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Covid-19 precautions for Autumn 2022 season
Covid-19 precautions for Autumn 2022 season

We have reviewed our anti-Covid arrangements and, subject to any major developments between now and September, we plan the following measures for the Autumn 2022 season: The wearing of a mask is very much now one of personal choice and given that Crookes Social Club is a large venue and we are continuing to restrict the capacity of the hall…

Sheffield Jazz/Lescar collaboration
Sheffield Jazz/Lescar collaboration

Jazz at The Lescar and Sheffield Jazz have a long-standing and close working relationship, including mutual assistance with equipment, publicity, volunteering effort and programming. We are now building on this to put on a programme of 4 jointly-promoted gigs over the year from April 2022 – March 2023. Jazz at The Lescar have worked with Sheffield Jazz to hand-pick four…

Eating in Crookes
Eating in Crookes

If you want to grab a meal before a gig at Crookes Social Club, here are some places which are recommended on Tripadvisor: Casanova (Italian): www.casanova-sheffield.co.uk/ Phone: 0114 266 6684 San Lorenzo (Italian): www.sanlorenzosheffield.co.uk/ Phone: 0114 268 7236 Zara’s (Indian): www.zarasrestaurant.com/  Phone: 0114 266 0097 Indian Chef: www.indian-chef-sheffield.co.uk/ Phone: 0114 266 6052 The Punchbowl:  www.punchbowlcrookes.co.uk/  Phone:  0114 266 0837 The Ball: www.ball-sheffield.co.uk/ …

Spring 2022 Season – Gigs List & Poster
Spring 2022 Season – Gigs List & Poster

We are not producing printed leaflets or posters for Sheffield Jazz gigs for the time being but for those who would like a list of the upcoming gigs in our Spring 2022 Season in PDF format which can be printed; Click here for a one page A4 poster listing all the gigs, venues and prices and; Click here for a…

Workshops Covid-19 Precautions
Workshops Covid-19 Precautions

Information about how we propose to operate the workshops, the steps we are taking to reduce the chances of infection transmission and the responsibilities of all those attending is now on the Workshops section of this website. Please read this information carefully before you attend. If you are new to the Workshops please contact Hannah Taylor at hanzieb@hotmail,com for a…

Join the Sheffield Jazz Mailing List
Join the Sheffield Jazz Mailing List

Email sheffieldjazzorg@gmail.com and we will ensure you get to know promptly about any changes to gigs and other news. Because of the escalating cost of postage and the adverse funding climate we have had to cut back our postal distribution substantially. However, you can use any of the following ways to find out what’s on: Join our database of supporters. If you haven’t…

Video extracts of recent Sheffield Jazz gigs
Video extracts of recent Sheffield Jazz gigs

Here are some video extracts from recent Sheffield Jazz gigs: Liam Noble Trio Partikel Deschanel Gordon Trio Bird Migration Hexagonal (October 2021) Freddie Gavita Quartet: First Set Freddie Gavita Quartet: Second Set Fergus McCreadie Solo Tony Kofi 3 Fabled Fergus McCreadie Trio Alex Hitchcock Quartet Jean Toussaint Quartet O’Higgins and Luft Play Monk and ‘Trane’ Jeff Williams’ Lifelike Quintet Binker…

Sheffield Jazz Needs You!
Sheffield Jazz Needs You!

Sheffield Jazz is looking for more trustees to join us. We are also looking for volunteers who can help with distributing our leaflets and posters and/or by manning the door and selling raffle tickets at Crookes Social Club when we have gigs there. The key requirements for becoming a trustee are to like jazz and be willing and able to give a few hours…

Sponsoring Sheffield Jazz
Sponsoring Sheffield Jazz

Would you or your business be interested in sponsoring one of these gigs? The benefits to you would be some reserved seats, a chance for you and your party to meet with the artists, and, if you wish, acknowledgement in our leaflets and website and on the evening. Sheffield Jazz and its audiences would benefit through being able to organise…

Arts Council Funding of Jazz
Arts Council Funding of Jazz

We will all have different views about what the appropriate level of overall funding for the Arts should be but the paltry proportion which Jazz receives (which is totally disproportionate to relative audience sizes) and its concentration on London is a scandal. From information compiled by Chris Hodgkins in 2019: Audience sizes According to the Arts Council about 3.4 million…