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Stars are aligned for city centre dual slalom MTB race

Last year's female winner Carrie Poole (right)

16 February 2018 After the success of the inaugural Howard Street Dual last year, the dual slalom race will once again challenge the stars of the UK mountain bike scene when it comes to the city centre on Saturday 10 March. And spectators are in for an extra treat this year as, among the impressive talent set to participate, are ...

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New hub for Magnificent Seven cycle race

Magnificent Seven

7 February 2018 The Magnificent Seven cycle race will have a new base when it returns to Sheffield for the third time on Sunday 11 March. The event will start and finish in Bradfield – a picturesque Peak District village which sits within the Sheffield boundary just seven miles outside of the city centre – to allow more entries and ...

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Tramlines Festival moves site for 10th year

Tramlines Festival

30 January 2018 News release from Tramlines Festival Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park to become host for 10th edition of Tramlines Festival featuring various stages of music, comedy, cinema, and its biggest lineup yet. Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, Tramlines, will host its 10th anniversary at Hillsborough Park from Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd July 2018. The celebratory move will mark the first ...

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Entries now open for 24-hour run in Sheffield park

Thunder Run

Released on behalf of PVS Events 29 January 2018 A 24-hour run event is being held in Graves Park, Sheffield, this September. Scimitar Thunder Run: Steel City 24 will take place over the weekend of 1 and 2 September 2018. Hundreds of runners of all abilities will be coming to test their mettle and see how many 5km laps they can ...

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The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield

Howard Street Dual

24 January 2018 The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield for a third helping from 9 to 11 March and promises another action-packed weekend of fun and adventure. The Weekender revolves around four headline events: the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, renowned bouldering competition the Rab Climbing Works International Festival, inner-city mountain bike dual slalom the Howard Street Dual and the ...

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The baby Jesus finds room at the… Moor Market

Advent Calendar in Moor Market

This year a historic city centre church will be hosting two of its carol services in the Moor Market. Father Grant Naylor, of St Matthew’s Church on Carver Street, is holding two mini carol services on Saturday 16 and 23 December, at 12noon and everyone is welcome. Father Naylor and his congregation have built up close links with the Market ...

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Sheffield celebrates Conference Ambassador Programme’s 10th anniversary

(L-R): Marta Cohen, Consultant Paediatric Pathologist at Sheffield Children’s Hospital; Marcus du Sautoy, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford; Gemma Tissington of Marketing Sheffield; Edward Highfield, Director of City Growth; and Gavin Brown, Head of Commercial Services at the University of Sheffield

Released on behalf of Marketing Sheffield Champions of Sheffield’s thriving conference scene gathered for a dinner in celebration of the Sheffield Ambassador Programme’s 10th anniversary. Professionals from the fields of academia, medicine, arts and science enjoyed the magnificent surroundings of the University of Sheffield’s Firth Hall for the Sheffield Conference Ambassador Dinner, an annual event that celebrates the conference advocates ...

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Residents to light up the skies this bonfire season

People enjoying the entertainment at the 2016 Sharrow Carnival

Excitement is building in Darnall and Sharrow as local people gear up for this year’s lantern parades, which last year brought hundreds of residents out to light up the streets. All residents are invited to join the celebrations, which include a carnival, music, dancing and a lantern parade in Sharrow, and the same in Darnall with extra youth activities. The ...

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Olympic Legacy Park development enters final lap

The Olympic Legacy Park from above

Councillors have given the green light for a grandstand finish at the Olympic Legacy Park with a promise: “the best is yet to come”. Sheffield City Council, working closely with the Rt Hon Richard Caborn, has already spearheaded a new Academy, UTC, artificial 3G floodlit pitch and an impressive community park complete with run route, with Sheffield Eagles now confirmed ...

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Countdown on to this weekend’s Art in the Gardens

Artwork set against the background of the Botanical Gardens glasshouses

31 August 2017 The countdown is on to this weekend’s Art in the Gardens festival at the Botanical Gardens, which will see around 300 artists and craftspeople exhibiting more than 4,000 pieces of their work. Sponsored by Lexus Sheffield, the event – now in its 14th year – is one of the highlights of Sheffield’s major events calendar, and attracts ...

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Carnival returns to Sheffield after more than two decades

Sheffield Carnival - resized

10 August 2017 Back in the 1980s and early 90s, Carnival was an annual attraction in Sheffield, with a spectacular colourful procession wending its way around the city’s streets each September. And now the tradition is set to be revamped, with Sheffield Carnival coming back with a bang at Norfolk Heritage Park on Monday 28 August, as part of Sheffield ...

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