Environment weeks in Burngreave

This years’ environment weeks run from 27th April to 9th June across the city.Burngreave is hosting a number of these events, from the Victorian cemetery chapel, to the wild spaces of Parkwood Springs. Come along and see the hiddenwonders of Burngreave.

Further details can be found at https://www.sheffieldenvironment.org

Burngreave Cemetery & Chapel

Melrose Road, Sheffield, S3 9DN Sunday Meetings There is a permanent display of information and photographs about the history of the cemetery and some of those interred there. Also installation by the artist in residence.

1am-3pm:

28th April, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May and 2nd, 9th June

Saleema Imam: 07950 299 073  https://www.friendsofburngreavecemetery.btck.co.uk

Accompanied walk around Burngreave Cemetery

Christine Steers will lead a walk around some of the cemeteries interesting features.

Christine 0114 281 6950 chris.burngreave@blueyonder.co.uk 2-3.30pm:

15th May Well dressing workshop Old mortuary chapel near the Melrose Road entrance. Beginning to create this year’s offering with the theme ‘Water’. All welcome, but children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

2pm-5pm:

30th May

Saleema Imam 07950 299 073

Parkwood Springs

Cooks Wood Road car park, Cooks Wood Road Sheffield, S5 8XB

Parkwood Springs Forest Garden Weeding and mulching in the Forest Garden – and not much digging. Please dress for the weather, and wear strong shoes. Tools, gloves and any training you need are provided.

11am-2pm:

11th May and 9th June

Tim.Shortland@sheffield.gov.uk

Parkwood Springs Art

Come and join in, making art work representing Parkwood Springs. No experience needed, just a willingness to have some fun trying anything from bark rubbing to watercolour painting. All welcome. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

2pm-4pm:

11th and 18th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com  https://www.parkwood-springs.org.uk

Dawn Chorus Walk

See the sun rise and hear the songs and calls of a range of birds, including recently arrived migrants. Join the Friends of Parkwood Springs for breakfast afterwards. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear strong shoes/boots and warm clothes.

5am:

12th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com

Conservation Session

Maintaining our lowland heath, ponds and meadow areas, making sure that paths are unobstructed and the area is clean and tidy.

10am-12.30pm:

18th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com

Grimesthorpe Allotments

Mikron Theatre

Redcoats A Mikron Theatre production of ‘Red Coats’ on Grimesthorpe allotments. Mikron’s radiant Redcoats will guide you through 80 years of Butlins splendour with their trademark mix of fun, pathos and songs. Please bring a chair or blanket. Families welcome. There is wheelchair access but it is a bit of a hard slog up the allotment track.

6pm-8.30pm:

29th May

0114 273 7718 enquiries@sagesheffield.org.uk   https://www.sagesheffield.org.uk

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

Melrose Road, Sheffield, S3 9DN Craft Session For Children aged 8-13. Utilising salvaged materials to upcycle into new playground parts. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult and should wear clothes they don’t mind getting messy in.

1-3pm:

7th April and 11th May

Patrick Meleady: 0114 273 7121

Well dressing and big lunch

Bring food to share or just come and join us for playground fun. Plus seed, plant and book swaps, lucky dip, the launch of this years’ well dressing in the cemetery, art installation and a demonstration of Lau Gar Kung Fu.

12pm:

1st June

Saleema Imam 07950 299 073 saleema.imam141@googlemail.com

Parkwood Springs

Cooks Wood Road car park, Cooks Wood Road Sheffield, S5 8XB Parkwood Springs Forest Garden Weeding and mulching in the Forest Garden – and not much digging. Please dress for the weather, and wear strong shoes. Tools, gloves and any training you need are provided.

11am-2pm:

11th May and 9th June

Tim.Shortland@sheffield.gov.uk

Parkwood Springs Art

Come and join in, making art work representing Parkwood Springs. No experience needed, just a willingness to have some fun trying anything from bark rubbing to watercolour painting. All welcome. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

2pm-4pm:

11th and 18th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com  https://www.parkwood-springs.org.uk

Dawn Chorus Walk See the sun rise and hear the songs and calls of a range of birds, including recently arrived migrants. Join the Friends of Parkwood Springs for breakfast afterwards. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear strong shoes/boots and warm clothes.

5am:

12th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com

Conservation Session Maintaining our lowland heath, ponds and meadow areas, making sure that paths are unobstructed and the area is clean and tidy.

10am-12.30pm:

18th May

parkwood.springs@gmail.com

Grimesthorpe Allotments

Mikron Theatre – Redcoats A Mikron Theatre production of ‘Red Coats’ on Grimesthorpe allotments. Mikron’s radiant Redcoats will guide you through 80 years of Butlins splendour with their trademark mix of fun, pathos and songs. Please bring a chair or blanket. Families welcome. There is wheelchair access but it is a bit of a hard slog up the allotment track.

6pm-8.30pm:

29th May 0114 273 7718 enquiries@sagesheffield.org.uk https://www.sagesheffield.org.uk

Hope Community Allotments

Regular sessions from 9.30am-12.30pm on 27th & 29th April, 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th & 30th May, and 1st, 3rd, 6th & 8th June.

Contact James Woollen on 07749 594 566 for more details.

Crabtree Ponds

Regular Volunteer Work Morning on 13th May from 10am-12pm.

Contact Rachel Stevenson on 0114 263 4335.