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Rotherham Unofficial

An unofficial website about the town and borough of Rotherham

July 2015 Events in Rotherham

Have your events for July 2015 listed here. Email rovrum12ATyahoo.co.uk (change AT to @).

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Various dates in June & July 2015

Rotherham Children's Festival
Please vist the website Rotherham Children's Festival Programme for full details. On 8 July the One Voice Show at New York Stadium will once again feature Toyah Wilcox.

Sunday 14 June and every Sunday until 20 September 2015

Car Boot Sale
6.30am - 12.30pm New York Stadium, Rotherham. Cars £10 vans and trailers £12. Gates open 5.45am. Pre-book on 01709 827771, Email commercialATrotherhamunited.net (change AT to @). Refreshments available.

Opening event 2nd July 6pm - 8pm Exhibiton 3 July - 17 July 2015

ROAR Members Exhibition 2015
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm. Old Market Gallery, Corporation Street, Rotherham, S60 1AN.
The exhibition will include new work from over 24 artists ranging from oil painted landscapes to conceptual works that might or might not exist. More information available from: Matt Butt - Creative Development Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance Email mattATrotherhamroar.org (change AT to @).

July 2015

Rotherham Shakespeare Festival
Open Minds works with students and schoolchildren in Rotherham to help them appreciate William Shakespeare. Website Open Minds Shakespeare Festival but I can find no details of public events.

July & August 2015

Rotherham Summer Events
Though the summer holidays there will be a series of free events starting 23 July and ending on 27 August 10am - 3.30pm.
Rotherham Town Centre
  • Sports Day - Thursday, 23rd July
  • Circus Fun - Thursday, 30th July
  • Animal Magic - Thursday 6th August
  • Adrenalin Junkie - Thursday, 13th August
  • Party in the Square - Saturday, 22nd August
Clifton Park
  • Three Days of Summer Fun in Clifton Park - Tuesday 25th to Thursday 27th August

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Tuesday 30 June - Saturday 4 July 2015
Ghost - The Musical
7.15pm and Saturday Matinee 2.15pm Rotherham Civic Theatre. Tickets £12.
Produced by Spotlight Theatre Company this is the South Yorkshire premiere of 'Ghost the Musical' based on the popular film 'Ghost'.
Friday 3 & Saturday 4 July 2015
Brinsworth Concerts for American Independence Day
Friday Local up and coming bands.
Saturday 1pm Outdoor concert with Lucy Jay. The Frozen Cast performing for children. 8pm The Thirsty Flame Everly Brothers Tribute.
Outdoor beer festival featuring regional brewers, hog roast, bouncy castle. Tickets £5 from the pub or See Tickets. Proceeds to Rotherham Hospice.
Saturday 4 July 2015
Letwell Gala
Letwell Village, Rotherham 1pm, Loads of great attractions including:- Shire horse display and dray rides, brass band, ferret racing, pot smashing, maypole dancing, farm machinery on display, many street stalls including tombola and games including face painting, food and drinks available all afternoon, free car park.
Heart of Steel
Saturday starts 10am The Minster Gardens, Rotherham. The Unveiling of Rotherham's Heart of Steel, stalls, entertainment.
Whiston Festival of Brass
From 1.30pm Whiston Rotherham. Opened by the Mayor of Rotherham Maggi Clark, march through the village to the stage on the village green. Each band will perform a 25 minutes programme, Hatfield Brass for All concert in the evening finishes at 8pm. Free entry, seating, funfair, stalls, hog roast, BBQ, ice cream, licenced bars, and much more.
Summer Fair & Dog Show
11am St Mary's Church, Greasbrough.
Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 July 2015
Rotherham Slamfest
Website Slamfest.
Saturday starts 12noon The Cutlers Rotherham Headliners OD Saxon. Free admission.
Sunday starts 12noon The Cutlers Headliners Sigue Sigue Sputnik full band. Free admission.

