in  SHEFFIELD          



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Ruskin in Sheffield 2019  is a year of events and activities celebrating John Ruskin,

creativity and communities in Sheffield, to mark the bicentenary of Ruskin's birth.

For information on Ruskin bicentenary events around country and internationally, see 

Sheffield also celebrates another important bicentenary this year.  Visit for events celebrating the 200th aniversary of the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal.

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A Future Fantastic Festival is presented by The Bare Project in collaboration with Ruskin in Sheffield, Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity, Theatre Deli and The Guild of St  George.


The festival takes inspiration from Ruskin’s political writings around environmentalism, economics and the utopian projects he inspired. The programme includes performances, installations, workshops and discussion events.

Making Masterpieces

in Sheffield & Venice

 Big Draw Festival

Friday 18th Oct 


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