Listings: Events & Groups

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September 21 - September 28 2017

Beer on the Edge: Friday 22 September 5.30-8.30pm. Meet at Union Hotel and explore the pubs of Nether Edge with Sheaf Valley Heritage. A visit to four of the area’s renowned drinking establishments accompanied by photographs, memorabilia and stories. We hope to include visits to Nether Edge Bowling Club, Hop Hideout and finish at the Broadfield. Also included is a visit to the site of the now demolished Brincliffe Oaks - one of the oldest buildings in the area. A Nether Edge Festival event. Book through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beer-on-the-edge-tickets-35854233979

BODEN POP UP SHOP Weekend Friday 22th, 12-5pm Saturday 23th 10-5pm. Join us for trying-on the new Winter range and free gifts when you place an order. 20% off everything! Free delivery to your home and free to returns. Payment by card. A free gift with every order placed here. Bring along friend who’s new to Boden and if they order you receive a £25 credit. Join us at The Enormous Art Shop, 95 Brookhouse Hill, Fulwood, Sheffield S10 3TE. Everyone Welcome!

The Hallam Choral Society: has just started its new season, and is rehearsing Handel’s Messiah for a concert at St Mark’s Broomhill on Saturday 2nd December. We welcome new members, particularly young singers and tenors and basses. The choir, under the direction of the immensely talented Elspeth Slorach, performs between three to four concerts a year with an eclectic mixture of music including a lighter programme in the summer. We meet every Monday at 7.45pm - 9.45pm at Hallam Community Hall which is within the grounds of Hallam Campus, Hallam Grange Crescent, Fulwood Sheffield S10 4BD. For further details, contact the membership secretary Sue Mills on 07834 734445.

Monday PROBUS Club: has a change of meeting for October 2nd. This meeting will now be ‘Building a Self-Sustainable School in Rural Senegal’. Retired men are invited to come along for this at Grove Road, Millhouses Holy Trinity church hall for 10 a.m. Be our guest for the meeting which is bound to be of interest.

MUSHROOMS and TOADSTOOLS: Tuesday 26th September at 10am in the Garden’s Education Centre. A talk organised by FOBS (Friends of Sheffield Botanic Gardens). FOBS members free, visitors £3. Visit fobssheffield.co.uk for more information.

The Science of Plants: Sunday 24th September 1pm in the Botanic Gardens Education Centre when a series of talks and demonstrations will be given by students from the Leeds Centre for Plant Sciences . Organised by FOBS (Friends of Sheffield Botanic Gardens) . FOBS members free, visitors £3. Visit fobssheffield.co.uk for more information.

Hillsborough and Owlerton Local History Group: ‘J G Graves, businessman and benefactor - The life and times of the Sheffield entrepreneur and the City’s greatest philanthropist’ by Mike Spick, Thurs 21 Sept - 7.45pm, Hillsborough Sports Arena, Hillsborough Park, free parking at the Arena, 2863017.

MacMillan Coffee and Cake morning: St Polycarps Church, Malin Bridge, Sat 23 Sept - 10-12.30, in the foyer,www.stpolycarpchurch.org.uk

SHEFFIELD PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: Tuesday, 26th September 2017. “Smartphone Photography”. Professional photographer Malcolm Sales of Buttercross Photography will bring us up to speed with his talk. (P D). 7.45 for 8.00pm at St Peter’s Church Hall, Reney Avenue, Greenhill, Sheffield S8 7FN. Visitors: £4.00.

Sheffield Philatelic Society meeting: Thurs 28th Sept, Philatelic Congress + Malta Stamps & Postal History, 7:15 - 9:30 at United Reform Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Visitors welcome, for more information email secretary@sheffieldps.org.uk

‘Local Producers’ Market’: at Dronfield Hall Barn. Founded by personal trainer, nutritionist and founder of Real Food Function, Jon Hodgkinson, the ‘Local Producers’ Market’ is a must-visit event for food and drink lovers everywhere. The ‘Local Producers Market’ is open to everyone and entry is free. The market takes place at the Dronfield Hall Barn on Sunday 1st October from 10am – 4pm. Follow updates on the October market by liking Real Food Function on Facebook or subscribing to the mailing list at www.realfoodfunc.com

