Sheffield delighted to be shortlisted for Eurovision Host City
We're one of the 7 cities shortlisted!
We're one of the 7 cities shortlisted!
"We would be proud to bring the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 to the region in solidarity with Ukraine."
Sheffield will go all the way with England’s Lionesses on their UEFA Women’s EUR ...
Following the BBC’s announcement that Eurovision 2023 will be held in the UK, Sheffield will be entering a bid to become the host city.
Big screen at Devonshire Green and extended Fan Party to celebrate England's Lionesses making it to the the first UEFA Women's EURO 2022 semi-final, at Bramall Lane on Tuesday 26 July!
Your free music weekender - The Fringe at Tramlines - is back with a jam-packed line-up of talent at Devonshire Green, the Peace Gardens and venues across the city!
A brand-new Alpaca Trekking experience along a scenic woodland trail will soon be available to visitors of Graves Park Animal Farm in Sheffield.
Streets Ahead will be working around the clock to keep Sheffield clean and tidy throughout the Tramlines festival.
Sheffield is only halfway into its UEFA Women's EURO 2022 journey and already the city has set a new record, welcomed thousands of international visitors and witnessed unbelievable scenes from Fan Walks to the stadium.
An opening ceremony for the completion of the latest phase of Grey to Green project on Angel St will be held on Saturday 16th July with live music starting at midday in a joint celebration as the city commemorates its support of the Anti-Apartheid Movement.
An inspiring group of Batonbearers are taking part in the Queen’s Baton Relay when it visits Sheffield on Tuesday 12 July, in celebration of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
It's just 100 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup kicks off in England, and Sheffield has 9 exciting fixtures to look forward to!
Leaders of key organisations across Sheffield are to come together for the launch of the Race Equality Commission report.
As fans take part in their Fan Walk from Devonshire Green to the stadium, some road closures will be in place to support a safe journey to Bramall Lane. Disruption will be kept to a minimum, with roads reopening once the Fan Walk has safely passed by.
Supported by Sheffield BID, The Fringe at Tramlines promises a packed weekend of entertainment including free outdoor stages at Devonshire Green and the Peace Gardens.
UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 unveils Fan Festival schedule taking place in Sheffield and each Host City. UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 has announced Fan Festivals will be popping up across E ...
The exciting UEFA Women's EURO arts and heritage programme has now been announced across host cities.
Sheffield is preparing its celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The year-long Platinum Jubilee celebration in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world is seeing communities come together to celebrate the Queen’s 70 years of service.
Sheffield’s exciting events calendar is back in full swing, with the city’s free community events attracting record numbers and showcasing the best in family entertainment.
Highlights from UEFA Women's EURO 2022 celebration roadshow in the Peace Gardens.
The FA and UEFA have today released the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Pre-tournament Impact Report, confirming it’s on track to be the biggest women’s European sport event in history, putting millions in to host cities' economy and leaving a lasting legacy that will make a difference to communities for generations.
This Saturday we're kicking off the nationwide UEFA Women's EURO 2022 celebration roadshows - and welcoming Football Focus, with Alex Scott, for a live broadcast straight from the Peace Gardens! Come and join us for some free football fever 11am-5pm.
The Queen's Baton Relay will visit Sheffield during its 25 day tour of England in the run up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Weston Park May Fayre is back on Sunday 22 May - bringing lots of fun for all the family. It's free, and will be on from 11am-5pm, see you there.
As National remembrance takes place across the country, Sheffield will come together on Sunday 1 May to mark the 40th Anniversary of HMS Sheffield with a commemorative service and parade.
Next month will see the launch of the national roadshow celebrating UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, with Sheffield kicking things off on 21 May in the Peace Gardens. Think football, music, entertainment, legends, family fun and much more...
The Lord Mayor, Gail Smith, will be skydiving out of a plane at an altitude of 15,000 feet in aid of her 3 chosen charities today. The Lord Mayor, her volunteers, friends and family are taking part in a skydive to raise money for The Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust, The Salvation Army and Friends of Hi5s, the Lord Mayor’s own charity for young people with Learning Disabilities.
Local grassroots groups, clubs and community organisations can now apply for 'CreatedBy' grant funding from Rugby League World Cup 2021 to provide kit, equipment and facility improvements.
Today marks 200 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021. In celebration a 48 hour trophy tour stopped at Sheffield and other host cities and towns.
Tickets are now on general sale for all matches in the tournament. Four games will be played at Bramall Lane - get your tickets now!
This Sunday's Sheffield Half Marathon will kick off an amazing year of events across sport, music, art, food, film and more. Get excited, get involved.
The UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 is coming to Sheffield this summer and we're already seeing it's legacy in action across the city. Want to get involved?
Sheffield will host exciting arts and cultural activities alongside the UEFA Women's EURO 2022 this summer - part of an exciting national cultural programme supported by £800,000 funding from Arts Council England, thanks to National Lottery players.
In March 2022, Sheffield’s Local Area Committees (LACs) will present their new community plans to the residents in their local areas.
Tramlineshas announced its latest round of music acts and the full comedy lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in July.
The group ticket booking window is now open so you and your squad can get planning, get booking and get excited! Resources for schools are also now available so pupils and staff in Sheffield can start the football mania early and get fired up for this summer's tournament.
Work continues on our change to a modern committee system following our referendum – and another public event is to be held to help keep you in the picture and ask what you think.
Holocaust Memorial Day - this year themed 'One Day' - takes place on Thursday 27 January. An online vigil will be available for all to join from 5.30pm.
Festival of the Outdoors is back this March, with a whole host of outdoorsy events and activities, celebrating all that The Outdoor City has to offer.
Sheffield as one of the nine UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 host cities is taking part in a National Lottery funded project to uncover the hidden history of women’s football in a summer of celebration of the game, its players and communities.
A heart-warming film has been put together which documents the incredible events and spirit of the day when Little Amal, a 3.5metre high puppet of a Syrian refugee, arrived in Sheffield.
As a result of various events taking place across the city, Sheffield has seen a significant increase in footfall in recent months, with residents and people from further afield enjoying everything it has to offer.
All 32 teams across the 21 competing nations in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments have fully committed to RLWC20222. Sheffield will host an England men's game and 8 wheelchair matches including the semi-finals double-header - tickets are available now!
Sheffield is set to sparkle and everybody will be talking about it, as Jamie Campbell takes to the stage to light up the city this Sunday 21 November.
Today is the last chance to enter the ballot process for UEFA Women's EURO tickets, and 200,000+ have already been applied for!
As the world remembered fallen veterans on Armistice Day on Thursday, a plaque was unveiled in the Council Chamber at Sheffield Town Hall to commemorate a Sheffield Battalion which served in the First World War.
Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July.
Sheffield will come together this Sunday (14 November) to mark the National Day of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Barker's Pool. People are invited to join the service, observe in silence and lay poppies and wreaths at the end of the service.
Following the exciting draw on BBC1 last night, fixtures are now confirmed and the ticket ballot is open. Sheffield will host Group C matches between Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.
Little Amal will arrive in Sheffield today on her away to Manchester.
Sheffield’s first African-Caribbean Market is all set to launch next week with a packed line up of speakers, artists, local dignitaries and musical acts including a performance from award winning pianist and composer OKIEM.
Sheffielders of all ages, get ready for a day of the weird, wonderful, and wacky as Out of This World returns for its seventh year on Sunday, October 24, from 10:30am to 5:30pm.
Lord Mayor Gail Smith hosted an opening event for her new charity shop at Crystal Peaks shopping centre on Tuesday afternoon.
Come and see Little Amal, a 3.5m puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl, on Friday 29 October as she nears the end of her international journey from the Syria-Turkey border to Manchester. Take part in the free community activities on her journey through Sheffield.
This November Sheffield will, as always, remember the service and sacrifice of those in our Armed Forces and those who gave their lives for our country. We're working in partnership with the Royal British Legion and will announce more details very soon.
Every October, Black History Month takes place across the UK and provides a time to educate, celebrate and raise awareness of the history, achievements and contributions of Black people in the UK and across the world, historically and today.
Last Wednesday saw the return of The Star Small Business Awards, with businesses and organisations coming together to celebrate some of the best enterprises in Sheffield.
This is your chance to be a part of the biggest tournament the UEFA Women's Euro has ever seen, and make some unforgettable memories in the process. Apply now.
Business Sheffield, part of Sheffield City Council, is celebrating enterprise as the headline sponsor of The Star’s Small Business Awards.
More than 1.65million people flocked to the city centre throughout August – with more than 50,000 on the busiest day, 28 August alone - keen for a change of scene at some of the fantastic events that have been taking place throughout the Summer.
Schools can now make group bookings during this exclusive ticketing sale period - with great offers, activities and the chance to win a visit as part of the Trophy Tour. Book for your school by 8 October 2021.
Star-studded premiere, parties and costume exhbition
We will fly the official 999 Day flag above the Town Hall and hold a two minute silence to celebrate this year’s Emergency Services Day and our heroic emergency service workers.
