July 18 - July 25 2013
Well Dressings: Millthorpe, village green on view to July 22, Little Longstone - Village Pump Well Dressings near the Packhorse pub; on view to Saturday; Bamford to July 21, Cutthorpe:) to July 21, Great Longstone - to July 21, Burngreave Cemetery: to July 21, Stoney Middleton - July 20 to July 29, Dedication: July 20, 3pm at St Martin’s Church, Wells in the Making: July 17 to 18, noon to 8pm, in a marquee in the car park of the Moon Inn; Main Well Dressing on The Nook, near St Martin’s Church, Children’s Well Dressing at the entrance to a house on The Nook, near the Main Well Dressing, Bath House Gardens Well Dressing further round The Nook, at a spring near the old Roman Baths;
A Pocket History of Sheffield Theatre: walk and talk.with Roy Rogers and Chris Reece visiting the sites of the Empire, Hippodrome and Albert Hall with tales of the architects, managers and stars that trod the boards. Also calling in at Townhead street, site of Sheffield Playhouse, the fore-runner of the Crucible, Thursday, July 18, 2pm, meet on Tudor Square opposite the Lyceum Theatre (£5. Duration 1 hour 30)..
WARP FILMS BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Join Warp Films as they announce their 10 year anniversary book/DVD box set for pre order, get a free pint of Warp Films beer, DJ’s and more, DaDa Bar, Trippet Lane, Thursday, July 18, 5pm-7pm,
Chapeltown Academy: information evening for would-be pupils and their parents, The Source, Meadowhall,, Thursday, July 18, 7pm-8pm.
An Evening with Amey: staff from the contractors will discuss the Streets Ahead Project with Wildlife Trust members and what they are doing to support local wildlife and biodiversity and will be on hand afterwards to answer questions , Victoria Hall, Stafford Road, Thursday, July 18, 7.30pm (free to Wildlife Trust Members, minimum donation of £3 requested from non-members).
Duty Calls: Brodsworth Hall in Time of War, exhibitions and activities exploring the impact of war on the country house which was requisitioned by the Army in the Second World War and also looks at the experiences of its community in the First World War, Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, near Doncaster, daily, 10am to 5pm (hall), 6pm gardens (£9.60/ £8.60, £5.80 for children).
Sheffield Manor Lodge Centre Activities: Manor Oaks Farm and the Rhubarb Shed cafe are open from Monday to Saturday. Additional activities at the farm and Manor Lodge Discovery Centre on Fridays and Saturdays 10am-4pm, includes free craft workshops and meeting the animals. Tours of the Tudor Turret House (Adults £2, accompanied children free, now includes the Sheffield Castle exhibition.
The Big Debate: panel answer questions on topical issues such as civil partnerships / same sex marriage, euthanasia, immigration and border control, and welfare reforms, Sheffield Jesus Centre, Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, Friday, 7pm.
Sheffield Country Market: homemade cooking and baking, local honey and wide range of preserves, homegrown plants and seasonal produce, along with handcrafted gifts and cards. Cafe serving tea, coffee, scones and toast. Scout HQ, Spooner Road, Broomhill, Saturdays 9am to noon.
Bradfield Farmer’s Market, Low Bradfield, Saturday, 9am-3pm, 2851227
1940s Wartime Weekend and Vintage Fayre: Wakes Weekend nostalgia celebration includes George Formby entertainer PEC, Major Swing and Kitty’s English and American music and beginner’s dance lessons, Perfect Vintage, Ricky Hunter and |Natasha Harper, Sunday afternoon tea dance, displays and re-enactments from South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Homefires Burning, Homefront Living History, vintage, antique and craft stalls, Grand Slam Bomb and River Don Engine in Steam, Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 5pm (£5, children free).
Summer Fair: stalls for cakes, books, nearly new and crafts, tombola and games, light refreshments, Dalewood Car Home, The Dale, Woodseats, Saturday, 11am-3pm.
Table Top Sale: cakes, crafts, books, refreshments, St Mary’s Church Hall, south Road, Walkley, Saturday, 10am-1pm (admission free, tables £5, 077330208754). In aid of church funds.
Wadsley and Loxley Commoners Centenary Event: on the common with music, dance, displays, family activities etc to celebrate the gift of parts of the common to the people of Sheffield, Saturday, 2pm-4pm,. Signposted from Long Lane Car Park and Rural Lane Car Park
Summer Fayre: Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Grounds, Hackenthorpe, Saturday, 2pm-4pm.
Sungazing Live: last Sheffield Astronomical Society beginners’ evening at Mayfield at which they will be looking back at what they have been doing over the last 14 years, Mayfield Environmental Centre, David Lane, Fulwood, Saturday, 7:45pm to 10pm.
Summer Vintage and Quirky - The Handmade Event: collection of 13 designer/makers offering
individual, unusual and traditional gift ideas, Beeley Village Hall, near Chatsworth, Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Sunday Service: speaker Dolores Hobson, The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, Sunday, 6.30 pm, all welcome.