“By Train to Mongolia” - an illustrated talk by Sheila Dyson: Friday Evening Talk: 22 September at 7pm. Leaving Moscow on the Lake Baikal Express, it took 5 days to reach Irkutsk in Eastern Siberia. Watching 1500 miles of taiga give way to the Sayan Mountains, the Siberian landscape unfolds. Lake Baikal is the “Jewel of Siberia” and the City of Irkutsk has a wonderful relaxed feel to it after Moscow. The Mongolian line goes from there south to Ulan Bator, capital of Mongolia where the Nadam national sports festival takes place. A flight from Ulan Bator to Bejing rounds off this trip with a visit to the Great Wall. Lots of adventures on the way to bring this fascinating journey to life. Tickets £5 are available from library reception.

Allyson June Smith: Danny Sutcliffe, Daniel Triscott, Jake Donaldson, Anthony J Brown. Spotlight Comedy Club, Winding Wheel, Holywell St, Chesterfield. S41 7SA. Thursday 28th September. Box Office 01246 345222. Entry £13.50/11.50/8.50 – student price. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm.

Freshers Fab Free Tuesdays at Owlerton Stadium, Sheffield. Owlerton Stadium, Penistone Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2DE. Tuesday 26 September. Time: 6.30pm-10.30pm. Sheffield students will be able to enjoy a great value Freshers night out at Owlerton Stadium thanks to two extra cut-price offers on selected Tuesdays. Students will be able to take advantage of additional ‘Fab Free Tuesday’ offers made available by Sheffield’s top night out – a deal which provides racegoers with admission, a drink, two bets and a hotdog and chips, all for free. To access the Fab Free Tuesday offer – which is normally only available on the first Tuesday of every month – download a voucher online by visiting http://www.owlertonstadium.co.uk/packages/fab-free-tuesday.

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship — English Artist Designers 1922 to 1942. 7 Oct 2017–7 Jan 2018. Millennium Gallery. In recent years Eric Ravilious has been recognised as one of the most important British artists of the 20th century. Marking the 75th anniversary of his death, this exhibition explores the influence of Ravilious and his circle, and their remarkable impact on British visual culture during the 1930s.

Handmade for Christmas: 27 Oct 2017–14 Jan 2018. Millennium Gallery. Looking for a Christmas present that’s truly special? You’ll find gifts created by some of the country’s most talented artisan makers at the Millennium Gallery this winter. Handmade For Christmas offers gift ideas to suit every pocket, with work available from over 80 skilled artists, designers and craftspeople. From screen-printed textiles to hand-blown glass, all of the work on show has been hand-crafted in workshops and studios across the UK.

Going Public: The Kirkland Collection. Until 2 Dec 2017. Graves Gallery. Going Public: International Art Collectors in Sheffield continues at the Graves Gallery this autumn with one of the UK’s finest private collections of modern and contemporary art.

Paces Campus Car Boot Sale: Sunday 1st October, last one this year! Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 1RB. 9am-12pm (set up from 8am). No need to book just turn up on the day. All welcome, free entrance for buyers, cafe on site. For further information tel 0114 284 4444 or email: pacesreception@f2s.com. Like us on Facebook. See our website www.pacescampus.co.uk

HARVEST FAIR: at St Peter’s Church Ellesmere, S4 7EP on Saturday 23rd September from 2.00 pm to 4.30pm. Locally Grown Produce, Vintage Collectables, Cakes, Refreshments, Jewellery, other stalls and Craft Activities. All Proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support & Archer Project for the Homeless.

Remembering the Sheffield Floods ten years ago: Sunday 8 October 2017 at 5.15pm. This Precious Earth - Remembering the Sheffield floods ten years ago. New piece by Jonathan Bielby MBE. Christina Jones (soprano) & Andrew Randall (baritone). Sheffield Cathedral. Free admission - Retiring collection.

Silent Film Stars: An exhibition of paintings by Phil Archer. From Monday 2nd to Friday 27th October 2017, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm and evenings during theatre performances at The Montgomery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LG.

