Lady of Situations

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2nd – 12th November | Free
Issues of power, gender, experiences of exile, asylum, and containment are explored in this collaboration between Shirley Harris and Seni Seneviratne.


Uncertain Spaces & Obscure Views

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November 24th- December 3rd
Realist painter Andy Cropper captures ephemeral moments usually unseen or missed, and his work is focused on the mystery and uncertainty in Sheffield’s ‘ordinary’ and ostensibly unremarkable spaces.


Cartoon Drawing Club

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Selected Saturdays
Published cartoonist Ed Syder leads a series of workshops for kids …

After Caravaggio - The Incredulity of St Thomas


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7/10/16- 22/10/16
Resident Bryan Eccleshall’s TRIO, which is currently on display on our Atrium Wall, comprises three one metre square pencil drawings, each made up of sixteen 25cm x 25cm panels.


Writing Space

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From 5/11/2016
A series of workshops led by Poet Suzannah Evans that are ideal for anyone who struggles to find time or motivation to write. No conventional prompts, no judgement, just plenty of time, a contemplative environment and a supportive atmosphere.


Comma Press Short Story Course

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12/01/17 – 08/06/17
A writing course from one of the UK’s leading publishers of short fiction. Comma Press is always looking for new voices in short fiction and it’s hoped that this course will unearth and develop contenders for one of their showcases of new writers.


Bank Street Arts Atrium Wall: call for expressions of interest

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The wall in our atrium is the largest single exhibition space in Bank Street Arts. We’re looking for proposals from anyone with an interest in exploring its possibilities.


Keyhole Gallery: call for expressions of interest

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Our Keyhole Gallery is the smallest of the various exhibition spaces that make up Bank Street Arts. We’re interested in hearing from artists, makers or curators who think that they could do something interesting with it.



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11am Tues 25th Oct – 4pm Sun 30th Oct 2016
The brief for this year’s Bank Street Arts members’ exhibition- our fourth- consisted of just two words: LEAVE//REMAIN.


Micro Exhibitions at Bank Street Arts

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Exhibiting at Bank Street Arts doesn’t necessarily have to mean committing to a show of a week or longer, and our micro exhibitions offer a way to present work within a much narrower time frame.


The Nymph and the Shepherd

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Spring 2016- spring 2017
The Nymph and the Shepherd is an ongoing series of photographs chronicling the transitions of resident Jesse Alexander’s rural Somerset surroundings 160 miles from Sheffield. The series commenced in Spring 2016 with a commitment from Jesse to send one image per week to Bank Street Arts over the course of a year.

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A snapshot of the visual arts scene in Sheffield

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In 2015, Bank Street Arts founder and former Creative Director John Clark was commissioned by Professor Vanessa Toulmin, Director of City & Cultural Engagement at the University of Sheffield, to compile information on the arts community in the Sheffield region. The aim of the report was to create a snapshot of the visual arts scene in Sheffield and the surrounding area.