What's On in Sheffield

Sheffield has a fantastic programme of vibrant events and festivals all year round, from international sporting fixtures and summer music festivals to world-renowned theatre and exhibitions.

See some of the upcoming highlights below or scroll further down to filter events by type.

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Rows of deckchairs in front of a screen, surrounded by trees, part of a screening at the Tramlines Festival in Sheffield.
The iconic giant puppet Little Amal in Tudor Square in Sheffield. Little Amal was made to illustrate the story of young refugees fleeing war-torn Syria, emphasising the hardships that many refugees experience in reaching safety.

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See selected highlights of just some of the many markets taking place in Sheffield.

All events

There is a huge range and variety of events going on all over Sheffield. Browse through everything we have listed.

Family events

Fun events for all the family to enjoy.


From intimate pub gigs to arena crowds and outdoor festivals, there's lots of live music to be enjoyed in Sheffield, across all genres. 


It's far from grim up North. Have a look through some of the comedy events coming up in Sheffield and see if anything tickles your fancy.


Classical, opera, jazz - there's always something going on… Check out our list of upcoming concerts across the city.

Major events

Find out about all the biggest events going on in Sheffield.

Outdoor events

Seeing as Sheffield is The Outdoor City, there's always plenty going on in the great outdoors.

Sports events

It's not just football going in Sheffield (though we've got plenty of that). There's also ice hockey, rugby, mountain biking, roller derby - you name it, we've probably got it.


Sheffield boasts the largest theatre complex outside of London - plus there's a wealth of smaller local theatres and a thriving independent scene. There just isn't enough time to see it all.

Look Up!

Look Up is turning the rooftops of some of Sheffield's most iconic buildings into a FREE, augmented reality art gallery.

Fans of Pokemon Go will love this! Simply download the app (available for IOS and Android) and head out to one of four locations in the city centre where you'll find a Look Up portal, Scan the QR code and then wait for the magic to happen.

What will you see? We don't want to ruin the surprise... 


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Hand with mobile phone held up in front of The Diamond Building, Sheffield, showing  Look Up AR art

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The lead singer and guitarist from the band Black Honey, playing live in Sheffield.