10 YEARS ON SINCE NORTHERN ROCK: HOW WE NEARLY CRASHED THE WORLD! Mon 25th Sept, 7:30-9:00pm. Public talk by Positive Money. It’s been 10 long years since the financial crisis began. We look back at the crisis and how things have changed. Could it happen again? We will discuss how reform of banking could help us avoid the next crash. Illustrated talk given by Richard Bruce, followed by an opportunity to discuss the issues raised. Quaker Meeting House, St James St, S1 2EW. Free entry, but voluntary donations to cover costs, up to £5 according to ability to pay. www.facebook.com/positivemoneysheffield

‘The meanings that set us on fire: Existential therapy and the philosophy of life.’ Event: Saturday 14th October 2017. Location: Sheffield Hallam University. Time: 11am - 1pm. Cost: Free to members, 50 places available to members on a first come first served basis. www.yes-existential.uk

“Canaletto and Venetian Art”: One off lecture by John Travis. Tuesday 26th September 10:30am. Banner Cross Methodist Church. Ecclesall Road South. £7.00. All welcome. Contact Sylvia 01709 378735.

Macmillan Coffee Morning: St, Nicholas Church High Bradfield, Saturday September 30th 10am – 1pm, Everyone welcome for coffee and cake supporting The Palliative Care Unit Northern General Hospital Sheffield.

Healing & Divine Service: September 24, at The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, S8 8BT, 6pm, speaker Trish Barker, all welcome.

RUDOLF STEINER -Spiritual seer and social activist: A day of films, creative activities and discussions. Saturday, 23rd September 10am-5pm Freeman College, 88, Arundel St, S1 2NG. 10-11am. and 11.30-12.30pm. Two one-hour films on his life and work, by Jonathan Stedall, former BBC filmmaker. 2-3.30pm. Painting or clay modelling . No previous experience necessary! 4-5pm . Discussion. Free admission. Donations towards expenses welcome.

MINDFUL CONVERSATION. Exploring a question together with the intention of reaching a deeper understanding than one can gain in the conventional format of an intellectual discussion. Thursdays, monthly beginning September 28th. 78, Cherry Tree Rd, S11 9AB.

SIXTY YEARS A LIBRARY: BROOMHILL COMMUNITY LIBRARY. CELEBRATES DIAMOND JUBILEE. Mon 25 Sept 1–3pm JUBILEE CHILDREN’S PARTY for Pre-School Children. Fri 29 Sept 4–6 pm JUBILEE CHILDREN’S PARTY for 5–11’s with Krafty Kids [ticketed]. Fri 6 Oct 4.00 – 5.00 JUBILEE ‘GET CRAFTY’ WORKSHOP For School Age Children. Fri 6th Oct. 5– 6.30pm GAMES & PIZZA PARTY FOR CHILDREN 11 + [ticketed]. Call 0114 273 4276 to reserve places at ticketed events. Broomhill Community Library, 10 Taptonville Road, Sheffield, S10 5BR. www.broomhill-library.org.uk

Receive healing prayer: in a relaxed environment. Costa Coffee, Hillsborough (on tram stop), Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 pm. All welcome.

Healing Prayer: Tuesdays 10.30 - 12.00. Healing Rooms, Hillsborough Sports Arena, Middlewood Road S6 4HA. All welcome!

Classical guitarist and composer Nick Fletcher: will be giving a guitar recital at Holy Trinity Church, Grove Road, Millhouses, Sheffield on Saturday the 23rd of September at 7.30pm. Tickets on the door will be £10.00 and £5.00 for concessions. Nick has given many recital in the UK including the South Bank centre, Lakeside arts Nottingham and a live performance for BBC Radio 3’ In tune programme. Nick’s compositions have also been broadcast many times on Classic FM.

Newcomen Society, South Yorkshire: Monday 25th September 2017, 6.30 pm. Phil Judkins:- Enigma: Cruise Missiles, Rockets and Superguns. Meetings are held at Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY. Visitors are always very welcome and no charge is made for attending the lectures. For further information please contact John Suter on:- meetings.syorks@newcomen.com

WHEEL SATURDAY: (Learning to throw using an electric wheel). A class for complete beginners and improvers. More advanced students will be throwing larger amounts of clay and completing more advanced forms. Saturdays 10.00 am - 1.00 pm. 16th September - 21st October 2017. Cost: £144. Find more information and book your place at: www.arthousesheffield.co.uk or call 0114 2723970. The Art House, Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ.

