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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.

Summer of Soul

Thu. 29 July 2021 — Thu. 5 August 2021


An unearthed treasure. In 1969, the same summer as Woodstock, 100 miles away more than 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival. The footage was never seen and largely forgotten – until now.

Night of the Living Dead (1968) and Demons (1985) double-bill film screening

Sun. 29 August 2021

Abbeydale Picture House

August Bank Holiday Sunday will see a double-bill of classic horror hit Sheffield's historic Abbeydale Picture House.

ShAFF – outdoor film screening

Sat. 4 September 2021

Overstones Farm, underneath Stanage Edge

An outdoor adventure film screening from Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

Sheffield Showcase

Thu. 2 September 2021 — Sun. 5 September 2021

A collaborative weekend-long event, showcasing the variety of cultural activity that takes place in Sheffield. With film screenings, music performances, art and family-friendly activities, and more.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – 35mm film screening

Sun. 5 September 2021

Abbeydale Picture House

A special 35mm film screening of the award-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon presented by Reel Steel at the Abbeydale Picture House.