News - 2009 - Heason Events

News - 2009

16th Dec 2009 Best Of ShAFF Tickets Now Available

On Jan 20th and Feb 17th there will be two special Best Of ShAFF screenings at The Showroom Cinema in Sheffield. Detals are here. Ticket are now available.

15th Dec 2009 ShAFF Youth Adventure Project

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2010 - Youth Adventure Project   ShAFF takes place at The Showroom on March 12-14th 2010. The film line-up is almost complete and will be uploaded to the website...

14th Dec 2009 Facebook & Twitter

 We've just added Facebook and Twitter sign-up links to the website. Join up and keep abreast of what we're up to.

3rd Dec 2009 Chris Sharma Lecture Announced

 Chris will give a lecture at the Buxton Opera House on March 22nd 2010. Details.

27th Nov 2009 New Website For The Showroom

Very excited to say that The Showroom have just launched their new website. Excited because The Showroom is where ShAFF is hosted, as well as numerous other events we organise throughout the year....

23rd Nov 2009 BMC Peak Are Newsletter Published

Here Includes a quiz as a taster for the annual Christmas quiz to be held at the Peak Area AGM at the Grouse Pub near Froggatt tomorrow (25th Nov)

24th Nov 2009 Best Of Kendal Films Announced

 We've decided which of the films that were screened at the Kendal Mountain Festival over the weekend to show as the Best Of Kendal Programmes next week at The Showroom in Sheffield and the...

12th Nov 2009 New Gallery - Tom Briggs / Jagged Globe

 Check out the new gallery of images from ShAFF sponsor Jagged Globe, courtesy of Tom Briggs.

10th Nov 2009 Jagged Globe to Sponsor ShAFF

 We're delighted to welcome back as ShAFF's major sponsor for the second year Jagged Globe. Jagged Globe run guided expeditions to the seven summits, winter climbing courses in Scotland, ice...

9th Nov 2009 Tickets Selling Fast For Kenton Cool

 If you are thinking of heading to the Kenton Cool lecture tomorrow at The Lescar Hotel in Sheffield it may be wise to book online. Tickets are selling fast so there may not be any on the night.

24th Oct 2009 Hammer Design & UKClimbing Sponsor ShAFF

We are very pleased to announce that Hammer Design and UKClimbing have come on board to sponsor ShAFF 2010.

23rd Oct 2009 Cliffhanger On The BBC

We understand that Cliffhanger is going to feature on the BBC programme Inside Out - 7.30pm on Monday October 26th. See UKClimbing for more details.

17th Oct 2009 Best Of ShAFF & Best Of Kendal Tickets On Sale

The Showroom will be hosting a series of Best Of ShAFF screenings this winter. Details here. Tickets have just gone on sale for the Nov 11th event. They will also be hosting a couple of Best Of...

13th Oct 2009 Cliffhanger DVD Goes On Sale

Cliffhanger 2009 was filmed by Hayfisher Productions. The hour long programme that they produced was aired on Sky in September and is now available on DVD. It's well worth watching and only costs...

6th Oct 2009 New Review: Forclaz Rucksack

Quechua Forclaz 70 & 10 Symbian 4 Rucksack

5th Oct 2009 New Blog Entry & Review

Deep Water Soloing Jellyfish Sun Cream!

2nd Oct 2009 New Gallery Uploaded - Renan Ozturk

Check out this funky new gallery from US climber and artist Renan Ozturk. I met Renan's Blog partner Cedar Wright whilst in Mallorca Deep Water Soloing this month which prompted me to track down...

4th Sep 2009 Reel Rock Trailer Uploaded

Check out the awesome Reel Rock trailer we just added to the site.

4th Sep 2009 Dave Birkett Lecture - Newcastle

Dec 5th. Newcastle Climbing Centre  

14th Sep 2009 Lescar Lecture Tickets Go On Sale

Tickets for the re-instated Lescar Lectures this winter have gone on sale today.   October 12 - Stephen Venables November 10 - Kenton Cool December 14 - Adele Penington

3rd Sep 2009 RSS Feeds Implemented

To those of you who know what RSS feeds are just click on the icon in the address bar above and away you go. You'll always be able to see what changes are being made to the site.   To those who...

2nd Sep 2009 New Guidebook Reviews

Gogarth North Scotish Rock Vol 2  

2nd Sep 2009 Tickets On Sale - Reel Rock & Leo Houlding

Tickets are now on sale for:   Reel Rock Film Night - Climbing Works, Sheffield. Oct 18th Leo Houlding Lecture - Climbing Works, Sheffield. Nov 1st

1st Sep 2009 Cliffhanger on TV Next Week

We're very excited to announce that Cliffhanger will be on TV next week. Hayfisher Productions who were at the event have arranged for the hour-long programme that they have made to be screened on...

31st Jul 2009 New Sprayway Bamboo Range Reviewed

Men's: Mori Shirt Mori Shirt Mori Zipped Top Mori Combi Pant   Women's Torino Pant Torino Zipped Torino Top    

30th Jul 2009 Big Cliffhanger News

Cliffhanger 2010 is to host a round of the Bouldering World Cup. Also check out this video.

28th Jul 2009 New Reviews: Osprey Rucksacks

Mutant 38 Circuit Solo Osprey Rainguard UL Airporter LZ

23rd Jul 2009 Cliffhanger Numbers

Around 20,000 people attended the event over the two days. 100% of people said they will come again and will reccommend to a friend.   More details.

22nd Jul 2009 New Gallery: Cliffhanger 2009

A selection of images from Cliffhanger 2009.