Learn how to dance Argentinean Tango with Lucas Gastiarena (Buenos Aires) and Melanie Jarman: at Cubana (downstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Every Sunday afternoon. 2:30pm to 3:45pm for beginners/intermediates. 3:45pm to 5:00pm for improvers/advanced and 5:00pm we have social dance. £5 per class or £8 for two. Free Admission.

AFRO- MAGIC with resident magician Tom Hudson: at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Every Sunday afternoon.4pm. Free Admission.

BARRIO LATINO – A mix of pre Latin & African rhythms with resident DJs Antonio Sabroso and Roly – at Cubana (downstairs) . Every Sunday. 9pm. Free admission.

SHEFFIELD BACH CHOIR WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS: Our 2017/18 programme includes Haydn’s “Creation”, English Music for Brass and Voices with Fine Arts Brass, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St Matthew Passion - both complete and presented in historic Sheffield Cathedral. Our events are presented with the National Festival Orchestra and top soloists, many from London. The final concert of the season in June 2018 comprises a special programme in commemoration of the centenary the 1918 armistice entitled “England at War and Peace”. We rehearse each Monday evening central Sheffield and are a friendly choir. A good standard of sight-reading is highly desirable. For details please telephone Chorus Secretary Liz Arnesen on 07960 523 911 or the Conductor, Dr Simon Lindley on 07980 873070.

Come along and browse the wares of several local crafty makers: who will be setting up shop in the Winter Gardens. Brought to you by Sheffield Sellers on Etsy, the #sheffieldhandmade pop-up shop will feature handcrafted cards, hair accessories, Sheffield-themed mugs, unique wools & yarns, beautiful jewellery, gothic home decor and lovingly-made bags - there really will be something for everyone. Support your local, independent sellers - pop in from 10.30am-5pm Monday-Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sundays. Until 29 September 2017. www.sheffieldsellers.uk

Join us for tea and an afternoon chat: The Corner Chapel (Tapton Hill Congregational Church). Manchester Road, Sheffield S10 5GA.

SHEFFIELD SOCIALIST CHOIR: welcomes new members. We sing for freedom, justice and peace around the world. No auditions. No need to read music. We meet Thursdays during term-time, 19.30-21.30, at St. Mary’s, Bramall Lane, S2 4QZ. Come along and try a session, though please contact us first: info@socialistchoir.org.uk More info at: www.socialistchoir.org.uk

NETHER EDGE FESTIVAL: Sat 23rd Sept the Community Art and Craft Fair is at St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church. Then our free family friendly Party in the Park at Chelsea Park will close the Festival with sports, games, street food, face painting, a brass bandana a dog show. See www.netheredgefestival.co.uk for details or Facebook/netheredgefestival.

Retired men looking for an interest: why not join a Probus club near you. There are a lot in the Sheffield Area, and most like Monday Probus at Millhouses will let you try before you join. Ask friends or look on line to see a suitable venue and day of the week. Monday at Grove road Church Hall is a good one. Meet at 10am.

Community Sharing in Sheffield’, an event celebrating sharing and community engagement that makes this city so unique and welcoming will be held at St.Mary’s on Bramall lane. 9th of September, ‘Sign up to this free event: https://sharinginsheffield.eventbrite.co.uk

Sheffield Handmade Event, Come along and browse the wares of several local crafty makers, who will be setting up shop in the Winter Gardens for one month only! Brought to you by Sheffield Sellers on Etsy, the #sheffieldhandmade pop-up shop will feature handcrafted cards, hair accessories, Sheffield-themed mugs, unique wools & yarns, beautiful jewellery, gothic home decor and lovingly-made bags - there really will be something for everyone. Support your local, independent sellers - pop in from 10.30am-5pm Monday-Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sundays. The shop will be open until 29 September 2017.

Cabaret Boom Boom: cabarets are at Ruskin Hall on Sat 14thOct, and Sat 18th Nov, at Crookes Social Club on Fri 8th and Sat 9thDec, at Medway Centre Bakewell on Fri 6th Oct. We will also be running our two Family shows at Ruskin Hall on Sat 21st Oct. Tickets for all cabarets are now on sale, and details can be found on our website www.cabaretboomboom.co.uk.