Medieval Mayhem: meet costumed Keepers, try your hand at archery, learn the traditions of Falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages. Close up animal encounters throughout the day, Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston, from Wednesday, daily through Summer holidays, 10am-5pm to September 1 (£8/ £7.50, children £7, under three free).
Kitchen Garden Open Day: discover Longshaw’s kitchen garden and take part in some fun, hands-on growing and craft activities, Longshaw, near Hathersage, Thursday, July 25, 2pm-5pm (£2 activities).
.Steel City Ghost Tours: with Mr P Dreadfull, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, meet on Town Hall steps, 7.30pm (£5/ £4, under 13s £2.50, 2203269, email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.steelcityghosttours.co.uk).
Colour Coded: exhibition drawing on the city’s collections to celebrate the history, science and significance of colour throughout the ages from the first synthetic dye that set the Victorian fashion world ablaze to the colourful art of Patrick Caulfield and exploring the emotional power which colour continues to hold over us, Weston Park Museum, Mondays to Saturdays, 10am– 4pm, Sundays, 11am–4pm until January 26 2014.
Designed to Shine: 100 years of Stainless Steel, as part of a city-wide celebration of the Harry Brearley centenary an exhibition exploring a century of design and innovation, showcasing the diversity and quality of products made in stainless steel in Sheffield and beyond, Millennium Gallery, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 11am-4pm to October 13.
Rustless - The Harry Brearley Story: as part of the city-wide celebration of the Stainless Steel centenary an exhibition of more than 50 pieces from the city’s industrial collection, as well as a series of significant loans from industry, the Sheffield Assay Office and the Brearley family, Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Mondays–Thursdays, 10am-4pm, Sundays, 11am-4.45pm to November 17 (Adults £5/ £4, U16 free).
Stay Bright Keep Bright - The Impact of Stainless Steel on Everyday Life: exhibition highlighting the significance of Harry Brearley’s groundbreaking discovery and its effect on our lives today, from the humble table knife to cutting edge surgical instruments, Hawley Tool Collection, Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Mondays–Thursdays, 10am-4pm, Sundays, 11am-4.45pm to December 31 (Adults £5/ £4, U16 free).
Repository: sculpture resulting from a collaboration between sculptor Anthony Bennett and Brian Alcock, Sheffield’s last jobbing cutlery grinder as Part of the artist’s Swarfhorse series, which aims to highlight the plight of Sheffield’s grinding industry and to celebrate over 500 years of creating bespoke cutting edges in Sheffield, Millennium Gallery Avenue, until October 13.
The Power of the Print: Leonard Beaumont Rediscovered (1891–1986, : exhibition revisiting a neglected son of the city, prolific artist and designer who started his career at the Sheffield Daily Telegraph, attended evening classes at Sheffield School of Art and began making prints in the 1920s, specialising in bold lino cuts and etchings influenced by the Vorticists, Graves Gallery, Wednesdays–Fridays, 10am–3pm, Saturdays, 11am–3pm to September 13.
On the Face of It: black and white photographic portraits from Sheffield’s Collection by the likes of Cecil Beaton, Ida Kar and Brassai, Graves Gallery, Wednesdays–Fridays, 10am–3pm, Saturdays, 11am–3pm, to November 30.
Treasures Gallery Redisplay: led by young people in the city as part of the Precious Cargo project for the Cultural Olympiad, displays tracing the fascinating history of objects in Sheffield’s World Cultures collection from Africa, Asia and North America, exploring their links with the city and its people, Weston Park Museum, Mondays–Saturdays, 10am–4pm, Sundays, 11am–4pm.
Displaying Drink: exploring the rich tradition of the drinking rituals and the fascinating objects associated with them in Sheffield’s alehouses, coffee shops and homes since the 18th century, Metalwork Gallery, Millennium Gallery, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 11am-4pm.
Mike Kelley - Mobile Homestead Videos: three videos made in Detroit by the American artist who died in 2012 following the journey of a mobile home – a replica of the Kelley family Detroit home recreated by the artist – pulled by a truck from its new location at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit) to visit the old Kelley family home with interviews of people on the way, Site Gallery, Brown Street, ends Saturday, 11am- 6pm.
Forgotten Abstracts: exhibition of paintings by Jubby Taylor with new triptych based on Sheffield during the Blitz in World War II, creating buildings on the canvas with original headlines from the Sheffield Star and Telegraph among 16 works casing t an eye ‘on the people who get left behind as the pages of history turn,’ The Forum, Division Street, until August 18.
Paintings and Drawings by Helen Purdie: examples of the multi-disciplinary art practice of Sheffield artist whose works show emotion and a raw expression while containing great ambiguity, Snig Hill Gallery, Snig Hill, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10am to 3pm until August 8.
