Saturday March 22nd, 2-3pm, Furnace Park: The Children of Furnace Park

A talk by historian Chris Hobbs and a performance of a work by Alice Collins commemorating the deaths of 8 children in 1886 on what is now the Furnace Park site

Friday March 28th, 11am-4pm: Microhabitats – a symposium

A symposium about studios, sheds, dens and huts at Bradley’s Café (The Nichols Building, Shalesmoor)

Friday March 28th, 7pm: NEURONE

See the sculpture made by Dr Nathan Adams, live at Furnace Park

Tuesday May 27th, 11am-2.30pm: No Picnic

Event at Furnace Park launching the book of the Sandpit project, with researchers from the University of Sheffield and artists Hester Reeve and Bob Levene. Book your free place here

Tuesday June 3rd, 10am-4pm, Jessop West (University of Sheffield): plastiCities – a symposium

A conference bringing together speakers from across the disciplines to explore the ways in which recent advances in the understanding of neuroplasticity might be used to construct new models for negotiating urban landscapes and temporalities.