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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Multiple dates

A season of rarely-seen silent cinema with live music accompaniment.

Night Flowers

Thu. 24 May 2018

Picture House Social

Indie favourites back with a new album.

50 Years of Trojan Records

Fri. 25 May 2018

Picture House Social

A reggae takeover with Trojan Sound System.

Rumours Rave

Sun. 27 May 2018

Bungalows and Bears

Rumours as you’ve never heard it before.


Sun. 27 May 2018

Abbeydale Picture House

An extremely rare chance to see one of Warhol's most influential cinematic works – never before screened in the UK.

Charles Watson

Sun. 3 June 2018

Picture House Social

Slow Club man gone solo.

Peace in the Park

Sat. 9 June 2018

The Ponderosa

Music, community arts and positive vibes in the sunshine.

The Suncharms

Sat. 16 June 2018

Record Junkee, 7 Earl Street, S1 3FP

Back after 25 years.

Katy Perry

Tue. 19 June 2018

FlyDSA Arena Sheffield, Broughton Lane, S9 2DF

One of the world's biggest stars.

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Fri. 29 June 2018

Abbeydale Picture House

Join Festival of Debate for its closing party, in the company of writer and activist Helen Pankhurst, poet Hollie McNish, Girl Gang DJs, and more.


Sat. 7 July 2018

Cafe Totem, 23 Furnival Gate, S1 4QR

Out-of-this-world synth-pop.

Doug MacLeod

Thu. 19 July 2018

The Greystones, Greystones Road, S11 7BS

Blues veteran.


Fri. 20 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Hillsborough Park

A three-day summertime celebration of music in Sheffield.

The Folk Forest

Sat. 21 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Endcliffe Park

An oasis of calm between the trees.

Wilko Johnson

Thu. 23 August 2018

The Leadmill

Guitar icon.


Thu. 27 September 2018 — Sat. 6 October 2018

Sheffield's distinctly innovative, always interesting festival of sound and vision.