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Union St events are listed below in order of ‘new’, ‘regular’ and ‘meet-ups’, plus for room hire details click here

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NEW EVENTS

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Life Drawing: Venus Female Form

Monday 27 November,6:30-8:30pm in the One Space (1stn floor)

A drawing night of the female form, using draped fabrics and props to create interesting shapes and textures. A mixture of short and long poses suitable for all skill levels. Fun relaxed environment. More info here, with tickets here

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The Winter Clothing Exchange

Saturday 9th December on the ground and first floors

Revamp your wardrobe the Common Thread way! It’s local, affordable, ethical and eco-friendly… Bring a bag of clean clothes in good condition, donate them to the exchange, browse the stock and take a ‘nearly new’ bag of clothes away. More info here

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Craft Your Christmas Gifts

Saturday 16th December on the ground, 1st and 2nd floors

Union St is hosting some of Sheffield’s best workshop facilitators and small local businesses to offer you the chance to make your own christmas gifts. Workshops are available to book online in advance, with more details and options here

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REGULAR EVENTS

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Yoga – Tuesdays & Thursdays

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 til 6:30pm plus Thursdays from 9am til 10am, £7 or £6 for students and people over 60 (first session free for co-working members) from Leonies Yoga (booking not required)

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Neighbourhood Voices Alternative Choir – Tuesdays

A new indie, pop & alternative choir run by professional singing tutor and band front woman GinaWalters, every Tuesday evening from 7th November with the first session free and then afterwards £5 entrance / £3, with more details here

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Chigung – Wednesdays

Experience the benefits of this ancient system of exercise and healing. Adults of all ages and levels of fitness learn to dissolve stress and feel strong and at ease in body and mind. Have fun learning in a relaxed but focussed atmosphere on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm in the One Space (1st floor) with more info here

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Acorn Sheffield #Renters Rising – Wednesdays

ACORN are building a union to protect the rights of renters, having so far scored major national and local victories within the campaign’s first 12 months, with an open weekly organising meeting every Wednesday evening from 6:15pm on the ground floor at Union St. Find more details and videos at www.facebook.com/acornsheffield/

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Just Craftin’ Around – fortnightly Thursdays

Brand new series of craft workshops starting at Union St run by Wolf Ate Grandma. A chance to craft while eating cake, drinking coffee, chatting and making friends all while learning something new and crafty. Every Thursday until 21 December, excluding 2 and 23 November. From 8pm till 9:30pm. Pick up skills in origami, needle felting and Christmas themed creations. £5, register wolfategrandma@outlook.com. More info is here

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Fruit & Veg Box Scheme – Fridays

Union St is now the city centre collection point for the Regather veg box scheme, with more details available here: https://regather.net/box

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Freelance Folk – last Thursday of the month from 10am

Join us for shared co-working session where you can work in the company of others, founded by Katy Carlisle who was recently featured in the Guardian newspaper here talking about why she started the session after working from home. Plus there’s options to start early with a yoga class, and have order your lunch in advance from our favourites Pie Eyed. More info and booking is at www.freelancefolk.co.uk.

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Food Growing Workshop – first Thursday of the month from 5:30pm

By James Adams of Unity Edible Gardens on a monthly Thursday evening, follow their page at www.facebook.com/pg/unityediblegardens

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Adult Learning Cafe – Bi-Monthly Fridays

Are you interested in returning to learning and progressing to University or College? This drop-in cafe is a relaxed and informal way to meet and speak to staff and current students from your local universities and colleges, including specialists in student finance, careers advisors and staff who support mature learners. Visit for a free drink and a chat to find out about different routes into university and college, student finance and funding, and support for returning and / or mature students. Find more info at www.hepphub.org.uk/activities/hepp-adult-learning-cafe

Event dates: Fridays 19th Jan, 2nd March, 13th April, 25th May, 6th July, 10th August
Times: 10am-12pm with free entry and free drink, pop in at any point during this time
Location: Union St ground floor cafe
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MEET UPS

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Acorn Sheffield (“Renters Rising”) hold an open organising session every Wednesday on the ground floor at 6:15pm, with more at www.facebook.com/acornsheffield

The Womens Equality Party (Sheffield) regular meetings – for more info visit www.facebook.com/WomensEqualityPartySheffield/

Green Party regular meetings – for more info visit http://sheffieldgreenparty.org.uk/

ShRUG: Ruby User Group, every 2nd Monday of the month; http://shrug.org/

Def Shef: Functional programming every second Tuesday of the month https://twitter.com/def_shef

Python Sheffield monthly user group on the last Tuesday of the month https://twitter.com/pysheff

JavaScript developers of all levels & having a pint on the last Thursday of the month https://twitter.com/sheffield_js

If you’d like to suggest something you’d like to attend, or if you’d like to organise an event at Union St, email me via matt@union-st.org