Nether Edge Club 0114 255 0675
An exciting evening of music and song with former Sharp Cuts member Steve Delaney. Food with a Polish twist will also be served as part of the evening’s entertainment.
Must be pre-booked.
Call 0114 2550675 to book (please leave a message if no reply)
Mick Venables email@example.com 0114 2550675
Common Ground Community Centre
An afternoon of colourful carnival fun to kick off the Festival! Showcasing local talent and celebrating the diversity of our community.
Jake Hurst firstname.lastname@example.org 07815 966201
An open art exhibition displaying great work from local amateur and professional artists.
Preview: Friday 13th 8pm; exhibition open all week (except Monday).
For details and submissions please visit www.rubyhoof.com
Ruby Kempka email@example.com 07775 795476
Rhiannon will perform an acoustic set with El Heneghan on accordion and Philippe Clegg on bass.
Jonny Dean firstname.lastname@example.org 07907 779998
Various gardens around Nether Edge
Sell your junk in your own front garden and buy some more in the great Nether Edge Yard Sale Trail!
For trail map and to book your stall: www.yardsaletrail.co.uk
Jo England and Sian Thomas Joengland1@yahoo.co.uk 07739 024457
Nether Edge Bowling Club (ground floor)
NEBC will be open from 11am for free guided tours.
The tours will take place 11am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1pm.
There will also be many interesting stalls and refreshments.
Vote for the winner of the Festival Painting Competition, and view the latest paintings from the Nether Edge Bowling Club Art Group. Plus live music!
NO NEED TO BOOK THE TOURS!
Richard Taylor email@example.com 07801 828068
Nether Edge and Glen Roads
The original and still the best Farmers’ Market in Sheffield, with new stalls each time as well as old favourites. Food of all kinds for sale, while craftspeople offer a wide range of locally made products. Plus live entertainment!
David Pierce firstname.lastname@example.org 0114 281 9414
Sheffield Citadel Salvation Army
Enjoy a concert with Salvation Army musicians including the Sheffield Citadel Brass Band and the Songsters choir. There is also an opportunity to look at the 140 year timeline showing the work of the Salvation Army in Sheffield through the years.
Lucy Mann email@example.com 0114 2668127
Picture House Social 0114 258 1690
Directed by Nether Edge’s Richard Heap, this is a throwback to the classic children’s adventure film with a modern aesthetic. Three children and two donkeys run away across North Yorkshire, confronting the harsh landscape and what it means to be siblings. With Mark Addy, Tara Fitzgerald and Molly Windsor.
Watch the trailer here
Described as the ‘Amy Winehouse of UK Americana’ by Country People Magazine, Hannah White is a singer/songwriter with a voice ‘you will want to protect and become besotted with’ (Acoustic Magazine)
For babies, pre-school children and their families. A warm welcome awaits you with the opportunity to be creative and have fun.
Shirley House (Room 1)
The Knit and Natter group meets weekly to knit, crochet, embroider, quilt or natter. We work on our own projects and help each other. There are light refreshments.
This week member Glynis Smith shows us how to be creative using two basic stitches.
Brincliffe House Communal Rooms
An autumnal workshop with felter Sue Rogers. Create two Fly Agaric toadstools on a mossy mound.
Beginners to intermediate, age 13+ (children must be accompanied by a paying adult).
Included: Lots of felting tips; equipment and materials.
Refreshments provided. Message us with any dietary requirements on booking.
Pre-booking essential. Book here
A £3 rebate will be given on the door for all children over 13.
The coach will pick up and drop off at selected addresses in Nether Edge
A coach tour taking in some beautiful Derbyshire countryside, with lunch included. This event is designed for older or disabled Nether Edge residents, particularly those who don’t get out much. Our coach is fully accessible and takes wheelchairs.
firstname.lastname@example.org 07917 666340
Tickets available here
Kenwood Hall Hotel (Reception)
Local naturalist Jim Clarke will lead a guided walk, pointing out the flora and fauna in the grounds of our local hotel. Early start for the benefit of the birds!
0114 255 1367 / 07710 277976
St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church
Come and join our weekly café for people living with memory loss or dementia and their carers.
Refreshments, music, memories, singing, stories and more.
No booking necessary.
A taster session of bowls or croquet, followed by a lovely cream tea. No previous experience necessary.
Flat shoes essential. Booking essential!
The Stag’s Head 0114 255 0548
Wine tasting with Jeff Boss of StarmoreBoss. A selection of six wines, including a sparkling wine on arrival and something sweeter to finish the evening.
Jeff will give an introduction to each wine and an insight into how they are made and the people who make them.
Tickets can be purchased from StarmoreBoss, 257 Sharrow Vale Rd, S11 8ZE or on the door on the night.
0114 453 4087
Presentations of beautiful chanting and recitation from different faith traditions, this year including presentations of Zen Buddhist practice, the recitation of some of the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God from Sufi Muslim tradition, and sacred hymns and chants from the Sikh faith.
Revd Gareth Jones
0114 250 8251
In this colourfully inspirational lecture, Lynne talks you through her personal journey, from drawing passengers on the train, to sketching sheep-shearers and hand surgeons as an artist-in-residence in Australia.
Full of tips and techniques, guaranteed to get your pencil twitching!
Tickets available from Café #9 (includes BYO, tea, coffee and soft drinks on sale) or online www.cafe9sheffield.co.uk
07914 029 004
A great night with this local Rockabilly band playing mood jazz and swing that will make you want to dance.
Walking is a good fat burning exercise and being outdoors is a ‘feel good’ activity. Meet other local women and take a stroll up to the Cemetery where we’ll talk about some of its most interesting residents!
