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May 18 - May 25 2017

Craft and Gift Fair: at the Peveril Centre in Castleton. Bank Holiday. Monday, 29 May 2017. Times: 11:00 - 17:00. The beautiful Peveril Centre Chapel, in the heart of Castleton. There will be a variety of Stallholders selling high quality goods. Please come and see us, your dogs will be welcome too!

Book Sale at Walkley Carnegie Library, South Road S6 3TD, Saturday 27th May 10am - 1pm. Every final Saturday of the month is our book sale to raise money for new books for the library, This month’s theme is cooking and baking with lots of cookery books, and other genres catered for. With a super secret appearance from the Clandestine Cake Club at 10.30am. Refreshments available.

Salsa In The Square: the region’s largest outdoor salsa extravaganza returns following its busiest event on record in April.Headlined by a true legend of the Latin scene, virtuoso violinist Omar Puente and his Raices Cubanas multi-instrumental band. Salsa In The Square is a free, 9-hour, open air dance spectacular with free salsa lessons, dance demos, DJs and more. Omar Puente’s seven-piece Raices Cubanas perform a stunning mix of Salsa, Latin, Jazz, Samba and Cuban Son. The renowned musician has performed with everyone from British jazz stars like Courtney Pine and Denis Baptiste to Cuban greats including the Afro-Cuban All Stars. Salsa In The Square runs outdoors in Leopold Square from 5pm until 10pm – it then moves into Cubana for the remaining four hours for a Barrio Latino Bank Holiday Special Fiesta with the best in Latin music over two floors. Barcelona based DJ Annita De Orte will be joined by Cubana resident DJ Ckastley providing an eclectic mix of Latin rhythms - Salsa, Samba, Latin House, Cubaton, and Merengue Electronico.DJ Antonio Sabroso (Havana room upstairs) plays kizomba, semba, kuduro and more – at Leopold Square (outside)/Cubana (downstairs/upstairs), Leopold Square, Sheffield S1. Sunday, May 28th. 5pm. Free admission.

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.

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!

HEALING AND DIVINE SERVICE: May 28, at The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, S8 8BT, 6pm, speakers Coral and Janet, all welcome.

Open Evening at Sheffield Harmony: Monday June 5th, 7.30pm to 10pm, High Storrs School. Come along and learn “Here Comes The Sun “ in four part harmony with Sheffield Harmony. Ring 07494910398 or just turn up on the night. All women welcome.

The Carpenters Story: The award-winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard and Karen Carpenter. Friday 26 May 7.30pm. £25.50 (Discounts available). Buxton Opera House. To book, call the Box Office on 01298 72190 www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Reginald D Hunter – The People v Reginald D Hunter: During the 15 years in which he has lived in the UK, Reginald’s searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fanbase that spans the generations. Saturday 27 May 8pm. £26. Buxton Opera House. To book, call the Box Office on 01298 72190 www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Paces Campus Car Boot Sale: Sunday 4th June, 9am-12pm (set up from 8am). All welcome, cafe on site, free entrance, no need to book just turn up on the day. Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY. For more information tel 0114 284 4444 email: pacesreception@f2s.com. Website: www.pacescampus.co.uk.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POETRY FESTIVAL - THE UNSUNG: with Genevieve Carver. Friday, 26th May – 7.30 to 8.30 pm : Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank St, Sheffield, S1 2DS. Tickets: £7 (£6 conc.) (in advance from www.southyorkshirepoetryfestival.com , or on the door)

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POETRY FESTIVAL - VERSE MATTERS: with Kate Fox, Solomon O.B, COR/PO Performance (Arts on the Run) with Angelina Abel & others, Mina Salama, Hive Young Writers & Open mic. Saturday, 27th May - 7.30 to 10.00pm: Moor Theatre Delicatessen, The Moor, S1. Tickets: donations – pay what you can.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POETRY FESTIVAL - A POETRY BUSINESS WRITING DAY: A Writing Day with Ann and Peter Sansom. Saturday 27th May – 10.15am to 4.00pm – North Church House, 84 Queen St, Sheffield, S1 2DW. Places: £30 (£25 unwaged) (Email office@poetrybusiness.co.uk to book).

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POETRY FESTIVAL - VANISHING POINT: A CITY WALK: with Angelina D’Roza and Pete Green. Sunday, 28th May – 11.00am to 1.00pm – Lady’s Bridge, Sheffield, S3 8GJ. Tickets: £7 (£6 conc.) (in advance only from www.southyorkshirepoetryfestival.com).

