A celebration of Sheffield’s street trees brought together campaigners, writers, artists and musicians at the Merlin Theatre in Nether Edge. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
A new creative arts centre, Trafalgar Studios, is set to open in Sheffield city centre as a home for artists, painters, jewellery makers and others. The initiative is led by artists formerly located at Bank Street Arts. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Homelessness charity Roundabout are celebrating forty years of services by hosting Britain’s first art roadshow banger rally with the theme Bangers and Cash. The charity are inviting forty local businesses to each purchase an old car worth £650 or less and have it painted by a local artist to drive from Sheffield to Monte Carlo. The car bonnets will then go to an exhibition to be auctioned off for charity. Nick Coleman reports for Sheffield Live!
Tramlines Festival returned to Sheffield for the ninth year this weekend with top-billed artists including Toots and the Maytals, All Saints and The Libertines. The city-wide urban music festival featured top artists across five main stages including at Ponderosa Park and Devonshire Green, with a host of fringe events in Sheffield’s pubs and clubs. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
Deaf and hearing impaired students from schools across Sheffield joined artists from the Northern Ballet at City Hall for the day long Teenfest workshop of dancing and drumming. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to organiser Gillian Wilkinson.
Open Up Sheffield was created in 1998 as an annual showcase for independent artists and craftspeople, across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. The event, which is free and open to all visitors, has become a popular fixture in the local creative calendar. Now in its nineteenth year, art lovers across the region are as keen as ever to take a look inside the workshops and studios of Sheffield’s local artists. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
The Rotary Club of Abbeydale are holding their annual A Level Exhibition at Sheffield Town Hall where a selection of the best pictures produced by Sheffield A level students is displayed. It includes work submitted to the annual National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) / Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) competition. In the past four years, three of the pictures have featured in exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London. The A Level exhibition is a working exhibition and, with the help of the Sheffield branch of NADFAS, it also features artists in residence. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake spoke to exhibition organiser Ken Marshall.
Sheffield artists are taking part in an international exchange trip with artists from Slovakia. They will be exploring the theme of creating work in a new and unknown environment.