Weston Park May Fayre is set to bring a day of free family entertainment when it returns on Sunday 22 May, with street performers, exhibitors, stalls and children’s fun fair.
A vibrant arts festival celebrating the ‘richness of Sheffield’ returns this summer - with 50 pay-as-you-feel events.
A delegation of key partners from across the city are set to showcase Sheffield to thousands of investors, funders and developers at the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum.
Sheffield Theatres will once again hold a weekend of outdoor performance in Tudor Square.
As we start warming up for a very busy summer in Sheffield, May is also looking pretty jam-packed with a whole host of great events happening across the city.
Taking over the Concourse outside Sheffield University Students’ Union, Under The Bridge will run 12pm - 8pm with a FREE outdoor live music, art and street food.
A trailblazer in the worlds of jazz and raga, Utsav Lal will improvise a unique live score for Carl Dreyer’s emotional masterpiece The Passion of Joan of Arc at the atmospheric Abbeydale Picture House in Sheffield on 15th May
A new addition to Sheffield City Centre's nightlife scene, Roxy Ball Room is set to open on Wellington Street this summer.
From Easter Egg Hunts and Trails to Bank Holiday Weekend parties, see our rundown of events happening across Sheffield.
Sheffield is set to deliver an exciting follow up to the UK's first-ever Child Health Technology Conference in May 2022, with a host of international speakers set for the second edition.
Channel 4 has teamed up with Remarkable TV and commissioned a new peak-time interior design contest based in Sheffield, in which competitors will take part in a series of design challenges to win their own dream apartment.
Sheffield has been chosen as the location for one of only three Gene Therapy Innovation & Manufacturing Centres to be established in the UK.
Sheffield is officially the UK's greenest city according to the 'Green Cities' report, commissioned and produced by NatWest and the University of Southampton.
Sheffield City Council has announced further projects which will be supported by its Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative and unique grant set up to support businesses following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Small businesses in and around Sheffield will soon benefit from a new Low Carbon Business Support Project, which will offer help in identifying, funding, and implementing measures to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Sheffield actually has more than 800 managed green spaces across 4,000 hectares within the city boundary. With so much on offer, we wanted to create something to help demonstrate how accessible greenspaces are in The Outdoor City and so we commissioned a ‘Greenground Map’ from designer Helen Ilus.
A new centre that will lead research, innovation and commercial testing of sustainable aviation fuels - the first of its kind in Europe - is to be built by the University of Sheffield.
Business Sheffield, part of Sheffield City Council, is celebrating enterprise as the headline sponsor of The Star’s Small Business Awards.
A business accelerator that supports budding entrepreneurs is offering £250,000 to young people who want to grow a mission-led, digital business.
Recognising that hospitality businesses may find recruitment around reopening particularly challenging, Anne is here to help make sure you’re covering all the bases.
Planning applications were submitted by the developer Urbo at the beginning of March for 368 high quality apartments, 100,000 sq ft of grade A offices and two new attractive public squares.
Tickets for Good continues rapid growth in 2021 and announces that their ‘Ticket Bank’ service will now utilise the Spektrix network of arts venues. This will enable a seamless delivery of thousands of event tickets to charities, social prescribers and the NHS across the UK.
FourJaw has secured grant funding to accelerate the development of what has been dubbed the ‘fit bit for UK manufacturing.’
Secure technologies provider ISDM Solutions has unveiled a rebrand as well as a brand new website, designed and built by digital agency The SEO Works.
A new research project that could help hospitality venues - such as pubs, bars, live music venues, nightclubs, restaurants and gyms - improve their ventilation systems in order to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 over winter, is being launched by researchers at the University of Sheffield.
Art at the Heart has been created by four Ignite Imaginations artists, who have each worked within their community to create an art installation, taking inspiration from the stories people have shared with them.
An incredible photographic record of Phelgm's Mausoleum of the Giants exhibition and the exhaustive physical process involved, has now been released as a brand new book to create a lasting reminder of this epic three-week installation.
Sheffield Theatres has triumphed at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, taking home the Theatre award for new musical, Standing at the Sky’s Edge. If 2020 had gone to plan, the show would've been in the middle of another run at the Crucible Theatre.
At a time when many businesses are feeling the impact of the pandemic, Vivid – the establish Sheffield-based integrated brand and marketing agency – is building its team with a new Performance Marketing function. The move puts the agency, says founder and managing director Gerry Arcari, in a position to offer clients a truly integrated, results-driven service that is designed to perform.
The cycle routes are located in Stocksbridge, Wharncliffe, Loxley, Rivelin and Redmires. To celebrate the launch of the routes, Trek Sheffield Fox Valley have added their support and are giving a free t-shirt to people who ride all five.
