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Changes to Castlegate Festival 2020

Changes have been made to Castlegate Festival 2020, with many events moving online in light of new social distancing rules. 

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RLWC2021 tournament ticket prices revealed

Ticket prices have been revealed for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 and you can sign up to make sure you're notified when they go on sale later this year.

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Countdown begins to 17th annual Art in the Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 5 - 6 September 20202 sessions per day, 10:30am – 1 ...

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Winter Garden to reopen Monday 17 August

Following its temporary closure due to the Covid outbreak earlier this year, we ...

Crowd of runners in Sheffield 10k

Events and leisure affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

In line with Government guidance, events and leisure venues across the country a ...

Drive-in cinema comes to Sheffield, Don Valley

Drive-in cinema comes to Sheffield, Don Valley

BREAK Films and Scanner-Rhodes Productions are proud to announce the film line-u ...

'A Celebration of Tramlines'

'A Celebration of Tramlines'

The Leadmill, Jon McClure and many more join forces to help raise money for Shef ...

Sheffield Half Marathon and 10k postponed to 2021

Sheffield Half Marathon and 10k postponed to 2021

Due to Covid-19 and the impact it has had across the region, to prevent a furthe ...

Sheffield Fayre

Sheffield Fayre will not take place this summer

Sheffield’s annual August bank holiday family fun day, Sheffield Fayre, has been cancelled.    The free event, which i ...

Business grants for city’s night time economy

Business grants for city’s night time economy

As part of the second round of the Coronavirus Business Grants Scheme, Sheffield ...

Sheffield's RLWC2021 fixtures revealed

Sheffield's RLWC2021 fixtures revealed

Sheffield to host nine fixtures   Wheelchair semi-final double-header ...

Popular animal farm set for reopening 

Popular animal farm set for reopening 

One of Sheffield’s most popular free family attractions, Graves Park Animal Farm ...

2000 young people to virtually graduate from Sheffield’s Children’s University

2000 young people to virtually graduate from Sheffield’s Children’s University

This summer over 2000 children and young people from 64 schools across the city ...

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Sheffield’s Children’s University launch Summer Festival of Fun

Sheffield’s Children’s University are offering over 70 free activities for child ...

Armed forces and veterans day

Armed Forces Day 2020

Today is Armed Forces Day, an opportunity for all of us to express our gratitude, admiration, and our support to the men ...

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Ready, steady, Grow! Green Fingers Garden Competition is now open

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce the return of the Council tenant Green Fingers Garden competition!

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Cliffhanger Festival 2020 cancelled

Sheffield’s Cliffhanger Festival, and its headline event the BMC La Sportiva British Bouldering Championships will not take place in 2020.

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Sheffield host to 5 teams in Rugby League World Cup 2021

Sheffield to host five teams including Greece men’s and wheelchair champions France as RLWC2021 nation training bases are announced.

World-class musicians at home with Music in the Round

A free online festival of music from some of the world’s finest musicians is bei ...

Julie Dore VE Day

WATCH: VE Day, Cry For Peace

As we celebrate and remember the sacrifices of all those who fought bravely and kept our nation going during World War T ...

Union Jack inside a heart

WATCH: VE Day, Tribute to the Millions

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr Tony Downing marks this speci ...

Stage and crowd at Fringe at Tramlines

The Fringe at Tramlines 2020 cancelled

Sheffield City Council has confirmed that ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’, the official fringe event to the main Tramlines Festival, has been cancelled.The event was due to take place al ...

Crowd at Tramlines

Tramlines 2020 will no longer be taking place

Official statement from TramlinesFirstly, we want to share a heartfelt thank you from the whole team for your patience and messages of support while we work through this difficult ...

VE Day celebrations set to show Sheffield’s steel spirit

Victory in Europe (VE Day), held to celebrate the end of the war in Europe in 19 ...

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Celebrating Ramadan during Covid-19

Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council, Greg Fell, gives his advice on how to celebrate Ramadan safely this year.Part onePart two ...

Outside of the Crucible

New Dates For Betfred World Snooker Championship

The Betfred World Snooker Championship has been rescheduled, subject to government policy, to run from 31 July to 16 August at the Crucible Theatre.Snooker’s biggest tournament was ...

UEFA coming to Sheffield

UEFA Women’s EURO to take centre stage in summer 2022

The UEFA Executive Committee today confirmed that the postponed UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 will be played in England from 6 July to 31 July 2022. It is planned to use the same venues t ...

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Celebrating Ramadan during the Covid-19 pandemic

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council shares his suggestions for staying safe and well during Ramadan. ...

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Ramadan Mubarak from Leader Julie Dore

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Dore said:“This week marks a special occasion for many in Sheffield, ...

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Top ten things to do at home in Sheffield this Easter

With the Easter break coming up and the country continuing to follow national gu ...

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City events until end of May cancelled or postponed

Following Government restrictions relating to the coronavirus, and to keep peopl ...

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Council hosts recruitment event for staff affected by Pennine Foods factory closure

Sheffield City Council and its partners have been working closely with Pennine F ...

Volunteer at UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 in Sheffield

Pre-registration now open for amazing volunteering experiences as UEFA Women’s E ...

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UEFA Women's EURO 2021 - 500 days to go

The UEFA Women’s EURO is heading to Sheffield in 2021, with the ambition of being the most attended tournament in the co ...

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Festival of the Outdoors returns to Sheffield

Sheffield is set to showcase the strength and breadth of its outdoor communities once again, when The Festival of the Ou ...

Catfish and the Bottlemen

Tramlines Festival 2020 Lineup Announced

Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for its 2020 event, taking place at th ...

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Hillsborough Stadium update

Update regarding supporter entry and egress at the Leppings Lane area of Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday FC wer ...

