List of Crosspool Festival 2017 scarecrows

Here’s the list of scarecrows on view around Crosspool as part of the 2017 scarecrow competition.

Can you spot them all?

You can also download it as a PDF (31KB).

2017 Crosspool scarecrows

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Crosspool Festival 2017 starts today

Crosspool Festival 2017

Download the Crosspool Festival 2017 brochure (PDF, 1MB)

Our annual community festival begins tonight with the unveiling of the well dressing at the top of Selborne Road at 7pm.

For the full list of things going on over the ten days, download a copy of the programme or view the events on Facebook.

This year the festival proceeds will benefit the Lord Mayor’s Charities:

Sheffield Kidney Institute – Northern General Hospital

Sheffield Young Carers – An independent charity, dedicated to supporting young carers across the city since 1997.

Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) – Mappin Street

Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) – making a difference to people living with dementia

ArtWorks  – St Polycarps CC Wisewood Lane

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Open mic night at Nest cafe on Thursday 29 June

Acoustic night at Nest cafe, Crosspool

Acoustic night at Nest cafe, Crosspool

A special open mic edition of Nest’s popular acoustic night is taking place as part of this year’s Crosspool Festival.

It’s your chance to play a couple of songs, unplugged and with no microphone, to a friendly Crosspool Festival crowd – or just turn up and watch!

Nest open mic night – Thursday 29 June – Facebook event

All Crosspool Festival 2017 events

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Wanted: volunteers to help run a stall at the Summer Fayre

Crosspool Summer Fayre 2012

Crosspool Summer Fayre

On Saturday 1 July the annual Summer Fayre takes place on the Coldwell Lane sports field from 1-4pm.

We’re a bit short on volunteers this year so if you can offer to help run a stall then please email crosspoolforum@gmail.com.

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Spaces available at Tuesday chairobics sessions

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Meeting to discuss Plough community share issue on Thursday 15 June

Meeting to discuss Plough community share issue on Thursday 15 June

Meeting to discuss Plough community share issue on Thursday 15 June

The Star: Mystery man offers £500,000 to save Sheffield pub that escaped becoming a supermarket

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Vote now in the 2017 Crosspool Festival photography competition

It’s time to vote in our annual festival photography competition!

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme Wild Crosspool.

The judges have shortlisted photos in categories and would like you to choose which ones really capture the theme.

More information about the competition

Vote using the two polls below – you have until midnight on Wednesday 28 June to cast your vote.


Category 1: photos by primary school age students

Choose one photo from two. Make your choice using the poll under both photos.

There are five mummy spiders in the picture, can you see them all?

There are five mummy spiders in the picture, can you see them all? (primary age category)

Typical game of cat and squirrel

Typical game of cat and squirrel (primary age category)


Category 2: photos by secondary school age students

As there is only one photo there is no need to vote in this category.

Pollinator

Pollinator (secondary age category)


Category 3: photos by adults

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under both photos.

A lunch on the lawn

A lunch on the lawn (adult age category)

Lacewing dragon

Lacewing dragon (adult age category)

Wild time

Wild time (adult age category)

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