Getting here

Writing inspires healthy communication and young people form strong, sincere bonds. It’s a way to express yourself for good mental health and  community productivity.

Young writers feedback (previous festival)

Young writers are welcome from across the north!
The festival takes place
 less than 5 minutes from Sheffield train and bus stations – at Sheffield Hallam University’s Institue of Education building 🙂

There will be groups coming by train from Rotherham, Barnsley & Doncaster with a Hive rep if you want to join us (details below). If you are coming a long distance by train, check out the price of a return ticket as soon as you can to grab a bargain: www.nationalrail.co.uk Sheffield is an hour train ride from Manchester, Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Nottingham and not far from a lot of other fine towns & cities in the north! If the cost of a ticket + the train is more than you can afford, get in touch

Institute of Education (Sheffield Hallam University) 
Charles St,
Sheffield
S1 2LX
Charles Street Building info here
(Image shows the front on building that faces Arundel St – not the side which is how you enter)

This is what the side entrance looks like from street view (which you can move around)
Walking route from train & bus stations
(4mins)
From the main entrance of the train station follow the curve of the fountain to the top crossing and cross. Turn left onto Paternoster Row (next to the Showroom cinema) and on the other side you will see The Hubs Student Union (big metal circular buildings) Walk passed them and turn immediate right around the side of them walking over the pedestrianised bit to Charles street. Then it’s straight up to the top of Charles St. See orange dots on this map for the quickest route: here
Google map info here 133 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2ND 

For train costs, times and cheaper advanced tickets: www.nationalrail.co.uk
Quick links: About the festival | Festival at a glance & programme |Festival writers & who’s whoAdvice sessionsGet tickets | Getting here

Local trains with Hive reps (South Yorkshire only)
OUTBOUND: Rotherham to Sheffield – leaving 9.44am, arriving Sheffield 09.58am
RETURN:leaving Sheffield 19.05pm, arriving Rotherham 7.19pm

OUTBOUND: Doncaster to Sheffield – leaving 9.42am, arriving Sheffield 10.08am
RETURN:leaving Sheffield 18.52pm, arriving Doncaster 7.13pm

OUTBOUND: Barnsley to Sheffield – leaving 9.38am, arriving Sheffield 10.02am
RETURN:leaving Sheffield 6.45pm, arriving Barnsley 7.10pm

 

In partnership with Sheffield Hallam University