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Free history talk: “Benjamin Creswick: Ruskin’s Walkley Working Class Hero.”

Monday 24th February 7.30pm – 9pm  “Benjamin Creswick: Ruskin’s Walkley Working Class Hero.” Benjamin Creswick was a Walkley knife grinder (1853-1946) who Ruskin hailed as a “youth of true genius”. He became Ruskin’s protégé and went on to become an influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and a much commissioned public sculptor. Free […]

Waterless Hills & Nick Jonah Davis

      Waterless Hills fuse elements of Eastern European and Middle Eastern-folk music melted into the coldly stark foundations of droning post-rock.The group consists of Andrew Cheetham (drums/percussion), Gavin Clarke (bass), C Joynes (guitar) and DBH on violin.‘Their album ‘The Great Mountain’ was recorded in one day direct to 1/4” tape at Hallé St […]

Utility Tapes Label Launch 7 March 2020 8pm to 10pm

  Utility Tapes Label Launch7 March 2020 8pm to 10pm Utility TapesFounded by Tye Die Tapes contributors, Utility Tapes is a cassette tape label releasing left-field, outsider music. Whilst the music output of the label will be diverse it is unified by a clear visual aesthetic, eschewing bespoke album artwork for uniform packaging with slight […]

Crake & Precious Metals 15 February 2020 7.30pm to 10pm

    Crake live in a world where it is perpetually Autumn – but are also based in Leeds. The alt-folk four-piece impart reflective and (sometimes) hopeful songs about the harder side of holidays, romantic falls from grace, a search for place, and a sudden overwhelming concern for the rapid depletion of top soil.2019 saw […]

Midwinter solstice with Andy Whitehouse and Summerisle

Saturday 21st December doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start A midwinter night of meditative guitar and song with all proceeds going to the Friends of Bishops’ HouseAndy Whitehouse last played at Bishops’ House for a sell out gig one balmy evening in the summer. The whole night had a magical feeling. Impressed that the Friends […]

Amy May Ellis + Felix MB

Thursday 7th November 8pm (doors open 7.30pm) Amy May Ellis is a rising young songwriter and singer who balances sensitivity and vulnerability with poise and strength. As part of a short Autumn UK/Europe tour that coincides with the release of her new EP, Where My Garden Lies (out October 28th), Amy will be playing solo […]

Poetry and wine at Bishops’ House

Thursday 17th October – Poetry and wine at Bishops’ House Join us for an evening of historical, magical, mythical poetry perfect for a chilly autumn evening.  North Wales resident Juliette van der Molen’s latest book, Mother, May I?, and the most recent pamphlet from Sheffield’s own Kate Garrett, To Feed My Woodland Bones, were both published this […]

Robbie Thompson single launch with R Loomes

Friday 20th September – doors open 7.30pm, music starts 8.00pm Robbie Thompson Reflective, lyric driven songwriting, inspired by the post-industrial North of England, and described by BBC Introducing as “utterly beautiful”. Robbie typically makes up one fifth of much travelled collective The Buffalo Skinners, and this new single is his first solo release to feature […]

Heritage Open Days Guided Tours

Bishops’ House is always open at weekends, but as part of the ever-expanding Heritage Open Days (spanning two weeks this year..) and as one of Sheffield’s finest (THE finest?!) heritage assets, we’re offering the added extra of six free guided tours.   Delve into the latest discoveries about the house’s history. You will also learn about […]

Sammartino, A Paranoid King, Outdoor Scene

Friday 27 September 2019, doors open 7pm “Three lo-fi fiends descend on the ancient timber of Bishops House for a night of odd pop. Vocoders shall be venerated, loops smelted and saxophones tooted. All for the pleasure of the peasants.” Sammartino Hymns for the internet age. Outdoor Scene Serpent riffs and spartan beats. […]

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