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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Filled with picks of the city’s arts, culture and heritage events, both in-person and virtual. Plus reviews and festival guides.

Ilo Ya Play – One Man Comedy with Segun Lafup

Sat. 22 June 2024 — Sun. 23 June 2024

Utopia Theatre Creative Hub, 11 Rockingham Gate, S1 4JD

A one-man play from Capetown-based Nigerian standup comedian and actor Oluwasegun Lafup Ogundipe. The hilarious tale of Mokan, a young Nigerian who tries to navigate different challenges on his way to achieve “The Nigerian Dream”.

Hunday Service at The Three Huns

Multiple dates

The Three Tuns, 39 Silver Street Head, S1 2DD

Every first and third Sunday of the month, The Three Tuns becomes The Three Huns with an afternoon and evening of drag queen-hosted karaoke, fun and games.

Luke Kidgell: Happy Hour

Sat. 20 July 2024

The Octagon Centre, Clarkson Street, S10 2TQ

Luke Kidgell's viral stand-up videos often showcase outrageous and quick-witted crowd interactions. You’ve seen him on the internet, now it’s time to see him in real life.

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Sun. 29 September 2024

The Leadmill

One of the UK’s favourite masters of observational comedy returns to Sheffield following a sell-out show last year.

Mark Thomas: Gaffa Tapes

Sun. 10 November 2024 — Wed. 20 November 2024

Sheffield City Hall

The comedian is back to his finest stand-up form and anti-Tory sentiment in Gaffa Tapes, as brings his latest tour to Sheffield.

Comedy Drag Lunch

Sun. 15 December 2024

OEC Sheffield, Penistone Road, S6 2DE

Celebrate the festive season with OEC's Christmas comedy drag show.