A Year of Making 2016


What We Do

Celebrating our past, present and future as a city of makers and promoting a world city with an international reputation for excellence and innovation.

Championing all forms of making in the city and region – from advanced manufacturing, specialist steels, forged products, cutting tools, flanges, bearings and blades to award winning theatre, international art and design, ground-breaking research and world class talent.

A Year of Making 2016 will

  • Promote Sheffield’s leading role in the region, the North, nationally and internationally
  • Spark collaboration, debate and celebration across all Sheffield’s making tradition
  • Support Sheffield artists and makers through commissions, professional development and partnership activity
  • Bring international commissions and expertise to the city
  • Develop the story of Sheffield, which reflects our making heritage and projects it into the future
  • Showcase the city as a great place to live, work, study and invest
  • Engage residents and visitors in making activity

Contact – Tamar Millen Year of Making Events Manager 0114 2735542