What's on inSheffield

Welcome to Sheffield

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Sheffield - 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 Sheffield to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Sheffield as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Sheffield

26
NOV
Echo and the Bunnymen
Leadmill

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success.Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Philharmonic Hall

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Simone Felice
The Harley

Renowned Catskill Mountain songwriter Simone Felice The Felice BrothersThe Duke & The King returns for a special string of intimate acoustic dates featuring his friend Anna Mitchell on harmonium piano and vocal harmony.Do not miss these shows…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01142 753434
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27
NOV
Alan Davies
Sheffield City Hall

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Alan Davies Little Victories
Sheffield City Hall

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
The War of the Worlds
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

28
NOV
Picture the Poet: Live Event
Graves Gallery

Apples and Snakes and Word Life Present.PICTURE THE POET ‐ LIVE EVENTFeaturing John Agard and Buddy WakefieldTo mark the closing of the Picture The Poet exhibition in Sheffield two internationally‐acclaimed writers and performers read their poetry.John Agard is an Afro‐Guyanese poet and…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02084 656147
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28
NOV
Imelda May
O2 Academy Sheffield

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Basement Jaxx
O2 Academy Sheffield

Basement Jaxx duo have been producing and releasing house music since their rise in popularity in the late 1990.Consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe their discography includes Wheres your head at and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
The Quireboys
Corporation

The Quireboys at Corporation in Sheffield on Saturday 29 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
Peter Gabriel
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Peter Gabriel is perhaps best known for hits like Sledge Hammer and Biko in the 80s. He rose to fame as lead singer in the band Genesis prior to Phil Collins taking over. His solo…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Plug

Catfish and the Bottlemen at Plug in Sheffield on Tuesday 02 December 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Christmas Cocktails with Wayne Collins
Inox Dine

Back by popular demand Join us for an evening of sumptuous festive delicacies and speciality cocktails designed exclusively for us by Wayne Collinsthe internationally renowned award‐winning bartender.Learn how to host the ultimate Christmas party with live cocktail demonstrations from Wayne…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01142 226043
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04
DEC
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
Sheffield City Hall

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at Sheffield City Hall in Sheffield on Thursday 04 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Paul Heaton…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott
Sheffield City Hall

Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott at Sheffield City Hall in Sheffield on Thursday 04 December 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Temples
Leadmill

Temples at Leadmill in Sheffield on Thursday 04 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Temples liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.See the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Diversity
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous.They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
Acoustic Angels
Phoenix Suite

Live music all night long doors open for 7.30pm Please feel free to visit their site on http:www.acousticangels.co.uk…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01246 234200
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06
DEC
Dave Gorman
Sheffield City Hall

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
Embrace
O2 Academy Sheffield

Embrace at O2 Academy Sheffield in Sheffield on Saturday 06 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Embrace liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Antiques Quarter Vintage Market
The Abbeydale Pciture House

3 Great Vintage Market Events in the Sheffield Antiques Quarter for 2014Spring Market Sun 27 April 11‐5Late Summer Market Sun 14th Sept 11‐5Christmas Market Sun 7th Dec 11‐5Held at The Abbeydale Picture House outdoors and InWith over 40 great stalls selling Retro…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07939 565587
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07
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Philharmonic Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits.Using film footage of…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

08
DEC
Deacon Blue
Sheffield City Hall

Deacon Blue is a Scottish band formed in 1985 in Glasgow. The bands name was taken from Steely Dans song Deacon Blues. They released their debut album Raintown in 1987 which was widely praised as…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

10
DEC
The Human League
Sheffield City Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Chris Rea
Sheffield City Hall

Chris Rea is one of Englands greatest contemporary Rock legends having released nearly 20 albums he is as prolific as he is talented.Taking the time to appreciate the music of Chris Rea requires…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Philharmonic Hall

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
DEC
Ahora presents: Duke Dumont, Jax Jones, Kiwi
O2 Academy Sheffield

Ahora is a new monthly night that in the past has worked with acts like Skream and Gorgon City Solomun and Carl Craig. Ahora is well respected for their quality line‐ups boutique and friendly approach and unique event branding so it is…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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12
DEC
Hot Diamond Aces
The Harley

Hot Diamond Aces are the ultimate party band. Combining infectious rhythms with a raw brass sound they guarantee to get the any audience moving.…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01142 753434
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12
DEC
Sheffield City Limits
City Limits

Friday special at a superb venue on the A61 1 mile outside city centre at the City Limits Dance centre.Northern Soul Classics with DJs Kev Roberts Tony B Mopsey.…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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12
DEC
Gogol Bordello
O2 Academy Sheffield

Gogol Bordello at O2 Academy Sheffield in Sheffield on Friday 12 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gogol Bordello liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

147 Hot Shots

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Hot Shots in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.Contact venue on 0114‐256 2147 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

147 Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker Club in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.Contact venue on 0114‐246 6147 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Abbeydale Golf Club

Abbeydale Golf Club ‐ golf course in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 0114‐236 0763 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbeydale Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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Updated: 26/11/2014 16:56:07