Come and Stay at Waleswood Caravan and Camping Park and join Run Nation in their 5K or 10K running event at Rother Valley Country Park. (5 minute walk from the campsite to the start area). 5K and 10K events both start and finish at the Northen Lake at Rother Valley Country Park. Registration Timings: 8:30am - 9:30am Race Start Time: 10am Estimated Race Finshing Time: 12 Noon The 5K event will be 1 lap around the Main Lakes at the Country Park The 10K event will be 2 laps around the Main Lakes at the Country Park
The world’s most famous brass band returns to Leeds Town Hall for an afternoon gala concert, featuring the Black Dyke Band with internationally renowned soloists and the Yorkshire Youth Brass Band.
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for 2020 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films!
Join collectors and enthusiasts from around the country as we host our yearly collectors' fair and special opening of the museum's vast off site store. PLEASE NOTE this event is not hosted at the museum itself. Please contact us to book on to this event or to book a stall at the collectors' fair. Bookings will open in August. Event open from 09:00 - 14:00, refreshments available.
Celebrate the festive season with live music and dance, crafts, living history displays, reenactors, fire engine rides and so much more! Meet and greet Father Christmas in his 1940s Grotto, get truly hands-on with history as this event will fire the imagination of visitors young and young at heart. Get the full family involved and come dressed up in your 1940s best!
Art Stamp & Paper Craft Show with approximately 40 different exhibitors teaching, demonstrating and selling art stamps, decoupage, die cutting, fabric, card & paper plus so much more.
Ever wondered what Victorian Sheffield was like? Are you interested in Victorian crime and punishment? Do you love all things horrible history? Step through NESM’s Victorian doors and delve deep into its past with live actors, historical interpretation, games, storytelling, entertainment and much more!
Come and learn about the hidden history of Sheffield’s gang wars in a building that was at the heart of it all, from costumed storytelling to a recreated pub, this event will be fun for all the family. Explore the original Police cells that housed infamous gang members like George Mooney and Sam Garvin, learn about the brutal war between one of the first specialised flying squads and the all-powerful gangs that ran the city of Sheffield and be taken back in time to the dark and dangerous world of bribery and brutality.
Running Wednesday - Sunday over the school holidays from 22 July to 30 August, our Mega Machines event will allow visitors to explore a variety of exciting vehicles and learn how they are used by the emergency services. Come and see vehicles not normally on public display and get up close and personal to some of our normal exhibits. Each week the Mega Machines event will throw the spotlight on a different machine or emergency service so keep an eye on our website and social media for full details.
Join our team to explore the history of arms and armour, from the time of early St John through to modern day armed police and bomb disposal. In honour of the self-armoured, rare and endangered species the pangolin, the event will also explore armour in nature and how this has influences modern armoury. Join us to discover our collection with object handling, interactive displays and special guests.