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

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

Summer Fun at the NVM

This summer, play, create and learn together at The National Videogame Museum as it unveils a fresh new look in a major revamp of its most popular exhibits. The museum will be open every day from Wednesday 24 July to Tuesday 3 September (10am - 5pm).

24 Jul 2024 - 03 Sep 2024

Sheffield Bricktropolis

The bricks (LEGO ones) are back this summer! Head to Sheffield city centre 3 - 18 August, for a new Sheffield Bricktropolis adventure. It's going to be wild!

03 Aug 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

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

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

Ancient Egypt

From pharaohs and pyramids to mummies and myths, explore the wonders of Ancient Egypt in our gallery at Weston Park Museum.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Beneath Your Feet

Unearth the remarkable stories behind the stars of the city’s collection in the museum's archaeology gallery.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Gordon Bridge Gallery: Picturing Sheffield

Discover a new perspective on Sheffield in Weston Park Museum's art gallery, packed with local scenes and views of the city from the past 250 years.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Hawley Tool Collection

This world-renowned tool collection has been amassed since the mid-1950s by former tool retailer and champion of Sheffield’s industrial heritage, Ken Hawley. It consists of over 100,000 objects, all relating to Sheffield’s tool, cutlery manufacturing and silversmithing industry.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Sheffield Life and Times

Discover some of Sheffield's fascinating stories, told from the point of view of people who’ve lived here, in our Sheffield Life & Times gallery.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Sheffield Stories: Caribbean Footsteps

Over 75 years ago, the HMT Empire Windrush brought people seeking new opportunities from the Caribbean to fill post-war labour shortages in the UK. These passengers, and other arrivals between 1948 and 1971, helped forge Britain’s future.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Sheffield Stories: Sheffield in the 1950s, 60s & 70s

Sheffield Stories celebrates the very best thing about our fantastic city – its people.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

The Charlesworth Transport Gallery

Showcasing some of the finest Sheffield-made vehicles of the 1920s, The Charlesworth Transport Gallery explores the story of transport in Sheffield and its essential part of our industrial history.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 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

What On Earth!

Explore the brand new additions joining Spike the Woolly Rhino and co. in the museum’s natural science showcase.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

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

South Asian stories at Weston Park Museum

Discover stories from Sheffield's pioneering South Asian settlers and those currently living in the city.

09 Jul 2024 - 15 Sep 2024

Wentworth's Coal Story Exhibition

In Wentworth Woodhouse's next exhibition, explore the stories of those who worked underground on estate land, with objects and images loaned by members of the community.

09 Jul 2024 - 06 Oct 2024
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