Whirlow Hall Christmas Fayre

Whirlow Hall Farm Christmas Fayre

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust is so sorry, but due to the heavy snow overnight, their Christmas Fayre is unable to go ahead today Saturday27th.

The weather forecast for tomorrow is looking better so plan to go ahead for just one day, Sunday 28th November.

A further announcement will follow later.


Sunday 21ST November, 3.00PM
An Open Afternoon at the Crosspool District Youth Sports Trust (CDYST), Coldwell Lane, Crosspool, S10 5TL


CDYST Invite Anyone Who Wishes to see their Facilities; get involved with their Projects; Propose & Discus Ideas for Future Events, or Simply Just Drop-In for a Cuppa.

Everyone Welcome!

Friday 17th December 6.30pm – 7.15pm
Christmas Carol Singalong at the Hall with Free Mince Pies – Hot Drinks, etc.


If you would like to Register Your Interest in attending Please Email: daveb@cdyst.co.uk or scan QR code –

Finally, they are Very Grateful to have Volunteers that Litter Pick around the Grounds.
One Lady has kindly proposed that they have a Litter Picking Team, so If this Is of any interest to you, Please Do Get In Touch.

Beat the Street

There is still time to join “Beat the Street” a fun free initiative that will see Sheffield transformed into a giant game!

See how far you can walk, cycle, run, scoot and roll. There are great challenges to enjoy and prizes up for grabs.

The game is due to end on 28 July 2021


Mr & Mrs Scarecrow

As it’s likely that staycations will be your holiday option this year, to help bring cheer and give families something to do in these unsettled and confused times, a Scarecrows Competition has been organised. 

If you haven’t already entered or if you are still in the process of make a scarecrow, there is still time to complete and display your creation before the final judging takes place next Friday 2nd July. 

Pay just £4 to take part; Entry forms are available at “Nest Café” and “Hudson’s Kitchen”. All proceeds will go to Friends of Lydgate Association FOLA. 

When making your scarecrow please be sure not to put anything in or on it that could fall off and become harmful to animals and wildlife habitats. Make safety and social distancing the number one priority at all times.

As a result of the covid restriction being extend, this years Crosspool Summer Fayre has had to be cancelled. The winners will now be announced on Saturday 3rd July at Hudson’s Kitchen plaza.

Thanks to local businesses, the winning scarecrow will receive a certificate and a £25 voucher with the two runners up each receiving certificates and vouchers to the value of £12.50. 

Crosspool Festival 2021

Crosspool Festival Programme is now online:
It is also in the Crosspool precinct shops and is being distributed with the summer issue of the Crosspool Clarion.

The 2021 festival dates are Friday 26th June to Sunday 4th July 2021.

Festival Charity 2021
St Cuthbert’s food bank at Fir Vale, local giving.org

Photography Competition 2021

Please Email your photo as a jpg to: crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com
at your earliest possible convenience before the end of May.

Crosspool Scarecrow Competition
Saturday 26 June – Saturday 3July

Crosspool Summer Fayre – Saturday 3 July

Crosspool Summer Fayre 2021

Don’t miss the Crosspool Summer Fayre on Saturday 3 July, one of the events taking place as part of this year’s Crosspool Festival. Look out for the full programme coming soon.

If Covid19 Infection rates prevent the Government being in a position to remove all legal limits on social contact, unfortunately the Crosspool Summer Fayre would have to be cancelled.


Summer Fayre 2015
Crosspool Summer Fayre

Wanted: books, bric-a-brac or tombola prizes for 2021 Crosspool Summer Fayre

Do you have any unwanted books, prizes, gifts or bric-a-brac that might be suitable for the Crosspool Forum Summer Fayre tombola or one of our stalls?

If so, please get in touch with Gillian on g.m.drinkwater@btinternet.com or 0114 229 5670. We can collect if necessary, or they can be dropped off locally.