Cathedral on catwalk

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Sheffield’s focus falls on fashion next week.

To showcase the city’s fashion retailers and designers, a major catwalk show is being staged at Sheffield Cathedral.

The October 11 evening event will see the historic building transformed into a stunning backdrop for the latest autumn trends.

The show will feature international designer labels from Seasons boutique, classics and high fashion looks from John Lewis, stunning wedding gowns from new city centre bridal boutique The White Room and the creations by city-based design labels Harper Womanswear, Yes Orange of Hickmott Road and Claire Wilson of Sharrowvale Road.

There will also be an opportunity to see a catwalk show by body art students from Sheffield College. Tickets are £11 each at

Later in the week, Business Link Yorkshire will host a special ‘Be Inspired…’ event, introducing the man behind the highly successful new fashion label Damsel In a Dress, available locally at John Lewis.

The free event is being staged at the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel on Thursday October 13, 6pm-8.30pm.