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Robin Hood vs fracking: Events in Sheffield

A week of activities in Sheffield to highlight opposition to fracking in Sherwood Forest.
31 Jan 2018     |       2 minute read

Fracking firm INEOS wants to hunt for shale gas in Sherwood Forest. Its fracking plans threaten a swathe of central England. But we have other plans.

Inspired by the legend of Robin Hood and the people who stood by his side against injustice, local communities everywhere are fighting back against the fracking industry. 

Take up the mantle of Robin Hood and say: No fracking in my hood!

Week of activities: 19-24 March

What: Join a fun-filled week of activities. 

When: Monday 19 March – Saturday 24 March.

The events are organised by Friends of the Earth, Sheffield Friends of the Earth, Sheffield Against Fracking and Frack Free South Yorkshire.

Attractions include

  • Street theatre, face painting, music, and games: See professional actors dressed as Robin Hood, Maid Marion and other Merrie Outlaws doing battle with the Sheriff of Frackingham. Peace Gardens, Saturday 24 March, various times 12-4pm and 7-8pm. 
  • Free lantern-making workshops during the week. materials provided. All ages welcome, though under 10s must be with an adult. Limited spaces - so please register below.  

More info and booking

All events are free, but space may be limited – so please see booking details below.

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