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July 13 - July 20 2017

Dan Nightingale: Lost Voice Guy, Julian Lee, Rob Mitchell, Anthony J Brown. The Original Bierkeller, 104 West St, Sheffield. S1 4EQ. Sunday 16th July. Show starts 8pm. Entry £5/3.

Over 16? New hobby? Fancy a go at acting, props, set design, lighting and sound? We would love to meet you. Stannington Players new members open evening. Monday 17th July. 8-10pm. Lomas Hall, Church Street, Stannington, S6 6DB. Come and join us.

Sheffield City Morris: Friday 14 July. Along with guests Handsworth Sword Dancers and After Dinner Clog, will be dancing at the Union pub, 1 Union Road, Nether Edge (S11 9EF) from 19:30. Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 July: Sheffield City Morris are dancing with Rumworth Morris from Bolton this weekend in Sheffield. Saturday 15 July, Sheffield City centre, as follows: 11:00 Barkers Pool; 12:00 Outside Town Hall; 13:00 Head of Steam; 15:00 Howard Street (Globe pub); 16:00 Sheaf Square (Sheffield Tap). Sunday 16 July: 12:30 at the Kelham Island Tavern (S3 8RW).

Teddy Bears Picnic: Sunday, July 16th. Mayfield Wesleyan Reform Church, Mayfield Road, Fulwood, S10 4PR. 3pm to 5pm. Activities for all the family. Drinks provided. Bring a teddy bear and a picnic. Collection in support of D.E.B.R.A. Contact 0114 2424639 for further information.All Welcome.

Sheffield Philatelic Society meeting: July 13th - Sheffield Postal History. 7:15 - 9:30 at United Reform Church, Norfolk, Street Sheffield. Visitors welcome, for more information email

Festival of Archaeology: Sat 15 Jul, 11am-4pm. Weston Park Museum. Free, just turn up. Come and join us for the Festival of Archaeology and dig deep into the past of the Sheffield area. Get hands-on with real archaeological artefacts and learn how objects can tell us about the history of a place. Join our Curators for a special tour of our archaeology treasures, see demonstrations from local experts, make your own Bronze Age-style jewellery and try our new gallery trail. This family event is free and suitable for all ages and includes demonstrations and self-led trails.

Farmers Market: Bradfield Village Hall, Low Bradfield. Sat 15 July - 9am-3pm, 2851227.

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.

Paul Newman: A cool mix of classic, contemporary and popular songbook favourites - why not request your favourite? - at Cubana (upstairs) Leopold Square Sheffield S1. Monday, July 17th. 7.30pm. Free Admission.

Sharrow Vale street market: will take place on Sunday 16th July from 12 - 4pm.This popular market offers a wide range of delicious locally made food and produce. For example, this time, you can find Caribbean food, Mexican street food, Spanish delicacies, Indian food, wonderful smoked fish and meats, freshly baked pizzas, pies, cakes, ice creams and, of course, the famous Whirlow Hall Farm barbeque. Other shops and stalls along the road will be selling locally reared meat, organic vegetables, speciality cheeses, jams, preserves, home-made cakes and much, much more. There’s something for everyone as yet more stalls offer a range of other items including plants, flowers, jewellery, locally produced crafts, pictures and vintage collectables. If this is not enough, there’s fun for all the family with a Bungee Run and a bouncy castle plus a special chance to meet some Super Heroes. Music for the day will be provided by local duo Joel White and Simon Peat, The Salvation Army band and the Boogie Merchant mobile disco. Sharrow Vale Road, Hunters Bar S11. The market is supporting the Special Olympics,

Mary’s Marvellous Vintage and Craft Market is returning this Saturday (15th July) at St Mary’s Community Centre located on Bramall Lane. Starting at 10am and ending at 4pm. There are loads of fabulous vintage wares to buy including homewares, jewellery, clothing, summer themed items, and pure vintage items from the 1920’s. Alongside this, there are lots of wonderful craft items such as illustrations, textiles, woodwork and accessories. It costs £1 entry and under 16’s go free. Delicious homemade food will be available from our café throughout the day. Come along, purchase some of the jolly jamboree of vintage and craft wares and enjoy a home cooked meal and slice of cake.

The Oak Tree Spiritual Centre: Please note that there will be no Sunday Service on July 16, as we shall be closed due to holidays.

Messy Church: will be held at Wesley Hall on Saturday 15th July from 10:00 to 11:30am. This month we will be exploring a meal: Holy Communion. It’s a meal which links Christians from all over the world, as we remember what Jesus did for us, in the way he taught us to over 2,000 years ago. Come along to find out more!

The Clean Bin Project: is film about a regular couple and their quest to answer the question, ‘is it possible to live completely waste free?’ Partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a comedic battle to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least amount of rubbish in an entire year. Their light-hearted competition is set against a compelling examination of the sobering problem of waste in our ‘throw-away’ society. There will be a screening of this documentary at Wesley Hall, Crookes followed by discussion and refreshments (homemade and minimising waste) on Saturday 15th July at 7:00pm (minimum suggested donation £3).

