Listings: Events & Groups

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March 5 - March 12 2015

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

British Sugarcraft Guild: Sheffield Branch. Meeting to be held at Scout HQ, Trippett Lane, S1 4EL. Jackie Buckley will be demonstrating royal icing techniques. Visitors welcome £4. Further information from 2304041.

LUNCHTIME SINGING: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall. Thursday 5th March, Starts: 1.00pm. Tickets: £6.60 (£6).

LAST LAUGH COMEDY CLUB: Memorial Hall. Friday 6th March, Starts: 8.15pm. Saturday 7th, Starts: 8.15pm. Tickets: £16.

PSYCHIC SALLY: ON THE ROAD: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall. Tuesday 10th March, Starts: 7.30pm. Tickets: £25.85 (£23.50).

Bollywood Night: St Polycarps Church, Wisewood Lane, Sheffield S6 4WA. Saturday7 March. 6.30 - 10.00pm. 6.30 - 10.00pm. Bring a bottle, Chinese Raffle...To raise money For Church Army. 3 course Veg Meal, Bhangra Music, Dancing, and a Raffle. (over 12’s). Contact Kinder on 07787578720. Tickets £12.

Epilepsy Action Sheffield Branch: Monthly meeting move more for a healthy life with Activity Sheffield. Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James Street. Thurs 12 March, 7.15pm-9pm.

The Hunter Archaeological Society Talk: Speaker: Keri Rowsell. Title: An analysis of stress indication, metabolic diseases and dental calculus in the skeletons of Priory Yard, Norwich. Horizon Methodist Church, Ecclesall Road (on the left just before Hunter’s Bar). Friday 6th March, 7.30pm. Non- members welcome.

The Hunter Archaeological Society talk: Title: Neolithic Long Mounds of the Yorkshire Dales – Preliminary Survey Results and Other Surprises. Speaker: Yvonne Lake. Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street (off West Street). Tuesday 10th March, AGM at 7.00pm Talk at 7.30pm. Non- members welcome.

SHEFFIELD PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: Tuesday 10 March. Kathryn Scorah MPAGB, FBPE. International Exhibitor and Member of ‘Wigan 10’ lectures on her innovative work. Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 7.45pm for 7.50pm at St Peter’s Church Hall, Reney Avenue, Greenhill, Sheffield S8 7FN. Visitors £4.

Riven Valley Conservation Group: Sheffield’s Woodland Heritage. An illustrated talk by Melvyn Jones. Tuesday 10th March at 7.30pm. Stephen Hill Methodist Church, 547 Manchester Road, Sheffield S10 5PL. Members £2 Non-members £2.50 includes refreshments. Non-members especially welcome.

FAIR TRADE FORTNIGHT: Until March 8. Let your shopping change the world! A wide variety of Fair and Ethically Traded gifts, cards, jewellery and household goods are available at FAIRGROUNDS - 195 Whitham Road in Broomhill, open 10am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday. 51,52 bus routes.For more info contact 07810 123829.

Book sale: Saturday March 7. 11-3. St Augustine’s church hall, Brocco Bank Sheffield 11. Many bargains. Most books 50p.

Healing & Divine Service: March 8, at The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, S8 8BT, 6.30pm, speaker Margaret Sharp, all welcome.

Book and Bric-a-Brac Sale and The Big Brew: Also Records, CD’s.DVD’s,Knitting and Crochet Patterns and Magazines. Saturday 7th March, 10.00 until 1.00. St Mary’s Church Hall, South Road, Walkley. Proceeds to Church Funds and Traidcraft. Admission by donation.

Transport Museum Event: Sunday 8 March, 10 30am to 4 00pm, at the South Yorkshire Transport Museum. See over 60 preserved vintage lorries, buses, military vehicles, classic

cars and artefacts. Admission £4, Concessions £ 2.50, Family ticket, two adults and up to three children £10. Free rides on old Sheffield Corporation buses. Large free car park, cafe, shop. Disabled access round all exhibits. Units 8-9 Waddington Way, Aldwarke, Rotherham, S65 3SH. See website for details.

Monday Probus Club: “St Luke’s Hospice will be the topic of the presentation on Monday 9th March for the Monday Probus Club, Grove Road, Millhouses at 10 am. As a new innovation we are beginning to invite Partners to a few meetings each half year, when the meeting subject is very suitable. So Ladies you can come along with the member for this meeting. Meet other ladies there including possibly one from Cavendish Ladies Probus Club.

Craft Fair at Wesley Hall: Wesley Hall in Crookes (S10 1UD) are holding a Craft Fair, Saturday 7th March from 10:00am to 2:00pm. There will be a variety of stalls with jewellery, candles, papercraft, textile products and much more available. Entry is free and there will be a café serving hot drinks and cakes.

