Listings: Events, Exhibitions

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July 24 - July 31 2014


Hoylandswaine Nail Forge: at Hoylandswaine (between Barnsley and Penistone). Come and hear our volunteers explain how the nailmakers worked in a forge close to their home, and the part that nailmaking played in village life. Saturday 26 July, 11.00am and 4.00pm. Further information – Derek Bayliss on 0114 230 7693.

Reserve wildlife: Animal and birds which are active after the sun goes down. Wharncliffe Heathlands Reserve evening on Friday 25 July. The evening is an ideal family night out and will provide a great chance to see and hear the night life of the woods, ponds and heathlands. Children should be accompanied by adults. Please bring a torch and wear appropriate footwear and bring some warm clothing - just in case. Meet at the River Don bridge, Station Road, Deepcar SK 291980 at 8.30pm. Scheduled to finish about 11pm. For more information contact Pete 07903 341065

Illustrated Lecture: on “Alaska, its Beauty and its Birds” By Dr. John Revill Coal Aston Methodist Church. Fri, July, 25 at 7-30pm. Admission £3.50 inc. refreshments. Tel. 01246 414847 to book or pay on the door.

Muskets & Masques - Charles I at Bolsover: watch preparations for a royal visit, Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 6pm, (£9.50/ £8.60, child £5.70, family £24.70 entry to the castle and grounds, £2/ £1 for Riding School, 0870 3331183).

Pick-Your-Own blackcurrants and whitecurrants: at Sheffield Organic Growers, 1 mile down Lightwood Lane from Norton Roundabout, S8 8BG. 11am - 4pm Saturday 26th July. Tel. 07720 564316

Blooming Great Tea Party: Marie Curie Cancer Care, Dore and Totley United Reform Church, Totley Brook Road, S17 3QS. Sat 26 July, 2-5pm, £3 incl. Tea, cakes, cake stall (bring & buy), raffle, tombola, white elephant stall. mariecurie.org.uk/teaparty

Organ Recital: given by Peter Heginbotham of Sheffield who will play an interesting and varied programme of music by J S Bach, Cocher, Bonnet, Vierne, Cochereau, Lanquetuit, Saint-Saens and Henry Smart. St John’s Church, Ranmoor. Monday 28 July, 8pm. Admission free with retiring collection.

Sunday Service: July 27, at The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, S8 8BT, 6.30 pm, speaker Dolores Hobson, all welcome.

British Sugarcraft Guild: Sheffield Branch meeting on Tuesday 29 July, (Rover Room) 7-9pm at Scout HQ, Trippett Lane. Elaine Thomas will demonstrate modelling and give a workshop on Wednesday 30 July at Treeton, 9.30-4.30pm. More info 0114 2304041.

Growtheatre: is running two creative events inspired by theatre, music and woodcraft, one for 9-12 year olds and the other for all the family during 29 to 31 July, at Sheffield’s J.G. Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. To find out more and book either events see our Youth Theatre page at www.growtheatre.org.uk or just email mail@growtheatre.org.uk.

Confidence Building Workshop: Monday 28th July, 10am-4pm. Fee for the workshop is £40

A concessionary rate of £25 is available. If you’d like to book a place or require any further information, please give Emma a ring on 07974 814978. The Academy, The Coach House, 1A Filey Street, Sheffield, S10 2FF.

Monday Probus Club welcomes visiting retired men: 28th July, Holy Trinity Church Hall, 10am for a presentation titled, Ethiopia and Historical Routes. Coffee served from 10 a.m. until 10.30. No charge for the first visit. Please give us a try.

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair: the UK’s biggest and best vintage fair, is coming to Sheffield on Saturday, July 26. Shoppers can take delight in some of the UK’s best vintage traders with

items from every era from the 1940s right through to the 1990s. Lou Lou’s Fair offers vintage clothing and accessories, collectables, home-wares, nic nacs, furniture, jewellery and much, much more. Town Hall, 11am-5pm. Entry fee: £2.

BUXTON FRINGE CONCERT: by SHEFFIELD LYDIAN SINGERS: “Festive Fancies”. Saturday 26th July at 3.00pm, Buxton Methodist Church. A musical mélange of reflections and recollections by the voices and instruments that in 2012 presented the award-winning “Humour in Harmony”. Opens with a “Festival Gloria” originally written for a local competition; continues with a collection of short pieces on themes as diverse as “blue” and “ageing”, by Purcell, Steggall and others, including J Robin Hughes’s delightful “Epigrams”; and leads to a more substantial work by John Kilpatrick, “The Story of the Jumblies” on words by Edward Lear. Tickets £7 (child £3), with free programme and light refreshments. More details on www.sheffieldlydian.org.uk

The People’s Market Exhibition: see the live on-going story at the Moor Market, Sheffield. sgalbraith47@yahoo.co.uk

TEA DANCE: Ballroom, The City Hall. Thursday 24 July, starts: 11.30am. Tickets: £3.