St Andrews’s Psalter Lane Church (31 Psalter Lane, SHEFFIELD S11 8YL) will be open from 11.00 am - 3.00 pm (11.30 am - 3.00 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays) every weekday throughout the month of September for quiet meditation, reflection and prayer - or just to have a look round! Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and refreshments will be available. Please note that times and days are subject to change if the church is being used for a service – look for the “Church Open” sign on the pavement.

Social Café and Play Reading Group: for anyone aged 50 +. Every Thursday at the Zest Centre, S6 3NA from 10:30 – 12:00. Come along to meet new people and try something new. All aged 50+ welcome. 0114 2702040 extension 249 for info. http://www.zestcommunity.co.uk/

NEW: Small Stories: At Home in a Doll’s’ House. Until 7 Jan 2018. Weston Park Museum. Explore the fascinating stories behind some of the UK’s best-loved dolls’ houses in this new exhibition on tour from the V&A Museum of Childhood. Small Stories will take visitors to Weston Park on a journey through the history of the home through 12 intricately crafted dolls’ houses spanning over 300 years. Marriages, parties, politics and crime play out in country mansions, suburban villas, newly-built council estates and high-rise apartments, as each house is brought to life by the characters that live and work there.

Retired Men in the Sheffield: area needing mental stimulation, have a look for a PROBUS Club in your area. There are over 14 from North to South, East to West with meeting on different days. Find one to suit you. Monday PROBUS at Millhouses. Even Ladies Club at Abbeydale.

Retired men: who are able to come to Holy Trinity Church Hall, Grove Road MILLHOUSES, on Monday mornings have no need to sit at home if the weather is too hot or rainy. Join us at a meeting from 10am. Have a coffee and biscuit before an interesting meeting. Collect one of our brochure envelopes that will tell you about us, then see if we have impressed us enough to consider joining our Club. No initial cost to give us a try. We even invite partners for some meetings each year.

The John Ruskin Prize 2017: Master of all Trades: until 8 October 2017. Artwork shortlisted for a prestigious national prize is set to go on show in Sheffield in a new exhibition making its debut at the Millennium Gallery this later month. The John Ruskin Prize 2017: Master of all Trades will bring together work by 26 artists, makers and craftspeople in the running for the award, established by The Big Draw in collaboration with the Guild of St George. www.museums-sheffield.org.uk

Yorkshire Pudders: an exhibition at the Hawley Collection. They are everyday utensils that we all take for granted but do you know how much work goes into making a pair of scissors? Sheffield “Pudders” have been putting pairs of scissors together since the 17th century. This exhibition, supported by Ernest Wright Ltd, explains the process and charts the history of fine scissor-making in Sheffield. 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: £6 Adults, £5 concessions, Accompanied children (U16) Free.

Tin soldiers ensemble: Looking for brass players a bass guitar player and a keyboard player to join our big band style ensemble. Any level of ability is welcome. We rehearse monday nights 7-9pm at croft house, garden street. Sheffield. S1 4BJ. Very relaxed fun atmosphere with no huge commitment.

Crown green bowling: now is the time to try this fascinating game. The De La Salle club

is looking for new members and is offering two free sessions. You can borrow the bowls. Just turn up with flat shoes at 6.30 any Monday evening or 10.30am any Thursday. You will be very welcome. The club is located in beautiful grounds next door to Beauchief Hall, off Abbey Lane, and is surrounded by historic buildings, golf courses and a deer park. For fuller directions or information phone Alan Haigh on Sheffield 2303070.

Come and sing: in harmony at Greenhill Methodist Church on School Lane on a Thursday evening from 7.30-9.30pm or a Saturday afternoon at Greenhill Library from 2.30-4.30pm (3 out of 4 Saturdays per month, with the last weekend of the month off, usually). All voices welcome, no previous experience required, just an enthusiasm for singing. Sessions are led by an experienced vocal tutor and all songs are taught by ear so there’s no need to be able to read music. We sing songs from around the world and some pop and folk music, all a capella. Session cost (including refreshments) £7.50 (unwaged £5.50). Please email highpeakproject@gmail.com or ask at the library if interested.

Small friendly art group: beautiful eduction centre, Botanical Gardens. Friday’s 1.30-3.30pm. Tuition if required. £4 per afternoon. Ross 07984411705.

