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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.


Fri. 20 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Hillsborough Park

A three-day summertime celebration of music.

The Folk Forest

Sat. 21 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Endcliffe Park

An oasis of calm between the trees.

The Fringe at Tramlines

Sat. 21 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Devonshire Green, 158 Devonshire Street, S3 7SF

A free, city-centre programme of music, street theatre and film.

Yellow Arch Tramlines Fringe Weekend

Fri. 20 July 2018 — Sun. 22 July 2018

Yellow Arch Studios

Two late night parties and one all-dayer, with a top drawer lineup of live acts, DJs, MCs and sound systems.

Pride Sheffield

Sat. 28 July 2018

Endcliffe Park

A celebration of equality, diversity and solidarity.

Pow Wow Club Weekender

Fri. 3 August 2018 — Sat. 4 August 2018

Yellow Arch Studios

An international festival of "badass vintage music".

Sheffield Vegan Beer Festival

Sat. 18 August 2018

Yellow Arch Studios

Fat Gay Vegan is back in town, hosting another excellent array of beers and street food.


Thu. 27 September 2018 — Sat. 6 October 2018

Sheffield's distinctly innovative, always interesting festival of sound and vision.

Off the Shelf

Sat. 6 October 2018 — Sat. 27 October 2018

Sheffield's annual festival of words.


Thu. 6 June 2019 — Tue. 11 June 2019


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