New riverside festival

Sheffield Riverlution Festival Credit: Sheffield City Council

A new riverside festival will celebrate the official opening of Sheffield's newest pocket park and completion of flood defences for the Wicker area. The Sheffield Riverlution Festival runs over the weekend between the new Nursery Street pocket park and Kelham Island Museum.

The programme includes the revival of the River Don Raft Race and kayaking taster sessions as well as stalls, music and a night time pyrotechnic display and lantern parade.