"Reach" is an incredible film of our founder climber Clare’s climbing journey. Directed by Matt Lloyd, with footage from The Foundry and from Clare’s first climb at Horseshoe Quarry, it shows how climbing can get you out of your wheelchair. This film premiered at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019, and won Gold in ‘Made in … Continue reading Reach
As of today (just now) we have a new fundraising page! Here it is: https://www.wonderful.org/charity/climbingforallsheffield Who is going to be bold enough to make the first donation, I wonder? N.B. It is an entirely secure site, and (unlike most other fundraising sites) there are absolutely no fees - Wonderful Organisation does not generate profit (or … Continue reading Wanting to donate?
Where have we been since we last dropped a blog post in December 2016?! Well, we have been a long, long way. There is a great deal to report on. Lots of climbers have climbed at our CfAS club sessionsWe have climbers still climbing with us since 2016, we have joiners in 2017, joiners in … Continue reading Summing up the last 3 years?!
We’re a registered charity, and we do things properly. One thing we need to do is to send annual reports to the Charity Commission. You can find our reports on the Charity Commission’s public portal. Or to save you the effort of finding them, here they are. These are the reports up to 31st July … Continue reading Not our most exciting post….
All the way from Tasmania, famous climber & speaker Paul Pritchard will be doing a talk at The Foundry on Sunday 18th December. It is a special event for our charity and after expenses any proceeds will go to club funds. Nick Whittaker is going to introduce Paul, and will introduce our club to the climbing … Continue reading Paul Pritchard – a talk to support the development of our charity
Today, DMM published a news feature on Climbing for All Sheffield, including interviews with some of our climbers and with chair of trustees, Nick Whittaker. Ray Wood of DMM visited us at The Foundry a couple of weeks ago. He met a couple of our climbers and spoke with Nick, Robin and Helen about the … Continue reading DMM give us a great write-up
Announcing our next Taster Session! Come along to The Foundry on Saturday 26th November, meet us, and have a go at climbing if you want to! We will be at The Foundry, with our instructors, volunteers, plenty of equipment, and some of our existing club members, from 3:15pm to 5pm. Everyone is welcome. You can … Continue reading Taster Session – come and try it!
Under construction - watch this space!! Our Christmas Party will be for all our climbers, volunteers, and their families and supporters, our Foundry instructors, and maybe some special guests too. Ticket only - ask a committee member for tickets. When we have got some!
Red-letter day - 26th September 2016! It's our first club evening. Our six climbers turn up, plus our volunteers, the Sheffield-based committee members, and our Foundry instructors. A great time is had by all. The previous week we had our Taster Session. Eleven climbers! All of them had a climb or two, and all enjoyed … Continue reading Climbing for All club launches in Sheffield!!
A big thank you to all our donors. Your donations of cash have put the club on a sustainable footing, paying for instructors, training for volunteers, and our small overheads such as affiliation costs. Special mention to our young climbing rep trustee, Clare, who impressively finished a 5km race at Parallel London, spurred onwards by her many … Continue reading Fundraising success