Find a Global Frackdown Event

The Global Frackdown is a chance to speak out against the devastating impacts of oil & gas extraction for the climate, the environment and the public health. Events were organized around the world in protest.

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Wednesday 13 September 2017

  • EXTRACTIVISMO Y CONFLICTOS SOCIOAMBIENTALES 2 PM – 13 DE SEPT – Facultad del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Invitadxs: Asamblea Sur (Relleno Sanitario Doña Juana y Paro del Sur), Consulta Popular Cajamarca y CumaralAsamblea Sur (Relleno Sanitario Doña Juana y Paro del Sur) Colectivo Socioambiental Juvenil de Cajamarca COSAJUCA (Consulta popular contra la COLOSA) Comité Consulta Popular Cumaral Rodrigo Negrete (Experto en legislación ambiental y Ex-asesor del Min Ambiente) Tatiana Roa (Directora Censat Agua Viva) No te lo pierdas 2 a 6 pm Miércoles 13 de Septiembre. Details
  • Candlelit vigil at 8.00pm outside KM8 wellsite which Third Energy is proposing to frack any day now. This is near Kirkby Misperton Ryedale North Yorkshire. Please come, there will be prayers, meditation and songs.

Saturday 30 September 2017

  • Information and action day for animal and environmental rights, 30 September 2017. Presentation and Q&A on Ineos and the “Trans-Atlantic Plastic Pipeline” in the community centre of Korbach (https://www.foodandwatereurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FoodWaterEuropePlasticsPipelineissueBriefJune62017.pdf).

 Sunday 1 October 2017

  • New Scientist Live, 10am-5pm, ExCel London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL Details
  • National Demonstration as part of the Take Back Manchester Festival, organised by People’s Assembly, to coincide with the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Details and more here
  • Protest the Tory Party conference: climate and fracking block, 11am-4.30pm, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, The Crescent, Salford M5 4WU. Details
  • Legal Observer Training with Green and Black Cross, hosted by Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, 12.30pm-6pm, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, YO17 6UE. Details
  • Monday 2 October 2017
  • Green Mondays event at Preston New Road. Guest speakers:  Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party, and Barbara Richardson, of Frack Free Lancashire.  10am, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool PR4 3PH. Details
  • United in Silence – Quaker vigil, gathering to mark the start of National Quaker week. 10.30am-11.45am, gates to Broadford Bridge oil exploration, Adversane Lane, Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst. Details 
  • Climate and fracking protest and meeting during the Conservative Party Conference, 1pm-6pm, protest at Central Library, St Peter’s Square Manchester M2 5PD followed by meeting at Unison offices, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN. Details
  • INEOS Community Exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm Warsop Ex-servicemen’s Club, Carr Lane, Mansfield NG20 0BN. Details
  • Alternative anti-fracking exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm, Warsop Town Hall, Church Street, Warsop NG20 0AL. Details and more here
  • Frack Free Dearne Valley meeting, 5pm, Church Hall, United Reformed Church, Melton High Street, Wath-upon-Dearne S63 6RG. Details

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  • Art auction and opening night of Art Against Fracking, 7pm-9pm, The Whale Tail Cafe, 78a Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN. Details
  • Say No to Fracking in Nottinghamshire: October action planning meeting, 7pm-9.30pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR Details
  • Shirebrook and Langwith anti-fracking group meeting, Jug & Glass Inn, Queen’s Walk, Nether Langwith NG20 9EW. Details

Tuesday 3 October 2017

  • Green Party co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, due to visit protesters outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site in North Yorkshire. Details
  • Closing date for evidence to be served on the claimants in the INEOS injunction case, 4pm, the High Court, 7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4N 1NL. Details
  • Sheffield Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details
  • 171002-km-harvest-supper-e1506786504602.jpgHarvest Festival gathering for prayer, celebration, singing, music and dancing followed by harvest supper, 6.30pm, entrance to Third Energy well site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details
  • Clay Cross anti-fracking meeting, Charlie’s Bar, 4 Thanet Street, Clay Cross S45 9JR. Details and more here

