A collaborative weekend-long event, showcasing the variety of cultural activity that takes place in Sheffield. With film screenings, music performances, art exhibits, family-friendly activities, and more.
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!
Fri. 2 September 2022 — Sun. 4 September 2022
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.