Andro & Eve Drag King
Mar
10
7:30 PM19:30

Andro & Eve Drag King

The Kingdom Come #3

 Saturday 10th March. Doors 7.30PM. Show starts 8.30PM.

Tickets £13 ADV £15 OTD

Discounted tickets available for those on low incomes.

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Andro and Eve’s drag king cabaret returns, showcasing some of the UK’s finest drag king acts. Luke Warm is back in Sheffield to host the night, with Siggi Moonlight, Zayn Phallic, Joey Bambino and Richard Von Wild all taking to the stage! Andro & Eve will be transforming Walkley Community Centre into one glitzy cabaret venue, where all are welcome. With cake on sale and cash bar, everyone is encouraged to drag up and find heaven really is a place on earth.

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LGBT History Month Film
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

LGBT History Month Film

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IN conjunction with LGBT Sheffield and Walkley Carniege Library we are proud to present a showing of LGBT Britain Film.

Marking LGBT History Month, this special Britain on Filmprogramme includes films spanning 1909 to 1994. It documents a century in which homosexuality went from crime to Pride and documents examples of profoundly courageous activism, and shifting attitudes throughout a time of explosive social change. A moving and fascinating collection.

The tickets are free but there will be a cash bar at the event. Register for tickets here

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Feb
4
1:00 PM13:00

Garden Work Day

Do you love Walkley Community Centre? Show us some love this February!

Come along to our annual gardening day on Sunday 4th February 11am - 1pm. We need help keeping the centre’s beds and borders neat and tidy and removing the winter build-up of brambles, twigs and leaves. We also need help fettling our chairs. They've been with us since we opened in 1909 and could do with some attention. If you can help give them a bit of a spruce up please sign up for the work day on 4th Feb or get in touch. 

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We’ll provide tools and gloves. Everyone including (accompanied) children welcome.  Please let us know you're coming.
Email enquire@firstreet.org.uk or ring Rick 07768341122 

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Great Yorkshire Show Off
Feb
3
7:00 PM19:00

Great Yorkshire Show Off

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It's back! The Great Yorkshire Show-Off returns for a third year after the last two sold out shows. Don't miss it. 

On Saturday 3rd February 2018 at Walkley Community Centre.

Who shall take the crown in 2018? Come find out as we roll up, roll up to the greatest talent show in Yorkshire. Contestants including poets, burlesque performers, dancers and avante garde artistes compete over 3 rounds to be crowned...The Great Yorkshire Show Off. 

Hosted by Cabaret Boom Boom's irrepressible Mr Maynard Flip Flap, the evening will be rounded off with a special guest appearance from some of South Yorkshire's greatest show offs the Balkan Bandits and this years special guests, The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican. Ticket info here

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Mess Around Party
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

Mess Around Party

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Come along and play on Saturday, 20 January 2018 at 2.00pm at Walkley Community Centre.

There ain’t no party like a Mess Around party! It might be cold outside but join the Mess Around gang and party away those January blues. All your favourite toy characters will be there, as well as gloop-diving penguins and gloop-swimming ducks! Little ones from 6 months up can enjoy getting messy with our famous painting wall, rice tea party and rainbow spaghetti. All you need to do is come along and mess around, and leave the cleaning up to us!
The event is suitable for children aged 6 months (or sitting unaided) to 5 years old. What makes us special is everyone is welcome to join in including older siblings up to the age of 10, who can participate in the Big Kids Create & Make Corner which include Arts, Crafts and Junk modelling activities to keep them busy!

What time should we arrive? The session starts at 2.00 pm, please arrive 5 minutes prior for registration. The session will finish at 3.00 pm. We will provide a warm wash area so you can get your little ones clean again. Please bring a towel and a change of clothes.

Your confirmation email will include all the messy details.

How do I book my place? All you need to is complete the booking form. Payment method is via paypal or bank card, so have your details handy when you book. Be sure to join the event on Facebook to get the latest event news.

I look forward to meeting you at one of our parties.

Emily

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Big Draw: Display of Artworks Created Today - Big Draw Walkley!
Jul
1
5:00 PM17:00

Big Draw: Display of Artworks Created Today - Big Draw Walkley!

5:00 – 6:00:00 pm Big Draw: Display of artworks
Display of artworks created across Walkley and in the Rivelin Valley during this Big Draw day! Come and see what you and others have created! Drop in.