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Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 July 2015
Rotherham Slamfest
Website Slamfest.
Saturday starts 12noon The Cutlers. Rotherham Headliners OD Saxon. Free admission.
Sunday starts 12noon The Cutlers. Headliners Sigue Sigue Sputnik full band. Free admission.
Sunday 5 July 2015
Brinsworth Family Fun Day
12noon - 4pm Brinsworth Playing Fields. Car Show, Scruffs Dog Show, dog training classes, craft stalls, charity stands and car boot sale (contact the parish office on 01709 364199).
Brinsworth Fun run & 10K Race
Adult and juniors Fun Run (10am) and 10K (10.30pm) race at Brinsworth Comprehensive School. Entry £3 for Fun Run and £10 for race. All monies to Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity. Contact Brinsworth 10K or Tel. 07914 866964.
Race for Life Rotherham 2015 - 5K
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life is a series of women-only events which are raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.
From 11:00am to 16:00pm. Venue:- Herringthorpe Stadium, Middle Lane South, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 2HR. Tel. 0300 123 0770. More details at website Race For Life Rotherham.
Saturday 11 July 2015
Concert by Friends in Harmony
7pm St Bartholomew's Church, Maltby. Admission £6 includes wine and cheese. NB This may be wrong one source says St Bernards Church but I can't find one in Rotherham. The Friends in Harmony website says St Bartholomew's so I've gone along with that.
Beanfest
12 noon to 11.45pm. Roundwood Farm, Rawmarsh, Rotherham. Tickets £3 for adults on the gate on the day, under 18s free. Paying customers get a wristband and only wristband wearers can purchase alcohol. Website Beanfest 2015.
Antarctic Monkeys, System of a Down, Novana and many more groups. Fairground, stalls, bars selling alocholic and soft drinks and quality food stalls. Beanfest is now a registered company and all proceeds go to charity. Parking £3.
Rotherham's Vintage Hop
10.30am - 3.30pm, Rotherham Town Centre.
  • Musical entertainment throughout the day will include the return of the George Formby Experience with Paul Casper Esq who has a truly uncanny resemblance to the man himself. Lula & the BeBops, a fantastic five piece band from the heartland of the North who will be playing jumping, jiving, rockin' rhythm and blues. Plus, we have Lorrie Brown, one of the country's most experienced Vera Lynne tributes, performing many 40s favourites.
  • To complement the live stage there will be a fabulous Vintage Market along Effingham Street with stalls selling an eclectic range of clothing, homewares and other vintage goods.
  • For those wanting to learn a few moves we have some fantastic dance demonstrations and workshops from the Jivesters outside Boots.
  • On Church Street, at the side of Rotherham Minster, look out for a wonderful display of vintage vehicles including a 1937 Velocette, a 1953 Austin Somerset and a 1939 Morgan Supersport, plus many more!
  • Plus, the Chapel on the Bridge will be open, so make sure you go along to see inside this wonderful building and experience a part of Rotherham's history.
Wickersley Dry Regatta & Community Fun Day
From 12noon to 5.30pm Wickersley School Playing Fields entry through the playing field gates. Cost Adults £1, under 16s 50p. Wacky Boat Races, stalls, funfair, entertainment, workshops. Organised by the Lions' Clubs of Rotherham in aid of a project at Hilltop Special School.
Harthill Carnival
12.30 - 5.30pm Spen's Field, Woodall Lane, Harthill, Sheffield, S26 7YQ. Admission £2.50. Featuring a parade, arena events, Shire Horse Show, Tractors, food and drink and stalls of all kinds.

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Sunday 12 July 2015
Wentworth Farmers' Market
8.30am - 12.30pm Wentworth Garden Centre, Wentworth, Rotherham. 30 quality stalls which include crafts, venison, ostrich, cheeses, preserves, cakes, bread, fresh fish, olives, wild mushrooms, Spanish Russian and Italian food.
Monday 14, Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 July 2015
We Will Rock You - Schools Version
Rawmarsh Community School. Tickets through the box office on the Rawmarsh Community School website.
Friday 17 - Saturday 18 July 2015
Rawmarsh Beer Festival
St Mary's Church, High Street, Rawmarsh, Rotherham. Entry is by ticket £4 for Friday evening (5 - 11pm) or all day Saturday (12noon - 11pm) or £5 on the door. Details from St Mary's Rawmarsh Bellringers which lists where you can purchase tickets. Limited parking at the venue.

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Wednesday 29 July 2015
Rotherham Farmers' Market
Effingham Street, Rotherham.
Thursday 30 July 2015
Opera Boys
7.30pm Rotherham Civic Theatre. Tickets full price £18, concessions £16.
The UK's answer to Il Divo, these are amongst the finest classically trained young voices combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between.
Friday 31 July 2015
Tree Fu Tom
1pm and 3.30pm Rotherham Civic Theatre. Tickets Adults £12.50, children £10. Family Ticket £40 if booked before Sunday 31 May and must consist of 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children.
Live on Stage! Premier Stage Productions Ltd and Fremantle Media bring you a spellbinding new show starring the world's smallest superhero, direct from the smash hit CBeebies series.

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