The Sheffield Woodturning Club: meets at the Wood Lane Countryside Centre, Stannington S6 5HE, twice monthly on second and fourth Thursday evenings. Full programme details and all other information may be found on the website: www.sheffieldwoodturningclub.org.uk. We look forward to welcoming new faces - juniors need to be over 11 years.

Our Art Group is named after Stanley Royle: the well known local artist. In the winter months, we meet fortnightly at St Chad’s hall on Abbey Lane on Monday evenings but during the summer we follow the artist’s example by painting outdoors in the local environment. We are a friendly group, looking for new members. For more details, ring Doreen 07505103117.

COAL ASTON W.I: meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm in the Village Hall, Eckington Road, Coal Aston. We have interesting speakers and craft demonstrations. New members welcome. Phone 0114 2475317.

Holmhirst Art Group: meet every Thursday between 2 and 4pm at Holmhirst Methodist Church, Holmhirst Road, Woodseats, Sheffield, S8 0GU. New members of any ability very welcome. For further details phone 01142 869786.

Craft Club: Every Monday, excluding school holidays, 10.30am–12.30pm, Millennium Gallery. Free, just turn up.

The Graves Art Club: Every Thursday, excluding school holidays, 11am–1pm. Graves Gallery. £5, pay in the shop on the day.

Life Drawing: Every Friday, excluding school holidays, 10.30am–12.30pm. Millennium Gallery. £8, pay in the shop on the door.

Two Hope Valley card playing groups: are inviting new players along to enjoy an evening of card playing, whilst meeting new friends from the surrounding area. If you enjoy a game of Solo head to Caroline Court, in Hope, on a Monday night from 7pm onwards. For only £1, you will get a fun evening including refreshments. And Bamford whist group would love to see new players join them on a Wednesday at 7-30pm. Meet at Bamford Village Hall. Entrance fee is £1.50 and includes refreshments. Beginners are encouraged and all ages are welcome. For further information please call Peter Scanlon on 01433 670390 or Pam on 01433 652188.

The Horse & Jockey events: Monday’s – Jam Night and Music Quiz: Weekly jam night and music quiz with local musicians. 9pm. Tuesday’s – Quiz and Caption. Weekly quiz and caption game. 9pm. Thursday’s – Pizza, Pints and Prosecco. Wood fired pizzas with Nether Edge Pizza Company as well as drinks deals on real ales and bottles of prosecco. 4pm. Friday’s – After Work Drinks. 4pm to 7pm. Saturday’s – Guest Street Food and Mid Month Music. Live music and street food vendors serving fresh food. 4pm. 250 Wadsley Lane, Sheffield, S6 4EF.

The Norfolk Arms events: Tuesday’s – Quiz and Caption. Weekly quiz and caption game. 9pm. Wednesday’s – Pizza, Pints and Prosecco. Wood fired pizzas courtesy of Nether Edge Pizza Company with deals on pints of real ale and bottles of prosecco. 4pm. Friday’s – After Work Drinks Offers. 4pm – 7pm. Friday’s and Saturday’s – Nibbles At The Norfolk. Guest street food vendor every weekend from 4pm to 10:30pm. 8 Penistone Road, Grenoside, Sheffield, S35 8QG.

Astrology classes: 8 week course starting soon - learn how to interpret an astrological chart. For more info email: Karen@blossomastrology.co.uk or phone 07429 335007.

Salvation Army meet every Sunday: at the Tabernacle, Proctor Place, Hillsborough at 6pm. Everybody welcome.

Crafty mornings: at The Tearoom in Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane Dronfield S18 2XP. We hope to get people together and out of the house in the cold weather! This appeals to all ages and hope that ladies with babies can join us too. We have highchairs and toys to keep the kids amused. A free event and last for two hours every Wednesday and Thursday 10.30 - 12.30pm. It’s a chance to finish old craft projects, learn new skills, share skills and start new projects and also have a good chat with old and make new friends.

