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The Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival 2014 @ Heeley Park, Sun 7th Sept – 12-6.30pm

August 30, 2014 by


Heeley Park will be hosting the 2014 Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival between 12pm – 6.30pm on Sunday, September 7th. The culmination of another year of intimate roots music gigs at the Heeley Institute, the third annual music and arts festival has been organised by Big Boulder Promotions to feature live performances from Orchestre […]

Call for Artists, Crafters, Makers & Creators for Big Boulder 2014

July 14, 2014 by


The third Big Boulder Music & Arts Festival will take place on Sunday 7th September, 12-6pm in Heeley Park. Heeley Park is Sheffield’s largest community owned park, built and looked after by Heeley Development Trust since 1996 on behalf of the local community.  The park does not receive any statutory funding, therefore ongoing grant funding and […]

Sum Studios 1st Birthday Party – Sat 19th July, 6pm-12 pm

July 8, 2014 by


Sum Studios will be celebrating its first birthday with a open air public party in the courtyard from 6pm – midnight on Saturday, July 19th. There will be a public bar, street food stalls and live music from Clubs & Spades, Hot Soles, Mike Hughes and Tandem alongside DJ sets by The DJ Pipes, Winston […]

Sensoria Festival presents ‘I Dream of Wires’ @ Heeley Institute – Sat 21st June, 7.30pm onwards

June 13, 2014 by


The Heeley Institute will be hosting the UK premiere of Robert Fantinatto’s documentary ‘I Dream of Wires’ on Saturday, 21st June. Canadian director Fantinatto explores the role of the modular synthesizer in the evolution of electronic music, using interviews with pioneering artists Trent Reznor, Carl Craig and Gary Numan alongside contributions on the re-emergence of the […]

Nicola Farnon CD Launch at Hagglers Corner – Sun 15th June, 5pm-8pm

June 11, 2014 by


Meersbrook based Jazz vocalist and double bass player Nicola Farnon will be performing at Hagglers Corner this Sunday, June 15th. Featuring Piero Tucci and Phil Johnson, Nicola will be launching two new CDs, a studio album and a live concert recording, as well as raising money for the Langsett Advice and Resource Centre, which provides free […]

William Shakespeare’s Macbeth by The Handlebards @ Recycle Bikes, Mon 23rd June – 7pm

June 9, 2014 by


Alternative theatre troupe HandleBards will be performing a pedal-powered version of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ at ReCycle Bikes on Monday, 23rd June as part of a three month European Tour. Callum Brodie, Callum Cheatle, Tom Dixon and Paul Moss will be carrying all the required set, props, costumes and camping equipment across thousands of miles on four […]

Heeley Festival 2014

June 9, 2014 by


Heeley Festival 2014 takes place on Saturday 21st June, 12noon – 5pm The streets, buildings and green spaces of Heeley will be hosting an array of entertainments and culinary treats, with a pop-up zoo, strawberry cream teas in the Heeley Parish Church, a classic car show outside Sum Studios and a car boot sale at […]

Carfield School Summer Fair – Sat 14th June

June 6, 2014 by


The Friends of Carfield School will be staging the 2014 Summer Fair between 12noon – 3pm on Saturday, 14th June. The playgrounds and classrooms of the Argyle Road school will be playing host to an array of stalls selling books, clothing, bric-a-brac, plants and toys alongside kid’s shows, games and activities. There will also be […]

A Celebration of the Centenary of the Birth of Dylan Thomas with Poet John Lindley – Bishops House, Sat 10th May 7.30pm

May 6, 2014 by


Born in 1914, Dylan Thomas became one of the most successful yet controversial poets of the twentieth century. Regarded with equal amounts of adoration and suspicion in his lifetime, the extraordinary body of work he left after his death at the age of 39 continues, even after the passage of more than 60 years, to […]

It’s not just the birds singing in Heeley Park…

March 31, 2014 by


Visitors to Heeley Park on Sunday 6th April will be treated to an acappella singing performance by members of the local Carfield Community Choir.  The group plan to arrive and perform their spring set in the ‘half moon arena’ at around 2.50pm before moving on to deliver a second performance up in the Crow’s Nest.  […]

Pedlars Corner Car Boot Sale – Sun 6th April @ Abbeydale Picture House – 11am start

March 24, 2014 by


A new and regular Carboot sale is being established in the Sheffield Antiques Quarter with the aim to help the locals of Nether Edge, Sharrow, Heeley and the Abbeydale Corridor to off-load themselves of hoarded items and so clear the dust from their attics. Local social enterprise The Monocle Magpie CIC, has started the ‘Pedlars Corner Carboot Sale’ […]

Curtis Eller’s American Circus (+ support from Sieben) @ Heeley Institute – Sat 5th April – 8pm onwards

March 24, 2014 by


The Big Boulder Rolls On will be bringing Curtis Eller and his American Circus to Heeley on Saturday, April 5th as part of a nation-wide tour also passing through London, Bristol and Manchester. The New York-based banjo playing yodeller is touring the UK with both American and British musicians for the first time, and will […]

Toffee Music @ Bishops House – Wed 19th March 7.30pm – 10.00pm

March 18, 2014 by


Back by popular demand, Toffee Music is Mike Lydiat and Dave Markham. TOFFEE is an acronym for “Two Old Fellas For Evening Entertainment”! Dave has been ‘entertaining the troops’ for more than 40 years and Mike first ‘trod the boards’ in 1962. Between them they have a century of playing experience! TOFFEE perform  classic tunes […]

Winter Crafts Workshop @ Heeley Institute – 15th Feb – 12-3pm

February 7, 2014 by


The Heeley Park Team will be holding a Winter Crafts Workshop at the Heeley Institute on Saturday, February 15th. The family-friendly workshop will include kite-making and flying with the Community Kite Project, and winter-themed painting with ‘Artists in the Making’, a locally-based company that provides art and digital photography workshops for kids. There will also […]