3 men at a Pride event

Essential events guide 2020

https://youtu.be/cAR1lVVJ63Q In 2019 we shared some amazing experiences in Sheffield, and 2020 looks set to be just as ...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

This year Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations will focus on the theme ‘Stand Together’, and will focus on how genocida ...

Big City Conversation

Big City Conversation - survey extended

We've been talking to people and gathering views as part of The Big City Conversation since October.In The Big City Conv ...

Rugby League World Cup draws 2021

Rugby League World Cup 2021 draws completed

England men’s team to kick-off tournament against Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23, 2021   Eng ...

Rugby League World Cup live draw

Rugby League World Cup 2021 live draw

The Rugby League World Cup takes place in England in 2021, with Sheffield as a host nation city. Tomorrow (16 January) ...

Women of steel statue

Lord Mayor reflects and gives thanks after Remembrance Sunday

More than 5,000 people gathered in Barkers Pool on Remembrance Sunday, in memory of all those who gave their lives and h ...

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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

Candidate information for the following constituencies is available here : Statement of Persons Nominated Penistone ...

Sheffield Childrens Book awards winners

‘Boy at the back of the class’ wins at 31st Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

This year’s Overall Winner Award at Sheffield’s Children’s Book Awards was announced at The Crucible Theatre on Friday i ...

Dixie and Emma

Hollyoaks star to light up Sheffield this Christmas

He’s graced millions of screens on the X-Factor, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and Hollyoaks and now actor, singer ...

Tony the poppy man

Sheffield gathers for National Day of Remembrance

Sheffielders are invited to come together on Sunday 10 November, for a Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Barker’ ...

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Sheffield’s Big City Conversation is on track

Sheffield’s Leader and Deputy Leader took to Stagecoach Supertram today to talk with local people and get the Big City C ...

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Season to be jolly hits Sheffield this November

Sheffield will be transformed in to a winter wonderland this month with festive activities, shopping, food & drink a ...

Invictus Frame

Sheffield recognised for outstanding role in Invictus UK Trials

Sheffield City Council has been recognised and thanked by the Invictus Board for the exceptional contribution the city a ...

Big City Conversation

Public invited to discuss ‘Decision Making in Sheffield’

As part of Sheffield’s Big City Conversation and the upcoming referendum on the city’s governance, residents in Sheffiel ...

Dinosaur

It’s weird, wacky, wonderful, it’s Out of This World

Sheffielders prepare! An invasion of monsters, aliens, robots, ghouls and superheroes is coming, as Out of This World re ...

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Sheffield talks in lead up to The Big City Conversation

As part of Local Democracy Week Sheffield City Council is asking residents for their views about the issues that affect ...

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Business support project RISE launches today in big revamp

From today small and medium sized businesses in Sheffield City Region will be able once again to sign up to the region’s ...

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Off The Shelf 2019 is the final word in festivals

Have you booked your tickets for this year's Off The Shelf festival, celebrating the very best literature?We've been out ...

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Celebrating Black History Month

October is Black History Month, which is the annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of Blac ...

Break up Stoptober

Sheffield is breaking up with smoking this Stoptober

Joining thousands of people across the country taking part in Stoptober, partners are helping smokers to take their firs ...

Alphabetti spaghetti - Alex Chinneck

Artist Alex Chinneck ties post boxes in knots for latest public art

British artist Alex Chinneck returns with three identical new public artworks across the UK titled: ‘Alphabetti Spaghett ...

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Small businesses invited to Better Business For All

Running your own business or thinking of setting one up? Confused about business regulations? Small businesses are invit ...

Castle street sign

Streets in the sky as Castlegate reveals its ancient history

Things are looking up for Castlegate in Sheffield ahead of the return of a popular festival which celebrates the area’s ...

Art in the Gardens 2018

Scarborough set fair for Art In The Gardens

The annual event, now in its 16th year, takes place on 7 and 8 September set in the beautiful canvas of the Botanical Ga ...

Castlegate Festival

Street signs show city's ancient heart as Castlegate Festival returns

The spotlight will return to Castlegate – where Sheffield first began - for a month of celebrations as the area embarks ...

Regimental parade

Sheffield Armed Forces & Veterans Day

Join the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr Tony Downing, Sheffield Armed Forces and ...

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West End Musical, Best-selling author and elite dance workshops hit Sheffield

West End critically acclaimed play, Soldier On by Jonathan Lewis, will form the ...

street performers

Top marks for inaugural Hallam Festival of Education

The first ever Hallam Festival of Education - attended by more than 1,000 people ...

Spitfire

D-Day Normandy 75th Anniversary Commemoration and Flypast

Following events around the world last week to commemorate the 75th Anniversary ...

Mausoleum of the giants sculpture

Watch Mausoleum of the Giants docu-film

Back in March, Sheffield hosted an immersive sculptural installation by world re ...

Band at Fringe at Tramlines

The Fringe at Tramlines returns for second year

The Fringe at Tramlines returns for a second year on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 J ...

Band at Tramlines

Tramlines announces 12 new acts

Sheffield’s biggest party, Tramlines Festival, is thrilled to announce 12 new ad ...

Soldiers at a memorial

D-Day Memorial at heart of 75th Anniversary ceremony

Following a dedication event last year, Sheffield City Council installed a memor ...

Still of protesters from the film

Doc/Fest international premiere - A Soft Rebellion in Paradise

A Soft Rebellion in Paradise, a new short film by artist Chloë Brown shot on loc ...

Alexandra Sitwell

Portraits of Distinction - Call To Artists

Artists from Sheffield and beyond are invited to take part in this year’s Portraits of Distinction competition, as part ...