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Festival Highlights

Organisers from across the city’s outdoor groups, clubs and businesses are coming together to offer a unique programme of events. Here are some of the event highlights so far, stay tuned for more announcements.

  1. Climbing is set to be one of the sports making its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this year and the man who will be responsible for setting all the bouldering routes is none other than Sheffield’s own, Percy Bishton.
    1. 12 Mar 2020
  2. Festival of the Outdoors - Urban Night Orienteering
    Come and experience the challenge of night orienteering around the streets of Kelham Island.
    1. 14 Mar 2019
  3. The bouldering competition with a difference is back for 2020.
    1. 14 Mar 202015 Mar 2020
  4. The Big Running Weekend
    The Big Running Weekend is a family-friendly festival celebrating of all things trail running with a strong fun, community feel.
    1. 20 Mar 202022 Mar 2020
  5. This unique road cycling event is a cross between a sportive and a hill climb that invites participants to face seven of Sheffield’s toughest hills.
    1. 15 Mar 2020
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  6. Devil's Elbow Trail Day
    The Devil’s Elbow bridleway has the classic combination of roots, rock and woodland that make the periphery of our city so inviting to mountain bikers. On foot, or hoof its natural history and landscape reveals itself even more.
    1. 14 Mar 2020
  7. Paddle Boarding
    Ever wanted to try stand-up paddleboarding? Join DC Outdoors for an Urban SUP experience at Sheffield’s historic canal basin, Victoria Quays.
    1. 14 Mar 202015 Mar 2020
    2. 28 Mar 202029 Mar 2020
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  8. Join us for a very special Sheffield screening and the UK premiere of ‘Beer! The Best Film Ever Brewed’, a brand new documentary which takes a deep dive into the international beer industry and the second most consumed beverage on the planet.
    1. 13 Mar 2020
  9. The Sheffield Adventure Film Festival has a well-earned reputation for being a friendly festival, welcoming everyone whether you're an outdoors enthusiast or an armchair adventurer who just loves a good story.
    1. 20 Mar 202022 Mar 2020
  10. Sheffield Beer Week is a week-long festival celebrating the region’s brewing landscape – old and new!
    1. 9 Mar 202015 Mar 2020
  11. Cotic Women of Steel
    Join Ride Sheffield and Cotic’s Women of Steel at ShAFF for a friendly panel discussion with some of the inspiring women from Sheffield’s mountain bike scene.
    1. 21 Mar 2020
  12. Photo Credit : Roger Butterfield
    This lovely circular walk of 5 miles starts/finishes at Woodhouse Railway Station and includes Beighton Marsh Nature Reserve, Linleybank Meadows, the Shire Brook Valley, the Shirtcliffe Valley and Flockton Park.
    1. 26 Mar 2020
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  13. A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners of all abilities and spectators to the city's streets and raises many thousands of pounds for good causes.
    1. 29 Mar 2020
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

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