Listings: Events & Groups

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May 28 - June 4 2015

ARTIST TALKS ON PRINTMAKING: SATURDAY 30TH MAY 2PM AT CUPOLA GALLERY FREE (No Reservation needed) 178a Middlewood Rd, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 1TD, Tel. (0114) 2852665 Open 10-6 Mon-Sat. On the final day of the show (Saturday 30th May) two of our wonderful artists will be giving talks about their work. The talks are free and so is the tea/coffee & cake to go with them.

Table Top Sale: Wisewood Methodist Church, Ben Lane, S6 4SA, raising funds for MESOTHELIOMA UK. May 30th, 10am-1pm. Contact 07533544737 or purple_cat_21@hotmail.com

Organ recital: at Dronfield Parish Church, Wednesday, June 3 at 8pm with Nigel Gotteri. Refreshments free with donation.

Kiwi Adventures Talk: by Sheila Dyson. To be given on Tuesday 2nd June commencing 10.15am at South Sheffield Evangelical Church, Greenhill Parkway (next to fire station) for Bradway Agewell Club. Admission £3.50 for non members including refreshments. (served from 9.45am) Tel 2369830.

MEDWAY CENTRE GRAND GARDEN PLANT BONANZA: 30TH MAY. Bakewell’s Medway Community Centre is holding their inaugural Grand Garden Plant Bonanza on Saturday 30th May from 11am to 4pm. Come along and buy everything you might need to complete your garden this summer. A great selection of plants from annuals and perennials, herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees will be on sale at this fundraising event. A scrumptious cafe will be available and entry is free. For any other information please contact Margie or Fiona on 01629 813638, email enquiries@medwaycentre.co.uk or visit the website at www.medwaycentre.co.uk

Healing & Divine Service: May 31, at The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, S8 8BT, 6.30pm, speakers Trish Parker & Tonie Dickinson-Moore, all welcome.

Sheffield City Morris Men weekend: of dance in and around Bakewell, 30th & 31st May. As usual we will be accompanied by several guest teams: Sciorr (from Sheffield); Two’s a Crowd (Sheffield); Mortimers Morris (Nottinghamshire); Fool’s Gambit (various); and Tyler’s Men (various). The programme and approximate times are: Saturday 30th May (Bakewell) 10:00-10:45, Hassop Station café 12:00-13:00, The Crescent (by river) and Water Street, 14:30-15:45 The Crescent, Water Street, and outside the Tourist Information Centre. Sunday 31st May. Walking from Thornbridge along the Monsal Trail, dancing through the tunnels, with dance spot on the viaduct c. 11-11:30, 12:30-13:30, Monsal Head, 14:00-14:45, The White Lion, Great Longstone.

Bradfield Historical Society: Low Bradfield Village Hall, Mon 1 June, 7.30pm, Paul Clarke – George Ashley and Family in WW1, 2337463.

Yorkshire Chandelier: a women’s clog dance team. Thursday 28 May, 8.00pm. Wortley Men’s Club and The Commercial, Chapeltown. (as guests of Harthill Morris).

DANCING IN THE BALLROOM TEA DANCE: Ballroom. Thursday 28th May. Starts: 11.30am. Tickets: £3. Tickets can be purchased from the City Hall Box Office, by calling 0114 2789789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

THE BEACH BOYS: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall. Thursday 28th May. Starts: 8.00pm. Tickets: £46.50 (£42.50), £42.35 (£38.50). VIP Package: £132 (£120) includes one of the best seats in the house, a photo and an exclusive Q&A with the band, a seat for The Beach Boys’ soundcheck, an autographed VIP access pass and tour programme, and a complimentary drink. Tickets can be purchased from the City Hall Box Office, by calling 0114 2789789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

LAST LAUGH COMEDY CLUB: Memorial Hall. Friday 29th May. Starts: 8.15pm. Tickets: £16. Tickets can be purchased from the City Hall Box Office, by calling 0114 2789789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

LAST LAUGH COMEDY CLUB: Memorial Hall. Saturday 30th May. Starts: 8.15pm. Tickets: £16. Tickets can be purchased from the City Hall Box Office, by calling 0114 2789789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

JUDIE TZUKE: SONGS AND STORIES: Memorial Hall, Sunday 31st May. Starts: 8.00pm. Tickets: £22 (£20). Tickets can be purchased from the City Hall Box Office, by calling 0114 2789789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Cubana lounge bar: Thursday 28 May. (downstairs) 7pm-9pm – Ryan Taylor. Soul Blues and Jazz with Ryan Taylor on Piano. Cubana lounge (downstairs) – 9pm-11pm - Piero Tucci. Upbeat funky stuff, live sax and piano. Tapas Restaurant (upstairs) – 8pm onwards. Lub-dub Jazz Collective. Latin, Bossa Nova and Bluenote Jazz with Vincent Gunther on Sax and Glen. McGlone on Guitar, Shane Allen on Bass/fiddle

Archie Kelly: Fern Brady, Anthony J Brown. Spotlight Comedy Club, Winding Wheel, Holywell St, Chesterfield S41 7SA. Thursday 28th May, Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Entry £12.50/10.50/7.50 – student price. Box Office 01246 345222.