LAST LAUGH COMEDY CLUB: Memorial Hall, The City Hall. Friday 25 July, starts: 8.15pm. Tickets: £16.

LAST LAUGH COMEDY CLUB: Memorial Hall, The City Hall. Saturday 26 July, starts: 8.15pm. Tickets: £16.

TEA DANCE: Ballroom, The City Hall. Tuesday 29 July, starts: 11.30am. Tickets: £3.

Sheffield City Morris: performing in Crookes, July 24,. At the Princess Royal, 43 Slinn Street, S10 1NW from 7.30-8:15pm, and then at the Cobden View 40 Cobden View Road, S10 1HQ) from 8:30p, Come along and enjoy their display of rhythmic grace and athletic precision.

WHATS ON AT SHEFFIELD MANOR LODGE: July. Every Friday and Saturday in July. Pictorial Meadows Self-guided Tours (£3 per person) 10.00am – 4.00pm. Our suggested start times are 10.00am and 12.00pm. Every Saturday. Discovery Centre and gardens in the ruins open from 10.00-5.00pm (last entry at 4.00pm). Guided tours of the historic Manor Lodge and Turret House (adults £2.00, children free). 11.00am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm. Manor Oaks Nursery 11.00am-3.00pm. Manor Oaks-grown perennial plants for sale. Donkey rides at Manor Oaks Farm (weather depending) £1 per child: 2.00-3.00pm. Every Thursday. Pie night at the Rhubarb Shed Café 7.00-9.30pm. Our celebrated pie nights! Book ahead or turn up on the night. Pay what you feel is right! Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 22, 23, 24, 25 July. Summer at Sheffield Manor Lodge. It’s “Nature Week”!: Fun, creative and exciting crafts and games for children: Tuesday – Friday, 10.30am – 2.30pm. Discovery Centre. £3 per child. The Discovery Centre and gardens in the ruins: open Tuesday – Friday, 10.30am – 2.30pm. Bring a picnic?! Saturday 26 July. Car boot sale at Manor Oaks Farm 7.00am-12.00pm. Activity Sheffield: Activities on Tour 4.30 – 6.00pm on the Arena. Try out loads of fun and energetic activities with your friends. Coaching, games, relays and challenges in a variety of sports which may include football, basketball and dodgeball. Free. No need to book. Just turn up and join in.

Artisan bakers and craftspeople: sell their locally made food and gifts at Sheffield Country Market, Spooner Rd , Broomhill. Seasonal plants and garden produce are available from local growers. Saturdays 9am - noon. Light refreshments are available in the cafe.

Is our NHS really in crisis?: What’s behind the headlines and soundbites? Four Sheffield health experts give their views. Sheffield Save Our NHS Public Meeting 24th July. Quaker Meeting House, 7pm.

Sunday carveries: Magna Science Adventure Centre for a traditional Sunday roast with a free play thrown in for the kids. Sunday summer carveries will be held at Magna on July 27th, August 31st and September 28th. Meals will be served between noon and 2pm. All carvery bookings made before the previous Friday will gain free access to Magna’s hands-on visitor attraction and playgrounds. Prices for adults are £5 for one course, £7.95 for two courses or £10.95 for three courses. Children under the age of ten eat for half the price. Call 01709 723102 email events@magnatrust.co.uk or visit www.visitmagna.co.uk

Made By Me: from 19 July until 31 August 2014.Visitors will be able to express their creativity and explore their imaginations by making up stories, and by joining in with craft activities and performances both inside the museum and in its grounds at Eureka! On Sunday 31 August the event will end with a very special appearance from CBeebies star Mister Maker.

Manifesto Exhibition: Gage Gallery. Ball St, Sheffield. 11-26 July, Wed-Sat 10.3pm.

Cavalier Horsemanship: expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume put horses through their paces to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School, Bolsover Castle, Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, open Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 6pm, shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm £9.50/ £8.60, child £5.70, family £24.70 entry to the castle and grounds, £2/ £1 for Riding School, 0870 3331183).

Exhibition of modern art: Nick Grindrod, who will be focusing on local artists. The Circle, Division Street. Until the end of July. The Gallery is open Monday to Friday 9-5. www.thecirclesheffield.org.uk

Friends of Sheffield Botanical Gardens: SBG History Tour with Alison Hunter, plants for sale, FOBs members and visitors welcome. Demonstration Centre, Botanical Gardens, Tuesday, 10am.