Wednesday 4 October 2017

  • Scheduled date of case of campaigners charged over lock-on protests outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site. 10am, Brighton Magistrates Court, Edward Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0LG
  • 171004 Seasons of CreationPeaceful assembly for our world gathering, organised the the Catholic Climate Movement, 11.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE followed by procession to entrance of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.. Contact for details: [email protected]
  • Town hall meeting to discuss challenges of a new £8m research programme on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & Socio-economic impacts and processes. Details
  • Keep on walking and talking, after-school walk to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton, 3.30pm, leaving from the village playpark. Details
  • Frack Free Lancashire meeting, 7pm, Maple Farm Community Hub, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE.
  • Harthill Against Fracking public meeting, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7YL. Details 

Thursday 5 October 2017

  • Eckington Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners’ Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, Eckington S21 4FA. Details
  • Panel debate “Fracking – until the doctor comes?” 19:30 im Rathaus Rotenburg/W., Große Str. 1, 27356 Rotenburg/W.
    With MPs Hubertus Zdebel and Herbert Behrens (DIE LINKE), Kathrin Otte (Genuk e.v.) and Thorben Gruhl (Bundesverband Bürgerinitiativen Umweltschutz). Details
    Bürgerinitiative gegen Gasbohren im Landkreis Rotenburg e.V.

Saturday 7 October 2017

  • Are We Going to be Fracked? Frack Free South Yorkshire hour-long session on fracking to Bakewell Quakers’ Green Day, 11.30am-12.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, Chapel Lane, Bakewell DE45 1EL. Details
  • Anti-fracking fundraiser, 8pm-12 midnight, The Assembly Rooms, High Street, Glastonbury BA6 9DU. Details
  • Frack Free Yeovil gig, 9pm-1am, The 94 Club, 94 Middle Street, Yeovil BA20 1TY. Details

Monday 9 October 2017

  • Alan Williams, of Reclaim the Power, main speaker at “Green Monday” rally at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

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  • The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7pm, The Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton YO17 7LX.
  • Reviewing the Government policy of making no funding available to meet the additional policing costs of fracking. Oral questions in the House of Lords. Details

Tuesday 10 October 2017

  • Possible date for consideration of IGas application for testing Ellesmere Port-1 well by Cheshire West and Chester Council. To be confirmed Link to council meeting calendar
  • The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7.30pm, Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington, Derbyshire S21 4JG. Details
  • Lightboard Foto Action – Vienna (in front of “Hofburg”): With light-letters and light-symbols of Water, Sun and Wind, activists will ask the government to move to 100% renewable energy and make the fossil fuel phase out a central concern. 21.00

Wednesday 11 October 2017

  • Labour Day at Kirby Misperton. Event organised by Thirsk and Malton Constituency Labour Party. 8.30am, entrance to Third Energy fracking site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire.

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  • Meeting by British Geological Survey about plans for a Geo-energy Observatory at Ince Marshes. 10am-12 noon, Elton Village Hall, School Lane, Elton, Chester, CH2 4LT. Details
  • Scheduled date of case of campaigners charged over lock-on protests outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site. 10am, Brighton Magistrates Court, Edward Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0LG
  • Meeting by British Geological Survey about plans for a Geo-energy Observatory at Ince Marshes. 6pm-8pm, Thornton Church Hall. Details
  • The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7pm, St Anne’s-on-the-Sea United Reformed Church, St George’s Road, Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire FY8 2AD. Details

Thursday 12 October 2017

  • Cresswell anti-fracking meeting with guest speaker, David Kesteven, 7.15pm, Limestone House, 50-54 Elmton Road, Cresswell S80 4JE. Details
  • Stop new gas infrastructure supported by the EU: Joint NGO letter action targeting Members of the EU-Commission and Member States representatives against the prioritization of fossil gas infrastructure projects through a “List of Projects of Common Interest”.

