DocFest

Sheffield DocfestDocFest is an exciting week long international festival of documentary films, and Upper Chapel is delighted to be used as a venue for some of the screenings during the festival. Offering a wealth of inspirational documentary films from across the globe, DocFest attracts people from all over the world.

The festival takes place annually in Sheffield, and brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary. As well as being a film festival, DocFest also includes an industry sessions programme and marketplace, offering pitching opportunities, discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker master classes.

Sheffield DocFest also offers opportunities for experienced, debut and student filmmakers. It gives new filmmakers the opportunity to learn more about the industry and how to get involved. The Marketplace, including MeetMarket, allows filmmakers the opportunity to pitch projects to commissioning editors, distributors, broadcasters, funders and other executives from the UK, Europe and the world.

Upcoming Events

  • Upper Chapel has now returned to a full programme of services, events and groups.: We do however still ask for caution under certain circumstances - please do not attend if you have Covid 19 symptoms. Please also bring a mask as we encourage them to be worn in certain circumstances (though mask wearing during services is optional). More events
  • Sunday services are in Chapel and one, normally the morning service, is Zoomed: Most Sundays we have services at 11am and 6.30pm but not all. Please check the Worship Calendar or contact the Minister if unsure. More events
  • Wednesday Lunchtime openings are in Chapel: 1130-1300 approx. with reflection at 1215 More events
  • Wednesday afternoon activities have now started.: From 1345, depending on which Wednesday of the month, we have Discussion, Life Spirit, Poetry and Sharing groups. More events
  • The Alternative Gathering is now back.: Now normally on the first Sunday of the month at 2.30pm More events
  • Upper Chapel Strollers (normally first Saturday): Next walk Saturday 7th May - Bluebell Woods, Stubbins Wood near Unstone More events
  • Upper Chapel Striders: Walks on an ad hoc basis. More events
  • Music Together (*normally* third Wednesday): Piano Recital by Jonathan Lazell Wednesday 18th May 7pm for 7.15pm 5 suggested charitable donation More events
  • Women's League (*normally* first Monday): Next meeting Monday 9th May 11am for 11.30am: Journeys by Rev Maud Robinson More events