“What Difference Did the First World War make to Britain?”: Prof.Paul Ward at the Historical Association Sheffield branch on Thursday March 12th. at 7.30 pm. in the lecture Theatre, Grayson building, Birkdale School (Ashdell Road entrance).

Show stopping celebration of city culture: Talented performers from across the globe are set to dazzle on stage at the University of Sheffield Student Union’s International Cultural Evening (ICE). The audience will be taken on a mesmerising journey around the world through vibrant cultural performances including stunning dances and spectacular vocal performances. This weekend celebrates the 43rd annual ICE and will include students from over 15 countries representing their national societies. All performers will shine in the spotlight in traditional dress and colourful costumes. Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, City Centre. Saturday 7 March, 7pm-10.30pm. Tickets priced £4.40 to £5.50 are available from the Students’ Union at

Charity Event: good ale, good food, and a night of horse racing and entertainment! Come along to Crookes Social Club on Friday 13th March 6:30pm for a flutter on the horses. Bring your friends and have a great night! Tickets are just £5 and include food – available at Also, for just £2 you can own a horse and if it comes first, you win a prize! The event is being sponsored by Stancill Brewery so all money raised goes straight to Neurocare to fund the neuro wards of the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

History of ‘house’ music: around 50 DJs, will play on Saturday 7 March, including Todd Terry, Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk and Julie McNight, who are flying in from America specially. Running through the night from 8pm to 5am, ‘History: a journey through house’ will span five separate arenas at Magna.General admission tickets are £28 and there is an option to pay £35 on the night. A range of VIP packages are available but are limited. For more information about Magna go to For more information about the “History of House” event or to book your tickets go to

Ceilidh: Bradfield Village Hall, Low Bradfield from 7.30–11pm on Friday, 20th March. To raise funds for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. Music will be supplied by the Bash Street Band & there is a licensed bar. Tickets are £10/head in advance from me on 07870­818891, or, or from Flask End Tea Room in Low Bradfield. No tickets will be available at the door.

Hadfield Caukwell Davidson: the story of the country’s oldest architectural practice. A talk for the Victorian Society by Andrew Travis, a senior architect with HCD, on this 180-year old partnership, the firm’s prominent work in Sheffield and its significance in the wider development of the architectural profession. Thursday 5 March at the Friends’ Meeting House, St James Street, city centre (near the Cathedral). Doors open 7pm, talk at 7.30pm. Entry £2, to include tea/coffee. Enquiries 0114 2307693.

Voglia d’Italia (the Italian Society for South Yorks and North Notts) presents: “Our Man in Rome: HenryVIII and his Italian Ambassador”. Dr Catherine Fletcher, lecturer in public history at the University of Sheffield, talks about the role of the Italian diplomat, Gregorio Casali, in Henry’s divorce. Friday 6th March, 7.45pm, Tickhill Pavilion, Tickhill, DN11 9QN. Non-members are welcome. Admission: £3 non-members. Further information: 01709 370895.

CALLING ALL WINE LOVING LADIES: ‘At Your Service…’ an exclusive ladies wine tasting event followed by an auction of business services, with all money raised going directly to Cavendish Cancer Care. Thursday 5th March starting from 6pm at West 10 Wine Bar. The evening will consist of a 90 minute ‘blind’ tasting activity hosted by Sheffield’s award winning wine connoisseur John Mitchell. The tasting includes six different wines and a trivia quiz where participants will have to guess the grape, price and country from multiple choice questions. Following this will be an auction of business services hosted by Sheffield Auction Gallery’s Michael Dowse giving you the chance to bid for a selection of services ranging from personal training sessions to spa and hair treatments. A selection of canapés will also be served throughout the evening. This is a ladies only event and a great opportunity to show your support to such an amazing charity! Tickets are £20 (including six different wines and a selection of canapés). For more details on the event or ticket information contact Winetic events at, or follow @WineticEvents on Twitter, or connect on Facebook at

MATTISE: Drawing with Scissors. Late Works 1950-1954. French painter, sculptor and designer Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph. Matisse: Drawing with Scissors, a Hayward Touring exhibition from the Southbank Centre, features 35 prints of the famous cut-outs that he produced in the last years of life. The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ. Until Saturday 14 March. Tuesday - Saturday. Tickets: Free admission.

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:

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

NEW Edward Bawden: Artist & Designer. Until 23 May 2015. Graves Gallery. Free.

Picturing Sheffield: Millennium Gallery. Until 12 Apr 2015. Free.

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

Metalwork Collection Highlights: Millennium Gallery. Until 12 Apr 2015. 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

The National Fairground Archive: is exhibiting at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield as part of an arts for health programme. Showtime runs until April 30th 2015.

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 within Sheffield or email Victoria at 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

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:

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.

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 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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