ShAFF On Tour 2019

The Best of ShAFF - ON TOUR


The Best of ShAFF Touring the UK April-October 2019

One of the world’s most renowned outdoor and adventure big screen gatherings, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival presents the best of outdoor and adventure filmmaking from all around the world.

Following submissions from hundreds of filmmakers, ShAFF is going on tour. Our 2019 programme will present 2 hours of the best of the Festival, representing the pinnacle of climbing, running and biking, as well as adventures from the snow and water, all specially selected by Festival Director Matt Heason.

ShAFF on Tour 2019 - The Programme

1. A Mile An Hour: A different kind of marathon, running one lap an hour for 24hrs around a perfectly mile long block.

2. Gravitas: The most incredible Calisthenic Street Workout Scenes with the Australian Calisthenic Athlete “Simonster.”

3. Queen Maud Land: Six climbers fly to the inhospitable Antarctic range to test themselves on frozen big walls and against subzero temperatures.

4. Kai Jones: 12 year old rips gnarly terrain at Jackson Hole.

5. The Frenchy: Eighty- two year old Jaques Houot, may just have found the fountain of youth.

6. Ar Gefn y Ddraig (Riding The Dragon): Huw Jack Brassington’s attempt to complete the hardest 5 day mountain race in the world, The Dragons Back.

Dates & Venues

Thursday 2 May - Alhambra, Penrith

Sunday 19 & Wednesday 22 May - Square Chapel, Halifax

Saturday 25th May - Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy

Friday 31 May - Theatre Gwaun, Fishguard

Sunday 16 June - Zeffirellis, Ambleside

Sunday 16 June - Dukes, Lancaster

Wednesday 3 July - Rio Cinema, Dalston, London

9 & 10 July - Forum Cinema, Hexham

14, 15 & 17 July - Eden Court, Inverness

17 & 21 July - Phoenix, Exeter

Sunday 21 July - Queen's Film Theatre, Belfast

Wednesday 24 July - Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden

Saturday 29 June - Hebden Bridge Picture House

Friday 2 - Sunday 4 August - Watershed, Bristol

Sunday 4 August - Northern Light Cinema, Wirksworth

Sunday 4 August - Broadway, Nottingham

Wednesday 14th August - Buxton Opera House, Buxton

Sunday 18 August - Alhambra, Keswick

Friday 30th August, Sunday 1st & Tuesday 3rd September - Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

7 & 8 September - Phoenix Leicester

Saturday 7th September - Rheged, Penrith

Saturday 7th September - Chapter, Cardiff

Thursday 12th September - MAC, Birmingham

Friday 13th September - Gala, Durham

Tuesday 24th & Wednesday 25th September - Ilkley Cinema, Ilkley

Sunday 29th September - Storyhouse, Chester

Thursday 10th October - Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth

Friday 18 October - Boulder Hut, Ellesmere Port

Friday 25 October - The Barn Cinema, Dartington

TBC - The Poly, Falmouth

Want to hold a screening at your venue? Please contact Jonny Tull at or for more information email

Dir. Various. 120 mins TBC.