Diversity Festival

Check out the displays at Clifton Park museum and in ROARs window.

Spot yourself in the collage of images from across the years.

This year’s Diversity Festival content, along with previous years, is available to view online here.


We are delighted to be able to showcase part of this exhibition from the Festival Of the Mind in our street window space from the 25th November through until the new year.

Angie Hardwick will be displaying a selection of figures that represent the 33% of women affected by Domestic Violence to raise awareness of the issue which has become more prevalent during Covid-19 and lockdown.

You can find the display on Westgate, opposite the bottom of Ship Hill.
To find out more about the project please visit: https://festivalofthemind.sheffield.ac.uk/2020/protopia/phoenix/ https://festivalofthemind.sheffield.ac.uk/2020/spiegeltent/phoenix-podcast/

Phoenix: Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse

This vitally important art installation uses ceramics to depict the impact of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). To create works that reflect the physical, psychological and emotional effects of DVA, artist Angie Hardwick has collaborated with Dr Parveen Ali (Health Sciences School). In a series of consultations, survivors discussed those effects. The artworks incorporate their words, giving the installation a powerful immediacy which Angie hopes will help raise awareness of DVA and give hope to others.

The full installation presented over 100 ceramic figures, 33 of which are ‘damaged’, – representing 33% of women that are affected by Domestic Abuse. The installation raises awareness and highlights the 5 areas of abuse. Verbal, sexual, physical, mental and coercive abuse.

For more information about Dr Parveen Ali’s work, visit her staff page or follow her on Twitter @parveenazamali
To see more of Angie Hardwick’s artwork, visit angiehardwick.co.uk and her Facebook page or follow her on Twitter


If you need support:


We work in partnership with IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate Service) who help and support people in domestic abuse situations.
Call IDVAS on 01709823981.


A national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. They can offer help and support to people suffering domestic abuse.
Visit Women’s Aid or call their 24 hour helpline on 0808 2000 247
If you need any more help you can fill in our online form or call us on 01709 336009.

Rotherham Rise

Call our Confidential Advice Line on:0330 2020571