Events Calendar

Frack Free York meet on the third Thursday of each month, normally at the Ye Olde Starre Inn on Stonegate, York.

It’s an accessible venue, and all are welcome.

Open Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Thursday 20th April. Chatter from 7pm and then the meeting proper from 7.30.

This time we’ll be in the room to the right as you come through the main door. Hope to see you there!

Banner Making

Thursday 20 April, 6.30pm-9.00pmUniversity of York, Room TBC

Please contact us at frackfreeyork@gmail.com if you are interested in taking part and we will confirm the room this event will be taking place in as soon as possible.

Global Justice Now Protest Against Barclays Bank

Saturday 22 April, 12.00pm-4.00pm, Barclays Bank, Parliament Street, York

Frack Free York will be joining Global Justice Now Youth Network for their protest against Barclays Bank’s unethical investments, which include a 97% stake in fracking company Third Energy.

Saturday Kitchen and Art at Kirby Misperton Protection Camp

Saturday 22 April, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp

All are welcome at the Kirby Misperton Protection Camp on 22 April for a day of food and art.

HAWAF Monthly Meeting with Film Screening

Wednesday 3 May, 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start, Haxby Sports Bar, 64 North Lane, Haxby, YO31 6JP

Haxby and Wiggington Against Fracking are holding their monthly meeting on Wednesday 3 May. The meeting will include a screening of the film, “Living with Fracking,” which was made by a Ryedale couple who visited the gas fields of Pennsylvania. There will also be a Q&A session with the film makers.

Tales From the Frontline

Tuesday 9 May, 7.00pm, St. Olave’s Church Hall, Marygate Lane, YO30 7DS

Tales from the Frontline is an evening of storytelling from Alice Courvoisier, JY Saville and Cath Heneimeyer, including, folktales, myths and testimonies from places on the frontline of struggle against fossil fuel industries in Canada, Australia and Yorkshire. There will also be music by The Barbarellas. Tickets are available from Eventbrite and you can also sign up to the event on Facebook. All profits from the evening go to Frack Free York.

Reclaim The Power Direct Action Training

Friday 12 May, 6:00pm to Sunday 14 May, 4.00pm, Hebden Bridge

Reclaim The Power are holding a weekend of direct action training in hebden Bridge between 12 May and 14 May. They are looking for groups of two to three people from the same area to take part in the training. If you are interested in taking part, please find a buddy to do the training with you before going to the reclaim the power website to download the application form for this event. There is also an event page on Facebook.

An Evening With Wenonah Hauter

Date TBC, 7.30pm, Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Friends of the Earth will be hosting American activist Wenonah Hauter. The Director of Food and Water Watch is a tireless campaigner against fracking in America and wrote Frackopoly, a book about the harm caused by fracking and the campaign to stop it. Note the previous date for this event has been cancelled because it was the date of the general election. Friends of the Earth are now seeking to book an alternative date for this event. We will update this page when we have more information.

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