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Cost: Free
Contact: ruskininsheffield@gmail.com
Suitable for: All ages, adults and children
Accompanied children only
Wheelchair access: Yes
Disabled toilet: Yes
Refreshments: No

Sponsored by Walkley Community Centre as part of Walkley Festival 2017

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Big Draw: In the Mind’s Eye
Jul
1
2:00 PM14:00

Big Draw: In the Mind’s Eye

2:00 – 3:00 pm and 3.30 – 4.30 pm Big Draw: In the Mind’s Eye – workshop
Walkley Community Centre (upstairs)

Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind Explore drawing through listening. All welcome to try audio-described drawing for people with all sight abilities. Limited places. Please book in advance to secure a place, some places may be available on the day.

Cost: Free
Contact: julie.turnbull@srsb.org.uk
Suitable for: Age 10+
Accompanied children only
Wheelchair access: No. Workshop leader will give assistance to guide people upstairs if needed.
Disabled toilet: Yes
Refreshments: No

Sponsored by Walkley Community Centre as part of Walkley Festival 2017

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Big Draw: Sculpting Walkley
Jul
1
1:00 PM13:00

Big Draw: Sculpting Walkley

1:00 – 5:00 pm Big Draw: Sculpting Walkley, Ruskin Hall

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Clay sculpture for adults and children with Ellie Somerset. Help make scenes of Walkley in terracotta clay, inspired by the work of Walkley’s renowned Victorian sculptor Benjamin Creswick. Add people and animals to a mini clay world. Help draw the flow of huge charcoal drawing of the Rivelin river. Try sculpting with 3D pens and printing with Candice Majewski from the University of Sheffield. Drop in.

Cost: Free
Contact: ruskininsheffield@gmail.com
Suitable for: Anyone over 5
Accompanied children only
Wheelchair access: Yes
Disabled toilet: Yes
Refreshments: No

Sponsored by Walkley Community Centre as part of Walkley Festival 2017

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Longsword Dance taster workshop: Walkley Festival
Jun
18
8:30 PM20:30

Longsword Dance taster workshop: Walkley Festival

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The Handsworth Traditional Sword Dance is one of the longest surviving dance traditions in the country, first mentioned around 1870 but almost certainly older than that. The dance was recorded by folk dance collector Cecil Sharp just before the First World War; and unlike many folk dance teams, the tradition is unbroken as the dance carried on through both world wars.

The traditional dance comprises 8 men dancing a series of complex figures last about 9 minutes. Each holds the handle of his own sword and the tip of his neighbour’s throughout the dance, only letting go at the very end of the dance when the swords are locked together and held aloft by the captain.

Recently, the team has enjoyed resurgent interest, attracting several new younger members. A shortened 6-person version of the dance has been developed to take round pubs and other indoor venues. Fast, furious and short, this makes a welcome addition to the ancient traditional dance.

For more information please contact Team Captain Brian Smith (0114 248 4380) or Dance Captain Simon Brock (0114 233 6146 or e-mail simon_j_brock@hotmail.com)

Cost: Donations
Contact: Simon Brock 0114 233 6146 simon_j_brock@hotmail.com
Accompanied children only
Wheelchair access: Yes
Disabled toilets: Yes

This event is sponsored by Walkley Community Centre for Walkley Festival 2017

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Beginners Clog Dance Workshop: Walkley Festival
Jun
18
7:30 PM19:30

Beginners Clog Dance Workshop: Walkley Festival

As part of Walkley Festival 2017 An opportunity to have a go at English Clog Dancing with Three’s a Crowd, who will teach some basic steps. No experience needed. Please wear flat hard soled shoes if possible; there will be some clogs available to try as well.

Cost: Donations
Contact: Melanie Barber 7812656036 melanieclog@gmail.com
Accompanied children only
Wheelchair access: Yes
Disabled toilets: Yes

This event is sponsored by Walkley Community Centre as part of Walkley Festival 2017

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Andro and Eve's: The Kingdom Come #2
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

Andro and Eve's: The Kingdom Come #2

The Kingdom Come, Sheffield's finest DRAG KING night is back! 
HOLIDAY CAMP EDITION! 

Drag power couple, Adam All & Apple Derrieres return to Walkley Commmunity Centre to host Andro & Eve's celebration of male impersonation. 

With a lineup of talented Drag Kings including - 
LUKE WARM -/- CHIYO GOMES -/- OLIVER ASSETS
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THE KINGDOM COME: HOLIDAY CAMP edition will feature a hefty dose of silliness, singing, lipsyncing and dancing. Probably pineapples and definitely cake. Put on your holiday best, because we're all going on a summer holigay! Gender bending costumes encouraged!

