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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Filled with picks of the city’s arts, culture and heritage events, both in-person and virtual. Plus reviews and festival guides.

Luke Kidgell: Happy Hour

Sat. 20 July 2024

The Octagon Centre, Clarkson Street, S10 2TQ

Luke Kidgell's viral stand-up videos often showcase outrageous and quick-witted crowd interactions. You’ve seen him on the internet, now it’s time to see him in real life.

Hunday Service at The Three Huns

Multiple dates

The Three Tuns, 39 Silver Street Head, S1 2DD

Every first and third Sunday of the month, The Three Tuns becomes The Three Huns with an afternoon and evening of drag queen-hosted karaoke, fun and games.

Roll Play

Sun. 28 July 2024

Sheffield General Cemetery

A double feature of interactive games in the cemetery, for lovers of gaming and RPGs. Starting with Blood on the Clocktower, a murder mystery where death is not the end. Followed by fantasy-themed comedy show Side Quest. Plus board games and a bar.


Thu. 29 August 2024

The Leadmill

Ever heard of Hamilton? Expect the same incredible level of hip-hop, choreography and singing – but made up on the spot! The improv hip-hop parody musical comes to Sheffield fresh from sell-out runs in LA, New York, Chicago and the Edinburgh Fringe.

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Sun. 29 September 2024

The Leadmill

One of the UK’s favourite masters of observational comedy returns to Sheffield following a sell-out show last year.

Mark Thomas: Gaffa Tapes

Sun. 10 November 2024 — Wed. 20 November 2024

Sheffield City Hall

The comedian is back to his finest stand-up form and anti-Tory sentiment in Gaffa Tapes, as brings his latest tour to Sheffield.

Comedy Drag Lunch

Sun. 15 December 2024

OEC Sheffield, Penistone Road, S6 2DE

Celebrate the festive season with OEC's Christmas comedy drag show.