Stuff to do in Sheffield March 2020

Run Sister Run
Crucible Theatre // Until 21 March // From £12
A story of two sisters, once inseparable, but now hardly speaking, ‘Run Sister Run’  from award-winning playwright Chloë Moss deals with issues of class, nature versus nurture, and the unbreakable bond of siblings in a powerful and heart-wrenching exploration of family relationships.
Women of the Seven Hills
Yellow Arch Studios // 9 March // £11
Women of the Seven Hills return for their third year with an all-female identifying lineup of Steel City singer songwriters, as well as a 60-plus member choir. Support the local scene and head down for a night of powerful tunes and powerful energies.
(SheFest) In Conversation with Munroe Bergdorf
Sunday 8 March // From £12 // Sheffield Student’s Union
Taking the prime spot of International Women’s Day, model and activist Munroe Bergdorf will be discussing feminism, diversity and transgender inclusion at the Sheffield Students’ Union. The event is hosted by Sile Sibanda from BBC Radio Sheffield and is running in partnership with DIVA Magazine and SAYiT. Race, gender and LGBTQ+ topics will be honestly discussed, followed by an audience Q&A session which will be open to the floor.


Peddler Night Market no.51
Peddler // 6-7 March // Free Entry
Located on Kelham Island, Peddler Night Market’s monthly weekender will be hosted from the 6th to 7th March, bringing the return of multiple street food venders, craft beer stalls, live music and local independent traders. This month’s Market is providing plenty of Vegan options for those of you who are animal product-averse, including delicious treats from Fresh Rootz, Bamboo Street Food and Huns Vegan, as well as lots of other options for the meat-eaters out there. Join the festivities on Saturday night at 9:30 for live music from headliner Jelly Cleaver, recent winner of the Steve Reid InNOVAtion award.

Reel Steel Cult Weekender 2020
Abbeydale Picture House // 13-15 March // Prices vary
March brings us this year’s Cult Weekender hosted by Reel Steel and The Abbeydale Picture House, bringing to the screen a plethora of great films considered to have ‘classic’ or ‘cult’ status. Hosted in the Grade II listed 1920s picture palace cinema on Abbeydale Road, the festival is hosting viewings of Friday The 13th and The Evil Dead in a horror-filled double bill, to the much loved RoboCop presented in 35mm as well as screenings of Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery Service and Howl’s Moving Castle. So bring some popcorn and a blanket and settle in for a weekend of movie cult classics!

Future Jazz w/ Noya Rao & Morpher (Evening)
Yellow Arch Studios // 13 March // £6 adv, £8 otd
After the first edition of their festival last year put jazz firmly on the map for Sheffield, Future Jazz have been pumping out gigs all year round, bringing all sorts of undiscovered UK talent under the roof of Yellow Arch Studios. This time they bring last year’s festival headliners Noya Rao along with talented Leeds trio, Morpher.

Beach Body Ready
Theatre Delicatessen // 12 March // £12
In association with SheFest 2020, Hull-based theatre company The Roaring Girls are bringing body positivity to the Sheffield stage. Summer is fast approaching, and while women around the UK are being pressured into intermittent fasting and No-Carbs-Before-Marbs dieting regimes, the creators behind Beach Body Ready are sticking two fingers up to these ridiculous rules in a feel-good and innovative show which seeks to empower.

The Observatory
Sheffield Cathedral // 13-20 March // £4-£6
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Hubble telescope’s launch, Sheffield Cathedral is set for another light and sound performance in collaboration with Luxmuralis. The Observatory event follows the success of the collaborative Christmas experience, The Angels are Coming, promising  another transformation of the Cathedral’s interior – this time into a galactic display of stars and meteor showers. The Luxmuralis team aim to combine traditional and modern artistic concepts, working in spaces private and public spaces around the country such as Lichfield Cathedral, St Albans Cathedral and Oxford’s Bodleian Library.

La Luna Social Club
DINA Venue // 21 March // £6
La Luna Social Club are celebrating the March equinox with a conscious-clubbing event taking place on 21st March at DINA. With a mix of the very best of funk, disco and soul music to boogie down to all night long.

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