All Event Listings

So much happens in Sheffield every week! This is our comprehensive event listing page for every single event that gets submitted to our website, from small workshops and community events to international sporting fixtures and citywide festivals.

So if you're looking for something specific, please use the filter tags and date search below, to narrow the event listings for what you'd really like to see/find. Alternatively, visit our What's On page for seasonal highlights and roundups of the bigger events happening in Sheffield. 

All Events in Sheffield

“Undercurrents” Selected Group Show

New selected group show ‘Undercurrents’.

13 Jul 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Dig Where You Stand Biennial 2024

A new and ground-breaking arts exhibition sheds light on South Yorkshire’s hidden racial history.

20 Jul 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

Pop-up Exhibition – Sheffield Hospitals Charity: Impact on Sheffield’s NHS

This unique exhibition features physical representations and thought-provoking information about vital projects across Sheffield’s NHS that have only been possible thanks to the generous donations from the people of Sheffield to the charity.

23 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024

Beneath the Surface: George Stubbs & Contemporary Artists

Join Wentworth Woodhouse this summer as they celebrate the 300th birthday of artist, George Stubbs, by returning his paintings to the House and displaying them publicly for the first time!

30 Jul 2024 - 03 Nov 2024

Shine

Shine is an exhibition of abstract art by Steven Montgomery, inspired by the paintings of John Hoyland.

05 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Art in the Gardens

Taking place Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024 in Sheffield's stunning Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is one of the largest outdoor art markets in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming from across the UK.

07 Sep 2024 - 08 Sep 2024

Sheffield Street Art Walk

Sunday 8 September: Visit an outdoor gallery of paintings and murals in Kelham Island and Neepsend on this guided walk.

08 Sep 2024 11:05 - 13:00

Festival of the Mind 2024

Taking place 19 -29 September, Festival of the Mind is a biennial celebration of world-class research, showcasing collaborative projects produced by academics from the University of Sheffield and artistic talent from Sheffield's creative industries.

19 Sep 2024 - 29 Sep 2024

Sensoria 2024

A celebration of a city and its music, film, art and electronica, Sensoria festival's 17th edition will once again bring live events and exhibitions to iconic venues across Sheffield, 3 - 6 October.

03 Oct 2024 - 06 Oct 2024

No Bounds 2024

No Bounds is thrilled to announce their 7th edition this year to be held across 11 venues in the heart of Sheffield & Rotherham, UK.

11 Oct 2024 - 13 Oct 2024

Colour, Form & Line

Discover how artists have experimented with colour and form, with displays including work by Joseph Cutts, Naum Gabo, Tess Jaray and Bridget Riley.

31 Mar 2022 - 21 Dec 2024

Portraiture and the Human Figure

The human figure has been a subject for artists since the earliest cave paintings. This new display, drawn from Sheffield’s collections, explores artists’ enduring fascination with depicting people.

16 Mar 2023 - 07 Dec 2024

PostNatures

PostNatures sees Lucas draw on the constructed composition of Turner’s painting to highlight how imaginary subjects can affect our individual or cultural perceptions of reality.

16 Mar 2023 - 07 Dec 2024

City of Rivers (Weston Park Museum)

Sheffield is a city born from its rivers, sculpting the landscape and powering the industries that made it prosper. This exhibition brings together stories, objects, artwork, film and photography to chronicle the city's relationship with its waterways.

24 Nov 2023 - 03 Nov 2024

The Ruskin Collection: Hand, Head and Heart

The Guild of St George’s Ruskin Collection celebrates the visionary ideas of the Victorian artist and writer, John Ruskin (1819-1900)

09 Dec 2023 - 01 Dec 2024

The Sykes Gallery Metalwork Collection

Sheffield Museums’ Metalwork Collection is one of the finest in the world. It contains the cutlery, flatware and tableware that have made Sheffield famous, as well as beautiful objects collected from every continent.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

We are the Monument

Curated by artist Yuen Fong Ling, We are the Monument explores the ways in which the plinth can be seen as a social, political and cultural symbol and encourages us to consider the significance of those represented on, or in opposition to, the plinth.

27 Jan 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

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

A Passion for Prints: A Sheffield Collection

This display tells the story of a father and son from Sheffield whose passion for prints led them to develop an outstanding collection, including works by Jacques Callot, Edouard Manet, Odilon Redon, Rembrandt and more.

02 Apr 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

Collection Display: Identity

See how ideas around identity have been explored by artists including Claudette Johnson, Hew Locke, Eelyn Lee, Ryan Mosley, Grayson Perry and Su Richardson.

02 Apr 2024 - 21 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

Show Your Metal

Metal frames our world. From technology and transport to jewellery, art and architecture, its applications are countless and varied. Coinciding with the 400th anniversary of the Cutlers’ Company in Hallamshire, this major exhibition celebrates the marvel of the material in all its forms.

13 Jun 2024 - 29 Sep 2024

Lubna Chowdhary: PLURIVERSE

Lubna Chowdhary’s bold, hybrid creations deftly explore the interconnectivity of objects in the material world, across wide-ranging cultural contexts.

04 Jul 2024 - 21 Dec 2024
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