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Cycling in Sheffield is the best way to access all of the top events, see the sights and visit the best cafes. Our round up aims to let you know about the best bits of the non cycling world of Sheffield so you know where to ride to!

Sheffield Steel City Beer & Cider Festival - 19th - 22nd October

Kelham Island is the place to be if you are partial to a good beer or two. In fact, it seems to be the place to be full stop at the minute. There is always something fun going on. During 19th-22nd the Steel City beer and cider festival will be taking place. For all the details on who will be there, how to get tickets, and what to expect, then visit the Festival website.

A Better Sheffield: The Outdoor City - Wed 19 Oct 2016, 5.30pm, Workstation Creative Lounge

As part of the festival of debate there will be a focus on the change makers of Sheffield. The city is undergoing a resurgence of making. Communities are taking control and being the change they want to see. Speakers at this event include;

Henry Norman (Ride Sheffield)
Maxine Gregory (Faculty of Health and Wellbein, SHU)
Nicola Dempsey (Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield) 
Cllr Leigh Bramall (Deputy Leader, Sheffield City Council).

This is part of a series of events relating to positive change in Sheffield. To book on and see more visit the Festival of Debate webpage.

Farewell to the herd - 14th - 16th October - Meadowhall

All good things have to come to an end. Even this blog post. That is why the Herd of Sheffield will be waving you goodbye with their motionless artificial elephant hands.

"The Herd of Sheffield has been the biggest public art event Sheffield has ever seen! It’s brightened the city’s streets and open spaces throughout the summer of 2016 whilst celebrating Sheffield’s Steel City heritage and creative talent.

The Herd of Sheffield Farewell Weekend is your chance to say a last goodbye to all 58 large elephant sculptures as they gather in one place for a final send-off at Meadowhall.

This special event will give visitors a chance to see the entire herd in all its glory – from the signed Arctic Monkeys’ ‘AM’ elephant, right through to ‘SnookHerd’, autographed by a host of international snooker players including current world champion Mark Selby."

For more info, visit the herd's online home.