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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.
Wed. 17 July 2019 — Sat. 20 July 2019
Bringing historical figures and events back to life in incredible ways.
An outdoor show by a Troupe of 15 talented young circus performers, sharing their hopes and feelings on climate action using trapeze, hoops and silks, and celebrating the potential of ordinary humans to be extraordinary.
Sat. 20 July 2019
Join cycling Shakespeare company The HandleBards for the launch of their latest adventure, which aims to build a global forest connected by stories, culture and poetry. With poetry and theatrical performances and a tree planting workshop.
Help us to build the People’s Palace of Possibility in this participatory installation created by The Bare Project. Discover distant utopias, cast off your fears for the future, and begin to create a better one.
Thu. 4 July 2019 — Sat. 20 July 2019
You're invited to imagine, and start making, a world which looks closer to paradise than apocalypse. The festival brings together theatre, installation, workshops, discussions and circus, to explore ideas of protest, performance and utopia-building.
Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. But who is the woman behind the tentacles? This musical parody tells the untold story of Ursula the Sea Witch
Mon. 29 July 2019 — Sat. 3 August 2019
The naughtiest puppets around are heading to town for a hilarious musical with a warm (and fuzzy) heart.
Sat. 10 August 2019
Join S1 Artspace for a night that questions our everyday performances in the city. How do these performances contribute to the look and feel of cities and how do they make us look and feel?
Fri. 13 September 2019 — Sat. 28 September 2019
A theatrical adaptation of Matt Haig's frank and funny bestseller, celebrating what it means to be alive.
Tue. 24 September 2019 — Sat. 28 September 2019
An enchanting winter wonderland with Northern Ballet’s beautiful re-imagining of Cinderella.
Mon. 30 September 2019 — Sat. 5 October 2019
Queen and Ben Elton's mega hit comes to the Sheffield stage.
Mon. 7 October 2019 — Sat. 12 October 2019
Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes to the Sheffield stage, with the story of a lawyer who becomes convinced that his family are cursed.
Fri. 27 September 2019 — Sat. 19 October 2019
The first stage adaptation of the novel that inspired the Oscar-winning movie, The Last King of Scotland is an electrifying thriller about corruption and complicity set in Uganda.
Tue. 15 October 2019 — Sat. 19 October 2019
The true love story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, told in musical form.
Sun. 20 October 2019
Join the tea party and meet the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts.
Mon. 28 October 2019
A new dark comedy about human connection, space exploration and Jaffa Cakes.
Tue. 29 October 2019 — Sat. 2 November 2019
A hilarious whodunnit packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore.
Tue. 5 November 2019 — Sat. 9 November 2019
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s magical family musical comes to Sheffield, retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours.
Fri. 8 November 2019 — Sat. 23 November 2019
A moving exploration of the lives of four generations of women in one family, shifting back and forth in time through the huge social changes of the past century.
Tue. 19 November 2019 — Sat. 30 November 2019
The hit West End musical brings the story of the record label's founder and legendary artists to the Sheffield stage.
Sat. 7 December 2019 — Sat. 18 January 2020
Roll the dice and fall in love under the bright lights of New York city.
Tue. 5 May 2020 — Sat. 9 May 2020
A spell-binding and uplifting story of hopes and dreams centred on two lost souls: a Dublin street busker and a Czech musician.