6 family things to do in Sheffield and South Yorkshire during May Bank Holiday weekend
There's something for all the family to enjoy this May bank holiday. Here is our pick of the best 6 events and activities.
1. Highland Fling Country Fair
Enjoy a great family day out at the Highland Fling Country Fair featuring, the Highland cattle show, pet dog show, craft and food stalls, family fun fair, Graves park animal farm and much more.
Where: Graves Park, Hemsworth Road, Sheffield, S8 8LL.
When: Monday, May 7.
Opening times: 10.30am until 5.30pm
Prices: Free admission
2. Peddler Market
Peddler Night Market is home to award winning street food, craft beer, cocktails, live music and art. It's all about serving up the very best with popular favourites such as Shoot the Bull, Baked in Brick, Yakumama and Magic Rock Brewery that are bound to win you over.
Where: 92 Burton Street, Sheffield, S3 8DA
When: Friday, May 4 until Saturday, May 5
Opening times: Friday - 5pm until 11pm and Saturday 2pm until 11pm
Funtopia is an amazing fun-packed event perfect for all the family. With bouncy castles, obastacle courses, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5's area for the kids . It's not just for the children though, with a delicious BBQ, refreshment stands and a craft and gift fair for the adults. Whatever it is there's something for everyone at Funtopia this May bank holiday.
Where: Handsworth Old Rectory Community Centre, 402b Handsworth road, National Tour, S13 9BZ
When: Sunday, May 6 until Monday, May 7
Prices: Children £6 and Adults £3
4. Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival
Taking place over the entire May Bank Holiday weekend the festival will feature entertainment, street food, exciting names from the culinary world and more.
One of the UK's favourite cookery duo's will be making an appearance for a kitchen demonstration, where they will show how to cook some of their favourite recipes using ingredients from the Doncaster Market. Michelin star chef Jean-Christophe Novelli will be making a return to the festival this year, where he will demonstrate some of his delicious dishes, made with local ingredients.
Where: Market Place, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 1NF
When: Friday, 4 May until Monday, 7 May
Opening times: 10am until 6pm
Prices: Free event, ticketed chef demonstrations (£5 - £20)
Saturday, May 5, Hairy Bikers:
Demonstrations will take place at 12.30pm and 3pm.
Sunday, May 6, Jean-Christophe Novelli.
Demonstrations will take place at 12noon and 2pm.
(Tickets are limited and are available at various price options.)
5. Tour de Yorkshire
Doncaster will be hosting the finish of Stage 1 of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Stage 1 of the ASDA Women's Tour de Yorkshire on Thursday 3 May 2018.
On Thursday, May 3, Doncaster will welcome the finishes of the first stage of the men's and women's races. The following day on Friday, May 4, the second staged of the races will also pass through Doncaster.
Where: Bennetthorpe, Doncaster DN2 6AJ
When: Thursday, May 3 until Friday, May 4
6. Moscow State Circus – Gostinitsa
The world's most famous circus will bring it's latest production Gostinitsa to Sheffield this May bank holiday. Gostinitsa is a show that promises to have all the spectacle and edge of your seat thrills for all of the family.
Where: Meadowhall Overflow Car park, Sheffield, S9 1EP
When: Thursday, 3 May until Sunday 13, May
Bank holiday opening times:
Saturday, 5 May: 2pm until 5pm
Sunday, 6 May: 2pm until 5pm
Monday, 7 May: 5pm until 7.45pm
Prices: Adults from £12 Children from £8