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 Interchange is the main bus station in central Sheffield. The facility is served by buses operating across the Sheffield region, as well as National Express coaches that connect Sheffield with many destinations across the United Kingdom Sheffield Interchange will host our lead commission for 2021, Mark Fell's "Interchange". This will be an open access for all free event for festival goers and the general public to attend. It is a 3 hour durational performance of music performed by Maltby Miners Welfare Band utilising this public space for a very different work of art.
A new, firmly grassroots underground music and arts venue in Sheffield. Playing host to more than 10 artists and creatives in its studio spaces, the space is also home to an intimate 120-capacity venue, rooted in its community and culture but in the heart of the city. The space is home to social enterprise RiteTrax who also use the space as a hub for workshop and support sessions with young people and vulnerable adults. With a commitment to culturally diverse and great programming, this venue is another hotspot for Sheffield's underground community.
Started as a DIY space it has matured into a small speak easy-esque underground music venue and has become a great addition too Sheffield's new wave of venues. Having had the likes of Bradley Zero, Mafalda, Donna Leake, Raji Rags, Ruf Dug, Annabel Fraser to name but a few - it genuinely packs a punch as a small tight intimate gender neutral safe space - strictly no dick heads. Their motto is 'upstairs foe dancing', literally the room upstairs is just a dance floor, strict dancing policy, powered over No Bounds by Sheffield's very own Audiophile Soundsystem Crew Apricot Ballroom. Expect warm and intimate vibes.
A strongly independent canalside bar just around the corner from Hope Works run by music lovers and longstanding members of Sheffield's scene. located on the Victoria Quays in Sheffield, on a warm summers day you can sit outside in the sun, watching the boats go by. In the Winter the warm atmosphere will greet you with seating and heating a plenty. The Dorothy pax recently launched their own "Shady Gove Festival" and they are always programming interstice live acts and DJ's covering everything from Blues to Bashment. We are taking over the venue from 7-10pm Friday/Saturday of the festival to invite you to enjoy some great music and Canalside drinks before getting stuck into the night raves!