Sheffield industry and steelmaking history museum situated on Kelham Island. Located in one of the city's oldest industrial districts, the museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old. With its iconic Bessemer Converter and Europe’s largest working steam engine on display, Kelham Island Museum stands a proud reminder of the Sheffield’s industrial history and is great place to learn more about this significant heritage. No Bounds Festival has been invited to take over the whole museum for the festival which will see us using all of its spaces for performances and installations as well as its great hall for the larger musical performances over the weekend.
Hope Works was a WW1 gun barrel factory, now it’s a place of creativity and expression. It is a revolving gallery of music and visual art with an artist in residence program as well as a highly developed calendar of events. It serves as an incubator for new talent with regular plays and support given to new emerging artists from Sheffield and beyond. It was set up in association with Mixed In Sheffield in 2012 and has since endeavoured to program events which are both impactful and inspirational, embracing the local community whilst drafting in true giants of electronic music from the furthest reaches of the globe.
Sheffield's premier destination for art, craft and design. We will be showing a selection of amazing film and archive screenings for free over the weekend here in conjunction with Memory Dance and Sheffield Hallam University. Also see the city's unique Metalwork and Ruskin collections, The current Leonardo Da Vinci collection and have a Coffee in the brand new Ambulo cafe which is part owned by the drummer from the Arctic Monkeys.
Testone Factory is about initiating and facilitating creative ideas and content. A new space of invention and production for the design communications agency Peter & Paul and cultural collaborators. Located in Kelham Island between the historic River Don and the spaces of transition that are driving Sheffield’s innovation economy.
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A post-industrial concept space for the showing and sharing of everything that's good in creative endeavour.
Foodhall is a multi-award-winning open public dining room and kitchen at the heart of Sheffield city centre. Managed by the community, for the community, we tackle social isolation and encourage integration across a diverse range of community groups. Foodhall intercepts food waste streams from local traders and uses this surplus to serve hot meals to all on a put-something-in't-pot donation basis. At its core, Foodhall represents community, skill sharing, education, participation, equality and inclusion.
Heeley swimming pool is a wonderful Edwardian public swimming baths which will be the scene for the Wet Sounds underwater installation.