13th Jul 2009 Cliffhanger 2009 News

Images British Bouldering Championships Results Dyno Competition Results (and new world record)

8th Jul 2009 Cliffhanger Press Event Last Night

Despite heavy rain which caused flooding in South Sheffield we held a succesful press event for Cliffhanger in Millhouses Park last night. Details.

6th Jul 2009 Barrans On The Podium

At the Climbing World Championships in China over the weekend Sheffield based climber Dave Barrans finished in 3rd place, and the Dyno world record was upped another 10cm by Dutch climber Nicky De...

30th Jun 2009 Viral Video Shoot

Check out these stunning images from the video shoot we commissioned for Cliffhanger last week.

25th Jun 2009 Cliffhanger Film Goes Online

Cliffhanger 09 from Weekday Productions on Vimeo.

17th Jun 2009 UKC Competition for Canon Camera

Check out this competition on UKClimbing to win a Canon camera worth £379 in association with Cliffhanger.

18th Jun 2009 Cliffhanger Poster & Programme Available

Download the 2009 Cliffhanger Poster, Flier and Programme.

16th Jun 2009 New Reviews

Rucksack: Mammut Spindrift Shovel: Mammut Raptor Shovel Avalanche Probe: Mammut Probe Light Thermal: Montane Balance Shirt

20th May 2009 New Kids Bouldering Comp @ Cliffhanger

Alpkit have built a climbing wall just for the kids. Dust off your trainers, put some magic dust on your fingers and up you go. They will be running a fun children's competition at Cliffhanger...

19th May 2009 Civic Leaders Drive Each Other Up The Wall

Civic leaders drive each other up the wall in Cliffhanger launch mission.   A rather unlikely climbing partnership marks the countdown to one of Sheffield's most eagerly anticipated summer events...

18th May 2009 Give Blood At Cliffhanger

The National Blood Service will be at Cliffhanger (Sat & Sun). If you would like to give blood, the bloodmobile will be open 9:30am-12:30pm/1:30pm-5:00pm. You can either book your appointment in...

14th May 2009 New Gallery: Stephen Venables

Check out the new gallery of images from Stephen Venables, the first Briton to summit Everest without supplementary oxygen. Stephen is touring the UK next winter lecturing on his many expeditions....

13th May 2009 Reel Rock Screenings

Just arranged two Reel Rock screenings in Sheffield and Eindhoven. More to come.

12th May 2009 182 Reviews

Just finished uploading all my old reviews from planetFear onto this site. Still working with planetFear, but replicating all reviews here..

7th May 2009 ShAFF Dates Announced

The Sheffield Adventure Film Festival will take place on the weekend of March 12th, 13th and 14th 2010.


30th Apr 2009 Hot Summer Forecast

The UK is "odds on for a barbecue summer", with no repeat of the washouts of the last two years, according to Met Office forecasters. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average across the...

27th Apr 2009 Twitter

Am experimenting with the various social networking sites out there and have just set up a Cliffhanger group on Facebook, and tried to get my head around a Twitter account. Feel free to sign up if...

21st Apr 2009 Sarah Stirling PR To Work On Cliffhanger

Sarah Stirling PR have been appointed the specialist PR consultant for Cliffhanger 2010.

21st Apr 2009 Nick Clegg To Support Cliffhanger

We're very pleased indeed to announce that Nick Clegg, Sheffield MP and leader of the Liberal Democrats is lending his support to Cliffhanger. Nick is a big fan of the outdoors - his Sheffield...

16th Apr 2009 Lookers Ford to Sponsor Cliffhanger

We're pleased to announce that Lookers Ford will be sponsoring Cliffhanger again in 2009.

10th Apr 2009 Doug Scott World Premiere

Doug has announced that his talk for Active Aboyne on June 6th will be a world premiere!   "The Three Peaks - Everest, K2 and Katchenjunga"

9th Apr 2009 Reel Rock Tour

We're delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to take part in this year's Reel Rock Tour. See details of the tour here.

8th Apr 2009 Best Of Kendal On Tour

We're delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to rent films from last year's Kendal Mountain Festival. See details of the tour here.

7th Apr 2009 New Gallery: Simon Carter

Australian photographer Simon Carter has submitted some stunning images for a new gallery on the site.

6th Apr 2009 New Gallery: Chris Dainton

Chris Dainton has kindly sent us some images for a new gallery on the site.

3rd Apr 2009 planetFear to sponsor Cliffhanger Dyno Comp again

Leading online adventure sports resource planetFear will be supporting the Dyno competition this year at Cliffhanger. The Guinness Dyno World Record has been broken three times at Cliffhanger in...

2nd Apr 2009 Dave Pickford Photo Gallery & Portfolio

Dave Pickford has kindly sent us a stunning photo gallery for the site.   Dave has also joined the speaker portfolio.   Thanks Dave.

1st Mar 2009 Ben Winston Gallery

Photographer, journalist and climber Ben Winston has added a gallery of images to the site.

31st Mar 2009 New Site Goes Live

The new site went live some time this evening :-)   A massive thanks to Ben, Ryan and Si at Hammer Design for the hard work that's gone into its making. If anybody needs a top notch website...

26th Mar 2009 Jerry Moffatt Lecture in London

Jerry Will give a lecture at the Castle Climbing Wall in London on Friday 24th April. Tickets will be £10 sitting, £5 standing. Signed copies of his new book 'Revelations's will be available for...

16th Mar 2009 Yorkshire South Tourism To Support ShAFF 2010

We're very pleased to announce that Yorkshire South Tourism are to support ShAFF 2010. This will be the third year running that they support the event.

Showroom CInema, Sheffield

13th Mar 2009 ShAFF 2010 Dates Announced

The provisional dates for ShAFF next year are Feb 26th to Feb 28th 2010

Showroom CInema, Sheffield

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