Broomhill Festival 6 – 22 June ~ 40th Anniversary

The Broomhill Festival is a local community celebration held every June, which brings Broomhill together, raising money for local charities. St Mark’s plays a key part in the festival in a variety of ways, often hosting several different events including concerts and an art exhibition.

Look out for the following events:

Friday 6 June 8.00 pm John Shuttleworth launches the festival with his stories and songs.

Saturday 7 June 7.30 pm The Music Academy Chamber Orchestra

Sunday 8 June 6.00 pm Sheffield’s Fairness Commission: what impact has it had? Jillian Creasy

Monday 9 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime concert with pianist Sachiko Kitao

Monday 9 June 7.00 pm Schools’ Concert

Tuesday 10 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime Concert with pianist Hannah Donkin

Wednesday 11 June 12.30 pm “Dear Winifred…” Christopher Wood: Letters to Winifred and Ben Nicholson, 1926 – 1930 with Anne Goodchild.

Wednesday 11 June 7.00 pm An evening with Martin Simpson & Roy Bailey

Wednesday 11 June 7.15 pm Human rights campaigning in 19th century Sheffield organised by Sheffield Amnesty International Group.

Thursday 12 June 1 pm Voices of York solo voice ensemble.

Friday 13 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime concert with soprano Miriam McCombe.

Friday 13 June 6 pm  Opening of the Art Exhibition featuring work by John Brokenshire, James Green  and Freeman College. 

Exhibition runs until Sunday 22 June

Saturday 14 June 2.00 pm Festival Garden Party

Sunday 15 June 3.00 pm Visions of Broomhill from 1800 to 2100: a review and debate.

Sunday 15 June 6.00 pm Concert of vocal music. The Music Academy

Monday 16 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime Concert with pianist Hazel Zeng

Monday 16 June 7.30 pm In Travellers’ Footsteps: Soprano recital by Alison Claire Robertson

Tuesday 17 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime concert with Robin Ireland playing the viola

Wednesday 18 June 6.30 pm Creating Gospel Projects – an inspirational talk by Grace Vincent.

Wednesday 18 June 7.30 pm That Pankhurst Girl. The scandalous life and times of a suffragette. A play by talented young performers from High Storrs school.

Thursday 19 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime concert with pianist Noa Kang

Friday 20 June 1.00 pm Lunchtime concert with soprano Manxuan Xiong

Saturday 21 June 7.30 pm “An American Celebration” Shefield Bach Choir & National Festival Orchestra.

Sunday 22 June 10.00 am Festival Service

For more details and events at other venues, see the Broomhill Festival website:

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