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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Our Favourite Places is a different kind of guide to a different kind of city.

A city of creative spirit, unconventional beauty and DIY culture, nestled within seven hills.

What's On

Sheaf Poetry Festival

Fri. 17 May 2019 — Sun. 26 May 2019

A ten-day celebration of poetry in Sheffield, with walks, films, and lots of readings – from Roger McGough, Andrew McMillan, Imtiaz Dharker, Raymond Antrobus, Denise Riley, Rebecca Tamás and more.

Our Picks

Music picks

Make some dates with excellent bands and artists in Sheffield, with a hand from our Tom's choice of upcoming gigs.

Our Picks

Art picks

Head out on an art crawl of the city, with our picks of the exhibitions and artists' events on in Sheffield this month.

Our Picks

Comedy picks

Our Sean's guide to the city's most exciting comedy nights.

Our Picks

Film picks

Our picks of the cinematic delights coming soon to Sheffield's screens.

Acts of Rebellion

Multiple dates

Ever felt like dancing in the street? Or lying down with your legs in the air on Fargate? Laura Page invites you enact small acts of quiet rebellion and record them through photography/video. These workshops will culminate in a screening and talk.

Migration Matters

Fri. 14 June 2019 — Sat. 22 June 2019

Celebrating culture, creativity and companionship in our city of sanctuary.

Doc/Fest

Thu. 6 June 2019 — Tue. 11 June 2019

Showroom

Each June, the world of documentary descends on Sheffield to showcase some of the most fascinating factual films going.

Our Films