling book The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

Live storytelling: May 27th 7.30pm Merlin Theatre

The greatest cosmic experiment ever conducted!

A live story-telling performance by Niall Reb Mahc, at 7.30 pm on 27th May, Merlin Theatre.

For details see attached poster

Quaker Service Memorial events and worship 2016

Meetings for Worship at
The Quaker Service Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum
2016 Diary Dates

Here are diary dates for 2016 with details of Meetings for Worship at the Quaker Service Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), Staffordshire (DE13 7AR )

Sunday 15 May
Sunday 15 May is Conscientious Objectors Day. To mark this day the Quaker Service memorial Trust will be holding a Meeting for Worship with readings at 3:00pm at the Quaker Service Memorial.

Wednesday 21 September

Events at the Congenies Quaker Centre in south of France

Opportunities for creative and sharing holidays at Congenies in the south of France:

Make a Joyful Noise! (new!)
at Maison Quaker in the South of France
Thursday 6 October to Tuesday 11 October

Lift your spirits with a musical adventure at Maison Quaker. Experience or talent not necessary—just a willingness to sing, play, learn or just listen.

Cost: 445€ for shared occupancy (575€ private room) includes 5 nights’ accommodation, meals, everything but concert admission and one lunch.

AND
There are still a few spaces left for our
Autumn Artist Retreat

Mon 25th April - Prof Mary Mellor : 'Debt or Democracy'

Mon 25th April – Prof Mary Mellor : ‘Debt or Democracy’

Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor of Social Science at Northumbria University, she has published extensively on alternative economics integrating socialist, feminist and green perspectives. Her latest book is Debt or Democracy: Public Money for Sustainability and Social Justice.

Review from Peace News here:
http://peacenews.info/node/8296/mary-mellor-debt-or-democracy-public-mon...