Here's how Sheffield is celebrating the solstice

A Sheffield gallery is hosting the opening evening a group exhibition about the first day of summer called Solstice.

Monday, 21st June 2021, 2:54 pm

Fronteer Gallery on Exchange Street in the city centre presents the opening evening tonight, June 21, from 6-8pm.

Solstice will feature the work of more than 20 artists from around the UK, each responding to the theme of Solstice in their own way.

The stayhappening.com website says: “Solstice promises to be a diverse, intriguing exhibition featuring concepts such as nature, ritual, religion, movement and, of course, the sun. All delivered through a variety of styles from artists of various backgrounds.

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AMESBURY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22:  The sun rises over Stonehenge,  as people take part in solstice ceremony at the ancient neolithic monument of Stonehenge near Amesbury  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
AMESBURY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: The sun rises over Stonehenge, as people take part in solstice ceremony at the ancient neolithic monument of Stonehenge near Amesbury (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

“This opening evening will be your first chance to see the exhibition. Entry is free and everyone is welcome.”

The adds: “The private view will give you a chance to meet some of the artists involved, and their will be a performance by live-art duo Pink and grAy.“After the opening evening the exhibition will run 10am-3pm Tuesday-Friday and 2-7pm Saturdays until July 3.”