The Messenger explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might just mirror our own.
An essential film for anyone who cares about the environment and nature and full of insights and revelations for all audiences, The Messenger explores mankind’s deep-seated connection to songbirds and the devastating impact humans have had on bird species, from urbanisation, climate change and pesticides.
True friends - it's March Regather Comedy Club!
This month we are joined by two incredible performers.
Australian-born cult-comic Bec Hill has all kinds of feathers to her cap: from stand-up, writing for Radio 4 comedy, appearing on CBBC's "The Dog Ate My Homework" to voicing several characters in video game series Mass Effect. As a stand-up Bec incorporates a lot of arts and crafts into her shows to create something she calls "paper-puppetry". It's not quite like anything else and we're super glad to have her along.Tickets & More Info »
Not here for ShAFF 2018, don't worry. You can get a sneak preview screening of the 'Best Of The Fest' here on the eve of the event. #ShAFFThursday.
Programme of films to be announced a week or so before the event. Rest assured, they will be the best! 2 Screening. 7pm and 9pm. (£7)Tickets & More Info »
Samuel Taylor is an Alt-Country singer songwriter whose work has been likened to artists such as Tallest Man on Earth, Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Playing his first Sheffield show in over a year he will perform his debut album ‘The Boy I Used To Be’, in its entirety.
Support comes from new Sheffield / Beverley based Americana act, The Apologies. (£8)Tickets & More Info »
The child may not remember, but the body remembers"
Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress. (£7)
Sam Moss is a musician living in Boston. His work rambles through various offshoots of Americana, from original and interpreted folk songs, to pastoral and occasionally jagged instrumental guitar. "Few fingerstyle guitarists have made the transition to singer-songwriter mode as gracefully as Sam Moss."- Lars Gotrich, NPR “This fingerpicking guitar virtuoso characterizes the folk spirit in its finest sense.”- Chris Leo Palermino, Paste (£8)Tickets & More Info »