Friday 13 October 2017

  • Lightboard march, Vienna, Mariahilferstraße: Marching for 100% renewable energy and a fossil free future. 19:00-21:00h
  • Fundraising auction event for Harthill Against Fracking, 7.30pm, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7YL. Details

Saturday 14 October 2017

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  • Global Frackdown initiated by Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Watch Europe. Details
  • Friends of the Earth International Day of Action on Climate Change. Details
  • Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground, rally hosted by Friends of the Earth Sheffield, with speakers Paul Blomfield MP and Tina Rothery, 10.30am-12 noon, Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA. Help make as many dinosaur props as possible to highlight that fossil fuels are on their way to extinction. There’ll be inflatable dinosaurs, children’s t-shirts, face masks, placards and more. After the rally there will be a mass deflation of the inflatable dinosaurs to mark the end of fossil fuels. Friends of the Earth Sheffield and Frack Free Sheffield. Details
  • On the Global Frackdown Day of Action, 14 October 2017, our citizen initiative (Bürgerinitiative gegen CO2-Endlager) collects signatures for a water protection petition (http://www.vi-wasser.de/). Our most relevant livelihoods are threatened by fracking and oil extraction. You’ll find us on the city centre of Flensburg in front of the Holmixe between 10:00 and 16:00.
    Am Holm 17, 24356 Nehmten, Deutschland weltweiten GlobalFrackdown
    Tag beteiligt sich unsere Bürgerinitiative gegen CO2-Endlager am 14.10.17 in Flensburg mit einer Unterschriftensammlung zum Schutz des Wassers ( http://www.vi-wasser.de/ ).
    Unsere wichtigsten Lebensgrundlagen sind durch Fracking und Ölförderung bedroht!
    Sie finden uns am 14.10.17 in der Flensburger Innenstadt zwischen 10:00 und 16:00 am Holm vor der Holmnixe.
  • Nottingham says No Fracking Here, No Fracking Anywhere, 11am-2pm, The Fountains, Market Square, Nottingham. Details
  • Frack-free Parade, Camden Friends of the Earth, Kentish Town tube station, Camden: Meet up at Kentish Town Station to go on a frack-free parade to Camden Market and back with lanterns and props. 11 am – 5 pm
  • Hands Across the Potomac, 12pm James Rumsey Bridge, Shepherdstown Pike & Canal Road, Sharpsburg, MD. Details
  • <em>Bolton Interactive Stall</em>, Bolton Town Centre, in Oxford Street, near the Fred Dibnah statue. Join Bolton Friends of the Earth and Bolton Against Fracking at a family-friendly, interactive stall. 12 noon
  • Frack-Free Jamboree – bring your friends, family, shakers, drums and dancing feet. Come and take action to help ban fracking and join in singing with Totnes’s street activist choir ‘Voices of Freedom’. 12pm,
  • Mural Painting. Join Birmingham Friends of the Earth to create a mural and write messages about why climate change matters to you. You can also take part in a photo stunt at 12pm. Local councillors are invited to come and sign the mural, so this could also be a chance to talk to them. Gather for photo call at 12pm. St Philip’s Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Colmore Row, Birmingham
  • Gathering and Photo Op. Frack Free Lancashire (an umbrella group for lots of smaller community groups) is on the front line fighting fracking in Lancashire. We want to show our support and solidarity with other communities across the globe fighting climate change in particular unconventional fossil fuel extraction. Meet up at the Maple Farm Community Hub for an informalchat and photo opportunity. Please wear yellow, bring lots of banners and messages of solidarity. 1:30-3pm Facebook Event