Digital agency The SEO Works has been chosen to manage the organic search strategy for leading CBD brand fourfivecbd, co-founded by International rugby union players George Kruis and Dominic Day.
While restrictions still impact in-person sales for High Street Businesses, now is the time to optimise your options for selling online. Here Clare takes you through the quickest and easiest ways to sell online right now…
A new online marketplace has been launched by This Is Sheffield to support the city’s independent businesses and to encourage people to shop local by providing an easy collective platform.
Don’t assume that MAJOR shopping events are just for the big guys – you too can take advantage of the hype and help your customers to “bag a bargain” whilst boosting your sales in lockdown.
The second in our series of blogs with expert Clare Bailey, takes through why it’s important to make your business both available and findable, to existing and new customers…
The first in our series of Top Tips for High Street Business Survival blogs with expert Clare Bailey, AKA The Retail Champion. Here Clare covers why communication with your customers is KING right now and the different ways you can keep talking to them…
The company, founded by tech expert Nick Stewart, has grown its workforce from two to seven since the start of the year, including two new hirings during lockdown.
Things are far from normal for everyone, so it’s certainly a strange time to be a fresher in a new city. Louisa from Benchmark Recruitment, offers a warm welcome and tips for students experiencing Sheffield for the first time…
Over 50 works from one of the UK’s most significant collections of Old Master drawings are set to return to Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery this month after wowing visitors earlier this year.
A brand new bar concept from the team behind Sheffield’s popular Peddler Market opens to the public this Friday 4 September 2020.
Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust and Museums Sheffield have announced they are to join together to form one of the city’s biggest cultural organisations.
An insider’s guide to the exciting developments coming to Kelham Island and Neepsend over the next few months...
Stowe Family Law has strengthened its Yorkshire roots by opening an office in Sheffield, its eighth in the county. This takes the firm’s national presence to 23 offices, reinforcing its position as the country’s largest specialist family law practice.
Some heart-warming examples of how Sheffield has come together in a neighbourly way.
Radisson Blu has been selected by Sheffield City Council as the preferred hotel brand for its flagship Heart of the City II hotel on Pinstone Street, overlooking the Peace Gardens.
A landmark Sheffield hotel has re-opened for business
The Sheffield Business Awards return on the Thursday 9 December and the 2021 Shortlist has now been announced.
Proposals to revive historic Leah’s Yard on Cambridge Street in Sheffield City Centre and create a social hub for creative independent businesses, have been approved by Sheffield City Council's Local Planning Authority.
Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield from 22 - 24 July, with Sam Fender, Kasabian and Madness headlining the event.
ITM Power and the University of Sheffield will also jointly plan and fund a National Hydrogen Research Innovation and Skills centre, which will undertake research into the safe and efficient manufacture of hydrogen using low or zero carbon sources of energy.
Sheffield Theatres have announced their landmark 50th anniversary season, including an ambitious trilogy of plays and the much anticipated return of Standing at the Sky's Edge, amongst many more exciting productions.
The Nuclear AMRC will work with Rolls-Royce on the next phase of its small modular reactor (SMR) development programme, for which the government has confirmed £210 million of funding.
Beyond Bloomsbury: Life, Love and Legacy, chronicles the lives, loves and work of this remarkable collective during the first half of the 20th century and brings together over 140 paintings, sculpture, works on paper and supporting material.
Sheffield will be front and centre of the biggest women’s European sport event in history after being hand-picked as one of nine host cities for the hotly-anticipated UEFA Women’s EURO 2022.
Sheffield has been successfully awarded the full amount requested from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund, with £20m allocated to redeveloping historic Castlegate, as well as £17m for investment in Attercliffe.
National Videogame Museum will be running a free adventure trail across Sheffield City Centre, which will see people across the city take part in games and activities at venues such as the Treehouse Boardgame Cafe and the Millennium Gallery.
Acclaimed concert pianist Imogen Cooper to headline 2021 concert season at the University of Sheffield in November.
Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest festival of music, art and comedy, has come to a close marking a landmark moment for the city and the UK live events industry. 40,000 revellers a day attended the sold-out event at Hillsborough Park from 23 - 25 July as Tramlines became the largest festival to return in Western Europe and among the first to join the Government’s Events Research Programme.
Fancy seeing how Yorkshire’s first bean-to-bar craft chocolate maker, take cacao from around the globe and turn it into award-winning chocolate? Join Bullion Chocolate for a tour and tasting at their new Chocolate Factory in Sheffield.
Two well known Sheffield DJs have been busy putting together a huge library of locally sourced music, recorded exclusively for local businesses.
