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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.”

 

For more information, please follow the link below:

www.onesheffieldmanycultures.org.uk

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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

Refugee Day event!

31 May

As an integral part of Refugee Week, we are celebrating ‘WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2019’ with a

Multicultural Event and football match  on 20th June 2019.

See event overview below:

DATE: THURSDAY JUNE 20TH 2019

VENUE:  U-MIX CENTRE 17 ASLINE ROAD, SHEFFIELD, S2 4UJ

TIME: 12:30PM -3PM-indoor event ( Talks,  performances and Food)

3:00PM-5:00PM-out door –sporting activities ( football tournament and more)

Organisers: Refugee Council  and the Resettled Refugee Communities’’ Forum

World Refugee Day 2019 will be celebrated all through the world on Thursday 20thf June and Celebrating World Refugee Day annually on 20th of June was declared by the United Nations General Assembly. The World Refugee Day celebration of 2019 marked the 68th anniversary of 1951 Convention Refugees status by the United Nations General Assembly

World refugee day is celebrated to support millions of people all over the world who have lost their homes and dear ones because of violence or war and in honour refugees  and Asylum seekers for their courage of facing lots of problems after losing homes due to conflict or violence and their contributions to their communities.

World refugee day celebration provides an opportunity to all to help the refugees worldwide to rebuild their quality lives through lots of related activities.

  • Refugees are provided variety of lifesaving assistance, safety and protection by the government agencies and organizations. They are provided tents, shelter, living materials supplies and served with the life-saving services.
  • The goal of celebrating this event is increasing public awareness among common public by sharing the related refugee stories.
  • To remind people about the all failures of an international community or home conflicts which forced lots of families to leave their home and go another place to save their life.
  • Refugees are taken as the asset and strength of the country and not as the burden. They are survivors and should get proper help and support timely.
  • It is very necessary to draw people’s attention towards the refugee’s conditions to honour their courage and solve their problems.

To find out more please visit: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk

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Inter Play Crossover music with video journalism.

23 May

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Ice Age – The Lost Kingdom Sheffield

11 Apr

Ice Age – The Lost Kingdom continues its UK tour to Norfolk Heritage Park in Sheffield. Opening on the 18th May and closing on the 2nd June 2019. Please note that we are closed on the 20th, 21st and 22nd May. Ice Age – The Lost Kingdom makes a fascinating and educational day out for families. Entry is hourly from 10am to 6pm with last entry at 5pm. Visitors must arrive within the hour entry time they have chosen. For example, if you purchase a 10am ticket you must arrive between 10am and 11am. Tickets will be scanned on arrival so please show your printed tickets or download them and show them on your phone.

Please Note: Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Children aged 2 and under enter free and do not need a ticket. Child tickets are for ages 3-16. There are no cloakroom facilities at the venue, so visitors will not be able to store bags or large items. Children’s scooters, skates and bicycles are not permitted on site. Only guide dogs are permitted at the event. Thank you.
Children aged 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket. There are no cloakroom facilities at the venue, so visitors will not be able to store bags, buggies or bikes etc. Children’s bikes, scooters and skates are not permitted inside the event. Only guide dogs are allowed, no other pets are permitted onsite.

Venue Address: Norfolk Heritage Park, Guildford Ave, Sheffield, S2 2PL

Accessibility: The pathways are a mixture of hard standing, grass and dirt track, and temporary plastic pathway. The event route is mostly accessible to wheelchair users and for pushchairs. Please be aware that some areas may have a few steps and some uneven flooring as we are on a public park site. Our teams onsite are ready to assist any wheelchair users where possible and offer route guidance and advice as we would like all our visitors to enjoy the event and make the most of their visit.

Parking: To retain the peace of the park and the local residents, there is limited parking at the event. There will be some reserved disabled parking for registered blue badge holders made available. There is some on-street parking around Norfolk Heritage Park, if arriving by car, please be considerate to residents and other drivers when parking. Please note, we advise using public transport to travel to the event, which is well served by local bus, tram and train services.

Travel By Bike: Norfolk Heritage Park is only a 13-minute cycle ride from the city centre along Norfolk Road and South Street.

Travel by Bus/Tram: You can take buses 74, 74a, 50, 50a and 53 from Sheffield City Centre or take the Stagecoach Supertram.

Read more at: https://www.iceagekingdom.com/tour-sheffield/?utm_source=SCCcommsInfo&utm_medium=digital&utm_campaign=SCC_IceAgeSheffInfo

 

South West Sheffield Neighbourhood Police Newsletter

5 Apr

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To access the full newsletter, please click on the link below:

South West newsletter April 2019

RHS Greening Grey Britain

14 Jan

rhs greening

 

 

To find out more please click on the link below:

2019 final ggb guidance