Doncaster Art Club: annual exhibition including a variety of subjects in watercolour and oil, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster. Monday to Friday 10am - 4.30pm, Saturday 10.30am - 4.15pm until September.

CLOWNE GALA: a packed programme of live entertainment including new acts. will take place on Saturday 13th September 2014 from 11 am to 3 pm at Heritage High School, Boughton Lane, Clowne. Fun for all the family! If you or your organisation would like a stall, please contact clownegala@gmail.com Please note that all stalls must be booked by 1st August.

Connections: Selected mixed group exhibition of work looking at connection or disconnection with people, places and or objects, Cupola Gallery, Middlewood Road, opens Friday, 7.30pm, as part of Tour de France celebrations, until August 9, 10am – 6pm. Cupola’s outside wall has a 50 feet, mural by Sheffield based artist Rob Lee inspired by Le Tour. Now and Then: Sheffield Photographic Society exhibition as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations. Featuring original images of scenes in Sheffield taken from glass plates which recently came to light,. alongside modern day images and a timeline reflecting changes over the decades. Sheffield Cathedral, Monday to Sunday.

Friends of Sheffield Botanical Gardens: Garden Tour, Valuable Shrubs for Year-Round Interest with SBG Curator Ian Turner, plants for sale, FOBs members and visitors welcome. Demonstration Centre, Botanical Gardens, Monday, 7.15pm.

6scapes: Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank Street, Sheffield. S1 2DS. 9 - July - 1 August. bankstreetarts.com

The Monday Probus Club: Meet with Burke & Hare, the pair who made Murder Pay in Edinburgh in the mid 1800s. An interesting talk for retired men. July 30, 10am, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Grove Road, Millhouses.

Pedlar’s Corner Carboot (new to the quarter): First Sunday of the Month, 10am-4pm (April-October), The Sheffield Antiques Quarter, Abbeydale Picture House. Entry £1 Kids. Free. Contact 07939 565587.

Cutlery Fair: Stalls featuring old and modern cutlery at the birthplace of stainless steel. Plus craft stalls, music, food and free antique valuations. Portland Works, Randall Street, near Bramall lane, Sunday, 11am-4pm (£1, children free).

Car Boot Sale: Loxley Pavilion Playing Fields, Loxley Road, Sunday, sellers – 8am, buyers – 9am (tel 07533544737).

Donna Brammall : Exhibition by an artist and sculptor who uses waste and recycled products to create pieces varying from small metal birds to a life- sized alligators and rhino, from Saturday, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, Monday to Friday 10am - 4.30pm, Saturday 10.30am - 4.15pm until September 13.

Friends of Sheffield Botanical Gardens: talk by Chris Chadwell on Plant Hunting in the Himalaya for Sheffield Botanical Gardens, plants for sale, FOBs members and visitors welcome. Demonstration Centre, Botanical Gardens, Tuesday, 10am.

Artisan bakers and craftspeople: sell their locally made food and gifts at Sheffield Country Market, Spooner Rd , Broomhill. Seasonal plants and garden produce are available from local growers. Saturdays 9am - noon. Light refreshments are available in the cafe.

Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. Information about epilepsy, dentists, posture management, falls, mental health and wellbeing, sexual health and eye care. St Mary’s, Bramall Lane, Wednesday, 10am-1pm.

Recording Britain: Millennium Gallery. In the winter of 1939 an extraordinary art project was begun. Beneath the spectres of invasion and aerial bombing, the Scheme for Recording the Changing Face of Britain rapidly commissioned artists to paint ‘places and buildings of characteristic national interest’. 3 Apr–2 Nov 2014. Free.

Chatsworth in Wartime: Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, a display of objects, archives, photographs and stories showing life on estate during both wars including the restoration of the State Drawing Room into the school dormitory it was during WWII, Chatsworth House, opening Friday, daily 11am-5.30pm until December 23.

Sheffield and the First World War: 100th anniversary exhibition drawing on the first hand experiences of Sheffield people, both at home and on military service, and tells their stories through objects and documents from the city’s collections from poignant personal possessions, to mementoes brought back from the front, Weston Park Museum, Mondays–Fridays, 10am– 4pm, Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 11am–4pm until March 1 2015.

The Corner Gallery: Art and craft made in Sheffield — printed, painted, sculpted, turned, stitched, etched, glued, fired, glazed and framed . The Heeley Bank Antiques Centre, Queens Road.

Fuel Stop: First Wednesday of every month, breakfast for busy men to take time out together, take time out from busy-ness to share insights, ask questions, and make new friends, find encouragement in an ever more demanding world, consider your responses to the moral and ethical problems of life in a relaxed setting, The Parlour Café, Jesus Centre, 93 Broomspring Lane, 1st Wednesday of every month, 7.15-8.30am breakfast with bacon Panini’s and teacakes (Prices are shown in the Parlour Cafe, 2521155).

