Robinson in Ruins (2010) at the Showroom

Come and see Robinson in Ruins (2010), the next in Sheffield Civic Trust’s Building Visions film series, which will be shown at the Showroom at 6pm tonight (Thursday 21 July 2011). Patrick Keiller‘s follow-up to London and Robinson in Space, has his voyeur Robinson released from prison and journeying across […]

A Celebration of Sheffield’s Brutalist Legacy

‘Brutalist Speculations and Flights of Fancy’ on Friday 9 September (11am – 7.30pm) is an exploration of Sheffield’s six best Brutalist buildings (Park Hill, Castle Markets, the Electricity Substation on Moore Street, The Holy Cross Church on Spotswood Mount, Norton Water Tower and Psalter Lane Art School.  The event at the Site Gallery will open […]

Sheffield Tap – best conversion to pub award winner!

The Sheffield Tap has been awarded the “Best Conversion to Pub” award by CAMRA and English Heritage.   This prestigous award follows hot on the heels of last years National Railway Heritage Award, which was presented by Pete Waterman OBE at London’s Guild Hall.  A plaque now adorns the entrance […]

Civic Day Guided Walk: Peace Gardens to Park Hill (via South Street Park / Arboretum)

Thanks to everyone  who participated in our guided walk to celebrate the first National Civic Day in Sheffield yesterday. At 11am on Saturday 25 June we met in the Peace Gardens and journeyed to Park Hill via the fabulous new public space across the railway at South Street Park/Arboretum.  The […]

How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?

Thursday 23 June 8.30pm at the Showroom, we continue our ‘Building Visions’ film programme with this screening of ‘How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?’ Directed by Norberto Lopez Amado and Carlos Carcas, the film features the life and work of Sir Norman Foster (Baron Foster of Thames Bank). […]

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011- Shortlisted Entries Confirmed

Earlier this week, RIBA’s judging panel shortlisted 19 schemes from 60 submitted entries in the Forgotten Spaces Sheffield Competition. The shortlist includes a range of innovative, far reaching and practical ideas of how to put to use overlooked or ‘forgotten’ sites in our city. The judging panel included: David Bickle, […]