A family-friendly market called ‘Dev Fest’ is due to take place on 18 May from 12pm to 8pm
around Devonshire Green, Sheffield.

The event is free to attend and will celebrate local artisans, street food and music.

Natalie Mosley, Head of Special Projects for Little Hummingbird Events, said: “Devonshire
Green is a fabulous area. It is totally underutilised. If we can bring some vibrancy and our
complete family values to the event, it will hopefully be a huge success.

“We’re extremely cultured and extremely creative as a city and to get people of all ages to
come and celebrate and be a part of the community will be magical.

“This event is about people looking around, getting really involved with the artists,
experiencing the amount of talent we’ve got in this wonderful place.”

Around 55 food traders are attending, ranging from Chinese food to pies and loaded fries,
and bubble tea to a prosecco van.

Mrs Mosley said: “We’ve spent countless hours trying to pick vendors that are unique and
different so that there’s no direct overlap! It’s going to be special.”

From some of The Forum’s house DJs to Alex and Simon, a father and son duo, there will
eight hours of live DJ sets in collaboration with The Forum on Devonshire Street to keep
attendees entertained.

Richard C Bower will also host an array of guest speakers and performers in a literature

Mrs Mosley said: “We want to inspire as many people as possible. We’re trying to cater for
everyone! It is coming together amazingly and we are so excited about it.”

The likes of the Retford Authors Group, Sheffield Home of Football and Tom Priestly will give

Isobel Westcott, a history student at the University of Sheffield, said: “I’m so excited that
there’s a celebration like this to finish the academic year with. I’m particularly looking forward
to the literature corner!

It’ll be amazing to celebrate the work of so many talented artisans and to eat lots of good
food too!”

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