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Chris Wood – Live at The Heeley Institute, Sat 7th May – 8.00pm onwards

April 25, 2016 by


Widely regarded as one of the leading English singer/songwriters of his generation, Chris has twice been named BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year and twice been awarded BBC Radio 2’s Original Song of the year.  He is also an acclaimed interpreter of traditional music from the UK and Europe, and is the founder […]

Curious House Exhibition @ Bishops House – 22/04-08/05/16

April 22, 2016 by


“Curious House” Exhibition will take place at Bishops’ House in Sheffield and run from April 22nd to May 8th. The Exhibition will showcase a series of site-specific artworks responding to Bishops’ House in Meersbrook Park. Built around 1500 the house is the best surviving example of a timber framed building in this area. Artists Lyndall […]

English Madrigals Workshop @ Heeley Institute, Sat 14th Nov – 2.30-5.00pm

September 26, 2015 by


This is a chance for community singers to explore some beautiful renaissance music. Learn two English madrigals by ear and expect soaring harmonies, intricate counterpoint and fugues galore (doublet and hose optional). No need to read music and all welcome though not suitable for beginning singers. Tickets are £10 payable on the door.  Please book […]

The Monster Ceilidh Band – 18th Sept @ Heeley Institute

September 13, 2015 by


The Monster Ceilidh Band will be performing at The Heeley Institute from 8pm on Friday, 18th September, The band will be playing material from their recently released album Charge!, creating fully electronic ceilidhs and combining traditional dance forms with contemporary electronic and drum and bass music, weaving together smelting riffs, massive chord progressions, intense electronics, folk […]

Reg Meuross + Jess Vincent – Live @ Heeley Institute, Sun 15th March – 7.00pm

March 12, 2015 by


Acclaimed singer-songwriter Reg Meuross is joined by Jess Vincent at The Heeley Institute, the perfect setting for their authentic and captivating voices, lyric writing and musicianship. Enjoy guitars, dulcimer, shruti box and baritone ukulele. A fundraiser for Sheffield Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers. Bar from 7pm. Praise for Reg Meuross’ album “England Green & England […]

Big Boulder Rolls on @ The Heeley Institute

February 16, 2015 by


A few tickets are still available for two upcoming gigs at the Heeley Institute, Chris Wood on Saturday 7th March and Stefan Grossman on Friday 10th April. Widely regarded as one of the leading English singer/songwriters of his generation, Chris has twice been named BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year and twice been […]

Heeley Festival 2015

February 4, 2015 by


Stall bookings are now available for the 2015 Heeley Festival, with Heeley Development Trust (HDT) building on the success of last year’s event, which saw a record number of people visiting over 70 stalls on the main site. “Heeley Festival is the largest community event in the area” said Events Organiser Beverley Nunn.  “Pitches are available […]

£10 taster sessions in January @ The Treatment Space

January 5, 2015 by


To acknowledge the coming together of three crazy phenomena (January sales, NY Resolutions and detox promises) The Treatment Space are offering £10 tasters (30mins) and £20 tasters (1hr)* Whether it be for a general health check or something specific, call or email to make an appointment and get your 2015 off to a healthy start. […]

Ashley Hutchings (with Blair Dunlop) @ Heeley Institute – 14th Nov, 7.30pm

October 27, 2014 by


Folk legend Ashley Hutchings, founder member of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and the Albion  Band will be performing with his son Blair Dunlop at the Heeley Institute on Friday, November 14th, as part of the Talking Gigs series of concerts. Winner of the ‘Most Influential Folk Album of All Time’ award at the 2007 BBC Radio […]

Big Tent & The Gypsy Lantern (+ support) @ Heeley Institute, Sat 11th October

October 5, 2014 by


Big Tent and the Gypsy Lantern, with The Bronze in support, will be performing at the Heeley Institute on Saturday, October 11th. Tom, Paul, Danny and George formed Big Tent after performing around the world with various different folk collectives and projects, releasing their debut album ‘Richest Man Today’ in 2012 after graduating from the […]

Sum Votes Needed for Local Building

October 5, 2014 by


              Sum Studios has been shortlisted for the 2014 Sheffield Design Award by the Sheffield Civic Trust and the Royal Institute of British Architects Yorkshire. The former Anns Grove School was originally designed by renowned architect Charles J Innocent and built by the Sheffield School Board at the turn […]

Do you care what happens to Meersbrook Hall and Pavilion?

September 25, 2014 by


Originally built in 1780 by Benjamin Roebuck, Sheffield City Council purchased Meersbrook Hall and the surrounding grounds in January 1895 to create a public park and provide John Ruskin with the space to showcase his museum.  The collection was moved in 1954 and Sheffield Parks moved into the building. The ‘Friends of Meersbrook Hall and […]

Coope Boyes & Simpson @ Heeley Institute – Sun 21st Sept – 8pm

September 12, 2014 by


  After a summer break to organise the 2014 Big Boulder Music and Arts Festival, Big Boulder Promotions will be returning to the Heeley Institute with an autumn/winter program of intimate roots music performances including O’Hooley and Tidow, Martin Carthy and Big Tent and the Gypsy Lantern. Performing on Sunday, 21st September, Barry Coope, Jim […]

Heritage Open Day @ Sum Studios – Sat 13th Sept

September 10, 2014 by


On Saturday 13th September (11am-3pm) there will be an opportunity to see Sum Studios as part of the annual Heritage Open Days events. There will be tours of the buildings, displays by Heeley History Workshop and Heeley Development Trust, opportunities to share memories and a chance show your support for the next phase of fundraising. […]