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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.

Park Hill Tour – Walk the Streets in the Sky

Multiple dates

Park Hill

Join Park Hill residents for a tour of this iconic Grade II* listed building. Along the way you'll take in grand views of Sheffield, courtyard gardens in bloom, and the inside of a flat.

Sheffield General Cemetery History Tour

Multiple dates

Sheffield General Cemetery

Learn about the stories buried in this sprawling, picturesque 19th-century cemetery. Taking place on the first Sunday of each month.

Dancing Palestine

Wed. 12 June 2024 — Thu. 13 June 2024

In a culture facing erasure, young Palestinians use the traditional dabke as a form of resistance and identity assertion. In the Body as Archive series, this short film showcases how this folk dance embodies collective memory and cultural resilience.

(un)interrupted tongues

Sat. 15 June 2024

Weston Park Museum

A creative zine-making workshop for people of colour, exploring themes of the 1947 Partition of India. With writer and community facilitator Dal Kular, inspired by her own exploration as a 'grandchild of the partition'.

It’s All a Show: Fairground Showmen, Identity and Mental Health

Mon. 5 February 2024 — Sun. 16 June 2024

Western Bank Library

An exhibition exploring what it means to be a showman in the 21st century. With interviews, photographs, poems and archive records looking at the relationship between identity and mental health in the community.

Dig Where You Stand

Wed. 19 June 2024

Soft Ground

An archival project unearthing untold stories about people of colour who have lived, worked and put down roots in South Yorkshire over hundreds of years. Discover creative responses by local artists.

Sheffield Fayre

Mon. 26 August 2024

Norfolk Heritage Park, Guildford Avenue, S2 2PL

Celebrating its 21st year, Sheffield Fayre is bringing family fun to the beautiful Norfolk Heritage Park once again this August bank holiday. Expect kite flying demos, brilliant food, rides, a 50s-inspired vintage village, woodland crafts and more.

Sheffield Heritage Open Days

Fri. 6 September 2024 — Sun. 15 September 2024

Ten days to explore heritage treasures across the city.

Sheffield Stories: Caribbean Footsteps

Fri. 10 May 2024 — Sun. 2 May 2027

Weston Park Museum

An exhibition celebrating the many ways that people of African Caribbean heritage have contributed to Sheffield life. With stories of sport, carnival, fighting racism, and more.