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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.

CTD Community Roadshow: Street Dance

Multiple dates

Olive Grove Sports Club, Heeley Bank Road, S2 3GE

The folks from Chance To Dance, Sheffield's community dance festival, are bringing a series of youth street dance sessions to Olive Grove Sport Club this August. Join Simone Thompson to give it a go – all for free!

Circus Skills Workshop

Sat. 20 August 2022

Gathering Ground, Hillsborough Park, S6 4HD

Try out circus skills in Hillsborough Park with RivelinCo. For ages 11–15.

CTD Dance Roadshow: Street Dance, Afro Fusion And More

Multiple dates

Highfield Adventure Park Centre, Crowther Place, S7 1BJ

Join the folks from Chance To Dance festival to have a go at youth street dance and afro fusion this August. These sessions will also include creative arts activities on themes of heritage, diversity and unity. For ages 7–11.

Dance in the Gardens

Wed. 24 August 2022 — Thu. 25 August 2022

Sheffield Botanical Gardens

A one-act ballet set to an original synth-pop score, exploring the stories of five women in the beautiful surroundings of the Botanical Gardens.

Greentop's Five Day Summer Circus

Mon. 22 August 2022 — Fri. 26 August 2022

Greentop Community Circus Centre, St Thomas Building, 74 Holywell Road, S4 8AS

Learn skills like tightwire, diabolo and stilt-walking, and create routines for a show for friends and family.

Troupe Taster Session

Wed. 31 August 2022

Greentop Circus Centre, St Thomas Building, 74 Holywell Road, S4 8AS

Join Greentop Circus to have a go at troupe performance skills like trapeze, hoop, silks, tumbling, tight wire, juggling and diabolo. For ages 11–25 with no circus experience at all.

Karma Leon's Kabaret: Punks Not Dead

Fri. 2 September 2022

Picture House Social

Join Karma Leon's Kabaret as they pay homage to rock, goth, punk and metal legends – and have a royally camp time doing so. With drag, burlesque, circus, comedy and singing. Mohawks and black lipstick encouraged.

Chance To Dance Online Festival

Sat. 3 September 2022 — Sun. 4 September 2022

Join community dance festival Chance to Dance as they host online workshops with local dance teachers and masterclasses with international teachers.

Greentop Circus taster workshops

Sun. 4 September 2022

Greentop Circus, St Thomas Building, 74 Holywell Road, S4 8AS

Experience aerial disciplines including trapeze and silks and have a go at juggling, tightwire and diabolo. With sessions for young people and adults.