Runa

From a small town in southern Italy to the UK’s biggest cities, Leeds based up-and-coming indie artist Runa is to keep an eye on. With influences from artists such as Florence and The machine and P.J Harvey, the European artist is already Leeds’ most talked-about witch.  “RUNA’s music goes beyond easy labelling; and it’s all […]

Cherry Seraph

Cherry Seraph is the solo alt-pop electronic project of queer producer, artist and multi-instrumentalist Sophie Russell.  Cherry’s sound is what she would class as ‘ethereal alt-pop’. She primarily uses Ableton Live, Push 2 and more recently a Korg synthesiser in her performances but comes from a classical woodwind background originally (flute and saxophone).  Cherry began […]

Thompson Dance Studio

The Thompson Dance Studios was opened by Minnie Thompson in 1932. Since then, Thompsons has become synonymous with exceptional dance training and providing a positive, encouraging, and safe space for students to explore their passion for dance. TDS is Rotherham’s only triple-award winning dance school, having been recognised by/for : Having taken over the school […]

Cobalt Tales

Female folk duo Cobalt Tales.

Cobalt Tales are a vibrant, entertaining female duo, based in Sheffield.  Singer – songwriters, Pat and Nuala are rapidly developing an enviable reputation in the music world, delivering energy filled songs with a passion. Thought-provoking lyrics, enhanced with soulful vocals, exquisite harmonies, nifty rolling bass and acoustic guitars.  Why we want to be part of […]

Small is Beautiful – Become a butterfly! 

Cabasa’s family friendly activity will bring a whirlwind of colour and a flutter of butterfly wings to WOW Rotherham. Skip the caterpillar stage, try on these light weight wings and transform instantly into a beautiful butterfly. Walk up activity. Cabasa is a carnival arts organisation which brings all people together to create big, bold and […]

Thompsons School of Dance

Join a dance performance by an award-winning Thompsons School of Dance. As a minority women-owned institution, Thompsons School of Dance takes pride in upholding the legacy established by Minnie Thompson in 1932. Since then, Thompsons has become synonymous with exceptional dance training and providing a positive, encouraging, and safe space for students to explore their […]

YALLA! 

Don’t miss YALLA! a performance by Ashay Dance Collective, inspired by the energetic Middle Eastern dance, Dabke.  Professional and community dancers from Sheffield and Rotherham will come together in the performance of Dabke. ASHAY Dance provide community driven & community led events and programmes that celebrate cultural diversity, and advocate creativity through global dance styles. […]

We Are Women, We Are Strong 

In the Minster Gardens, don’t miss ‘We Are Women, We Are Strong – a Soup Kitchen and living installation created by Chol Theatre, serving up local stories of those involved and affected by the mining strike of 1984/85.     Soup Kitchen is dishing up local stories of those involved and affected by the mining stroke of […]

Weight(less)

Wonder at Mimbre Acrobatic Theatre as they premiere their new performance Weight(less) in Minster Yard, a show mixing dance, theatre and acrobatics, that celebrates a joyful escape from the chaos of everyday life.  Experience the uplifting journey of Weight(less), where the resilience of three women shines through amidst life’s challenges. With a blend of acrobatics, […]

Ellie Human Music

Ellie with long brown hair wearing a white hat, a yellow, green and pink Hawaiian shirt and yellow round sunglasses. Playing a blue ukulele and harmonica.

An exciting performance bringing fun tunes, and watch out for a theremin! 12:00pm – 12:30pm, Imperial Building