New events:

Google Digital Garage at Union St presents: Reach New Customers Online
Thursday 24th August in the One Space (Union St 1st floor) 12:30 to 13:30 
Full description to follow, with free tickets available to book here
Google Digital Garage at Union St presents: Social Media For Business
Wednesday 30th August, 6:30pm in the One Space (Union St 1st floor)
Full description to follow, with free tickets available to book here
Google Digital Garage at Union St presents: Understanding Google Analytics
Thursday 14th September in the One Space (Union St 1st floor) from 12:30 to 13:30
Full description to follow, with free tickets available to book here
Sheffield Peoples Assembly organising meeting for the Festival and Demo at the Tory Party Conference
Monday 7th August from 7pm in the One Space (1st floor) with details here
Acorn Sheffield: ‘What Next?’ Open Meeting
Following their successful action last week, ‘What Next’ is a chance to celebrate the victory and start to build the movement
Thursday 10th August from 7pm in the One Space (1st floor) with more details here

An Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation – 6 week evening workshops

I’m pleased to announce the popular Intro course from Sheffield Buddhist Centre will return to Union St on Monday evenings from 21st August, with the Facebook event here. Limited places are available so booking essential, which you can do by sending an email to


Freelance Folk

Held on the 4th Thursday of the month at Union St, Freelance Folk bring freelancers and self employed people together in a way that people can get on with their own work whilst in the company of others, to allow people to make useful connections, ask advice or for a second opinion, and just have a chat about any issues that they were dealing with around being self employed. For more info you can read The Guardian’s article featuring founder Katy Carlisle talking about about why she started Freelance Folk here, and see details of the next event here


Lunchtime Learning Workshops:

“What does success look like? A look at goal-setting for when you work on your own” Thursday July 6th 12.30-1.30pm – Jen McCanna

“How to handle challenging conversations” Thursday 7 Sep 12.30-1.30pm  – Lucy Owens
“Maximising your network” Thursday 12 Oct 2017 at 12:30-1.30pm – Lucy Owens


FuckUp Night Sheffield Volume 2

Following the sell-out success of our first FuckUp Night which shares stories and lessons from past failures in the journey of starting projects, freelance work, self employment and business, Volume 2 will be held on Wednesday 2oth September from 6:30pm with Early Bird Tickets available here. If you’ve got a story to tell, or could recommend someone we should invite, contact us via


Regular events:

Motore Cafe – chosen in the top 3 places for coffee in Sheffield (their review in Our Favourite Places is here), Motore Cafe are based on the ground floor from 8am-4pm Monday to Friday plus 9am-4pm on Saturdays, with professional Barista Cathy serving a range of delicious coffees, teas and pastries from Forge Bakehouse

Yoga with Leonie is on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm and Thursdays from 9-10am, priced £7 to drop-in or £6 for students or over 60s, and you can watch our 2 minute ‘behind the scenes’ video we filmed with Leonie here


Regular pop-up cafes – open to the public from 11:30-2pm:

Mondays: Shuju Kitchen serve award winning Taiwanese Cuisine, with pre-order available from here

Tuesday 25th July: Turning Earth Cafe bring local, organic and vegan soups, sandwiches and cakes, with pre-order available from here

Tuesday 8th August and every Tuesday thereafter: Hungry Buddha serve fresh curry with rice, dahl, chutneys and pickles, £4 for 1 curry with everything, £4.50 for 2 curries with everything, £5 for 3 curries with everything

Wednesdays: Whilst TONCO are holiday Wednesday features a rotating programme of new pop-ups, with Caribbean Fusion on Wednesday 26th July and Eats & Beats (including soul DJ playing vinyl) on Wednesday 2nd August with the event details here

Thursdays: Pie Eyed have returned from their holidays to their regular Thursday lunchtime residency, serving proper pies and mash plus optional mush peas and gravy

Fridays: FANFARE serve freshly cooked tacos, fluffy rice and delicious sauces alongside homemade cakes from Raucus, plus it’s vegan and locally produced by the Fanfare workers co-operative, with pre-order via here


New cafes: would you like to pop-up at Union St, or could you recommend a stall you’d like to see here? More info is at


Regular meet-ups:

Womens Equality Party (Sheffield) regular meetings – for more info visit

Green Party regular meetings – for more info visit

ShRUG: Ruby User Group, every 2nd Monday of the month;

Def Shef: Functional programming every second Tuesday of the month

Python Sheffield monthly user group on the last Tuesday of the month

JavaScript developers of all levels & having a pint on the last Thursday of the month


For more information and to arrange your tour call 0114 399 2270, if you’re using a smartphone you can click here to call – or to send us an email click here