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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 […]

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 […]

Help fund Heeley Park this September

September 8, 2014 by


The Heeley Park has been shortlisted for a Lloyds Bank Community Fund Award after being nominated by former employee Andy Hudson. Four third sector organisations from 352 communities across Great Britain will receive grants between £500-£3,000, depending on the results of a public vote which is open from September 2nd – 5pm on Friday, October […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

The Old Dance School ( + Sieben) @ The Heeley Institute – 11 Nov 2013 – 8pm onwards

November 1, 2013 by


Contemporary folk septet The Old Dance School will be filling the Heeley Institute with their lush cinematic soundscapes on Monday, November 11th.The band have released three studio albums and toured the world since forming in Birmingham back in 2006, and will be supported on the night by the the mighty Sieben, a project devised by […]

Free climbing session in Heeley Park

July 31, 2013 by


Heeley Development Trust (HDT) will be hosting an open climbing session at the Millennium Park from 12noon – 3pm on Saturday, August 3rd. ‘Heeley Hang’ will showcase the pioneering open access climbing equipment installed at the park by the HDT, and provide local people with an opportunity to engage with the facilities in a relaxed, […]

Unique Music Experience Coming To The Heeley Institute – Saturday 8th June – 8pm onwards

June 3, 2013 by


With  influences such as Sergio Mendes,   Pink Martini , Boulevard of Broken Dreams and Nouvelle vague, fabulous 12 –piece World Music Cabaret Ensemble Orchestre Ruffanti are an ever-so-slightly kitsch treasure trove of  retro glamour and charity shop audio exotica . The band will be bringing a  unique dash of glamour and exotica to The Heeley Institute on […]

Big Environment Day @ Heeley Park – Saturday 4th May 2013

April 23, 2013 by


Join us in Heeley Millennium Park for our Big Environment Day on Saturday 4th May 2013, 11am to 3pm. There’ll be eco activities for the whole family to enjoy, free of charge. Choose from woodland crafts, discover our new bird, tree and mini beast trails, or give us a hand painting the White Horse of […]


March 21, 2013 by


Heeley Development Trust is very disappointed to announce that the Heeley Hang bouldering session, planned for this Saturday in Heeley Millennium Park, will be postponed due to the extremely poor weather forecast. This event had been planned to launch the new Sheaf boulder, situated near to the Sheaf View pub.  We had planned to set […]