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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eurosession Autumn Bal @ Heeley Institute – Thurs 18th Sept

September 10, 2014 by


Sheffield Eurosession will be hosting bal folk quartet Waar is Boris? at the Heeley Institute on Thursday, September 18th.  They will be leading a dance and music workshop before combining violins, guitar and diatronic into a fusion of live performance and dance. Sheffield Eurosession stage open access performance workshops influenced by traditional European roots music, […]

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 […]


June 11, 2014 by


On Monday 16 June, as part of Bike Week, there will be screening of an inspiring film, Wadjda in the Heeley Institute Doors open 8.00 pm screening begins at 8.30 pm, Film to finish approx 10.10 pm Wadjda is the first feature-length film to be wholly shot in Saudi Arabia and the first feature-length film to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]