  • Frack Free Fiesta! Join Huddersfield Friends of the Earth for a frack-free fiesta! Come along to a farewell party for fossil fuels and fracking in Huddersfield town centre. There’ll be samba music and a Mexican wave to celebrate the end of the fossil fuel age and transition to renewable energy. 1pm. St George’s Square Huddersfield.
  • Rally and demonstration against the so-called “silver lake”, an old leaking toxic waste pit of Engie (former Gaz de France) in the region of Altmark, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.Co-Organizer: Citizen initiative Clean Environment and Energy Altmark (Bürgerinitiative Saubere Umwelt und Energie Altmark). 15:00. Facebook  |  Twitter (Time: Rally/Demonstration takes place on 14th October from 3pm onwards in Brüchau nearby the toxic mud pit.)
  • “Gasland” Screening and Discussion. Gasland depicts the massive damage fracking has been doing in the US. Afterwards we will discuss – together with two guests – the situation in Austria and the role the OMV plays – has Fracking taken place in Austria? What can we do to stop it? 6.30 pm at Amerlinghaus – stop by! Facebook Event
  • Fraking Day: Ammerlinghaus, 1070 Vienna 19:00
  • Let’s Celebrate the Fracking Ban on Global Frackdown Day, event by Love Leitrim, national and international speakers, 7.30pm, The Rainbow Ballroom, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, Ireland. Details
  • The Truth About Fracked Gas Transfers, Frackwatch Glasgow, 8pm-9:15 UTC, 1/1 5 Grantley St., Glasgow, Scotland. The Truth about the fracked gas transfers – A livestreamed discussionabout the fracked gas transfers from Pennsylvania , across the Atlantic to Scotland and Norway. A panel of activists from Scotland will discuss what is actually happening and what the implications are for all our lands. We will be joined via Sype by BerksGasTruth from the US who are fighting fracking in Pennsylvania.Viewers will be able to submit comments and questions. Details
  • 14th October will be war weekend in Pickering, where the whole town dresses up as an ode to the 40s and a celebration of our war time heroes! Frack Free Pickering are joining the home resistance to spread the message about the latest threat from abroad, as foreign corporations are stealing in to ruin our communities. ** Volunteers needed! **
    We need to team up to spread the message about fracking plans for Pickering – just 3 miles from North Yorkshire’s first well at Kirby Misperton. We will be getting into the swing of things whilst giving out information to the crowds who come from the local area and further afield. *WE NEED YOU!!!* We still need a few more volunteers to join the regiment, and they need to get into the groove with period costumes. We’ll provide the leaflets and the “Declarations for a Frack Free UK” for people to sign. If you can’t make it you can still help with rummaging for our essential costume pieces or making “Democracy is under attack! Fight Fracking!” placards to help us stand out in the crowds! Please get in touch ASAP if you can help!!! Email frackfreepickering(at)gmail(dot)com and let us know how you’re able to get involved – we want to make sure everyone has a buddy so pair up or let us know if you need a partner! If anyone is great with a camera it would be good to get some proper shots of our efforts too.