Once Upon a Time at Cromford Mills: Step into a fairy tale kingdom and meet knights, princesses and dragons. Visit Cromford Mills on Saturday 27 th and Sunday 28 th May for a weekend of magical fun for all the family. Enter the fairytale with enchanting craft workshops throughout the day where you can make your own fairy or elf door and a fairy or knight puppet to take home. Then help Snow White find the seven dwarfs and join in with a variety of games to play that are fun for all the family. There will be storytelling sessions for families including a signing workshop from Tiny Talk, and guided storytelling walks around the canal wharf. The Once Upon a Time Weekend at Cromford Mills is free, although there will be a small charge for some of the activities. For further details please visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk or phone 01629 823256.

Spring into Summer: 27th May 2017 12pm- 4pm, Event description: The Sheffield event which celebrates the changing of season with an afternoon of everything green, creative and musical is back for its second year. Green: Get to know about Plot44’s community allotment and enjoy the lush scenery of Rivelin Valley. Holly Hagg Alpacas will be enjoying it too! Creative: Belly Dancing, Dibber Making, Leather Work, Mosaic Making, Nest Box Making, Print Making, Stone Balancing, Tai Chi and Willow Work! Musical: Listen to a range of musical talent from two staged: acoustic and live! Rivelin Valley Park, Sheffield, S6 5GE. Cost: FREE. Contact: 0800 0323723.

ROTHERHAM’S BIGGEST EVER MUSIC & COMEDY EVENT: COMES TO WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE FOR 2017. Sunday 28th May see’s the launch of the first ever Wentworth Music Festival, bringing together some of the country’s finest music and comedy talent for one incredible day. The event takes place in the beautiful grounds of Wentworth Woodhouse Stately Home, the largest fronted stately home in Europe and the setting for numerous blockbuster films and TV shows, most recently ITV’s huge hit drama ‘Victoria.’ This promises to be a fantastic day out for the whole family with something for everyone, from funfair rides to numerous artisan food and drink stalls and even a dedicated kids comedy stage. For full details of the acts performing – plus visit the festival website: www.wentworthmusicfestival.co.uk

The Spread Eagled Tournament: will take place on Penistone Showground as part of Penistone Gala on Sunday 11 June between 12:30pm and 3:30pm. The tournament is open to adults and children aged 10+. Tickets for teams of up to 8 people can be purchased online at www.penistonegala.co.uk priced £20 per team (£2.50 per contestant). Full details are available online. Organisers have warned that take-up is expected to be high and that tickets are limited.

The Hat Stand: Sheffield’s First Hat Shop in a Generation. Located at the pop-up shop in the Winter Gardens, The Hat Stand will open on Thursday 1st June until Thursday 29th June. The brain child of three local milliners; Amanda Moon Headwear, Siobhan Nicholson Millinery and Imogen’s Imagination, this is a must visit shop for anyone in need of formal headwear this summer. Opening Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10.30-4.30pm and Sunday 11-4pm. Website: www.thehatstand.weebly.com

The Rotary Club of Sheffield Vulcan: is proud to present The Sheffield Motor Show again, on Saturday June 3 rd and Sunday June 4 th , in Sheffield City Centre, on Barker’s Pool, Fargate, and The Town Hall Square, where 53 new cars, from 13 manufacturers, will be displayed by 9 local dealers. This free to enter event, showcases vehicles from Mitsubishi, Ford, SsangYong, MG, Subaru, Jeep, Vauxhall, Volvo, Toyota, Mercedes, Smart, Peugeot, and Renault. Supporting exhibits will be from Edale Mountain Rescue, The Institute of Advanced Motorists, a Fire Appliance, Sheffield College Motor Vehicle Apprentices, and a stilt walker/balloon modeller. There is also a possibility of The Red Arrows or an aircraft from The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, passing over. A novelty this year, will be a Tuk Tuk, from Emmaus, one of the local charities which will benefit from the event. Others are St. Luke’s Hospice, Whirlow Hall Farm, Fable, a charity supporting epilepsy sufferers and carers, Grimm & Co., a charity supporting children with reading, writing and imagining experiences, Sheffield Neurocare Charity, to buy Rosa, a robotic brain operating machine, and Edale Mountain Rescue. Sheffield Vulcan’s own charity will also benefit, which holds the money to support urgent needs, whether it be for Hurricane or Earthquake hit countries, for example. The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Mrs. Anne Murphy, will present attendance certificates to exhibitors on Saturday at 2-00pm. The event starts at 9-00 am Saturday, and Sunday, until 5-00pm Saturday and 4-00pm Sunday. Organisers:- Roger Hart 07831 305881 and Tony Cosens 07730 927670.

