The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

Making Play Safer for All

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground, Highfields Adventure Playground , Sycamore Adventure Playgrounds and their partner Adventure Playground in Knottingly are leading the way in regard to Playground Safety. Adventure playgrounds provide an opportunity for stimulating, open access and inclusive play. Offering accessible play spaces within an urban environment, where children can freely choose their play in a setting which supports their interests and requirements….

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground Host Halloween fun

Pitsmoor adventure playground have hosted a cool Halloween with costume and craft .


Pocket parks: helping communities transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces

Invitation to community-led organisations in partnership with local authorities to apply for funding to create new pocket parks and refurbish existing parks. Click here for more details

Children Just Love to Play, Especially on Our National Playday!

By P Meleady Playday is the national day for play, traditionally celebrated on the first Wednesday in August. On Playday thousands of children and their families get out to play at hundreds of community events across Sheffield and other parts of the UK. As well as a celebration of children’s right to…

Sheffield Green Spaces Forum Supports Bollywood in Burngreave

Sheffield children, families and communities enjoyed a feast of cultural activities at a Bollywood party in Burngreave on 26th July. On offer was an array of dancing, food and cultural costumes and a great time was had by all. The dancing and costumes Bollywood style was kindly organised and led…

Sheffield friends groups, please consider completing this survey

If you represent a Friends group in Sheffield please consider complete this survey “Dear Community Group, We are interested in the relationship between Friends Groups with other Friends Groups, Sheffield City Council, and other organisations. We hope that you will complete this questionnaire survey which should take you around ten…

Sheffield Green Space Celebrates the Craic on St Patrick’s Day

One of the best places to enjoy the craic over St Patrick’s weekend 2019  was at Sheffield’ award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground in the Barbara Mortis Art Space.  On offer was some amazing live Music and activities included dance, traditional games, food, arts and crafts. Live Irish music was performed by…


A Big Burns Night Celebration at the Barbara Morris Art Space Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

All things Scottish was celebrated on January 25th at Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground as local families came together and enjoyed an amazing Burns night, full of fun. On offer was a dazzling array of activities including Scottish dancing, Poems, tatties, neeps, haggis and a create your own tartan competition took…

Tara’s and parks can work in partnership to achive success

Shahid Khan Sheffield City Council Engagement & Development Officer, Place – Working together with local Tenants and Residents Associations gave a talk at the SGSF General meeting on the 16th of February to a packed forum. Shahid highlighted the benefits and opportunities for friends of groups working with Tara’s to…

Memorial Tree Planting and Commemoration in Herdings Park

On Thursday at 11.00 am  Nov 8th. Gleadless Valley children planted a Memorial Lime Tree. One of 12 to mark 100 years since the First World War. These Lime trees will line the approach at the entry to Herdings Park to be known as Memorial Tree Avenue. Council Leader Julie Dore offered a…