The UK's largest theatre complex outside of London (Crucible and Lyceum).

The most visited free attraction in the north of England (Millennium Gallery).

A vast collection of heritage museums (Museums Sheffield).


We really are pretty lucky here, and if you're looking to move here then it'll all be yours too.

Head over to our What's on page to find out more about specific performances, events and exhibitions, but in the meantime, just so you get a flavour of everything that's on offer, here's a bunch of venues in the city (and this isn't even all of them...).

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Portland Works

Portland Works, built in 1877, is one of the earliest surviving examples of an integrated metal trades complex. It is a Grade II* listed building, which in 1913 became the first place in the world to manufacture stainless steel cutlery.

Crucible Theatre

Originally opened in 1971, the Crucible is a world-famous theatre and iconic Sheffield landmark, with a distinctive stage.

Site Gallery

Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving image, new media and performance. 

Lyceum Theatre

With over a hundred years of history, this magnificent theatre provides an ornate backdrop to the very best of the West End, with a diverse programme of touring productions including musical theatre, opera, ballet, contemporary dance, family shows and comedy.

Millennium Gallery

The Millennium Gallery is Sheffield’s premier destination for art, craft and design. Here you can see some of Sheffield’s unique heritage, including the metalwork which made the city world famous, alongside contemporary art and design exhibitions.

Kelham Island Museum

Learn what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution and see how steelmaking forged the city.

The National Videogame Museum

Inside the iconic Castle House building in Sheffield, is an interactive museum dedicated to exploring the culture, playfulness, design and people behind videogames, as well as encouraging visitors to develop their own game-making abilities.

National Emergency Services Museum

The museum is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations dating back to 1898. This amazing building houses over 45 vehicles relating to the worlds Emergency Services from Horse Drawn Fire Engines to Ambulances and from Police Cars to Mines Rescue.

Bloc Projects

Bloc is a contemporary art-space and studio complex located in the centre of Sheffield.

Cupola Gallery

Established in 1991 Cupola remains one of the most respected contemporary galleries for the sale and exhibition of fine art & fine craft in the north of England.

Merlin Theatre

The Merlin Theatre is a beautiful theatre is set in the gardens of Tintagel House in Nether Edge and is a thriving arts centre and a unique place for celebrating the creative potential of young people with special educational needs.

Library Theatre

The Library Theatre hosts all sorts of performances, from theatre, film, dance and music to literature events, stand-up comedy, children’s shows, pantomime, variety shows, burlesque, lectures, demonstrations and meetings.

Lantern Theatre

The Lantern Theatre has been used as a location to host a huge range of professional and amatuer productions over the years. It has played host to music concerts, professional theatre productions, live bands, charity events, company team building events, acting classes, as a film location and even as a sound recording area for a local film.

Theatre Deli

Theatre Deli is a charity that turn disused spaces into inclusive and accessible spaces of creative activity. After setting up a series of venues in London, Theatre Deli came up to Sheffield in the Summer of 2014 to stage an outdoor production in a park, and decided this would be the perfect city for their second home.

The Montgomery

Montgomery Theatre is housed within Montgomery Hall. It is a historic venue used by the arts community since the 1930s for drama, opera and music productions, school shows, concerts, lectures and conferences.

Graves Gallery

The home of Sheffield's visual art collection since 1934, the Graves Gallery is located on the third floor of Sheffield Central Library.

S1 Artspace

S1 Artspace is an artist-led organisation providing studio space for over twenty Sheffield based artists and a project space, which presents an annual programme of contemporary exhibitions, screenings and events.

APG Works

Leading popular venue for contemporary art in Sheffield, based in a well preserved mid 19thc. cutlery factory in the city centre. 

Yorkshire Artspace

Yorkshire Artspace provides studio space to around 170 artists and makers across two studio sites in Sheffield city centre, and hold regular open days and special events around festivals and exhibitions.

The Art House

Welcome to the Art House which has been built for learning, enjoying and developing creativity. 

Weston Park Museum

The city's amazing collections of beautiful, varied & unusual treasures are brought to life through fascinating histories, incredible facts and hands-on interactives.

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is a unique eighteenth century industrial works and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, made up of Grade I and Grade II listed buildings. 

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