African Heritage & Culture events in Sheffield 

Sheffield has a wide range of ‘African Heritage’ themed cultural events on offer throughout the year. Whether you want to be empowered, educated or entertained, there's something for everyone to enjoy. From fascinating talks, thought-provoking words and images, to music that will get your blood pumping and feet tapping – Sheffield has it all!

Events listed here are collated by the African Heritage Culture Forum, who work in partnership with organisations across Sheffield to help raise awareness, educate and support the recognition of the city’s diverse history and African heritage culture.

For more information visit their website here: www.africanheritage.org.uk

 

African Heritage & Culture events

Migration Matters Festival 2024

The UK's largest Refugee Week festival, Migration Matters returns to Sheffield 14 - 22 June with another extensive programme of music, comedy, conversation, art, theatre, film and more.

14 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Windrush in the Winter Garden

Sheffield is celebrating Windrush 2024! This weekend the African Heritage Culture Forum will be showcasing the city’s cultural and artistic talent intertwined amongst the greenery with nostalgic scenes and sounds of the Caribbean.

21 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

What's Love Got To Do With It?

‘Simply The Best' tribute to sensational Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame legend Tina Turner is coming to Sheffield City Hall next July.

28 Jul 2024 19:30

Sheffield Festival of Reggae

The Sheffield Festival Of Reggae all-dayer is back! 3 stages featuring Reggae, Dub & Roots. There will also be an outside courtyard with amazing food vendors.

17 Aug 2024 15:00 - 00:00

Bob Marley Revival Tribute

The Bob Marley Revival is a group of seven talented and experienced individuals who have one special thing in common, a deep love and admiration for the legend, inspiration and icon that is Bob Marley & The Wailers.

12 Oct 2024 19:00

The Drifters

The Drifters are the longest running singing group in pop history still performing live, having enjoyed over 50 hits world wide.

18 Oct 2024 19:30

Craig Charles Funk & Soul House Party (The Foundry)

A celebration of funk classics, soul essentials and undeniable dancefloor anthems, the legendary Craig Charles brings his Funk & Soul House Party to Foundry this November following on from back to back sold out appearances at The Leadmill.

15 Nov 2024 19:00

The Wailers

Bands don’t come much more iconic than this – reggae legends The Wailers perform Legend – The Best of Bob Marley in full at The Leadmill this September.

16 Nov 2024 19:30

Mo Gilligan - In The Moment World Tour

Triple BAFTA winning stand-up sensation, Mo Gilligan, returns with his highly anticipated World Tour… In the Moment.

22 Nov 2024 20:00

The Stylistics

Direct from Philadelphia USA, one of the most Legendary Soul Artists Of all time. The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and Musically breath-taking.

27 Nov 2024 19:30

Gabrielle

After selling-out all 32 nights during last year’s ‘30 Years of Dreaming’ tour, Gabrielle now announces an even bigger run of shows for 2025.

09 Apr 2025 19:30

Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown has been seen by over one million people and it is no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history.

24 May 2025 19:30

Donald Rodney, Britannia Hospital 2

Britannia Hospital 2 by Donald Rodney is one of a series he made using x-rays. For Rodney, x-rays were a way to look beneath the surface and examine the social and political ills in British society.

09 Mar 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Sheffield Stories: Caribbean Footsteps

This new exhibition celebrates the many ways that people of African Caribbean heritage have contributed to Sheffield life.

10 May 2024 - 31 Jan 2025
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