Sunday 15 October 2017

  • Pique-nique du fracking day/Anti-fracking picnic organized by Jacqueline Balvet (jbalvet(at)attac(dot)org)at “Base nautique de Montélimar”. The picnic will take place on 15 October starting from 12 noon. (Location: BASE NAUTIQUE ET DE LOISIRS DE MONTÉLIMAR, MONTÉLIMAR Route de le Teil 26200 Montélimar, France.
  • We Care Walk, as part of Protect Our Futures Day. 10.30am, Kings Mill Reservoir Visitors Centre, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 4PA. Details
  • Protest for a fracking-free region in Murcia, Spain. The Frack-free Segura River Basin Platform joins the Global Frackdown 2017 with a protest in the “LEO” area, where exploration activities have been approved since 2013. This area was chosen because it is on top of one of the main groundwater tables in the river basin, which provides drinking water to the region. This is also the place chosen by the company “Oil and Gas Capital” to explore for shale gas.

Monday 16 October 2017

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  • London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details
  • The public interest organization (IG Fracking-freies Artland e.V.) will give a presentation in front of members of the county council about fracking in general and the situation in the county of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany, in particular. A debate will follow afterwards.
    17:00.  Kreishaus des Landkreises Osnabrück, Am Schölerberg 1, 49082 Osnabrück:
    Die IG Fracking-freies Artland e.V. wird Kreistagsabgeordnete mittels einer Power-Point-Präsentation über Fracking im Allgemeinen und speziell über die Situation im Landkreis Osnabrück informieren und anschließend mit den Kreistagsabgeordneten diskutieren.
  • Sheffield Friends of the Earth meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, The Red Deer, 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield S1 4DD. To be confirmed
  • Frack Field Mansfield meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Rosemary Street, Mansfield NG19 6AB. Details
  • The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7.30pm, Fermanagh House, Broadmeadow Place, Enniskillen, BT74 7HR.

Tuesday 17 October 2017

  • London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details
  • Sheffield Climate Alliance annual general meeting, 7pm-9pm, Quaker Meeting House, St James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW. Details
  • Meeting of Frack Free Bolsover, 7pm-9pm, The Oxcroft Institute, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree, S44 6AG
  • Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7pm, Whitwell Community Centre, Portland Street, Whitwell, Worksop S80 4NN. Details
  • Lorry protest in N Yorkshire layby

Wednesday 18 October 2017

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Horse Hill oil exploration site, Surrey. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

  • We say NO to seismic surveys on county council land. Rally outside decision meeting at Nottingham County Council, 9.15am-12.15pm, County Hall, West Bridgford, NG2 7QP. Details
  • Policy Committee meeting of Nottinghamshire County Council, at which permission for seismic testing on council-owned or leased land is expected to be discussed. 10.30am, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP. Details Agenda to be confirmed
  • Film screening of Groundswell organised by Frack Free Dearne Valley, 7pm, The Montgomery Hall, Church Street, Wath-upon-Dearne, S63 7RD. Details

Thursday 19 October 2017

  • London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details

Friday 20 October 2017

  • Display of Eckington Against Fracking Scarecrow Competition until Saturday 28 October. See poster right.
  • Film screening of The Bentley Effect, organised by Frack Free Upton, 7:30pm, St Columbas Church Hall. Plas Newton Lane, Chester, CH2 1SA

Saturday 21 October 2017

  • Working together going forward. Meeting to discuss anti-fracking campaigning in Lancashire, 1.30pm-5pm, Holy Trinity Church, Dean Street, South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1BP.

Monday 23 October 2017

  • Closing date for comments on application by IGas to the Environment Agency for a radioactive substances permit for the Stockbridge oil site, Crawley Down, Hampshire. Details

Wednesday 25 October 2017

  • Start of Terrapin Training 3-day master class in shale gas development, London, Details

Thursday 26 October 2017

  • Frack Free Ashfield Monthly Meeting, 7.30pm-9pm, Duke of Wellington, Church Street, Kirkby in Ashfield NG17 8LA.

Friday 27 October 2017

  • Eckington Against Fracking Halloween Spooktacular, 7pm-10pm, Marsh Lane Community Hall, Main Road, Marsh Lane S21 5RH. Details

Saturday 28 October 2017

  • Zero carbon Yorkshire – make it happen. 8.45am-4.30pm, ICOSS, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP. Details
  • United Against Fracking II day of networking, training and workshops, Bridge Street Church, Bridge Street, Leeds LS2 7QZ. Details and to register
  • Judging of Eckington Against Fracking Scarecrow Competition. 12 noon. See poster for 20 October

Sunday 29 October 2017

  • Zero carbon Yorkshire – make it happen. 8.45am-4.30pm, ICOSS, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP. Details

Tuesday 31 October 2017

  • Preliminary meeting for Cuadrilla second public inquiry on planning application to drill, frack and test up to four wells at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool. Blackpool Football Club. time tbc.

