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.
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
check festivalofsocialscience.group.shef.ac.uk/ for additional info
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 http://festivalofsocialscience.group.shef.ac.uk/ 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.
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.
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