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Doncaster Heritage Festival 2019

1st May 2019
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Doncaster Heritage Festival

Discover Doncaster’s heritage at this year’s Doncaster Heritage Festival, taking place from Saturday 4th to Sunday 19th May. The 2019 Doncaster Heritage Festival will be launched on Saturday with two fascinating talks — Helen Cox asking the question who was the rightful king, Edward IV or Richard III? And TV historian, Michael Wood, talks about Doncaster’s connection to the decisive Battle of Brunanburh in AD 937, which triggered the making of a united England. read more

Bluebell Wood’s Soapbox Derby set to draw thousands to Clifton Park

30th April 2019
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Community Focus

Get set for the wackiest of races as Clifton Park is transformed into a wheely fun race-track on Saturday 18th May.
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice’s award-winning Soapbox Derby is back. Thousands of spectators are expected to flock to the park to watch the action as 40 weird and wonderful hand-made go-karts career down a crazy 400-metre downhill course peppered with obstacles. read more

The Beehive Folk Club

30th April 2019
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The Beehive Folk Club

Flossie Malavialle will be the guest at The Beehive Folk Club in the Village Hall Harthilll on Friday 3rd May at 8.00pm.
For tickets and information contact Peter Garratt on 0114 2352850 or email at garratt-p@sky.com. read more

Voglia d’Italia

30th April 2019
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Voglia d’Italia

Voglia d’Italia (the Italian Society for South Yorks and North Notts) presents ‘From Aida to Zum Zum Zum: Italian Music and Identity’. Dr Rachel Haworth, from the University of Hull, explores the importance and meaning of popular music in Italian culture. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

29th April 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

If you have an interest in the arts and would like to learn more, join The Arts Society Dukeries, who invite you to one of their meetings. They have monthly lecture meetings, special interest days and trips out to places of interest and a holiday for members. read more

WIN tickets to see James live!

28th April 2019
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Competitions

James are one of British indie rock’s most celebrated and enduring bands. Formed in 1982 in Whalley Range, Manchester, their debut ‘Jimone’ EP was released in November the following year on Factory Records and made Morrissey and Johnny Marr into early fans. The band went on to produce a string of huge hits during the next three decades, including ‘Come Home’, ‘Sit Down’, ‘She’s a Star’ and ‘Laid’. read more

Bramley and Wickersley Lions Club

28th April 2019
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Bramley and Wickersley Lions Club

Bramley and Wickersley Lions have supported Rotherham Sports Acro, as they represent Great Britain in Austria. The Thurcroft (Rotherham) based acrobatic gymnastics club has been selected to be part of the British team at the four-yearly Gymnaestrada festival of gymnastics in Austria in July. They will perform a number of routines, including a spectacular with 300 other gymnasts. read more

Rotherham Life April 2019 competition winners!

27th April 2019
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Competitions

Congratulations to our competition winners from our April 2019 edition! read more

Rotherham 10k

22nd April 2019
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Community Focus

The inaugural Rotherham 10k took place in 2018 and had around 800 entries for the town-centre course. Generously sponsored by Pawson Transport of Braithwell, the event was a huge success on a blazing hot May day.
The race charity, Age UK Rotherham, benefited by just over £2,400 as a result. read more

Rotherham Community Dementia Workshops

22nd April 2019
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Home Instead Senior Care Rotherham

Nearly 4,000 people have dementia across Rotherham Borough. There is increasing reliance upon family and friends for support. With this in mind, Home Instead Senior Care is now establishing free Rotherham Community Dementia Workshops, as part of their commitment to help end social isolation and improve the lives of older local people. read more