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Sheffield’s Festival of the Outdoors

12 Mar

Week Two of Sheffield’s month-long Festival of the Outdoors sees some big events, both outdoors and indoors, taking place this weekend!

Here’s a rundown of the weekend highlights, but there’s plenty more going on aside to this, so be sure to head over to the full event listings. 

 

Sheffield Life & Times: Lloyd Stewart, 2 – 7 March

28 Feb

Lloyd Stewart has been part of Sheffield’s boxing, bodybuilding and gym community since the 1960s and is well-known and respected for his fitness, success and mentoring. This exhibition showcases his accomplishments through photographs, trophies, programmes, personal items from his archive, and a film about natural bodybuilding.

Find out more at:

http://www.welcometosheffield.co.uk/visit-searchresults/product/1101521?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

 

SheFest 2020, 5 – 15 March

28 Feb

#SheFest2020 brings ten days of empowering, inclusive events together for a feminist fringe festival in celebration of International Women’s Day. Featuring art, comedy, film, music, theatre, workshops, panels, celebrity guest speakers and much, much more.

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Festival of the Outdoors National Orienteering Race, 1 March

28 Feb

Come and join in a national level orienteering race and explore beautiful Burbage in the Northern Peak District, right on the edge Sheffield where Yorkshire meets Derbyshire. All ages and abilities welcome.

Find out more at:

https://www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk/sheffield-city-life/events/national-orienteering-race-p1186431?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

Sheffield has been selected to host UEFA Women’s EURO semi-final in 2021

28 Feb

Sheffield will welcome thousands of international visitors as the city hosts three UEFA Women’s EURO group stage games at Bramall Lane, on 10, 14 and 18 July, plus a semi-final match on 27 July 2021.

Find out more at:

http://www.thefa.com/competitions/uefa-womens-euro-2021?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

Sheffield’s Festival of the Outdoors

28 Feb

The Festival of the Outdoors returns this March, ready to kick off the city’s outdoor season with a full month of events and activities, celebrating the strength of Sheffield’s vibrant outdoor communities.

Headline events for the festival include the Rab Climbing Works International FestivalSheffield Adventure Film FestivalBig Running Weekend and The Magnificent Seven.

South Yorkshire Orienteers will also help kick-start the festival when they host a national orienteering race out at Burbage on Sunday 1 March.

A new addition for 2020 and one of Sheffield’s biggest major events, the Asda Foundation Sheffield Half Marathon has also come on board to become part of the Festival of the Outdoors this year.

The outdoors is for everyone and with so much on offer in our wonderful city we want to spread the word as far and wide as possible. Whether it’s watching, participating or trying something for the very first time, there’s lots of opportunity to get involved – come and join us!

You can download the Festival Guide here.

If you are a business, please also get in touch if you would like some printed festival guides to supply to your customers, and if you have an event taking place in March that fits with the Festival of the Outdoors, then visit here to submit your event to the Festival Listings.

Taste of Kelham Island Tour: 21 Feb

7 Feb

The Taste of Kelham Island Tour is the ultimate long lunch. Take a culinary journey visiting a range of independent eating establishments and enjoy generous samples at each stop. There are 6 steps in total with a selection of different cuisines. You will also hear interesting facts about this historic district of Sheffield (the island dates back to the 12th Century).

Interested? Find out more!