Join us for Wildlife Trust’s Centenary Riverside Walk – 5.50pm Friday 4 May 2012

Thanks to the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham please join us next Friday evening for a trip to Centenary Riverside, its urban wetland nature park. We’ll meet at Sheffield bus station at 5.50pm on Friday 4th May before travelling to and from the site by bus. On the outward journey we’ll […]

The Clash’s first ever gig was in Sheffield!

The Clash played their first gig at The Black Swan pub in Sheffield on 4 July 1976 along with The Buzzcocks supporting The Sex Pistols.  The band played a four song set that night, which included Protex Blue – later to feature on their debut album The Clash (released on […]

Sheffield – City of Peace

Next time you are in the Peace Gardens look up at the chimney over the Ha Ha Bar 8-12 St Paul’s Parade.  You’ll see a stainless steel sculpture, by Sheffield based artist Richard Bartle, which features seven life-size doves.  Richard’s work is inspired by Pablo Picasso’s visit to Sheffield for the […]

Love Sheffield? Join Sheffield Civic Trust and make it even better…

If you love Sheffield join us now, become part of the national civic movement and help make our city even better. Join Sheffield Civic Trust and you’ll be supporting our activities in promoting Heritage Open Days, Design Reviews on major projects like Sheffield Hallam University’s Charles Street development, our fabulous Sheffield Design Awards, which this week confirmed […]

Sheffield Station – Pedestrian Access

Seems like East Midlands Trains (EMT) may have had a change of heart about the introduction of barriers to prevent pedestrian access through Sheffield Station. South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive‘s (SYPTE)most recent annual survey (October 2010) on use of the station footbridge suggests that 60,000 pedestrian trips take place through the station each month […]

The Draughtsman’s Contract – ‘Building Visions’

Tonight (November 18) at 6.15pm for 6.30pm at The Showroom Cinema! A rare chance to see The Draughtsman’s Contract on the big screen. This seminal work directed by Peter Greenaway is a favourite with many architects and designers who were inspired by Greenaway’s compositions and cimenatography.   Join us at […]