Live music, litter picks, and craft fairs- six things to do this weekend

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If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got the top picks here. There are also six different opportunities to watch fireworks displays this weekend if you haven’t gotten enough of Bonfire Night.

The Distance

November 6-14, various times

The Crucible, S1 1DA


When Bea returns to England after deciding to leave her husband and children behind in Melbourne, her friends struggle to understand and support her decision. Few plays have followed a mother after she’s abandoned her children, and The Distance will certainly question the idea that a woman is inherently maternal.

ESRC Festival of Social Science

November 7-14, various locations and events

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The Economic and Social Research Council is hosting a nationwide festival to engage people with the social sciences. Participants can find out what it’s like to apply for British citizenship in a session titled ‘How UK Are You?. Other talks cover data visualisation, sexuality, and loneliness. Check for the full lineup.

Sheffield Makers Fair

November 7, 10am-4pm

St Mary’s Church, S2 4QZ

£1 entry fee, FREE entrance for children under 16

The fair celebrates the work of Northern designers with more than 40 stalls offering a wide range of textiles, ceramics, glass work, paintings, and more. Homemade food will also be sold at the cafe.

Laura Moody

November 7, 7.30pm

99 Mary Street

£4 advance, £6 at the door

Laura Moody, a cellist, vocalist and singer-songwriter will bring her unique blend of classical and experimental pop to the gallery this Saturday.

Litter Pick

November 7, 10am

Meet outside Little Shop of Chocs,S7 1FF or Heeley Green Co-op, S2 3AJ


Two separate litter picks will be taking place this weekend. Chip in and help keep the neighbourhood clean! Supplies will be provided.

Remembrance Day Service

November 8, 10.50am

Barkers Pool, S1 2JA


A special service led by the Lord Mayor Talib Hussain will take place on Remembrance Sunday. Show your support by attending the event, laying flowers and purchasing a poppy.

For our guide to Bonfire Night celebrations on Friday and Saturday night click here