ark sheffield is a citywide conversation about the climate crisis.
It was launched with Sheffield Hallam University and partners in 2022 for Sheffield Theatres's Together in the City.
How is an ark a way of talking about the climate crisis?
The story of people creating a boat to save themselves from a flood resonates across cultures and histories, past and present. In our time of unprecedented climate emergency, the flood is not the same for all people. For some, it is sea level rise. For others, it could be economic uncertainty or displacement. It could be many things...
How are we doing it?
We've been working with not-for-profit food organisations, culture and heritage institutions, artists, community organisers, and academics to explore the following questions through a series of warm and welcoming meals, workshops, and public events.
What form does the flood take for you?
How will you create your ark?
What would you take with you?
What should we leave behind?
What can you do?
You are invited to join us for walks, take part in workshops, attend complimentary meals, and contribute your voice as we answer these questions. All activities, meals, and events are free to attend.