Blogs and News

Sheffield to host UK’s largest active travel event

The two-day Cycle City Active City event will take place on 5 and 6 July at City Hall and Barkers Pool, and will see more than 800 active travel professionals welcomed to Sheffield.

29 Jun 2022

Conference makes Sheffield the child’s knee capital

National and international experts in the field of child and adolescent orthopaedics gathered in Sheffield recently for the second International Kids Knee Conference.

27 Jun 2022

Vivacity Choir set to perform first full concert after surviving pandemic

A Hillsborough-based choir is preparing for its first full concert since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 - and everyone is invited!

20 Jun 2022

Container complex coming to Fargate

Sheffield City Council is working with the team from Steel Yard Kelham to create the hub which will be made out of shipping containers and feature food vendors, shops, toilets, living walls, outdoor seating and a big screen.

27 May 2022

May Fayre returns to Sheffield

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. 

10 May 2022

Migration Matters Festival 2022

A vibrant arts festival celebrating the ‘richness of Sheffield’ returns this summer - with 50 pay-as-you-feel events.

09 May 2022

Sheffield delegation set to showcase city at major investment event

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.

06 May 2022

Together in the Square returns

Sheffield Theatres will once again hold a weekend of outdoor performance in Tudor Square.

06 May 2022

May 2022 events in Sheffield

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.

28 Apr 2022

Under The Bridge Stage at Get Together

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.

25 Apr 2022

Roxy Ball Room to open in Sheffield this summer

A new addition to Sheffield City Centre's nightlife scene, Roxy Ball Room is set to open on Wellington Street this summer.

14 Apr 2022

What's On over Easter in Sheffield

From Easter Egg Hunts and Trails to Bank Holiday Weekend parties, see our rundown of events happening across Sheffield.

12 Apr 2022

Channel 4 commissions Sheffield-based interior design TV contest

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.

18 Mar 2022

Top things to see walking around the city centre

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.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

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.

Manor Ward: 'Worst Estate in Britain'

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. 

Heeley Development Trust

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.

Universal Basic Income (UBI)

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.

OPUS Independent

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.

Carbon neutral by the end of the next decade

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.

Impact Invest Institute

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).

Voluntary Action Research Group

One of the leading academic centres for research into voluntary action and voluntary organisations based at Hallam University.

Tickets For Good and The Ticket Bank

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.

Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership

The Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership offers a unique opportunity to manage the heritage of the place of outstanding natural beauty.

Sheffield Bottle Shops

Taste the Sheffield beer scene at home!

Great places for Craft Beer fans

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.

Sheffield Bags of Love

Four specially designed tote bags encouraging people in Sheffield to shop local will be available from a selection of independent retailers across the city.

Expert support for Sheffield’s high street businesses

Business Sheffield's Business Information Officers are a team of successful business consultants, working to help Sheffield’s high street businesses thrive.

Local areas create a bank holiday buzz with ERF funding

Local communities in Sheffield have brought people to their local high streets using teamwork and creativity and a little help from the Economic Recovery Fund.

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