Ten things to do

13 year old Christopher Theobald gets up close to the Flying Lady on a Rolls Royce
13 year old Christopher Theobald gets up close to the Flying Lady on a Rolls Royce
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There’s some great things to do in Sheffield and South Yorkshire this weekend and beyond - here are our top 10 tips.

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1

Tramlines

Multiple events across Sheffield city Centre, today and tomorrow

Sheffield’s inner-city music festival returns for its fifth year- set to be bigger and better than ever. The city’s music venues and performance spaces will be pulling out the stops, with Devonshire Green playing host to the Main Stage and the new-and-improved Stage 2 (FKA the New Music Stage). On top of that, there’ll be a dance music programme, a new Street Theatre area in Tudor Square, andmuch much more. Tickets £6 per day.

2

Fabulous Sound Machines

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham, Daily, 10am-5pm

A truly interactive family exhibition. Adult tickets £9.95 and children £8.05.Ticket includes 12 months entry on completion of an annual pass form.Tel: 01709 720002.

3

1940s Wartime Weekend

Kelham Island, today and tomorrow, 10am-4pm

Reminisce with ’40s live music and dancing, vehicles, history displays and vintage stalls. Adult tickets £5, concessions £4 and kids go free. Tel: 0114 2722106.

4

Showcomotion

Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, 
today and tomorrow

Sheffield’s celebration of film for children and young people is back. Tickets from £2.50 per screening. Tel: 0114 2796511.

5

Ghost Walk

Sheffield City Centre, Monday July 22, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Come and take a walk down the dark streets of Sheffield’s past. The tour starts from the steps of Sheffield Town Hall on Pinstone Street. Adult tickets £5, concessions £4 and children under 13 £2.50. Tel: 0114 2203269.

6

Claremont Sheffield Grand Prix

Sheffield City Centre, Wednesday July 24, from 6.30pm

The 2nd Claremont Sheffield Grand Prix will be the final round of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Race Series and will incorporate the Browns British Cycling Women’s National Road Race Series. The finish area will be on Pinstone Street. New for 2013 is the addition of a race village positioned at the top of Fargate. There is no charge to watch the racing.

7

Supercars in the City and 
Open Air Cinema

Summer Saturdays in Sheffield city centre, Saturday July 27, 1-7pm

Saturdays in Sheffield just got bigger, brighter and better. With something new to enjoy every week Summer Saturdays will bring you a host of entertainment, activities and events. The first will be a spectacular supercar-filled day. Witness the magic of a supercar parade and get up close to the amazing cars in Barkers Pool. Families will also be able to enjoy a film in the open air cinema in the Peace Gardens. You can pick up a free pass on Fargate for the following Saturday which will give you access to free funfair rides on August 3. Admission is free. Tel: 0114 2211900.

8

Medieval Mayhem

Tropical Butterfly House, Sheffield, daily, 10am-5.30pm

Enjoy a day at the zoo with a difference! Try your hand at archery, learn the traditions of falconry in daily free-flying bird demonstrations and take part in Medieval-themed crafts, games and activities, suitable for all ages. Adult: £8.95 
Child: £7.95 (Under threes admitted free). 
Tel: 01909 569416.

9

Colour Coded Exhibition

Weston Park Museum, Daily, 10am-5pm

This new exhibition, celebrates the history, science and significance of colour throughout the ages. From the first synthetic dye which set the Victorian fashion world ablaze, to the colourful art of Patrick Caulfield, Colour Coded will celebrate the emotional power which colour continues to hold over us. Free admission. Tel: 0114 2782600.

10

Cannon Hall Farm

Daily throughout the school holidays, 11.30am-4pm

Every day throughout the school holidays sheep and ferret racing and animal feeding, 11.30am-4pm. The small animal petting area and children’s craft activities opens between 10.30am and 4.30pm. Entry is £5.95 aged three and over. Senior Citizens are £4.95. Family ticket is £22. Tel:01226 790427.