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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.


Sun. 26 December 2021 — Thu. 20 January 2022


Brace yourself for Julia Ducournau's follow-up to her horror hit Raw. Loaded with graphic horrors, it won the Palme d'Or at Cannes – only the second film directed by a woman to have ever done so. One of the most tense and shocking films of the year.

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Sun. 26 December 2021 — Thu. 20 January 2022


A bold, fierce adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic tale of murder, madness and ambition, captured in silvery monochrome images. The first solo directorial outing by Joel Coen with breathtaking performances from Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.


Fri. 14 January 2022 — Thu. 20 January 2022


A documentary bringing us up close and personal with cows in a dairy farm. Inviting us to slow down, experience life as they do, and reckon with the role humanity plays in it. Special screening with Q&A with director Andrea Arnold on 16th January.


Fri. 14 January 2022 — Thu. 20 January 2022


While visiting her sister in Colombia, Scottish woman Jessica (Tilda Swinton) is awoken by a haunting bang. She obsessively tries find an explanation for it, as she begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome. A mesmerising, immersive film.

Nightmare Alley

Fri. 21 January 2022 — Thu. 27 January 2022

A carnival worker (Bradley Cooper) with a talent for manipulating people hooks up with a psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) even more dangerous than he is, in this sleek and stylish film noir from Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water).

Parallel Mothers

Fri. 28 January 2022 — Thu. 3 February 2022


From director Pedro Almodóvar (Pain and Glory, The Skin I Live In), Parallel Mothers follows soon-to-be mothers Janis (Penélope Cruz) and Ana (Milena Smit). They meet in hospital while waiting to give birth and create a bond that changes their lives.


A tender story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American dream. Available to enjoy at home.

Drive My Car

An evocative road movie inspired by a story by Haruki Murakami. Two years after his wife's death, Yusuke travels to Hiroshima to direct a play. There, the young chauffeur Misaki helps him to confront the mysteries his wife left behind. Watch at home.