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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

What's On

We’re shifting our focus at OFP. For March to April (possibly longer), our Sheffield culture calendar will be focused on promoting virtual events – helping you to continue to access culture at this time of social distancing.

Offbeat Online

Multiple dates

"Indie heaven since 1997." Sheffield's legendary indie club night Offbeat returns – and it's going online every Friday night.

Quarantine Film Club

Tue. 24 March 2020 — Sun. 5 April 2020

Join Sheffield Transformed for their Quarantine Film Club, a series of films on political themes that you enjoy from home in the online company of others.

Under-Side, Under-Stood

Mon. 30 March 2020 — Mon. 6 April 2020

A daily changing online exhibition by artist and S1 Artspace studio-holder Charlotte Dawson, investigating our connection to the ground below us.

Leadmill memorabilia auction

Help the iconic, 40-year-old venue in its efforts to stay afloat and pay its staff wages, by bidding for memorabilia from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Grandmaster Flash, Arcade Fire, Courtney Barnett, Goldfrapp, and Dick and Dom(!).

Art Open-Skype-night

Thu. 16 April 2020

Foodhall's Art Open-Mic Night is now as an Art Open-Skype Night! Drop in, have a chat about your artwork, and get to know fellow Sheffield artists and the Foodhall community.

Pete McKee's Cartoon Workshop for Beginners

Have some creative fun with Pete McKee, one of Sheffield's best-loved artists, as he hosts online lessons in cartoons. A new workshop video will be posted each Wednesday at midday, and anyone can join in!

Online Sheffield history tours

Uncover Sheffield’s past from your armchair or wherever you may be, with this roundup of apps that will guide you on a tour through the city's history.

Colouring Sheffield

When you can't visit your favourite places, the next best thing is colouring them in! Download this selection of pages from our Colouring Sheffield book, print them out, scribble all over them, and share your pictures with us. Happy colouring!

Lockdown

A call-out and online exhibition set up by Sheffield arts platform Fronteer, showcasing work made by artists during self isolation.

On video: Sheffield shows

Our roundup of Sheffield theatre and music shows that you can enjoy online, for free, whenever and wherever!

Play the National Videogame Museum at Home

"One benefit to having to stay at home, is that’s where the videogames are!" The team at Sheffield's NVM have put together fun gaming activities – helping you create your own pixel art character and discover educational games that are actually good.

Sheffield Photographic Society Annual Exhibition

Founded in 1864, Sheffield Photographic Society is one of the oldest such societies in the world. This year's exhibition of its members' work is postponed, but you can now visit the gallery online.