Summer is nearly here with a host of great events to enjoy in Sheffield. World-leading documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest returns in 6 – 11 June followed by one of the UK’s best-loved music festivals, Tramlines, 20 - 22 July.
Sheffield is also set to host the first ever national games for British wounded, injured and sick veterans and personnel, with the UK Invictus Trials 22 - 26 July. Over five days, 470+ competitors, will take part in up to nine sports – Archery, Athletics, Cycling, Indoor Rowing, Powerlifting, Sitting Volleyball, Swimming, Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby. In addition to the sporting events, there’ll also be a busy cultural programme running alongside.
As the host city of the annual World Snooker Championships, Sheffield is getting a second major snooker event this summer with the ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Championship coming to the Crucible Theatre, 15 -18 August. Legends such as Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White join a field of 20 players from 16 countries who will battle it out over four days to see who will lift the trophy.
For even more Sheffield Summer 2019 event highlights see our rundown below.