Free Events in Sheffield February 2019
Romeo and Juliet Movie Night
13 February // Church – Temple of Fun
If you’re a major fan of this 90’s classic, then head down to Church – Temple of Fun to witness a free screening of the popular love story all over again. No need to worry about bringing any snacks – Church will be serving themed cocktails and tasty treats all night long. Don’t forget, fancy dress is a must!
Talking Life, Talking Art
13 February // Graves Gallery
Graves Gallery are inviting people to reflect on any memorable experiences they’ve encountered through their use of art. Come for the opportunity to discuss the artworks with others and how this has impacted on the world we live in.
Memory and landscape family workshop
8 & 9 February // Site Gallery
Artist Raksha Patel explores the connection between landscape and memory, inviting those with heritage in another country, from a family of colour or have recently moved to the UK to join his free workshop. Using prompts such as sounds, scents, film clips and photographs, Raksha will reflect upon lands that have been left behind to create a new imagined landscape.
Bi-centenary party for the Tinsley-Sheffield Canal
22 February // Victoria Quays
February 22 marks 200 years since the Sheffield Canal opened and the first barges came into the city. A significant moment in history, Sheffield was finally directly connected to the sea. The Timewalk Project is working in partnership with the Dorothy Pax and the Canal and River Trust to bring a recreation of the 1819 flotilla with brass band on a lead boat, a giant igloo that will host a range of activities including a silent disco and live theatre experience with a huge storybook, plus fire dancers and local DJs.
More info about the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal can be found here.
Re-collections: In Conversation with curator Angelica Sule
21 February // Site Gallery
Curator of Site Gallery’s ‘Re-collections’ exhibition Angelica Sule and academic Nicola Guy sit down for a discussion around the themes of the new exhibition. The event will explore how history is remembered, recorded and retold with Nicola and Angelica delving into the archive to excavate moments from Site Gallery’s past, exploring 40 years of programming in Sheffield.
Leonardo’s Little Inventors
27 February // Millennium Gallery
Let your little ones explore their love for inventing. Millennium Gallery are hosting a Leonardo da Vinci exhibition where lots of creativity will take place. Drop them off for two and a half hours of non-stop entertainment whilst they become inspired by the experts.