South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group organised/supported events


Migrants are Welcome in Sheffield, Defend Freedom of Movement. Sheffield rally Friday 23rd November 5-7.30pm Sheffield Town Hall. On 22 November, the government will announce wide-ranging measures to make life harder for migrants in the UK – from both the European Union and further afield.  Details here

Book discussion ‘Welcome to Sheffield’ Monday 27th November 6.30-8.30 at The Sanctuary, 37-39 Chapel Walk Sheffield. Local author and founder member of SYMAAG David Price will talk about his latest book, “Welcome to Sheffield – A Migration History”. Free but reserve a place here

Shut Down Yarls Wood Immigration Detention Centre. National demonstration Saturday 1st December at Yarls Wood IRC 12noon-4pm. Coach transport from Sheffield. Details here







Many of Sheffield’s asylum and migration-related events will be advertised on the Sheffield City of Sanctuary events page or at the Alt Sheff listings page


We can pay reasonable travel costs to our events if you need us to (just bring your ticket to the event)


The South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) unites refugee, asylum and migrant organisations with campaign groups, trade unions, charities, political parties and supporting individuals.

SYMAAG campaigns both for the rights of those seeking asylum and of those coming to work in this country.

Contact SYMAAG

email: dignitynotdetention(at)

Twitter Direct Message: @symaag