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  • It's Our Community Conference

    It's Our Community Conference

    Part of the Festival of Debate, this conference at Victoria Hall Methodist Church on Thursday 18 May 2023 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, focuses on the future of care and support being in our neighbourhoods. Citizen Network and the Neighbourhood Democracy Movement invite you to join them to meet the people who are taking action in their local neighbourhoods, and those working behind the scenes to create the systems we need for the future.

  • It's Debatable at the Festival

    It's Debatable at the Festival

    The largest annual politics festival in the UK – the Festival of Debate – takes place every Spring across South Yorkshire and has started this week, offering a host of debatable views by many guest speakers on different subjects. It aims to increase public engagement with politics and encourage active citizenship.

  • Festival of Debate 2021 is Live

    Festival of Debate 2021 is  Live

    South Yorkshire’s Festival of Debate programme has returned with a ‘digital led’ festival from 4 May – 6 June 2021 . The Festival creates opportunities to bring people together to share new ideas and lived experience that can help shape our understanding of the world.You can browse events by date or topic which includes climate change, solving poverty, social justice and putting citizens in the lead.

  • Festival Of Debate Goes Online

    Festival Of Debate Goes Online

    Sheffield’s Festival Of Debate is not letting the Coronavirus crisis make the talking stop – and instead has gone totally online. The festival, founded in 2015, usually features a series of panel discussions, debates, Q&As, artistic responses, keynote speeches and other public events exploring politics, economics and society.

  • Join Us at the Festival of Debate

    Join Us at the Festival of Debate

    The Festival of Debate is back for 2020 and we’re excited to announce that Disability Sheffield will be hosting two thought-provoking events. The first event on Thursday 16 April will debate “Has the Care Act given us any choice?” whilst the second event on Monday 27 April debates the effects of austerity on disabled people. Both events are free to attend but please book a place.

  • Get Ready For The Big Festival Of Debate

    The Festival Of Debate returns to Sheffield later this Spring, promising a wide range of talks and interactive events which will be held at venues across the city during April, May and June.Among those taking part this year is comedian and disability rights campaigner Francesca Martinez.

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