Women, buggies and children able to walk at an adult pace welcome.
Kate West email@example.com 07951 510366
Enjoy a lovely home cooked meal and then listen to Annie Fotheringham singing a range of music.
Pay on the door
Our annual exhibition of art created by local young people has become a Festival fixture, and is supported by many local primary schools and a number of secondary schools.
Light refreshments are available, plus a craft activity to keep our young visitors busy!
This year also features artwork from young people in Kolkata.
Brincliffe House Common Rooms
An autumnal workshop with felter Sue Rogers. Create a felted piece from a selection of fruits and vegetables!
Marvin Powell is a singer/songwriter from Liverpool. His unique and enigmatic vocals soar and whisper with poetic tales over a backdrop of stylish folk guitar.
Tickets available from Café #9 or online www.cafe9sheffield.co.uk
An informal evening of folk dancing and socialising at the Stag’s Head on Psalter Lane. Handsworth Sword, Sheffield City Morris and Yorkshire Chandelier will be there, and other teams are most welcome.
Start at Machon Bank Rd / Moncrieffe Rd traffic lights, opp the Oxfam shop
A guided walk around Nether Edge learning about some influential people e.g. James Montgomery, George Wostenholm and the educationalist Prof. William Ripper and discovering their links with Nether Edge.
Join us for a lovely home cooked meal all together and then time for games and making new friends. Community transport available.
Pre-book on 0114 2507277
Poplar Studio, 5 Oakhill Rd 0114 2550945
Sculptural wirework session with Lucy Coyne – come and create a fabulous piece for your garden. Twisting, wrapping, bending, cold forging in a specialist studio; create a unique seedhead to take home.
Price includes materials and refreshments.
Donation proceeds will go to Spring Up Foundation (funding further education in Palestine).
Contact Lucy Coyne firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the wait list
0114 2550945 / 07765513023
Homemade by Thelma’s 07774 013438
A creative writing workshop led by poet and creative writing lecturer John Turner linked to the poetry competition (see Offers and Competitions) Living on the Edge.
Come and write poems with support and encouragement from John – no experience necessary!
Learn about chemical and physical reactions while you play and create! Watch crystals form in real time under a microscope, make a volcano in a lemon and make your own Victorian plastic to take home.
To book email email@example.com
A chance to test yourself against our regular friendly Scrabble players. No experience necessary. Prizes for the successful challengers!
A convergence of talent from two distinctive British blues artists.
Mat is an award winning harmonica player/blues singer and with singer/guitarist Alex Haynes the pair blend their styles to create relevant music with a vibrant core of authenticity.
Buy tickets from Café #9 or online www.cafe9sheffield.co.uk
New baby in the family? Join our friendly group of parents – Mums and/or Dads with babies up to 12 months old. An opportunity to meet other parents (and babies) in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
Tea, coffee and cakes available.
0114 255 1473
Famous for her novel A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Marina will talk about her latest novel The Lubetkin Legacy, our Festival Book.
Danuta Kot, our guest speaker last year, will discuss her new novel Life Ruins.
Bookstall by Rhyme and Reason.
St Andrew’s Hall
If you’ve never used a drill this workshop will introduce you to its basic functions. You’ll learn how to make a pilot hole, how to choose the right screw for the job, and you’ll take home a handcrafted planter.
A mini street party on Union Road between the Union pub and Lotte on the Edge. Clothing stalls, bric a brac and a glitter station, and music with a DJ and local singers. Food and drink will be available from the Union and Lotte on the Edge.
Subject to road closure permission.
Come along and hear the winning entries from our Living on the Edge poetry competition and share your own poems in our open mic night at Café #9.
Edge 10 Studio 0114 2550945
A preview to an exhibition of dramatic impasto landscapes and watercolours featuring the Peak District and Cornish coast.
There will be a ‘silent’ charity auction for a canvas piece and a watercolour (proceeds to Trees for Cities).
Powerful vocals, engaging harmonies, melodic bass and acoustic guitars delivering songs from the heart that stir the soul.
Featuring Patricia Sherrington and Nuala Keller.
Tickets can be purchased from Nether Edge Bowling Club
An exhibition of dramatic impasto landscapes and watercolours featuring the Peak District and Cornish coast.
The annual showcase for artists and craftspeople from in and around Nether Edge, with dozens of tempting stalls.
Stalls include: cards, ceramics, child and baby clothes, embroidery, glassware, hair and bridal accessories, hand dyed yarn, homeware, jewellery (new and upcycled), knitwear, paintings, photography, prints, upcycled and repurposed furniture, wall hangings, and much more!
There will also be stalls from local community groups and charities, and music from the Nether Edge Folk Club.
Homemade lunches and teas available. The Festival Raffle will be drawn at 4pm.
Sharrow Community Forum
An exciting event of Indian classical and Bollywood Bhangra dance, including a Saree wearing workshop and henna artist. Light refreshments available.
The North and South Band return for another year to play for our popular Ceilidh. Suitable for everyone, adults and families with children.
No experience needed – our caller will ensure everyone has a great evening. No bar so bring your own refreshments.
Tickets are available from Wickwire, Nether Edge Rd or on the door.
Last year, Spectrum performed their play about Autism. This year, the festival hosts the premiere of their new piece about gender stereotyping and the way it impacts, with the help of social media, on us all and teenagers in particular.
Available from here
Our official closing event. Come say farewell to the Festival for another year at our family-friendly party. They’ll be food stalls and plenty of activities.
Chris Venables firstname.lastname@example.org 07950 432487
Then please get in touch and let us know. We are always looking to work with people so the festival can grow in success and popularity each year.
Your community is what you make it!