Sheffield Philatelic Society meeting: May 28th, Rocks to Riches by Anne Stammers 7:15 - 9:30 at Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Visitor welcome,for more information email secretary@sheffieldps.org.uk or go to www.sheffieldps.org.uk

Lunchtime Talk: The Illustrated Aviary. Wed 3 June, 1.30–3pm Millennium Gallery. Join Louise Pullen, Curator of the Ruskin Collection, for the chance to look through some of the beautifully illustrated ornithological books from T.C. Eyton’s historic library and bird print collection. £8, please book in advance on 0114 278 2655 or email learning@museums-sheffield.org.uk

CRAFT AND FOOD MARKET: Paces Campus, Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY. Sunday 31st May, 10am-3pm. Refreshments available. For more information or to book a stall email: info@stompclubs.org.uk or tel 0114 284 7071/0114 284 4444.

Funhouse Comedy Club: Imperial Club, Cliff St, Mexborough, S64 9HU. Sun May 31st. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm. Tickets £5 in advance. Info and tickets www.funhousecomedy.co.uk/01709 584000.

‘Rock the Barn’ presents JOHN REILLY: Friday 29th May 2015 – 7pm doors, 8pm Show Starts. Tickets £15.00 include a Whirlow hot dog + 1 drink from the bar. SPECIAL OFFER! BOOK A TABLE OF 10 and pay for 9! All funds raised go to Whirlow Hall farm Trust. Book online: http://www.whirlowhallfarm.org/events-calendar/tickets/ http://sivtickets.com/event/rockthebarn2015 For more information call 0114 2352678 or email eventsenquiries@whirlowhallfarm.org

“Remembering, Commemorating & Refighting the First World war: in Germany 1919 to the Present day”. Prof. Matthew Stibbe – Historical Association Sheffield branch in the lecture theatre, Grayson building, Birkdale School (Ashdell Road entrance) Thursday, May 21st at 7.30pm.

Look out for locally grown vegetable and flowering plants: at Sheffield Country Market, Spooner Rd Broomhill every Saturday 9am - noon. You can also find home baking and artisan crafts all sold directly to the customer by local producers. A cafe serves light refreshments.

Open rehearsal for members: and interested prospective members of City of Sheffield Teachers’ Choir at St. Mary’s Church Centre, Bramall Lane, 7.00pm. Come and hear what we sing, join in if you like and enjoy chat and nibbles with us. We are hoping to recruit new members, especially men, and no, you do not have to be a teacher! Everyone welcome.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014: Until 16 Aug 2015. Millennium Gallery. Free

A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution Exhibition: The Victoria and Albert Museum’s touring exhibition. Until Saturday 13 June. Gallery@ The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ. Tuesday - Saturday. Tickets: Free admission.

NEW: Life on the Edge: Ice Age Frontier. Weston Park. Free. Until 20 Sep 2015.

NEW: Life on the Edge: Ice Age Frontier. Until 20 Sep. Weston Park. Free.

Ukulele night: at the Wadsley Jack, 65 Rural Lane, Wadsley, S6 4BJ. Come out and play, Mondays, 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners welcome.

The Illustrated Aviary: Until 14 Jun 2015. Millennium Gallery. Free.

Nicker Pecker Story: an exhibition at the Hawley Collection. This exhibition highlights the skilled work of Sheffield’s file cutters. Find out how files were cut using the very distinctive tools of the trade and see examples of the many different types of files that were produced. Hawley Collection @ Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 10:00am – 4.00pm, Sunday 11.00-4.45pm. Kelham admission charges: Adults £5, Concessions £4, Accompanied children (U16) Free. Website: www.hawleytoolcollection.com.

BROOMHALL COMMUNITY CHOIR: A welcome return to all Broomhall Choir members and an invitation to newcomers to join us every Tuesday morning 10am-12noon at St Andrew’s Upper Hanover Street. No experience is needed nor ability to read music. Just come and enjoy. £2 incl refreshments. Led by the enthusiastic Steve Vickers. Enquiries to 07710 245204. Come along and try it out ! Choir meets during term time only.