Wednesday 1 November 2017

  • Scheduled start date for trial of 10 Greenpeace protesters arrested after a lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. Preston Magistrates Court, Lawson Street, Preston PR1 2QT. Time to be confirmed
  • Fracking: Regulation, risk and responsibility. Conference at Weightmans LLP, with speakers Gary Lynch Wood and John Pearson (University of Manchester), Elen Stokes (University of Cardiff), Alan Evans (Kings Chambers) and Estelle Dehon (Cornerstone Barristers). .1.30pm-6pm,, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN. Details

Saturday 4 November 2017

  • Fossil Free Futures, two-day training open to students, 10am-5pm, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds LS2 9JZ. Details
  • Sheffield Against Fracking information stall at Sheffield Peace and Craft Fair, Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HH. Details
  • Sunday 5 November 2017
  • Fossil Free Futures, two-day training open to students, 10am-5pm, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds LS2 9JZ. Details

Monday 6 November 2017

  • Scheduled meeting of Derbyshire County Council planning committee at which INEOS application for exploratory shale gas drilling at Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, could be discussed. 10am, Committee Room 1, County Hall, Matlock DE4 3AG. To be confirmed. Link to committee agendas
  • UK Environmental Law Association meeting on access to justice and Aarhus, 5.30pm, London. Details

Sunday 5, November 2017

Concert. The Bremer Chorwerkstatt (chorus workshop of Bremen) organizes two music concerts (under the musical direction of Britta Gorontzy) against the harm and sellout of the natural ressource land and soil. The worldwide abuse of land and soil and the cause of this developments will be criticized and analysed through songs and lyrics. In particular songs against fracking and the profit frenzy of oil and gas corporations will play a big role (for example “Don’t Frack My Mother” by Sean Lennon & Yoko Ono, “Muschel von Margate/Petroleum-Shell-Song” by Kurt Weill, Lied des Händlers/Song of the Merchant by Berthold Brecht). Co-operation partners are Friends of the Earth Bremen (Germany) and citizen initiatives against gas drilling in Bremen region.

When & Where: The concerts are taken place on Sunday, 5 November 2017, 5 pm in the Bremer Friedenskirche (Peace Church of Bremen) and on Saturday, 18 November 2017, 7 pm in the cultural centre KASCH, Bergstraße 2, Achim. Tickets are availabe for €10/€7 (programme booklet included).

More informations available at www.bremerchorwerkstatt.de.

Tuesday 7 November 2017

  • egdon_logoScheduled start date for public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. The inquiry will be held in offices at North Lincolnshire Council in Scunthorpe and is scheduled to last four days. Times tbc
  • Sheffield Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB.

Monday 13 November 2017

  • Scheduled start date for trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on protest outside Cuadrlla’s shale gas site on Preston New Road on 3 July, at the start of the Rolling Resistance, coordinated by Reclaim the Power. Date and venue to be confirmed.

Wednesday 15 November 2017

  • Dangers of fracking and nuclear risks, public meeting hosted by Keep East Lancashire Frack Free. 7pm-9.15pm, Central Methodist Hall, Hargreaves Street, Burnley BB1 1DU. Details

Saturday 18, November 2017

Concert. The Bremer Chorwerkstatt (chorus workshop of Bremen) organizes two music concerts (under the musical direction of Britta Gorontzy) against the harm and sellout of the natural ressource land and soil. The worldwide abuse of land and soil and the cause of this developments will be criticized and analysed through songs and lyrics. In particular songs against fracking and the profit frenzy of oil and gas corporations will play a big role (for example “Don’t Frack My Mother” by Sean Lennon & Yoko Ono, “Muschel von Margate/Petroleum-Shell-Song” by Kurt Weill, Lied des Händlers/Song of the Merchant by Berthold Brecht). Co-operation partners are Friends of the Earth Bremen (Germany) and citizen initiatives against gas drilling in Bremen region.

When & Where: The concerts are taken place on Sunday, 5 November 2017, 5 pm in the Bremer Friedenskirche (Peace Church of Bremen) and on Saturday, 18 November 2017, 7 pm in the cultural centre KASCH, Bergstraße 2, Achim. Tickets are availabe for €10/€7 (programme booklet included).

More informations available at www.bremerchorwerkstatt.de.