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.

Three Sheffield choirs: will be joining voices to raise money for Support Dogs. The Fox Valley Voices, Stannington Mixed Choir and Thurgoland Community Choir will be performing John Rutter’s Requiem in the Victoria Hall Methodist Church from 7.15pm. On Saturday 27th May. Tickets are £10 on the door, £8 in advance from 07939 256269.

NUCLEAR WEAPONS BAN: Talk about ‘The Global Ban and Human Security’ by Janet Felton, Vice Chair of Scottish CND. Come and hear about current United Nations negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Organised by Sheffield Creative Action for Peace (SCRAP) and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Thurs 25th May, 7.00. for 7.30., Friends Meeting House, St James St, S1 2EW.

Roger Monkhouse: Patrick Draper, Anthony J Brown. Spotlight Comedy Club, Winding Wheel, Holywell St, Chesterfield. S41 7SA. Thursday 25th May. Entry £13/11/8 – student price. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Box Office 01246 345222.

Barrio Latino: Resident DJs Antonio Sabroso and Roly play a mix of pre Latin & African rhythms – at Cubana (downstairs), Leopold Square, Sheffield S1. Every Sunday. 9pm. Free admission.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POETRY FESTIVAL - A READING: With Ruby Robinson, William Letford and Katherine Towers. Thursday, 25TH May -7.30 to 8.45pm – Upper Chapel, Norfolk St, Sheffield, S1 2JD. Tickets: £10 (£8 conc.) (in advance from www.southyorkshirepoetryfestival.com or on the door).

The Poetry Festival: until Sunday 28 May 2017. A POETRY READING will take place at The Civic on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 7.30. Tickets are £10 full price and £8 concessions. Recommended 12+ For more information and to book visit www.barnsleycivic.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01226 327000.

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.

Dubcentral with Mad Professor and Aisha: A disciple of Lee “Scratch” Perry, Mad Professor is one of the leading producers in dub reggae’s second generation. His studio and label, Ariwa, has been home to some of the finest British reggae productions and artists of the era. He will be performing live with singer Aisha! Yellow Arch Studios, 19th May, 11pm - 5am. Cost: £6.00 - £15.00, info tel no: 0114 273 0800, website: www.dubcentral.org.uk

Illustration with Tim Bye: In this course participants will create unique illustrations to fulfil a live brief. The relaxed and informal sessions will take you all the way from initial rough to delivering the final artwork. Plan and develop your project with ongoing feedback from the group, and explore the right media to bring your vision to life! 26th June - 24th July (5 weeks) £60. Find more information and book on our website www.arthousesheffield.co.uk or call us 0114 272 3970. The Art House, Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ.

Art Exhibition: featuring paintings by Dom O’Gorman, Phil Archer and Annette Griffiths on now until end of May. Open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm and evenings during theatre performances. Upstairs at the Montgomery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LG.

Cary Brown: will serve up a sumptuous feast of Seafood in the Cruck Barn at Whirlow Hall Farm, for 50 very lucky guests, all the proceeds from this event will go directly to support the important work that Whirlow Hall Farm’s education team deliver to some of the most vulnerable children in the region. 6th June. To book a table call 01246 434800.

Drop-in Life Drawing sessions on Mondays: Our life drawing class gives participants an ideal opportunity to practice drawing from a model in a friendly and supportive environment. Mondays, 10am. – 12 noon, until 10th July (10 sessions – break for 1st May and 29th May). Cost: £12 per session. Find more information and book on our website www.arthousesheffield.co.uk or call us 0114 2723970. The Art House, Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ.

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 10.30 am 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.

Spring into Summer Wine Tasting: Discover a world of wine at our summer wine tasting. Meet our suppliers and taste their wines, from Champagnes, Proseccos and classic French wines to wines from the New World, there really is something for everyone to try. Friday May 12th from 6.30pm to 9.00pm. The Peel Centre, The High Street, Dronfield, S18 1PX. Tickets cost £12 from Dronfield Wine World, 01246 411703.