Sheffield Cathedral History and Heritage Talks - New Season 2015: Tickets are now on sale in the Cathedral Shop for a new season of History and Heritage Talks featuring the return of favourites such as the Cathedral Stained Glass Windows, the history of the Regimental Chapel and also new talks such as Sheffield Cathedral – 900 years of Sheffield History in One Building. Leaflets with details of all the talks are now available at the Cathedral Welcome desk or by email on request. Numbers are limited and admission is by ticket only, priced £3 each.Enquiries to the Cathedral Heritage Learning Officer on 0114 263 6951 janet.ridler@sheffield-cathedral.org.uk

The Great Outdoors – Paintings by Stanley Royle: Until 30 May 2015. Graves Gallery. Free.

Enrich your spare time: by helping to run South Yorkshire Transport Museum (registered charity 1049895). Volunteers urgently needed to assist in many duties, including school visits, cafe, shop, archives, mechanical and structural restoration projects, Bus drivers, event day stewards. Come in and see what we do, look round and have a friendly chat with us on Saturdays, 10am to 2pm at units 8-9 Waddington Way, Aldwarke, Rotherham S65 3SH. Telephone 07950 327237. website www.sytm.co.uk

Lip reading classes: Every Tuesday 2- 4pm at SRSB, Mappin Street, Sheffield. Warm, friendly and supportive group, contact: Mandy on 0114 2468031.

Bents Green Singers: invites new members, either altos or sopranos, to join friendly group for female voices. Traditional, old pop and songs from musicals. Meets Tuesdays 2.15 - 3.45pm at Bents Green Methodist Church Hall, Ringinglow Road S11 9PU. Contact 0114 2366318 for more information.

Illustrated talks: Queens Head pub every Wednesday 2pm-4pm on the fall of the Roman Empire in the West. Tutors Lloyd Powell and Gary Talbot. £6 each session. All welcome. Further info on 0114 2334744.

Meeting Group: to discuss the development of the Chicago Blues era (1950-1960). The British Blues (1963-1969). The Rolling Stones, Maufred Mann, Cream, Paul Kossof. The Hallamshire House, Commonside, early evenings: phone 0114 2352738 for more details.

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).

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).

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.

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

Bents Green Singers invites new members to join friendly group for female voices: Traditional, old pop and songs from musicals. Meets Tuesdays 2.15 - 3.45pm at Bents Green Methodist Church Hall, Ringinglow Road S11 9PU. Contact 0114 2366318 for more information.

Public Groups/Activities: Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street (off South Road),

Walkley, Sheffield, S6 3TG: Mondays, 1.30-3pm​: Healthy & Active, over 50’s exercise group. No need to book – just drop in. £1 per session.​ Run by Activity Sheffield.​​

8-9.30pm: Stained Glass Courses at Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, S6 3TG. Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Refreshments provided. No previous experience or artistic background required; all levels welcome. Leaded and copper foil techniques taught. Tools, equipment and materials available in class. The Centre has disabled access access, car park and is on the 95 bus route. Please contact Natasha on 07726 963827 for further details. Tuesdays: 10.30am-12.30. Stained Glass Courses at Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, S6 3TG. Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Refreshments provided. No previous experience or artistic background required; all levels welcome. Leaded and copper foil techniques taught. Tools, equipment and materials available in class. The Centre has disabled access access, car park and is on the 95 bus route. Please contact Natasha on 07726 963827 for further details.

6-7pm: HOOPER DOOPER - Hula Hooping “Jam”. All levels welcome and hoops provided Contact helenaifill@hotmail.com for details. Wednesdays, 7.30-9.30pm: Stained Glass Courses at Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, S6 3TG. Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Refreshments provided. No previous experience or artistic background required; all levels welcome. Leaded and copper foil techniques taught. Tools, equipment and materials available in class. The Centre has disabled access access, car park and is on the 95 bus route. Please contact Natasha on 07726 963827 for further details. 10-11am: ZUMBA. Contact Leyla Mohamed 07903 505574. 7-9pm: TAEKWONDO - all ages and abilities. Contact Ian Murphy 07919826522 for further details or to book a place in the classes. Fridays, 9am-1.00pm: ROCKING HORSE MUSIC GROUP - Pre-school music. Contact Denise Lawrenson 0114 2676418. Saturdays, 10 - 11.30am Helen Taylor School of Dance - long established children’s dance class. Contact 0114 2217889 for details.

 

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