Tulips are Better (Than One): series of paintings finished within the last year around the central image of the tulip by Samuel John Whitely Sheffield based artist who has had a long standing battle with schizophrenia and uses art as therapy to escape the day to day routine and produces paintings full of positive, uplifting uses of colour, Access Space, Sidney Street, Tuesday-Saturday, 11am -7pm to August 2.
Flight Mechanics: exhibition by Michael Kusz who creates unique sculptures from recycled industrial materials, mainly copper, often incorporating the figure of a rook, Cupola Gallery, Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, ends -Saturday, 10am-6pm.
Liberty & Co Arts & Crafts Furniture Exhibition: show of original pieces many of which are featured in the recently published book, Liberty’s Furniture 1875 -1915: The Birth of Modern Interior Design by Daryl Bennett, including several chairs, tables, Wykenham sideboards and Athelstan bedroom furniture, Porter Brook Gallery, Ecclesall Road,Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10.30am-4.30pm, Thursdays and Fridays, 10.30am-2.30pm, Saturdays, 10.30am-4.30pm.
Ben Payne: selected works by one of the UK’s most exciting and collectable young artists, Heartbeat Gallery, Orchard Centre, West Bar Green, Tuesday to Saturday 11am until 6pm until July 27.
Sheffield Castle Painting and Exhibition: painting by renowned Sheffield artist Kenneth Steel, best known for his railway posters, is finally on public view at Sheffield Manor Lodge, top floor of the Turret House (Guided tours £2 per adult and accompanied children free), The Discovery Centre Manor Lane, Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, last tour 2.30pm (www.manorlodge.org.uk).
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.
Non Traditional Paintings: and other artwork by local artists for sale at low prices, Rivelin Park Café, daily, 10am-5pm.
Making Waves: unique collaboration of textiles, ceramics and sculpture by three local artists, Diane Gilder, Sue Gorman and Vivien Whitaker, The Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow, daily, 11am – 3.30pm until June 18, 2890380 http://www.dianegilder.co.uk/artroom.html).
Views from the Riverbank: Landscapes by Rembrandt: ten drawings by the Dutch Master on show to visitors at Chatsworth since they were purchased by the second Duke of Devonshire in 1724/25, Old Master Drawings Cabinet, Chatsworth House, daily, 11am - 5.30pm until July 31.
Buxton and High Peak Art Society: annual exhibition at new venue, Exhibition Gallery, Castleton Visitors Centre, daily, 10am-5.30pm to July 30.
British Wildlife Photography Awards Competition 2011: prize-winning photos from all over Britain including Sheffield and the Peak District, Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath, daily, 10.30am-5pm to September 1 (£5/ £3.50 before 11am weekdays, family £12.50, www.thegrandpavilion.co.uk).
Precious: collection of 19 pastel drawings of crystals and precious stones by Nottinghamshire artist Justine Nettleton inspired by a small amber pebble found at the Crags, Creswell Crags Museum & Heritage Centre, Crags Road, Holbeck, Worksop, daily, 10am to 5.30pm until September.
Adam Frew and Kyra Cane: ceramics double-bill from two leading potters, with Frew exhibiting work inspired by a residency on the Welbeck Estate and Cane, who has a studio at Welbeck, has recently published a book, Making and Drawing, and the exhibition considers the relationship between their drawings and ceramics, Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Worksop, Mondays- Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 10am-4.30pm to August 11.
Edward Harley - The Great Collector: exhibition explores the background, family and marriage of the 2nd Earl of Oxford (1689-1741) through his spectacular collections of fine and decorative art and books, Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Worksop, Mondays- Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 10am-4.30pm, to May 2014.
Runners and Riders: The Rise of Modern Horse Racing, exhibition telling how the Cavendish-Bentinck family at Welbeck helped develop horse racing to become the sport we know today, accompanied by works by leading equestrian painters, Treasury Museum, Welbeck Estate, Worksop, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 10am-4.30pm until February 2014.
Beastly Machines - Kinetic Sculptures by Johnny White: collection of sculptures that come to life made by Derbyshire based artist Johnny White, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, , Monday to Friday, 10am-4.30pm, Saturday, 10.30am-4.15pm to September 7.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park: Fabric–ation, more than over 30 vibrant works by Yinka Shonibare including sculpture, film, photography, painting and collage, Underground Gallery, YSP Centre, Chapel and open air until September 1; other work in the landscape of the park currently includes Richard Long’s Red Slate Line and sculpture by Barbara Hepworth, Sol LeWitt, Henry Moore, David Nash, Sophie Ryder, Serge Spitzer, Alec Finlay, Barry Flanagan, Andy Goldsworthy, Greyworld, Brian Fell, David Nash, Dennis Oppenheim, Eduardo Paulozzi, Elisabeth Frink, Grenville Davey, Helen Escobedo, Isamu Noguchi, Jonathan Borofsky, Martin Creed and James Tyrell, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, West Bretton one mile from M1 junction 38, off A637), galleries, 11am-5pm, grounds 10am-6pm.