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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.

Jackie Kay: May Day

Thu. 23 May 2024

The Leadmill

Join the much-loved poet for an evening of readings and reflections hosted by Désirée Reynolds. Jackie's poems span decades of political activism – from her Glasgow childhood, through 80s/90s feminist, LGBT+ and anti-racist movements, to the present.

Eliza Clark: Penance. A Conversation with Holly Williams

Thu. 23 May 2024

The Mowbray, 118 Mowbray Street, Neepsend, S3 8EN

Join the folks from Juno Books as they host Newcastle-born Eliza Clark for the launch of her second novel Penance. The novel invites us to question our voyeuristic love for true crime and explores the secret inner worlds of teenage girls.

Africa Day

Sat. 25 May 2024

Utopia Theatre Creative Hub, 11 Rockingham Gate, S1 4JD

Join Utopia Theatre to celebrate Africa Day. With music, dance, poetry, games and food throughout.

(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'.

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.

Off the Shelf

Sheffield's festival of words, taking place each October. Look out for our guide to the writer talks, workshops and events in the 2024 programme in coming months.