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Tramlines: the impact of events on Sheffield’s economy and parks

Events bring millions to Sheffield’s economy, generate community pride and support the wellbeing of residents, according to a new report from Sheffield City Council that looks at the impact of events on the city, including Tramlines.   

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Botanical Gardens set to be awash with creativity at Art in the Gardens 2023

Art in the Gardens, one of the largest outdoor art markets in the north of England, returns on 2-3 September at Sheffield’s beautiful Botanical Gardens.

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Devonshire Green screening for Lionesses in World Cup final

Sheffield will come together to cheer on the Lionesses in the FIFA World Cup Final as the city hosts a free screening for families to watch the match.

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Sheffield to celebrate John Burkhill’s £1million fundraising achievement

On Thursday 17 August, a celebration event for John “The man with the pram” Burkhill will take place at Sheffield Winter Garden, hosted by Lord Mayor Cllr Colin Ross.

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Tramlines: Hillsborough Park to reopen in sections as repairs begin

Following assessments by both Tramlines and Sheffield City Council groundwork teams, work has begun to restore Hillsborough Park back to its usual high quality.

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Tramlines 2023 comes to a close

Tramlines has wrapped up for 2023, with some of music’s best-known names hitting the stage in Hillsborough Park.

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Get ready for Tramlines: road closures and other essential information

 As Tramlines returns to Hillsborough Park and the Fringe at Tramlines takes over the city centre, Sheffield is gearing up for the biggest weekend on the city’s calendar.  

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Bringing business home: Arctic Monkeys gigs see £4.1 million boost to Sheffield’s economy

Arctic Monkeys’ two huge hometown gigs brought an estimated £4.1million economic benefit to the city, new figures from Sheffield City Council reveal.

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Sheffield to celebrate Armed Forces and Veterans

Sheffielders will come together to celebrate the city’s armed forces and veterans in a special event on 17 June, to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Sheffield scoop two awards at the Local Government Chronicle Awards

Sheffield City Council scooped two Local Government Chronicle Awards at London’s Grosvenor House last night (8 June 2023) in the categories Public Partnership and Public Health.

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Arctic Monkeys road closures

Full road closures for the Arctic Monkey's event on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June.

People sit on Sheffield's Devonshire Green in the sunshine, watching acts perform on stage

Sheffield’s summer of events begins

Sheffield has stepped into a summer of events after a spring of celebrations. From football to Eurovision via gigs and food festivals, the city has had an incredibly busy month of events, with more to come during the summer.

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Sheffield Wednesday to celebrate promotion with victory parade

After Sheffield Wednesday's win against Barnsley secured promotion to the Championship, the Owls will be celebrating with the city with a victory parade on Wednesday 31 May.

Councillor Tom Hunt and John Burkhill wearing his green wig, and pushing his pram, outside Sheffield Town Hall

John Burkhill reaches £1million target for Macmillan Cancer Support

John Burkhill reaches £1million target for Macmillan Cancer Support - a statement from Councillor Tom Hunt

Richard Caborn stood next to Lord Mayor Sioned-Mair Richards in the Lord Mayor's parlour

Freedom of the City ceremony for Richard Caborn

Richard Caborn has been awarded the city’s highest honour, Freedom of the City, for dedicating his life to Sheffield and its people.

Peace Garden, Sheffield with people sat on the grass and the 'King Charles III Coronation' emblem over the top, infront of the Town Hall

Sheffield one of ten iconic locations for the King's Coronation Concert

Named as one of 10 iconic UK locations that will be ‘Lighting up the Nation’, Sheffield Town Hall will come alive with projections, lasers and illuminations as part of the Coronation celebrations and will be broadcast to the world, live from Windsor on three separate occasions.

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Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll over the Coronation weekend

A very special part of the Coronation weekend from 6th to 8th May 2023 will be dedicated to remembering the life and reign of Her Majesty by inviting people into the city centre from far and wide to pay their respects. Those who attend will play an important part in history-making, by these acts of remembrance in memory of our late Queen Elizabeth ll.

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Everybody’s Talking About Eurovision: drag show will celebrate LGBT and Ukrainian communities

Sheffield is set to become a sea of sparkles as the city welcomes Jamie Campbell, inspiration for the hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, to host a drag spectacular on Devonshire Green as part of the city’s Eurovision celebrations.

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The Eurovision Party is coming to Sheffield

Who said Liverpool is going to have all the fun? The official Eurovision party will be coming to Sheffield too!

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Big plans revealed for King Charles III Coronation

Exciting plans have been announced for the Coronation of King Charles III, where people from all over can come and enjoy the celebrations with live music, acts and a big screen to watch all the action over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Sheffield Food Festival returns to the Heart of the City

The Sheffield Food Festival will be taking over the Peace Gardens during the end of May Bank Holiday weekend, from 26 to 29 May.

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International Women's Day 2023

A celebration of women who work in tech/digital in Sheffield as part of International Women's Day 2023. Read fascinating stories of women working in this sector and find out about digital skills training. 

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Rock n Roll Circus event - Headliners announced

UK music icon Noel Gallagher and his High-Flying Birds will head to South Yorkshire this September to perform a major concert at Don Valley Bowl.

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Review at Hillsborough Stadium concludes

A review at Hillsborough Stadium over concerns about crowd movements has concluded, stating that all aspects of safety at the stadium complied fully with the club’s Safety Certificate, Minor recommendations were made relating to the overall matchday experience.

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New book about Sheffield FC Founder, Sir Nathaniel Creswick, released

This week saw the launch of a new book about the ‘Life and Times’ of Sir Nathaniel Creswick, one of Sheffield FC founders, the oldest football club in the world still playing here in Sheffield since 1857.

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Vigil honouring Holocaust Memorial Day in Sheffield Winter Garden

Sheffield City Council’s Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil is taking place in Sheffield Winter Garden on 26 January 2023 from 5.15pm to 7.00pm. Each year a theme is chosen for the day, and for 2023 it is ‘Ordinary People’. It highlights the ordinary people who let genocide happen, the ordinary people who actively perpetrated genocide, and the ordinary people who were persecuted.

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Local Lioness to light up city centre and kick off Christmas in Sheffield

Sheffield's Ellie Roebuck, England Women's football star, will take centre stage to light up Sheffield city centre, kicking off Christmas this Sunday 20 November. The fun starts at 4pm with the big switch at 6pm.

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Tramlines brings multimillion-pound benefit to the city and directly funds over 40 local organisations

Tramlines brings millions in to Sheffield's economy, supports local organisations with thousands in grant funding and puts on the city's biggest party!

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Remembrance Sunday in Sheffield

Sheffield will come together at the Cenotaph in Barker's Pool to mark the National Day of Remembrance on Sunday 13 November.

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Celebrate this Christmas in Sheffield city centre

Sheffield will come together this Christmas to celebrate the festive season, wit ...

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Rugby League World Cup brings real impact to Sheffield

The Rugby League World Cup is now underway and it's already had an amazing local impact in Sheffield!

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UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 boosts Sheffield’s economy by more than £8million

Study shows that as a host city of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Sheffield has benefitted from an £8.3million boost to the local economy.