20–30 September 2018



Every meal at Foodhall is a special occasion. Drop in during the festival for good food, music and stimulating conversation about the social importance of eating together and the architecture of dining spaces.

See the timeline image below for full listings and times. Highlights include:

Thursday 15 September, 7pm
Jeremy Till on Scarcity
Architect and writer Jeremy Till, head of Central Saint Martin’s University and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London, talks about his new book The Design of Scarcity.

Saturday 17 September, 6pm
The Big Jam
Calling all musicians! Bring your own instruments, come along and jam at the Foodhall Jamboree. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday 21 September, 7pm
Portland Works talk
Architect, educator and designer Julia Udall talks about the successful project to save Portland Works at our special Knives and Forks Dinner event.

Saturday 24 September, 6pm
Film screening
Screening of Daniel Vallin’s documentary Full Bins, Empty Bellies, Lonely Lives: The Story of Food Poverty and Social Isolation in a Land of Plenty. The film features a lot of Sheffield locations, plus interviews with Natalie Bennett and Waste author Tristram Stuart.

See also – Foodhall – Spiegeltent talk

Timeline – click/tap to enlarge:

Foodhall timeline

Foodhall is a pay-as-you-feel cafe, set up by enterprising graduates Louis Pohl (architecture) and Jamie Wilde (town planning). Staffed entirely by volunteers, its mission is to provide a vibrant social hub for the community.