Art in the Gardens

The largest outdoor art market in the north of England!

The 2020 Sheffield City Council annual Art in the Gardens event in the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

Saturday 5th September and Sunday 6th September
Two sessions each day 10.30am -14:00pm and 14:00pm -17:30pm.

Admission tickets for over 16 years £5.00, under 16 years free.

Get your tickets here:


This year’s Crosspool festival well- dressing on the theme of “TIME”, was produced over a period of a week by the Petalers seen stood to the left of the display, but has been in the planning since the beginning of the year.

Well Blessing 2019
2019 Well Blessing

Using only natural materials, it has taken a total of 400 working hours to produce this year’s traditional well-dressing.

Some of the materials used were:-  Clay, Hydrangea, various leaves, Chrysanthemum, Magnolia seed pods, Parsley, Fern, Bamboo, Burberis, Ornamental grass, Magnolias, Feverfew, Pine cones, Peppercorns, string, grit and many many more. Can you spot any more?





Saturday’s ceilidh cancelled – ticket refunds available

The ceilidh, due to take place on Saturday at St Columba’s Church, has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. Ticket refunds are available at Nest cafe, or wherever you purchased your ticket.

The rest of the 2018 Crosspool Festival events continue as planned.

A quick reminder that the Open Mic night at Nest cafe on Friday 6 July starts at 7.30pm, not 8pm as stated in the printed programme.



Open mic night returns to Nest cafe on Friday 6 July


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!

To finish the evening there will be a special set of folk and originals from acoustic night favourites The Finch Charmers.

Nest open mic night – Friday 6 July – Facebook event

Crosspool Festical 2018