Crosspool Festival 2018 starts on Friday

Crosspool Festival 2018
Crosspool Festival 2018

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

Many longstanding events are returning and there are new events in the programme, including:

  • summer fayre
  • street market
  • open mic night
  • Lego challenge
  • Open Gardens
  • history walk
  • treasure hunt
  • Crosspool Crawl
  • quiz night
  • folk concert
  • picnic in the park

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

SARAS Women’s Refuge will receive profits from the festival. All free events will be pleased to take donations for this charity.

Read the 2018 Crosspool Festival programme

Crosspool Festival 2018
Crosspool Festival 2018 – the programme is now available

The programme for this year’s Crosspool Festival is now available online:

Crosspool Festival 2018

It is also being distributed with the new issue of the Crosspool Clarion, so look out for that.

The 2018 festival dates are Friday 29 June to Sunday 8 July 2018.

SARAS Women’s Refuge will receive profits from the festival. All free events will be pleased to take donations for this charity.

Please note changes from the printed copy of the programme:

More information on selected events:

Crosspool Festival Street Market – Sunday 1 July – Facebook event

Next open mic/acoustic night – Friday 6 July – Facebook event

Enter the 2018 Crosspool Festival photo competition!

Wanted: dumbells or weights for Crosspool Festival

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

Get involved with Crosspool Festival: come to the pub for a chat on Wednesday 8 November

Crosspool Festival street market
Selborne Road street market, one of the Crosspool Festival events

Do you have any ideas for Crosspool Festival? Would you consider getting involved or helping out in some capacity?

The Crosspool Festival team are meeting in The Sportsman pub, Benty Lane, on Wednesday 8 November at 8pm. They’d welcome anyone interested to join them. Please come along to share your thoughts and ideas and have a drink.

Next year’s Crosspool Festival is due to take place between Friday 29 June to Sunday 8 July 2018.

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

More items wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre

Books wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre
Donations wanted for Crosspool Summer Fair

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 the stalls?

The festival organisers are still looking for contributions, so if you can help, 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.