Walkley Community Centre regular public activities: Mondays: Moo Music (pre-school musical session with signing) 10-12am: contact Katie 07837239621. “Healthy & Active” Over 50’s Exercise & Social Group 1.30-3pm: Drop-in £1, no need to book. Arabic Dancing Class 7.30-8.30pm. Contact Konny 07971 836910. Stained Glass Course 8-9.30pm: Natasha 07726963827. Tuesdays: Stained Glass Course 10.30am-12.30: Natasha 07726963827. Pilates 5.30-6.30pm: Lorna 07780685367. Hooper Dooper (Hula Hooping Jam) 6-7pm: helenaifill@hotmail.com. Community Snooker 8-10pm Drop In £3 per table, non-members welcome. Wednesday: Parent & Toddler Group 9.30-11.30am Drop-in! Noodle Street Dance (pre-school) 4.15-5pm: Nikki 07984 461711. Clubbercise 6-7pm: Rachel 07979126442. Yoga Tea & Cake 6.30-8pm: Hilary 07776 167975. Stained Glass Course 7.30-9.30pm: Natasha 07726963827. Community Snooker 8-10pm Drop In £3 per table, non-members welcome. Thursdays: Pilates 5.45-6.45pm: Lorna 07780685367. Taekwondo 7-9pm: Ian 07919826522. Community Snooker 8-10pm Drop In £3 per table, non-members welcome. Fridays: Hummingbird Music (pre-school music session) 9.30 -11.30am: Hannah 07504985983 hannahgkidd@gmail.com. Saturdays: Helen Taylor School of Dance 10-11.30am 07794 147315. Capoeira 10am-12: cdoshef@hotmail.co.uk Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street (off South Rd), Walkley S6 3TG. Car parking available with 95 & 52 bus routes nearby. See website walkleycommunitycentre.org for further information.

Year of Making: Meet the Maker. Saturdays, 12–2pm. (check website for details). Millennium Gallery. Free, just turn up. museums-sheffield.org.uk

BENTS GREEN ART GROUP: Small, friendly self-help art group welcomes new members of all abilities - 7.30pm Fridays at Bents Green Methodist Church (83 and 88 buses stop outside).

Knit & Knatter (or Crochet & Crafts): Thursdays 12.30 to 2.30pm. St.Mary’s Church Hall, South Road, Walkley. £10 for 5 weeks (including Refreshments). Needles, Wool, Patterns etc all available. Further Information:- 07960 512206.

VALLEY CYCLE WORKSHOP: FREE BIKE SAFETY & DIAGNOSTIC CHECKS. Valley specialises in road bike servicing and repair, and will be taking up residency at Regather every Saturday morning. We will inspect your bike for structural damage and safety issues (perfect for resurrecting your shed bike!) and can also advise on specific component problems you may be having with your current ride. (Free). Weekly, that’s every Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm! Event Details: www.regather.net/whats-on

Beighton WI Meeting: Limes Community Centre, Beighton. 2nd Wednesday - 7pm. New members welcome. Come along & enjoy an interesting & varied evening

with speakers, events & much more. Tel: 07462942929.

Penistone Cinema Organ Trust: Every Wednesday at The Astoria Centre, Metro Trading Centre, Barugh Green, Barnsley. S75 1JT from 1 to 4 pm. Afternoon Tea Dance to the live music of the Compton Cinema Organ. Every Thursday at St Andrew’s Church, High St, Penistone at 1pm. Organ concert featuring Kevin Grunill or guest organist playing the Allen Digital Theatre Organ.

Chapeltown and Ecclesfield Townswomen’s Guild: hold their meetings on the first and second Tuesdays of each month at Chapeltown Methodist Church at 2pm. The speaker this week will be talking about ‘Walking the Line’. Visitors/New Members always welcome. For further details phone 01142 458837.

Sheffield Movie Makers: Varied programme from September to April. Learn how to edit and improve your own videos. Warm and friendly welcome promised. The Michael Church, Lowedges, Wednesdays 7.15pm. Tel. 2377376.

WOMEN’S CAR MAINTENANCE: Women’s Construction Centre. Buckenham Street S4 7JQ. Feel empowered and learn about jacking your car up, what is where under the bonnet, and how the the engine works. More info on 07941141126.

Retired Men from the Millhouses: area please don’t let your brain stagnate, come along to one of our next meetings on a Monday Morning at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Grove Rd. Millhouses, but not on Bank Holidays. 10am. for coffee followed by the presentation usually announced in the Sheffield telegraph. We will be pleased to see you there.

