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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Summer 2015

/ November 23, 2015

It’s been since a long time since we last posted, but we’ve been busy beavering away in the background. We’ve had a busy summer getting involved with the community and sharing our vision to bring a carnival to Sheffield.   So what have we been up to?  Well, in July we had great fun running limbo competitions at the Family Cook Out event at the Power League Stadium and at

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Carnival Zumbathon

/ June 25, 2015

We are holding a 1 hour Zumbathon led by qualified Zumba instructor Kellyanne Watts Sharman. Ditch the workout and join the party! Come and shake it carnival style, get fit and have fun at the same time!   Saturday 11th Jul 1-2pm at The Old Junior School at Sharrow, South View Road Sheffield S7 1DB Entry: £5 – pay on the door Registration from 12:45pm This is a fundraising event,

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Taste Moor

/ June 14, 2015

On Saturday 23rd May we took part in the Taste Moor which is an annual food festival held in Sheffield, where we were part of the creative cultural celebrations hosted by Ignite Imaginations. We had a crafts area on the Moor in Sheffield, making carnival headdresses with young children.   It was a great day , we had great weather too and the children really enjoyed themselves.  We managed to

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Sheffield Carnival blog page

/ March 13, 2015

Welcome to the Sheffield Carnival blog page. We will be using our blog page to keep you up to date with any events or activities we are involved in.  You can also keep up to date with activities by following us on Facebook.   Watch this space…

Would you like to see a Carnival in Sheffield?

/ February 13, 2015

Well so would we…   This has been a very exciting year!! 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

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