Media Coverage @ Sheffield Carnival 2017

/ February 15, 2018

Sheffield Carnival was successfully launched at the Sheffield Fayre in Norfolk Heritage Park on Monday 28th August 2017. The Sheffield Fayre had its 16th successful year and we were so excited to be partnering with them to add a splash of Carnival. It was a fabulous day, the weather was kind to us and we had thousands of people turn up to support our event. The carnival was started with

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Tramlines Fringe Event

/ February 13, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been given the opportunity to organise a Tramlines fringe event. It will be a multicultural family day with a touch of carnival around the Wicker in Sheffield. It will be held on Sunday 24th July 2016 between 12pm – 8pm. There will be lots of exciting things to see and do. We’re planning to have music, food, dance acts, local rap artists,

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#2toShine

/ February 13, 2018

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#2toShine

/ June 28, 2017

Please donate £2 (or more) and share a photo with the hashtag #2toShine on your Social Media accounts! https://igg.me/at/sheffield-carnival

Artists Needed

/ June 14, 2017

We need you! We are looking for volunteer artists to support the design and construction of carnival costumes and support the facilitation of carnival arts workshops/activities alongside our current team! Our theme this year is “Sheffield in Bloom”. We have lots of ideas for costumes but we would love to hear your interpretation of the theme. Whether you are a painter, sculptor, fashion designer or just crafty, please get in touch

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A Call for Artists!!!!!!!!!

/ June 23, 2016

A Call for Artists!!!!!!!!! Want to gain some experience in carnival arts? Want to try something new? Want some experience of facilitating arts and crafts activities? You may be the artists that we are looking for!!!! We are looking for volunteer artists to support the design and construction of carnival costumes and support the facilitation of carnival arts workshops/activities. There may also be the opportunity to design and construct the

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Taste Moor 2016

/ May 30, 2016

We were at Taste Moor again this year making carnival masks down on the Moor as part of the Sheffield Food Festival that happened over the bank holiday weekend. We had a great time!! Like last year, the children loved our carnival arts tent and really enjoyed making masks it was busy busy busy day! Thanks to Nycha Dance studios who performed with our carnival troupe girls, their carnival routine

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Our first carnival splash…

/ May 23, 2016

Well we came to add a splash of carnival to the One Sheffield Many Cultures Festival on 21st May down on Barkers Pool. There was a good turn out and we saw some great acts. Our carnival troupe girls came ready to add a splash of carnival but unfortunately the heavens opened and the event was stopped due to the bad weather. We would like to recruit more people to

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Plans for 2016

/ April 26, 2016

Many of you have been asking, “when is the carnival going to be held in Sheffield?”.   Due to difficulty obtaining funding and due to requiring further support in terms of planning and activities, we have decided that there will not be a carnival this year. We feel strongly that if Sheffield is going to have a carnival, it needs to be done right.   However DO NOT DESPAIR!! There

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Carnival Arts Taster Workshop

/ February 23, 2016

We are offering a FREE Carnival Taster workshop!   This is an opportunity for you to have a go at creating a carnival costume and learn a dance routine fit for a carnival troupe, with a view to showcasing what we have created at a later date.  We will introduce you to the carnival art form by showing you how to make a basic carnival costume and we have a dance instructor who will

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