Consider PROBUS: as one of the ways of prolonging life through Social meetings. We meet Monday mornings except on Bank Holidays, 10am to 12 noon at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Grove Rd. Millhouses, just up from the Robin Hood.

Feminists Over Fifty: We are a feminist social group. We meet on every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10.30am in the Showroom Cafe. Just turn up, or ring Maggie on 0114 2306600 or Email: feministsoverfifty@gmail.com

No Panic Sheffield self help groups for people with anxiety: Held every Wednesday 6:30 - 8:30pm and every Thursday 10 - 12 at the Quaker Meeting House St James St (near the cathedral). For more information please visit www.nopanicsheffield.org.uk

Women’s acapella group seeks new members: Minerva Women’s Acapella Chorus has a limited number of places available for women who would like to develop their vocal skills in close harmony, acapella singing. We’re currently looking particularly for women at the higher and lower voice range. We’re a small, friendly, relaxed but committed chorus, meeting weekly on Mondays midway between Baslow and Chesterfield. We don’t require members to be able to read music, but some experience of choral or harmony singing would be helpful. If you would like to know more, please contact minervachorus@gmail.com for more details.

Chapeltown and Ecclesfield Townswomen’s Guild: hold their meetings on the first and second Tuesdays of each month at Chapeltown Methodist Church at 2pm. The speaker this week will be talking about ‘History of Millinery’. Visitors/New Members always welcome. For further details phone 0114 2458837.

Abbeydale French Club: welcomes new members. We meet for conversational French language every Tuesday from 7.15pm to 9pm at The Old Junior School, bottom of Sharrow Lane, car park off Vincent Road. Small friendly group, minimum standard GCSE, we use French TV off Internet, podcasts, books, newspapers, leaflets. For more information please call Julie On 0114 2305158, John on 07970370990 or Gerald 0114 2301992.

Sheffield Chamber Orchestra: now in its 65th year, this professionally led and conducted friendly classical chamber orchestra has rare vacancies in cello and viola sections. Grade 8 standard required together with good orchestral experience. Rehearsals Tuesdays 7.30pm – 9.30pm at High Storrs School. Contact Peter Dyke, Chairman 0114 2687024.

A-PLUS DRUMLINE: Europe’s first percussion ensemble for adults (16+) with a disability. Learn practical drumming skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. Meets at Autism Plus, Exchange Brewery, Bridge Street, on Tuesdays at 5pm. No experience or equipment required! Free of charge. For further information: tel : 2491460 or email: rcs@concord.org.uk.

LOWER WINCOBANK 50+ INVITATION: Lower Wincobank 50+ group is inviting new members to their weekly meeting every Thursday at 1pm at the Community Centre on Jedburgh Drive. The group provides a friendly and welcoming environment with the emphasis on health and wellbeing. Refreshments provided. For further information contact Kathryn Rogers 0114 2536736 OR Email: kathryn@sheffield50plus.org.uk

Ukulele & Bass guitar lessons for beginners: Are you ready for music? One-to-one classes or groups of 2-3 people max. Min. 5 lessons, from £15/hour, in Sheffield S8 (lenrilacosta@gmail.com or 07851069508 for more info!)

Sheffield Socialist Choir: welcomes all singers for freedom, justice and peace around the world. Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm at St. Mary’s Church Centre, Bramall Lane. Turn up and/or contact info@socialistchoir.org.uk

Retired men looking for an interesting meeting: MONDAY PROBUS CLUB, could be just what you need, or one of the other PROBUS clubs in the Sheffield Area. Interesting Presentations about a wide variety of subjects for a reasonable cost. Contact the ones nearest you and if you live near Millhouses it us us. Look for us online or at Holy Trinity church Hall on Monday Mornings.

‘Knit & Natter’: Stubbin Community Centre: last Wednesday of the month 2pm. Come and meet new friends and help to share your skills with your neighbours. Everybody Welcome.

Diverse Support Group, eating disorder support services. Cantley Community Centre, Doncaster. 5.30-6.30pm. Call Julie after 5pm or leave a message 07496668643 or email group@diverseupport.info.

Open rehearsal for members: and interested prospective members of City of Sheffield Teachers’ Choir at St. Mary’s Church Centre, Bramall Lane, 7pm. 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.

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. 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, Christ Church 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.