Nine days of intimate and inviting chamber music performances.
Sheffield Festivals Guide
Sheffield is home to some incredible, and incredibly unique, cultural festivals. Some are long-standing stalwarts of the city's annual cultural calendar. Others are newcomers, providing the city with more ways to come together as local venues gradually bounce back from the impact of the pandemic.
Read on for what's still to come in our guide to Sheffield's cultural festivals for 2022. Featuring music, film, visual art, theatre, and more. Let us know if we've missed anything!
Tue. 19 April 2022 — Mon. 30 May 2022
Get informed, inspired and filled with ideas for positive change. With talks on big social, political, environmental and economic issues. 2022 headliners: Gloria Steinem, David Wengrow, Jeremy Corbyn, Led By Donkeys, Shon Faye and George Monbiot.
Sat. 5 March 2022 — Wed. 1 June 2022
Twice a year the Enable US festival brings unmissable and intriguing pieces of new theatre and performance to the beautiful Drama Studio at Sheffield Uni.
Thu. 2 June 2022 — Sun. 5 June 2022
Four (hopefully) sunny days of food, food and more food.
Sat. 11 June 2022
Music, community arts and positive vibes in the sunshine.
A celebration of culture, creativity and companionship, marking Refugee Week in our city of sanctuary. Come back soon for dates and details of Migration Matters 2022.
Thu. 23 June 2022 — Tue. 28 June 2022
The world of documentary film descends on Sheffield each June. With a programme of fascinating factual films, innovative storytelling exhibitions, and inspiring talks.
Sat. 9 July 2022
Mount Pleasant Park, Abbeydale Road, S7 1BY
Sharrow Festival has been a special part of its local community since 1996. Join in the family-friendly celebration of the area's culture and diversity.
Sat. 16 July 2022 — Sun. 17 July 2022
Don Valley Bowl
Two days dedicated to drum and bass, house, bassline, and beyond. Lineup to be announced.
Fri. 22 July 2022 — Sun. 24 July 2022
A three-day summertime celebration of music.
Fri. 9 September 2022 — Sun. 11 September 2022
Don Valley Bowl
"Forged in fire, set in steel." A three-dayer dedicated to bringing open-air rock back to the Don Valley.
Fri. 9 September 2022 — Sun. 18 September 2022
Ten days to explore heritage treasures across the city.
Sat. 24 September 2022
A brand new multi-venue music festival for Sheffield. With Manchester art rock band Everything Everything, local psych and post-punk favourites Sister Wives, London dance-rock band Los Bitchos, and more.
Feed your mind with a series of fascinating and inspiring talks, exhibitions and events. Returning in September 2022 – dates and details coming soon.
Fri. 30 September 2022 — Sat. 8 October 2022
Sheffield's festival of film and music. Expect a truly unique mix of performance, live film scores, screenings, exhibitions, and music industry activity.
Fri. 14 October 2022 — Sun. 16 October 2022
A weekend of bleeps, beats and sweaty grins. Bringing together music, visual art, and technology. Earlybird weekend passes on sale now.
Wed. 19 October 2022 — Sat. 22 October 2022
Sheffield CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) know a thing or two about good beer, cider and perry. Join them for their 46th festival, alongside live music, street food, a bookshop and more.
Thu. 20 October 2022 — Sun. 23 October 2022
Sheffield’s horror film festival. Getting you spooked just in time for Halloween.
Fri. 14 October 2022 — Sun. 30 October 2022
Sheffield's annual festival of words.