Tuesday Group: for anyone over 60 a warm welcome, refreshments and optional activities, Fulwood Scout Hut, Fulwood Road, Tuesday mornings, 10am-12.30pm.

Coffee Morning: with Book Swap, everybody welcome, Christchurch Parish Centre, Hollinsend Road, Gleadless, Thursdays, 9am-11am.

Over 60s Social Group: a warm welcome, refreshments and optional activities. Fulwood Scout Hut, Fulwood Road, Tuesdays, 10am to 12.30pm.

The Wonderful Women Club - the Unique and Fun Social Club for South Yorkshire Women: we offer a range of fun, informal and diverse social opportunities of all types from - book clubs, to theatre, supper clubs, weekends away, race days, evenings out, bars, spas, walks, self esteem and confidence talks, shopping trips, dinners, lunches and much more. We have around 79 members and offer a warm welcome to new members from all backgrounds and of all ages to come along and join our club and make new friends. Please search for us at www.meetup.com within Sheffield or email Victoria at vixc2@hotmail.com for further information.

Speed Date Walking: walking, talking and connecting over coffee in the beautiful sheffield scenery, 35+ to 50+ (contact K Perkins for registration form 07971 881251).

Crafty Business: new crafting and networking event for business people and entrepreneurs who enjoy doing both in a sociable setting, meets fortnightly to work on individual projects and learn from each other, meets Haggler’s Corner, fortnightly on a Tuesday, 6:30pm until 8pm (£3.50 per session, book on www.crafty-business.weebly.com).

Sheffield Food For Thought: friendly and informal discussion group who meet over a meal to discuss a philosophical question Blue Moon Café on the third Monday of each month, everyone welcome, whatever their opinions, background or experience; participants listen to a podcast beforehand so that they can come to the meeting with some ideas, further information from www.sheffield-food-for-thought.org.uk).

Healing Café: group for everyone who wishes to receive prayer and healing whether Christian or not, Parlour Café, Sheffield Jesus Centre, Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, Wednesdays, 7.30pm until 9.30pm.

No Panic: Sheffield self-help groups for people with anxiety problems run in the city centre, alternate Wednesdays 6.30pm-8.30pm, and alternate Thursdays 10am-12pm, (suggested donation £2 a session, 07505712164 or email: nopanicsheffield@gmail.com).

The Lounge Drop-in: day centre with a difference offering free internet access, free c/o mail holding service, free phone calls ( no personal calls allowed). second hand clothing store , laundry service, showers, help with housing and filling in forms, free hot and cold food and drinks, Sheffield Jesus Centre, Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am until 1pm.

Drawing the Line: Graves Gallery, July 10 to August 16, 2014. Free. For centuries, drawing has been used as a tool to communicate ideas, express ourselves and make sense of the world. This exhibition brings together drawings from across Sheffield’s collections representing art, history and science. Works featured include an architectural study by John Ruskin, metalwork designs by Joyce Himsworth, Thomas Bateman’s book ‘Illustrations of Antiquity’ and Walter Sickert’s study for the painting ‘La Parisienne’.Alongside the displays, artist Paul Evans will be creating new work for Museums Sheffield inspired by nature. This exhibition is part of Drawing the Summer, a programme of exhibitions, events, and have-a-go activities to get Sheffield sketching morning, noon and night. From careful botanical drawings to super speedy charcoal sketches, awaken your inner artist and polish up your creative skills. Take a fresh look at the things around you and capture the moment or let your imagination roam.

Recording Britain Now: Museums Sheffield is thrilled to host the second John Ruskin Prize for art in 2014. .28 June 28 –October 12, 2014, Millennium Gallery. Free. Responding to the theme of Recording Britain Now, and inspired by the Recording Britain exhibition on tour from the V&A, the Prize is open to both amateur and professional artists.Recording Britain Now will feature the work of the Ruskin Prize winner and 22 runners-up. Drawings, paintings, prints and mixed-media work will present a fresh view of urban or rural environments over 70 years since the original Recording Britain project sought to do the same. The John Ruskin Prize 2014 is part of the Campaign for Drawing and is a collaboration with the Guild of St George.

SHEFFIELD HARMONY CHORUS. Do you enjoy singing? Do you love having fun? Then we’d love to meet you! Sheffield Harmony is a four part harmony women’s a cappella chorus. Our repertoire is varied, includes barbershop style and we sing for a wide variety of audiences. You do NOT need to read music to join us. We welcome all new members and are particularly keen to recruit women bass singers. Rehearsals: Mondays 7.30-10.00pm, High Storrs School, S11 7LH. Tel Ruth on 07976 546463. www.sheffieldharmony.com




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