Clowne Gala: Saturday 15th July 11am to 3pm at Heritage High School, Boughton Lane, Clowne S43 4QG. Fun for all the family! Featuring local live band Treebeard, Company Performance Ensemble marching band, karate, dance, activities including laser maze, rodeo bull, archery, rifle shooting, bouldering wall, inflatable rides, KMX carts and lots more. Plus various hot and cold refreshments, Bob’s Bar. Adult entry £1 including prize draw programme. Free entry for children up to age 16. Please note no dogs on site, and the school grounds are a no smoking area. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Big Draw on the Manor: Enjoy Manor in full wildflower bloom! Free creative activities across Manor Fields Park, Manor Lodge and Manor Oaks Farm. Adults and accompanied children welcome. Just turn up. Free kite-making, craft activities, bridge building, mural art, wood carving, natural artworks, clay sculpting and drawing. Saturday 15th July. 11am-4pm. Refreshments on sale. Free admission to Manor Fields Park. Small admission charge for entry to Manor Lodge and Manor Oaks Farm activities. Full details at or 07951 578208.

Kite-making on the Manor: Make your own kite with professional artists. Free. Adults and accompanied children welcome. Saturday 15th July. Turn up at 11am, 1pm or 2.30pm. Near the entrance of Manor Fields Park main entrance, City Road, S2 1GF (opp. Spring Lane).

Up There // APG Works Summer Exhibition: until 22nd July. Up There is the new show at APG Works Gallery, bringing together our latest collaborations with a diverse group of 20 artists. They have each created a new screenprint design, which have been printed at the APG Works studio as original prints in limited editions of 30, for our Summer Exhibition 2017. 16 Sidney Street, Sheffield, S1 4RH.

The Museum Book Club: Tuesday, 18 July. 1.30 - 2.30pm. Weston Park Museum. Free, just turn up.

Lunchtime Talk: Everything Flows Artist Talk - Rose Butler and Ryan Mosley. Thu 13 Jul, 1–1.45pm. Millennium Gallery, Free, just turn up. Rose Butler and Ryan Mosley will introduce their work in the exhibition Everything Flows and put it in the context of their broader practice.

PORTLAND WORKS SPECIAL TOURS: Catch up with the latest developments at Portland Works, or visit for the first time, by joining a tour of the Grade 2* listed building on Saturday 15 July. You can see some of the renovated workshops at the home of stainless steel on Randall Street, learn about the part it played in Sheffield’s industrial history, see some of the cutlery made there and enjoy a cup of tea. Tours start at 2pm and cost £4 for adults and £1 for under 12s. Places must be booked in advance before 5pm on Thursday 13 July by emailing .

An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art. Until 12 Aug 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.

NEW: Small Stories: At Home in a Doll’s’ House. 5 Aug 2017 – 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.

Lindsay Dracass and Lewis Nitikman: are appearing at Hillsborough Golf club on Friday 14th July. Tickets £10, and tables can be reserved by phoning the office 01142349151. A very special evening - a rare chance to hear Lindsay’s stunning voice - complimented by the amazing talent of Lewis on piano - the perfect combination.

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.

The Pirates of Penzance (National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company): A fantastic, fun-filled romp starring G&S Opera Company stalwart Richard Gauntlett as the Major General and Bruce Graham as Sergeant of the hilarious band of bumbling, British policeman. Saturday 29 July 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £27-£36 (Discounts available). Buxton Opera House. To book, call the Box Office on 01298 72190

Buxton Film presents: It’s Only the End of the World (15). Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying. Monday 31 July 7.30pm. £5 (Children: £3). Studio Theatre. To book, call the Box Office on 01298 72190

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.

Everything Flows: Until 3 Sep 2017. Millennium Gallery. Everything Flows brings together work by emerging and established Sheffield-based artists working with painting, sculpture, video, photography and sound. The works are each united, in different ways, by a sense of ‘flow’, from choreographed movement and kinetic motion, through to the fluctuations of narrative, and the movement of international finance and migration.

An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art. Until 12 Aug 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.

ECKHART TOLLE STILLNESS EVENING: All welcome to informal meeting on the1st Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm at Freyjas Tearoom, 3-5 Regent St South, Barnsley, S70 2HT, for shared stillness & a DVD teaching by Eckhart Tolle. Essentially we have two periods of silence, plus a video teaching by Eckhart. For me, he has a canny knack of taking the sting out of my stressful thinking, and getting me into the present moment/still. We have a cup of tea and a chat at the start, which is covered by the suggested £3 donation (this goes directly to cover the use of the cafe where we meet). You don’t need to book to come along, and you can leave early if you wish - we usually finish at about 9.20pm. If you want to know anything else feel free to ring me on 07816905381. Note that Regent Street South is the small pedestrianised street just opposite to the main bus station entrance in Barnsley.

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!

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.

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! Until 24th July (5 weeks) £60. Find more information and book on our website or call us 0114 272 3970. 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 10.30am 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.

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: Visit our website:

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 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.

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: 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: 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: 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 Saturdays: Helen Taylor School of Dance 10-11.30am 07794 147315. Capoeira 10am-12: Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street (off South Rd), Walkley S6 3TG. Car parking available with 95 & 52 bus routes nearby. See website for further information.

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

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

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:

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.

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:

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

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 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:

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:

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 ( 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

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

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.

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 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.