From classic cinema, and the World Cup Final, to Trump protests, and 1940s vintage fun, this weekend is looking to be a busy one in Sheffield...
1) An evening of classic cinema is coming to Sheffield Cineworld, Broughton Lane, next Monday July 16, with a screening of the 1990 film, Edward Scissorhands.
A scientist, played by Vincent Price, builds an animated human being - the gentle Edward, played by Johnny Depp. The scientist dies before he can finish assembling Edward, leaving him with a freakish appearance accentuated by scissor blades instead of hands. From 8pm to 11pm.
2) A free month long festival celebrating this summer’s World Cup - complete with football, live music, beer and food - concludes at Abbeydale Picture House this Sunday July 15, with the World Cup final. Kickov’s incredible festival has included live bands, DJs, stand up comedy, craft beers and street foods. From 2pm to 7.30pm.
3) Donald Trump will visit Britain between July 12 and 14. Together Against Trump is a coalition of various groups - Stand Up To Racism Sheffield, Sheffield Stop The War Coalition, Sheffield Together Against Trump, and Sheffield TUC - which have come together to organise protests against the Trump visit.
Brings placards and banners to Sheffield City Hall this Friday July 13 from 5pm to 7pm, to join in a protest against his politics of racism, war and hate. Speakers at the gathering will include Louise Haigh, MP for Heeley, Gill Furniss, MP for Brightside and Hillsborough, and Abdullah Okud, president of Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union, plus others.
Visit Eventbrite for tickets to this protest meeting.
4) Start your weekend in style with pizza, and cicchetti, mimosas and Bloody Marys at Picture House Social, on Abbeydale Road.
Set in the former ballroom and billiard hall of Abbeydale Picture House, the Bottomless Brunch is incredibly popular, running from 12pm to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday.
The bottomless menu is £20 per head for a 90 minute seating. Book for five people and get a sixth person free.
Booking is recommended but walkups also welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Drinks included are prosecco, peach bellini, mimosa, Bloody Mary, house lager, Abbeydale The Beat Goes On, and selected soft drinks. Visit picture-house-social.com for details.
5) Bluebell Wood’s Colour Dash is back! And this year, the dash, on Saturday July 14 at 10.30am, will feature a foam station for the first time - meaning you’re absolutely guaranteed to walk away from the charity event covered head-to-toe in bubbles. And best of all, the colourful course, at Rother Valley Country Park, is completely family and wheelchair friendly - meaning everyone will finish in a rainbow of colour. Email email@example.com for details.
6) Some of the best comedians from the upcoming Edinburgh Fringe will be performing at Regather Comedy Club, on Club Garden Road, this Saturday July 14.
Regather Comedy Club is staging its first and only Edinburgh Fringe Preview special, with a special roster of acts onstage - from 7.30pm to 10.30pm - each nominated for awards at the Edinburgh Fringe and preparing to subject themselves to scrutiny all over again this August.
7) The 1940s weekend is one of the liveliest events in Kelham Island Museum’s calendar.
Get dressed up in your 40s best – or pick up some old-time threads from this Saturday and Sunday’s vintage fayre, as the whole family is transported back to wartime life at this family event, running from 11am to 5pm both days. Enjoy homefront reenactments and live music, wartime classics sing-a-long, a tea dance, vintage vehicles, and a wartime museum tour at the museum, on Alma Street.
8) Rummage through six tonnes of pre-loved, retro, and vintage clothing this Sunday July 15, as Sheffield’s Pre-Loved Vintage Kilo event returns to Trafalgar Warehouse, Trafalgar Street, from 10am to 4pm. Entry is £1.50 all day and stock is replenished throughout the day. Get a bag on entry, rummage through the rails and big tubs, fill your bag up, take it to the weigh station and pay £15 per kilo. Stock is sourced from across the world.
9) Lovers of prosecco and gin can come together to enjoy their favourite tipples in style as the first touring prosecco and gin festival comes to Sheffield this weekend. The Sheffield leg of the tour will be held at Cutlers’ Hall, Church Street, on Saturday July 14, with over 40 carefully selected gins and a bar dedicated to providing a large selection of sparkling wines, prosecco, and cocktails to choose from. Visit ticketsource.co.uk for tickets. Running from 1pm to 10.30pm.
10) Young people of South Yorkshire, if you write poems, tell stories, compose lyrics, spit bars, or have anything else to say out loud to a supportive audience, Hive South Yorkshire will be hosting an evening to celebrate your words, ideas and talents in a warm atmosphere this weekend. Head to Theatre Deli, the Moor, this Friday July 13 from 7.30pm to 10pm, to enjoy positive and supporting vibes and the launch of a new anthology chock-a-block with amazing writing from young and emerging writers.