Sheffield is one of nine cities chosen to host games for the UEFA Women's Euro in 2022 and a major ticketing roadmap and legacy programme has been unveiled, illustrating how a record-breaking tournament has the power to inspire the next generation of players and fans.
The Community offers members access to exclusive discounts and rewards from a growing number of local businesses.
New Era Square at St Mary’s Gate features restaurants, street food kiosks, the city’s largest oriental supermarket and shops – all located around a modern public square with iconic panda art installations.
University of Sheffield recognised for its impact on society and the economy
Recent times have certainly highlighted just how valuable our outdoor spaces are. That’s why it’s even more important we look after these vital spaces and everyone does their bit to help. Here’s a rundown of the key things we should all remember while enjoying The Outdoor City…
My Busy Box provide fun and educational projects that will help to develop the imagination of young people, teach them skills, and grow their confidence – all in one neat package.
The company behind some of Sheffield’s favourite food venues, The Milestone Group, has been chosen to run Cambridge Street Collective, a culturally diverse food destination that forms part of the transformative Heart of the City development programme.
Leah’s Yard, a former 19th Century mesters works and one of Sheffield’s most important heritage buildings, is set for an exciting new future that will both honour and celebrate its rich industrial heritage as part of the Heart of the City regeneration programme.
The fund will provide small grants to support Sheffield-based freelance arts and culture workers to adapt their businesses and develop their creative practice through research and development, training or upskilling and creating new work.
Major new health care, regeneration and sporting projects totalling more than £200m have been unveiled at the world’s only Olympic legacy park outside a host city.
Sheffield has won the bid to host the annual International Stillbirth Alliance conference which will see 300 delegates from all over the world gather in the city across three days, 30 June - 2 July 2023.
Sheffield City Centre has a huge variety of architecture and public spaces to enjoy, so you can wander round with friends and a coffee and have a really nice day without spending too many of those precious pounds.
The true story of Jamie Campbell is one that is completely intertwined with Sheffield, and one that we are incredibly proud to tell as a city because it reflects the values of inclusivity and diversity that we want to champion.
A story of transformation and success for a place once dubbed 'The Worst Estate In Britain', Green Estate CIC is a not for profit organisation which has been working to improve the quality of life in the Manor Ward of Sheffield since 1998.
For over two decades now, Heeley Trust has been working to improve public spaces, secure buildings and other assets for the community and deliver all kinds of projects for the people who live here and beyond.
A Universal Basic Income, or UBI Lab is a citizen-led group exploring and advocating for Universal Basic Income. What many people don't know - even if they might have heard about UBI as a concept - is that it is borne out of Sheffield and facilitated by the social enterprise Opus.
An independent social enterprise founded under the banner of 'Creating for Common Good' - promoting participation, creativity and activism. Projects include Now Then Magazine and the Now Then App, Wordlife, Opus distribution and Festival of Debate.
Sheffield is committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the next decade. We've committed to shortening our original target by 20 years, declared a Climate Emergency, and announced a citizens’ assembly to help collaborate on finding the best ways to address our problems.
The Impact Invest Institute aims to maximise the scale and effectiveness of the UK impact investing market by bringing together two bodies: the UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing (UK NAB), and the Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture of Social Impact Investing in the UK (Implementation Taskforce).
One of the leading academic centres for research into voluntary action and voluntary organisations based at Hallam University.
Tickets for Good uses ticket sales to create donation programmes within the events industry for charities and social projects. The Ticket Bank is for charities and community organisations that want to improve access to the arts for their service users; or as a reward for their service users/beneficiaries.
The Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership offers a unique opportunity to manage the heritage of the place of outstanding natural beauty.
Marketing Sheffield has continued to work with Haymarket Events to ensure the 2nd C&IT Northern Forum will be held in Sheffield on 28th and 29th March 2022, originally postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic. The successful joint bid with Cutlers’ Hall, The Mercure St Paul’s Hotel and Spa and The University of Sheffield will see top event planners from across the North experiencing all that Sheffield has to offer.
Last week Sheffield played host to third National Dietetic GI Symposium, held at the Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Hotel, on Friday 18 June.
Sheffield confirmed to host Nutrition Society Conference in 2022
As the sun starts to shine we know that outdoors will once again become to the new indoors for meetings!
As one of the craft brewing capitals of the world, there's a lot of folk in Sheffield who know a thing or two about making, selecting and drinking some of the finest brews - be they sours, stouts, IPAs, APAs or straight up bitters.
Four specially designed tote bags encouraging people in Sheffield to shop local will be available from a selection of independent retailers across the city.
Business Sheffield's Business Information Officers are a team of successful business consultants, working to help Sheffield’s high street businesses thrive.