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Route map confirmed for Let’s Ride Sheffield cycling festival

sheffield route map

5 July 2018 PARTNER RELEASE from British Cycling British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed the route which thousands of locals will take as they pedal their way through the city for the HSBC UK Let’s Ride Sheffield event, taking place on July 15. The free-to-attend event will get underway at Endcliffe Park, with the 6.5km course taking participants into ...

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All action city centre takeover as Cliffhanger festival returns to Sheffield

British Bouldering Championships at Cliffhanger 2016

5 July 2018 A weekend packed full of action and adventure is upon us as Cliffhanger festival returns to Sheffield tomorrow (Friday 6 July). The event, sponsored by the Sheffield BID (Business Improvement District) and billed as Sheffield’s inner city festival celebrating all things outdoors, will stretch across city centre locations including the Peace Gardens, Tudor Square, Millennium Square and ...

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The Fringe at Tramlines reveals main stage line-up

World Stage

15 June 2018 As the 10th anniversary of Tramlines draws closer, details have been released of the city centre’s free outdoor events which form ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’, presented by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Business Improvement District (BID). The Fringe at Tramlines takes place on 21 and 22 July with performances from local acts, global music, young artists, film ...

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The Fringe at Tramlines to bring festival feel to city centre

Tramlines Festival

25 May 2018 Sheffield city centre will play host to music, entertainment and food and drink on 21 and 22 July, as The Fringe at Tramlines brings that festival feeling to the city centre. Brought together by Sheffield City Council with funding from Sheffield Business Improvement District (BID), The Fringe at Tramlines will see key areas of the city centre ...

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Free family cycling festival returns to Sheffield in July

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12 April 2018 British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Sheffield in July following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Sheffield (formerly Sky Ride) will take place on Sunday 15 July, when 6.5 kilometres of city centre roads will be closed to traffic to give thousands of ...

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Tramlines Festival Announces Second Wave of Acts for 10th Edition

Sheffield band Milburn will perform at Tramlines10

5 March 2018 Tramlines News Release Clean Bandit, Mystery Jets, Rat Boy, Milburn, Everything Everything, Shed Seven, The Big Moon, Nina Nesbitt, Fickle Friends, High Hazels, Oddity Road and more. Once again proving itself to be a musical feast, Tramlines Festival today announces a second wave of acts to play its celebratory 10th edition, including Clean Bandit, Mystery Jets, Rat ...

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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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Thousands expected at city centre Halloween extravaganza

Scary face painting at Out of this World

26 October 2017 Back for its fourth year, Out of This World takes over Sheffield City Centre this Sunday 29 October. This years’ line-up is shaping up to be the biggest ever with exciting new acts confirmed including The Whale, Bewildered Beasts, Funky Dance Fever, Dancing Stormtroopers, Sparky and Titan Robots, Sheffield Robotics and Lightning McQueen. Councillor Mary Lea, Cabinet ...

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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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Sheffield celebrates Special Olympics’ athletes

Local athlete Alex Thompson helped light the Olympic torch at the Special Olympics opening ceremony at Bramall Lane

29 August 2017 Following the success of the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games, which saw more than 2,600 athletes with intellectual disabilities compete in Sheffield earlier this month, the Lord Mayor will be hosting a reception at the Town Hall on Thursday 31 August. The 2017 Special Olympics Games was country’s disability sporting event of the year. It showcased ...

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Carnival returns to Sheffield after more than two decades

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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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Home and garden showcase brings extra style to art festival

Artwork set against the background of the Botanical Gardens glasshouses

1 August 2017 For the first time this year, the annual Art in the Gardens festival will host a dedicated Homes and Gardens-themed area, featuring a huge exhibition of outdoor living and garden ideas. The centrepiece of the area, created by garden design and maintenance company daVally, will include a range of outdoor furniture, a hot tub and contemporary outdoor ...

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HSBC UK | National Circuit Champions to be crowned in Sheffield

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18 July 2017 The prestigious national champions’ jerseys are on the line as the 2017 HSBC UK | National Circuit Championships head to Sheffield. Following last Sunday’s fantastic HSBC UK City Ride, which saw thousands of cyclists of all ages and abilities take to the streets, cycling is back in Sheffield city centre on Wednesday 19 July. British cycling superstars ...

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HSBC UK City Ride – road closure and access information

Sheffield City Ride route map

14 July 2017 HSBC UK City Ride comes to Sheffield on Sunday 16 July, bringing traffic-free cycling and a whole host of other activities. The route takes in Endcliffe Park, Bramall Lane, Sheffield city centre and the Winter Gardens along the way. Some roads in and around the city centre will be closed for most of the day. Further details ...

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