What's on inRotherham

Welcome to Rotherham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Rotherham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Rotherham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Rotherham

HorrorConUK's Something Wicked Festival of Horror
Magna Science Adventure Centre

The UKs longest running international annual horror convention HorrorConUKs Something Wicked returns to Magna Science Adventure Centre South Yorkshire and is celebrating its sixth bloody great year on 16th and 17th May 2020. HorrorConUK is the UKs biggest horror convention and is…

Category: Family Events


Tourist Attractions

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle boasts the finest Circular Norman Keep Tower in the UK. This testament to the Stone Masons of medieval England was built during the 1180s by the fifth Earl of Surrey, Hamelin Plantagenet half brother of the most powerful of the Angevin Kings of England, Henry…

Millennium Galleries

Built using lottery funding, this venue is a great place for a half a day out.With a bright luncheon area and a vibrant foyer that includes two large escalators and open access to the downstairs exhibition area, the Galleries are ideal to look at rare collections and art…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

The Elsecar Heritage Railway is made up of a group of volunteers committed to the preservation, restoration and expansion of a preserved railway in South Yorkshire. EHR Volunteers carry out all duties on the railway, from driving the engines to maintaining the track.The Railway operates trains on Sundays…

Magna Science Adventure Centre

Fire Pavilion It's a frightening, fascinating, funny, high voltage experience. Go power mad. Control heat and cold. Make cables glow red hot. Paint heat patterns on the wall. Fuel machines with your hands. Stand next to a pillar of flame. Play games with fire. Say hello to a…


Fez Nightclub in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0114‐272 6487 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


SnookerPool Hall at Plaza in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Contact venue on 0114‐269 2510 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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