After announcing the postponement of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 to next year, new dates for the tournament have now been confirmed, from 15 October to 19 November 2022.
Sheffield is set to welcome Jamie home with a very special premiere of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the film adaptation of the hit musical, on 17th September – the same day it launches on Amazon Prime Video around the world.
Jobcentre Plus and Sheffield City Council are bringing hundreds of jobs to the people of Sheffield in the Winter Gardens and Millennium Square on August 18th.
Organisers have announced that the tournament, which was due to take place in October and November this year, will now take place in 2022.
The Outdoor City have launched a new promotional video showcasing what Sheffield has to offer for visitors, residents and businesses alike.
At 100 days to go, organisers have confirmed that all is on track for the tournament to take place in England this October and November. Tickets are back on general sale from today.
FREE activities throughout the summer for children, young people & families!
The Sheffield Libraries Reading Challenge will be launching on Saturday 17th July!
Just one year to go until Sheffield hosts our first match in the UEFA Women's EUROS 2022!
Sheffield’s Euro 2020 stars will be invited to a civic reception as the city pays tribute to the massive achievement our local Lions have made in the competition.
The popular Fringe at Tramlines is back later this month for Tramlines weekend, across the city centre and in venues throughout Sheffield.
The sold-out event will go ahead as part of phase 3 of the Government's Event Research Programme on the weekend of 23-25 July, at Hillsborough Park.
Cliffhanger is back on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July, with all the action of the BMC British Bouldering championships across the weekend, and plenty more excitement for everyone to enjoy throughout the city centre.
Today sees the launch of Sheffield Culture Collective's first ever strategy for how culture can unlock Sheffield’s untapped economic and social potential.
Sheffield’s Move More Month 2021 is being recognised this June with the launch of a new physical activity strategy and a free interactive city-wide game that more than 45,000 people are anticipated to play over a six-week period.
Today we launched the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 legacy programme, that will create opportunities like never before, and released ticket pricing and roadmap to how you can secure your seat at the tournament.
We want schools in Sheffield to us shout about why our city is the perfect place to visit, stay and host games during the Rugby League World Cup 2021. Get involved...
Our free community events, The Highland Fling and Weston May Fayre, will not go ahead this year in line with the Governments roadmap out of lockdown plans.
People can now secure a seat for any of the 61 fixtures that take place later this year, across the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments in England. Sheffield will host 8 wheelchair fixtures and an England men's game. With just 200 days to go, get your tickets now!
Next month Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information will host a free digital evening dinner time event with a menu of poetry, language and film in partnership with the British Library, the UK’s national library, and produced by Poet in the City, one of the UK’s leading poetry organisations.
Today we held a Digital Inclusion Summit that brought together over 100 individuals and businesses from across the public, voluntary, community, faith and private sectors to collectively address the digital divide in Sheffield.
As 2020 - the year that none of us could have predicted - draws to a close, we’re all in need of some festive cheer, and although we can’t celebrate Christmas in the usual style th ...
Despite a difficult year for the cultural industry, there's still been plenty to celebrate in Sheffield's visual arts sector, Museums Sheffield look back at the fantastic works of 2019/2020.
Sheffielders can start their countdown to Christmas as the city is now lit up for the festive season. Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Downing, was joined by Heart Yorkshire’s popular duo Dixie and Emma to bring festive cheer right into your living rooms, as he pressed the plunger to turn on Sheffield’s Christmas Lights, and handed over the ‘clean and sanitised’ key for Sheffield to Santa.
Due to Coronavirus crowd restrictions, this year's Remembrance Sunday commemoration service will not include the traditional parade, but the service will be published online to allow people across the city to pay their respects.
With a year to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to Sheffield, the public ticket ballot opened today until 16 November, enter now to be in with a chance of getting your hands on tickets.
Sadly events over the autumn and winter season will not go ahead this year. Let's see how creative our communities can be in celebrating the seasons.
Every year in October we celebrate Black History Month. This year we feel it is ...
Changes have been made to Castlegate Festival 2020, with many events moving online in light of new social distancing rules.
Following its temporary closure due to the Covid outbreak earlier this year, we ...
Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 5 - 6 September 20202 sessions per day, 10:30am – 1 ...
In line with Government guidance, events and leisure venues across the country a ...
BREAK Films and Scanner-Rhodes Productions are proud to announce the film line-u ...
The Leadmill, Jon McClure and many more join forces to help raise money for Shef ...
Sheffield’s annual August bank holiday family fun day, Sheffield Fayre, has been cancelled. The free event, which i ...
Due to Covid-19 and the impact it has had across the region, to prevent a furthe ...