It will be surreal. It will be fabulous. All hail the King.
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-- All genders very welcome. 
-- Cash bar available on the night. 
-- This is an wheelchair accessible venue, with a disabled toilet but please email us at androandeve@gmail.com when purchasing tickets, and let us know your access requirements. 
-- Toilets at Andro and Eve events are Gender Neutral. 
-- Limited parking at centre car park, or on street nearby. Please avoid parking on Fir Street though!
-- Bus - The 95 bus to 'Walkley, South Rd/Hoole St'.
The Kingdom Come event tickets are now on sale. We have an Early Bird ticket offer for the first 15 tickets sold only £9. Ticket link here - https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/events/219-andro-eve-presents-the-kingdom-com
-- Tickets £12 adv or £14 OTD. 
-- Tickets also available from Beeches of Walkley with no booking fee added. More venue information here - http://www.walkleycommunitycentre.org/facilities/

Our Kingdom Come Facebook Event is here - https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/1399158636802641/

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Sunday Dig!
Feb
12
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Dig!

Our Chairman Rick talks about gardening. Please watch, like and share our new video

Please come along to community centre’s annual gardening day on Sunday 12th February from 10am - until 1pm. We have no gardener so keeping the centre’s beds and borders neat and tidy is everyone’s responsibility. We need help removing the winter build-up of brambles, twigs and leaves, ending with composting, burning and dumping. 
We’ll be providing tools, gloves, sandwiches and drinks and families are welcome. If you think you can make it please email I’M UP FOR THE SUNDAY DIG using the form below!

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The Great Yorkshire Show-Off 2017
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

The Great Yorkshire Show-Off 2017

Back for a second year. Who shall take the crown in 2017? Come find out as we Roll up, roll up to the greatest talent show in Yorkshire, to find Yorkshire's greatest Show Off. An indeterminate number of contestants including poets, burlesque performers, dancers and avante garde artistes compete to be crowned...The Great Yorkshire Show Off. Round 1: Costume. A la Miss World. Will it be swimwear or an evening gown that wows the judges? Round 2: Talent. Express yourself, you've got what it takes. Round 3: talk to the nation.Share your hopes and dreams. World peace and animals...X

Hosted by Cabaret Boom Boom's irrepressible Mr Maynard Flip Flap, the evening will be rounded off with a special guest appearance from some of South Yorkshire's greatest show offs.

Book Tickets Here

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Secrets of the Yoga Zone with Steve Avian
Feb
4
1:00 PM13:00

Secrets of the Yoga Zone with Steve Avian

Mindfulness , posture, breathing and relaxation are the foundation of Hatha Yoga that we will explore in this workshop, along with special skills to enhance your experience of the yoga zone …the clear state of inner harmony Yogis call “Shama”

First in a series of afternoons filled with Yoga throughout the year at Walkley community centre. All workshops run from 1pm - 5pm and will conclude with beautiful crystal bowl sound relaxation. Refreshments will be provided. Please bring a smile, a mat, a blanket and an open mind. Cost: £35.00 Limited spaces, please book early.  

Book here

 

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'THE KINGDOM COME' Sheffield's new drag king night!
Nov
26
7:30 PM19:30

'THE KINGDOM COME' Sheffield's new drag king night!

Andro & Eve bring you 'THE KINGDOM COME', Sheffield's new drag king night. Showcasing the talents of the UK's finest Drag Kings, and hosted by the impeccably stylish 'it couple'. Adam All & Apple Derrières, founders of the increasingly popular SOHO night, BoiBox. 

It will be surreal.
It will be fabulous. 
All hail the King.

Drag King / Queen costumes encouraged, but not mandatory!

All genders very welcome. 

Cash bar available on the night. 

This is an wheelchair accessible venue, but please email us at androandeve@gmail.com when purchasing tickets, and let us know your access requirements. 

Car park available & on street parking nearby.

Online Tickets

TICKETS ARE NOW ALSO AVAILABLE FROM BEECHES OF WALKLEY

Facebook Event

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Winter Craft Fair 2016
Nov
12
2:00 PM14:00

Winter Craft Fair 2016

Let us help you get into the Christmas spirit! We are holding our annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday 12th November 2-5pm. A great opportunity to buy beautiful gifts, support your community centre and local crafts people. 

There will be quality craft stalls, cafe with home-made bakes, mulled wine and a penny social raffle downstairs in Ruskin Hall, charity stalls & activities upstairs. To book a table or volunteer to help out, contact Natalie via events@firstreet.org.uk. Any donations of cakes & raffle prizes gratefully received. 

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Half-term close down
Oct
21
to Oct 31

Half-term close down

The community centre office is now closed for half-term while we carve our pumpkins and get Hallowe'en costumes ready.  You can still pencil in your main hall bookings but I won't be able to respond until 31st October. Take care out there folks!

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