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Graves Park

Friday 19 January
The Story of Graves Park and the rose Garden Café

Caroline Dewar, chairman of The Friends of Graves Park, talks about the origins of the park and J.G. Graves, including the history of the café, its inception and recent troubles.

Doors open/refreshments 7.00pm, talk starts 7.30.

Tickets £5 online at

Winter Poetry

Tuesday 30 Jan at 7.30pm
Winter Poems with Louise Dore

An evening for readers of poetry, writers of poetry, and those who are just curious.. Share and discuss poems within a welcoming and informal group.

Contact Louise at

Henderson’s Relish

Friday 23 February
The History of Henderson’s Relish

Mark Dawson tells the true and unlikely history of Sheffield’s favourite sauce and best kept secret. From humble beginnings in a Victorian grocery shop in 1885 to celebrity endorsements and modern production in a state-of-the-art factory.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm. Talk starts 7.30

Tickets £5 online at 

History of Juggling

Friday 15 March
The History of Juggling
with Matthew Tiffany

Learn the fascinating history of one of the worlds most wonderful professions … juggling! This talk will cover ancient Egypt through to the modern day, concentrating on developments from the mid Victorian period onwards in Europe. And for all those wondering, yes, there will be many live demonstrations! (This is the talk that was cancelled in October due to the dreadful weather.)

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm, talk starts 7.30.

Tickets (£5) available online at nearer the time.

Tellin’ t’Tale

Friday 19 April
with Rod Dimbleby

Author and storyteller Rod Dimbleby, specialist in Yorkshire dialect stories, will entertain with amusing Yorkshire tales and poems. Rod is chairman of the Council of the Yorkshire Dialect Society and has entertained at well over 400 locations throughout Kirklees, Calderdale, Bradford, Leeds as well as in East and North Yorkshire. His many repeat bookings are testament to his popularity.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm, talk starts 7.30

Tickets £5 online at nearer the time.



Saturday 2 December

Sing along to your favourites in this classic wintry Disney animation. Anna sets out on a journey with an iceman, Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and everyone’s favourite snowman Olaf, in order to find her sister, Elsa, who has the power to convert any object or person into ice.

Doors open / refreshments 2.00pm, film starts 2.30.

Watch the trailer here

How to Train your Dragon

Saturday 6 January
How to Train your Dragon

Hiccup is a Norse teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. His progressive views and weird sense of humor make him a misfit, despite the fact that his father is chief of the clan. Tossed into dragon-fighting school, he endeavors to prove himself as a true Viking, but when he befriends an injured dragon, he has the chance to plot a new course for his people’s future.

Watch the trailer here.


Saturday 3 February

Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime side by side in Metropolis. However, when the Man of Steel and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a ragtag group of animals to master their own newfound powers for a rescue mission.

Watch the trailer here.


Saturday 2 March

Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett wins a piglet named Babe at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly and discovers that he too can herd sheep. But will the other farm animals accept a pig who doesn’t conform to the farm’s social hierarchy?

Watch the trailer here.

A Bug’s Life

Saturday 6 April
A Bug’s Life

Flik is an inventive ant who’s always messing things up for his colony. His latest mishap was destroying the food stores that were supposed to be used to pay off grasshopper Hopper. Now the strong-arming insect is demanding that the ants gather double the food — or face annihilation. To avert disaster, Flik goes on a journey to recruit fighters to defend the colony.

Watch the trailer here.