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

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

Crosspool Festival 2016 programme now online

The 2016 festival runs Friday 24 June-3 July, with the Summer Fayre scheduled for Saturday 2 July.

This year’s festival theme is Carnival, a summer party with great activities happening on the streets to coincide with this year’s Olympics in Brazil, the queen’s 90th celebrations and more besides.

The organisers are hoping it’ll be a colourful and exciting week for the community to get out and about, meet the neighbours, make new friends and try new activities.

You may have already picked up a copy of the programme from one of our local shops. If not you can browse it online now!

Crosspool Festival 2016 programme

Crosspool Festival starts this Friday!

Summer Fayre, Crosspool Festival 2011
Summer Fayre

The 2015 Crosspool Festival starts on Friday. Have you planned which events you’re going to? Make sure you get any tickets soon to make sure you don’t miss out!

The festival runs 26 June-5 July and as you’ll see below, there are events for all ages. This year’s programme  includes:

View the full Crosspool Festival 2015 programme

Crosspool Festival street market
Crosspool Festival street market

Crosspool Festival 2015 programme announced

Crosspool Festival 2015 header

Crosspool Festival 2015 programme cover
Download the Crosspool Festival 2015 programme (PDF, 6.5MB)
The programme for the 2015 Crosspool Festival (PDF, 6.5MB) is now online.

In it you’ll find many of the well-loved elements of festivals from previous years plus a few new things including:

The festival takes place Friday 26 June to Sunday 5 July.

Tickets for this year’s events are on sale from Crosspool Pet Shop on Sandygate Road.

The prize winning programme cover designs are by Lily Holt, Lydgate Infant School [front] and Polly Hill, Lydgate Junior School [back]. These and other entries can be seen in Cocker & Carr Estate Agents, Sandygate Road. We’d like to thank all the talented artists from both schools who entered.

Get involved

Full details of each event are in the programme. As well as attending events, there are plenty of ways you can get involved:

  • If you would like to help create the well dressing, please contact Pat Lintott on 0114 268 1161.
  • If you would like a stall at the street market contact Chris Bachelor on 0114 266 7842.
  • If you’d like to help with/book a stall at the Summer Fayre contact Steve Reynolds on 266 3473 or Ian Hague on 0114 230 7265.
  • For other enquiries or offers of help contact me, Revd Frances Eccleston on 0114 267 0006.

Crosspool Festival 2015

Crosspool Festival 2014 programme

Download Crosspool Festival 2014 programme
Download Crosspool Festival 2014 programme (PDF, 711KB)

Details of events for this year’s Crosspool Festival are now available.

The 2014 festival runs from Friday 27 June to Sunday 6 July.

You can now browse the programme online (PDF, 711KB). The theme is ‘Active Crosspool’ and you’ll see there are plenty of events for everyone to get involved in.

Crosspool Forum members have chosen PACT, and the CDYST Playground appeal to be the charities this year. Any surplus generated will be donated to them.

Tickets for events including the Salsa Night, the African Drumming Workshop and Folk Night are available in June from Lounge@Crosspool, 20 Sandygate Road (0114 266 7339).