Musical Performance Afternoon 27 October

To accompany the art exhibition ‘At Your Service’, we welcome you to an afternoon of art, music, tea and cake. It takes place on Saturday 27th October, from 1pm to 5pm here at Yorkshire Artspace Persistence Works Gallery, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS. Tickets are free and are available online here.

You drop by any time and listen to the musicians playing for us:

1pm to 1.45pm Sheffield’s very own Bright Season who are singer/guitarist Michael J Tinker, fiddle-player and singer Ella Sprung and accordionist Simon Dumpleton. Together they perform traditional and self-penned folk songs and tunes with stunning harmonies.

2.15pm to 3pm Los Firuletes are a fun Gypsy Tango Latin duo who are guitar player Amy Bowles and accordionist Art Bailey. They will be playing popular and romantic hits that make you sway and swoon as well as lively upbeat gypsy style renditions of well-known songs that will get your feet tapping. They happily take requests.

3.30pm to 4.45pm Edwina Hayes plays in venues across the UK and is a regular at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals where she mesmerises patients with her unique singing voice and gentle folk-americana guitar playing. Her cover of the Randy Newman song ‘Feels like Home’ featured in the Cameron Diaz film ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ and has had over 6 million plays on YouTube.

This afternoon follows our 'Dementia friendly' morning where we welcome all those living with dementia and their friends/ family/ carers to come and enjoy a morning of craft and music with us. Please see accompanying article or call us on 0114 2761769 for more information about this event.

This event is sponsored by the Sheffield Hospitals Charity and is organised by Arts in Health at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals as well as Music in Hospitals & Care - the music organisation who bring live music to thousands of people in care settings across the whole of the UK.

Photo credit: Los Firuletes

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