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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!

Sheffield wins National Best Bar None Award

7 Feb

Sheffield’s Best Bar None scheme has scooped the top prize in the national Best Bar None Awards, voted ‘Best Overall Scheme’ in England and Wales.

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Tramlines Festival 2020 lineup announcement

7 Feb

Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival, Tramlines 2020 lineup has arrived. Headliners have been revealed as Ian Brown, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Madness, plus over 25 more acts have been unveiled. A limited number of weekend and day tickets are still available. Don’t miss out!

Full lineup & ticket info


Dementia Friendly Sporting Memories Cafe- Hillsborough Library

3 Sep

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Upper Hanover Playground Workday

22 Jul

Local volunteers came together this morning to support the Broomhill & Sharrow Vale ward Councillors, the Sheffield Councils Parks & Countryside’s officers, the City ward Councillors, volunteers from the Jesus Centre and South Yorkshire Police to brighten up the Upper Hanover playground.

Councillor Kaltum Rivers and Andrew Machin (Sheffield Council) had organised the workday where volunteers assisted with the painting of the swings and fences and a litter pick.  Councillor Kaltum Rivers quoted, ‘it is very important for the community to be involved in local activities as such where the area is improved with the support from local people’.

The workday was a success.  The local community can now enjoy using the playground which looks newer, cleaner, and fresher.





One Sheffield Many Cultures

11 Jun

Sheffield celebration of Our World In One City


One Sheffield Many Cultures Youth Festival will be showcasing talent from school’s across the city in association with Migration Matters festival.


The One Sheffield Many Cultures free festival takes place from 11am to 3pm in Barkers Pool on Saturday June 15.


The festival which brings together young people from across Sheffield to celebrate the city’s cultural diversity is set to be the biggest and best yet.


A total of 10 schools have already said they will perform at the event, which showcases song, dance and drama with short contributions from people in the faith community, trade unions and multicultural campaigns.


One Sheffield Many Cultures spokesperson Abdul Gooljar said: “We launched the festival to celebrate the contribution of our young people to our great multicultural city and it has been marvellous to see how it has grown.


“We hope that the number of people spending a few minutes or even longer to watch the performances will also increase as more families and individuals give their support to the youngsters taking part and celebrate the city’s diversity.”


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Sheffield Food Festival Success!

31 May

More than 50,000 people headed for Sheffield city centre to enjoy the city’s food festival – with organisers hailing it as the best yet.

Footfall was at an all-time high as Sheffield Food Festival celebrated its ninth birthday in style – with an ever-more diverse range of stalls including eight city breweries, a host of independent food stands and educational events for all the family.

Councillor Mary Lea, Cabinet Member for Culture, Parks and Leisure at Sheffield City Council, said: “Sheffield Food Festival just gets better and better. The four days were all packed with people sampling a diverse range of food, drink and entertainment.

“This festival has never lost its heart and soul, and the fact that it is quintessentially Sheffield. It continues to evolve and put the city right at the top of the culinary map. This would have been unthinkable nine years ago when the festival started so all credit to the organisers, Events Collective Ltd, and our own major events team, for making Sheffield such an excellent food destination.

”Sheffield Food Festival is now a staple diet in the city’s events calendar.”

Preparations are already in place for the festival’s tenth birthday which takes place next year.

Sheffield Food Festival is a celebration of the city’s vibrant food scene, showcasing our great local produce, talented chefs, mouth-watering street food and outstanding brewers and distillers.

The city’s largest free to attend event took place for its ninth year from 24th – 27th May 2019 in the city centre, spreading across the Peace Gardens, Winter Gardens, Millennium Square, Town Hall Square and Fargate.

Its Artisan Market features food producers and businesses from around Sheffield and further afield, bringing a range of preserves, oils, cakes, cookery books, craft beers, gins, pies and much more for you to take home and enjoy.

At the heart of the festival is the Theatre Kitchen, featuring top chefs from across the city and showing how to get the best from the great local produce on offer.

The extensive Street Food Market was  jam packed with delicious treats from local companies and the Eats, Treats & Beats Festival Village had a hand picked selection of our very best street food traders open into the night, alongside a stylish stretch tent, al fresco seating, bar stocked by great local breweries and fantastic live music and DJs.

That’s a wrap! More than 50,000 people hail “best-ever” food festival