The Other 9/11 : Vigil at the Town Hall, and Homage to People Killed and Disappeared

The Vigil: Tuesday 11th September, from 12.00 to 13.00 at Town Hall Steps S1

Followed by

Homage to People Killed and Disappeared, 

2.00pm at The Millennium Gallery S1 2PP (next to the Winter Garden)

  • Chile45YearsOn: Images of the Military Coup, Dictatorship and Exile exhibition


  • Musical Homage: Francisco Carrasco, Oscar Carrasco and Estibaliz Moure Abad from OL Productions, Liverpool.

Neither Forget Nor Forgive! ¡Ni Olvido Ni Perdon!



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Vigil in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the military coup. Sheffield.

Tuesday 11th September from 12:00 to 13:00

Sheffield Town Hall steps.




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¡Nae Pasaran! the film, at The Showroom, Sheffield


In 1974, factory workers in Scotland refused to repair jet engines from the Chilean Air Force in protest against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship. The workers never found out the scale of their impact. Until now.

The Showroom, Tuesday 18th September at 18.30.
Q&A after the film.

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Detention centres in Chile under Pinochet: free arpillera workshop and exhibition.


The exhibition of patchwork “arpilleras” and the  Arpillera  Workshop (Free)*, facilitated by Maria Alicia Salinas Farfan, will take place on Wednesday 5th September from 1.00-3.30pm at The Millennium Gallery (Please, register for the workshop) The arpilleras will be on display throughout the day.

Arpilleras are a traditional form of textile art using “burlap” (disused flour sacks made from cheap cotton) and embroidery techniques to tell a story. Arpilleras were made throughout the dictatorship to record events during the height of the repression. They were smuggled out of Chile and sold to support the families of the disappeared prisoners or those who were detained.

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Chile 45 Years On: Images of the Military Coup, Dictatorship and Exile. Exhibition



of the Military Coup,


and Exile


4th – 11th September 2018

10.30 – 3.30pm

The Millennium Gallery

Sheffield S1 2PP


‘We Touched the Sky’: the new online educational resource, freely available HERE, NOW

copy-Chile-40-Years-On-LogoSmall1Learn about the Chilean experience, via video interviews with exiled Chileans living in Britain. They tell their life stories, from their initial inspiration as Allende and Popular Unity came to power in 1970, the extraordinary achievements they were part of, and their personal experiences in the run-up to, and on the day of the military coup (Sept 11th 1973) and its aftermath.

Four Chileans with widely different experiences tell of the euphoria of being part of huge social advances, the repression they suffered, the solidarity they received, and their arrival in Britain to make new lives as exiles and activists.

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Jorge Salgado Rocha, QEPD

Se comunica el sencible fallecimiento del compañero Jorge Salgado Rocha Q.E.P.D. Su deceso se produjo el dia 19 de Septiembre en su ciudad natal, Temuco, Chile.

Jorge fué Escritor, Antropólogo, Profesor y Periodista.  Estudios U. de Durham, U. de Liverpool.  Miembro del Partido Socialista y  activo miembro de la comunidad de exiliados tanto en Liverpool, donde vivió durante sus estudios en la Universidad de Liverpool, y en Durham. Finalmente Jorge terminó su exilio en Londres, donde junto a otros compañeros fundó la Casa Latinoamericana.

Nuestra comunidad se adhiere al dolor de su hija Rayen, su nieta Inarita de toda su familia,  compañeros y amigos.

El Cro. Jorge Salgado vive en nuestra memoria.

Pedro Fuentes, ChileScda.



Dan Sequerra RIP

Se nos ha hecho saber del sensible fallecimiento del Cro Dan Sequerra QEPD acaecido el pasado 10 de Abril en el St Luke’s Hospice.

El Cro Dan fue un miembro activo desde los inicios mismos de la Sheffield Chile Solidarity Campaign como también en el proceso de adaptación a la realidad del exilio de los miembros de la comunidad.

Su funeral tendrá lugar el día lunes 23 de Abril en Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium a las 09.45. Tributos solamente e forma de donaciones a St Luke’s Hospice.

Nuestras más sentidas condolencias a su compañera Penny, a sus hijos Ruth, Sam and Ben, como también a sus amigos.



*Image: Museums Sheffield

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