Rivelin Valley Conservation Group Heritage Open Day Sunday 18th September 2022: 11:00-16:00 Beside Rivelin Park Café and Rivelin Park Water Play Rivelin, Valley Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 5GL
Meet the volunteers and visit the nature corner~ Discover the fascinating wildlife, see some mini-beasts, do a nature quiz or nature hunt and find out how you can get involved in helping to conserve the valley. Discover the history and heritage, including tours to the world-famous “Mousehole Forge”. Bring your memories of Rivelin! Art in the park: see artwork by and find out about the 1920s Rivelin Valley Artists’ colony and 19th-century artist William Lowe. Poetry ‘open mic’ led by local poets: read your own or another favourite poem during a walk by the river.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the fatal plane crash of a BOEING B-17 42-31322 FLYING FORTRESS, “MI AMIGO”, in Endcliffe Park on the morning of 22 February, 1944,
a Memorial service followed by a fly-past is scheduled to take place this
Friday 22 February 2019.
Recommended time to arrive at Endcliffe Park 7.15am
The new Rivelin Splash water play area will finally open on Saturday 13 July at 11am.
The refurbished water play area is for children of all ages and includes three large splash pads, a new filter system, water play equipment plus ramped access with handrails. One of the pools will still be for paddling
The toilets will be more accessible and new baby changing facilities have been created. Water pistols, nets and buckets will be available from Rivelin Park cafe.
The water splash was originally scheduled to open in May.