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Get A Taste For Woodcraft – 23rd March, 7.15pm onwards @ Meersbrook Park Pavilion

March 23, 2015 by


Woodcraft Folk (WF) will be running a taster session from 7:15pm at the Meersbrook Park Pavilion on Monday, 23rd March. WF has been developing children’s self-confidence and building awareness of their surroundings through parent-lead activities, outings and camps since 1925, and has recently established a Pioneers group (for children aged 9/10 – 12/13) in Meersbrook […]

Fashion Show and Sale – Church of the Nazarene, 23rd March – 7.00pm onwards

March 20, 2015 by


Fashion Show and Sale @ Sheffield Church of the Nazarene Monday 23 January Doors: 7.00pm; Show 7.30 to 9.30pm. NEW ladies clothes items at a fraction of store price! Stock may include M&S, New Look, Primark, Next etc. Changing rooms and refreshments available. Tickets: £5 on the door

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 […]

Job Vacancies @ Heeley Development Trust

February 4, 2015 by


The Heeley-based CycleBoost project is currently seeking two new members of staff to launch and develop Rotherham CycleBoost later this spring. Working alongside an established team currently delivering a similar service in Sheffield and Barnsley, the Hub Co-ordinator and Assistant Hub Co-ordinator will be using the Mobile Bike Hub to promote sustainable transport and active […]

Searching for Stars

January 28, 2015 by


Charity Support Dogs are searching for stars in the South Yorkshire and Derbyshire area to help transform the lives of children and adults affected by autism, epilepsy and physical disabilities. Support Dogs, based in Sheffield, trains dogs to become specialist assistance dogs for adults and children with a range of disabilities. With reward based training […]

Cabinet In The Community – 6pm onwards, 11th Feb 2015

January 19, 2015 by


Local residents will be able to ask Sheffield City Council leaders questions about issues affecting the south of the city at a ‘Question Time’ style session taking place at the Terry Wright Community Hall on Gleadless Road between 6pm – 7:30pm on Wednesday, 11th February. Participants will be able to speak directly with individual cabinet […]

Eclectic Acoustic at The Heeley Institute – Feb 6th, 7pm

January 9, 2015 by

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The former steelworker turned poet and singer-songwriter Ray Hearne will be performing at the Heeley Institute on Friday, February 6th with support from the fiddle of Val Regan, keys of Richard Body and tenor guitar of Matt Laurie. Ray will be familiar to many from his weekly poetry broadcasts on BBC Radio Sheffield, as one […]

Anns Grove School Christmas Fair – Wednesday 26th November 2014, 3.15pm onwards

November 19, 2014 by


The Anns Grove School PTA is working closely with staff and children at Anns Grove School to host the upcoming Christmas Fair.  This will be the first time since moving in to the new building in March 2006 that the school will celebrate Christmas with a whole community event, and are keen to welcome visitors […]

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 […]

DIVAS & ICONS @ Queens Road Social Club – 18th October, 7pm

October 15, 2014 by


Community choir Glee Bah Glum are celebrating their third year this year. They will be performing their 2014 annual show at Queens Road Social Club on Saturday 18th October. This years’ theme for the annual show is ‘Divas and Icons’ and includes a wide range of artists such as Madonna, Billy Joel, The Beatles and […]

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 […]

Fashion Show and Sale! @ Church of the Nazerene, 13th Oct – 6.30pm

September 29, 2014 by


Back by Popular Demand! NEW High-street brands at low prices. At: The Sheffield Church of the Nazarene, Fitzroy Road entrance, S2 3BB Date:Monday 13 October 2014 Time: 7.00pm (doors open at 6.30pm) Cost: £5 on the door Refreshments available Contact: Sophie Peel-Yates 07815975569 – all proceeds to The Sheffield Church of the Nazarene Building Project

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 […]