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: until 31 May, taking the magic of silent film with live music to cinemas, theatres and community venues around Yorkshire. With 40 screenings, ten solo musicians, two orchestras and a jazz band, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK’s biggest festival of silent film with live musical accompaniment. For full listings www.yorkshiresilentfilm.com @yorkshiresilent

An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art. Until 1 Jul 2017. Graves Gallery. A place of peace and tranquillity, a playground, or somewhere to nurture flowers and food, the garden represents many things to different people. An Earthly Paradise explores the diverse ways artists have represented these uniquely personal spaces in their work. The exhibition sees the return of a major work to the city, Stanley Spencer’s Zacharias and Elizabeth (1913–14). The painting, co owned with Tate, goes on display alongside highlights from Sheffield’s visual art and Ruskin collections, including paintings and works on paper by Paul Cézanne, James Tissot, Evelyn Dunbar and more.

Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories: Until 9 July 2017. Weston Park Museum. Discover a spellbinding world of myth and legend as some of the UK’s finest examples of Chinese craftsmanship go on show at Weston Park Museum this spring. This is the largest display of these remarkable hand-carvings in over 15 years and will look at the tales, figures and traditions that inspired them. This exhibition will also explore how Dr John Grice’s extraordinary collection of ivories came to Sheffield in the 1930s, as well as the history and impact of the ivory trade.

CAR BOOT SALE: at PACES CAMPUS, Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY. First Sunday of every month, until 1st October 2017. 9am-12pm (setup from 8am). Cars £5/Car with Trailer or Van £7. All welcome, free entrance, cafe on site. No need to book just turn up on the day. For more information tel: 0114 284 4444 or email: pacesreception@f2s.com. Visit our website: www.pacescampus.co.uk

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.

Ecclesfield Library Step by Step by Craft Group. Meets weekly at the library every Mon at 11am-12.30pm. Pop in or call the library on 0114 2463615 for more details. Knit and Natter at Ecclesfield Library. Learn, Share, Laugh! Mons 3-5pm and Weds 12.30-3pm. Information from Debbie 07732844299. Reading Group at Ecclesfield Library. Monthly on Mondays 5-6pm. For further information Phone Sylvia 0114 2463615.

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

NEW: An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art. Until 1 July 2017. Graves Gallery. A place of peace and tranquillity, a playground, or somewhere to nurture flowers and food, the garden represents many things to different people. An Earthly Paradise explores the diverse ways artists have represented these uniquely personal spaces in their work. The exhibition sees the return of a major work to the city, Stanley Spencer’s Zacharias and Elizabeth (1913–14). The painting, co owned with Tate, goes on display alongside highlights from Sheffield’s visual art and Ruskin collections, including paintings and works on paper by Paul Cézanne, James Tissot, Evelyn Dunbar and more.

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.

159th RPS International Print Exhibition: The Gallery@ The Civic is delighted to announce that the Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition 159 will show in Barnsley until Saturday 3rd June. It is the longest-running exhibition of its kind in the world. This year’s exhibition features an eclectic mix of work by 75 photographers from 16 countries, carefully selected by a panel of experts, and will provide a fascinating insight into the range and diversity of photography today. Admission is free. For more information and to book visit www.barnsleycivic.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01226 327000.

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.

Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories. Until 9 July 2017. Weston Park Museum. Discover a spellbinding world of myth and legend as some of the UK’s finest examples of Chinese craftsmanship go on show at Weston Park Museum this spring. This is the largest display of these remarkable hand-carvings in over 15 years and will look at the tales, figures and traditions that inspired them. This exhibition will also explore how Dr John Grice’s extraordinary collection of ivories came to Sheffield in the 1930s, as well as the history and impact of the ivory trade.

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

Over 50’s Poetry Group: at Greenhill library, Thursdays at 10 - 11.30. Drop in, £3 a session and join us for a friendly hour or so of reading, discussion and writing. Refreshments and support. Lisa on 0114 235 9715 or wallalisa@gmail.com

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.

BARRIO LATINO: every Sunday evening @ Cubana. A mix of pre Latin & African rhythms – downstairs @ Cubana 9pm-12.30am – Salsa, Kizomba, Samba, Reggaeton, Bachata, Zouk, Merengue, Samba, Resident Djs Antonio Sabroso and Roly. Every week salsa dance classes from 6.30pm by Richard (RCDance). Cubana Tapas Bar is situated at Unit 4 Leopold Square, Sheffield S1 2JG. Bookings can be made on 0114 276 0475. More info from www.cubanatapasbar.co.uk

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.

Artisan bakers and craftspeople: sell their locally made food and gifts at Spooner Rd Broomhill. Seasonal plants and garden produce are available from local growers. Sheffield Country Market is open every Saturday 9am - noon. A cafe serves light refreshments.

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.