Events

50 Things Fridays: kite making

Make your own kite at Sheffield Park and Garden 

Make your own kite at Sheffield Park and Garden

Fri 1 August, 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

The first of our 50 Things Fridays starts with kite making workshops. To tick off #7 on your 50 Things list, use the template and materials provided to make your own airborne creation. The parkland is a great place to see how well your kite takes to the sky.

£2.50 per child, includes all materials.

50 Things Fridays: raft building

Raft making at Sheffield Park and Garden © Nina Elliot-Newman

Raft making at Sheffield Park and Garden

Fri 8 August, 10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-3.30pm

Tick off #43 on your 50 Things list and join one of our raft building workshops. Create your own wooden structure and see how well it floats on one of our lakes.

£2.50 per child, includes all materials.

50 Things Fridays: bug shake

Bug hunting in the garden - number 31 on your 50 Things list © Nina Elliot-Newman

Bug hunting in the garden - number 31 on your 50 Things list

Friday 15 August, 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm

Be part of one of our bug shakes and tick off #31 on your 50 Things list. How many bugs will you find in the trees and bushes?

50 Things Fridays: snail racing

Race snails this summer holiday at Sheffield Park and Garden © Nina Elliot-Newman

Race snails this summer holiday at Sheffield Park and Garden

Fri 22 August, 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

And they're off...... will you pick a winner or the slowest in the pack. Join one of our snail racing sessions and tick off #17 on your 50 Things list.

50 Things Fridays: bug house

Make this little chap a cosy home at Sheffield Park and Garden © John Millar

Make this little chap a cosy home at Sheffield Park and Garden

Fri 29 August, 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Create a home for mini beasts at one of our workshops, using all sorts of natural materials, and tick off #36 on your 50 Things list. Who will come and live in your bug house once you set it up in your garden?

£2.50 per child, includes all materials.

Summer cricket matches

Cricket match at Sheffield Park © Sheffield Park

Cricket match at Sheffield Park

Cricket has been played on the ground at Sheffield Park since the 1840s. Fixtures are scheduled for most weekends and some weekdays throughout the summer until the beginning of September. Bring a picnic and relax to the sound of leather on willow as you watch history being replayed.

Check our full event listings for exact times and dates, which are subject to the weather conditions on the day.

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