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Crossed Wires Podcast at Bethel Chapel

First-ever Crossed Wires Podcast Festival kicks off this weekend

Crossed Wires Festival will bring the nation's top names in podcasting to Sheffield, for one very special weekend.

The Children’s University Festival of Fun

The Children’s University Festival of Fun returning for an action-packed 10th edition

The Children’s University (CU) Festival of Fun is a programme of free taster activities for children and young people, running right across the summer holidays. It allows them to try something new and perhaps discover a new passion.

The Crucible and Lyceum Theatres in Sheffield

English Touring Opera to make Sheffield its new home

English Touring Opera (ETO) announces the city of Sheffield as the company’s new home, and will relocate its offices by the end of October 2024 as part of the Arts Council England Transfer Programme.

View of the runway with the Cultural Style Week backdrop

Cultural Style Week: "It's all about using culture and heritage to bring people together..."

Sheffield City Council are proud to be supporting Cultural Style Week and Welcoming Cultures in celebrating 'the beauty of culture and heritage through fashion and personal style'.

World Seniors at the Crucible

"The World Seniors Championship... plays homage to the legends that built Snooker in Sheffield"

Sheffield's senior residents were invited to see Snooker legends in action at the World Seniors Championship.

The Crucible Theatre

"Snooker and Sheffield go together hand in glove"

World Snooker Championship 2024. 

The text Election Results 2024 on a black background with a gold cross

Sheffield Local Elections 2024 – The results are in

The results of the 2024 Local Elections for Sheffield have been confirmed. The ...

Crossed Wires Podcast Festival

New podcast festival to be held in Sheffield

Launching in May 2024, Crossed Wires Festival will bring the nation's top names in podcasting to Sheffield, for one very special weekend.

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill honoured with commemorative plaque at Sheffield stadium

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill honoured with commemorative plaque at Sheffield stadium

Following her MOBO Award win earlier this month, Sheffield's Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has been honoured with a permanent, commemorative paving stone outside the English Institute of Sport, where she once trained.

Cllr Hunt

"Putting the spotlight on Sheffield talent": Monthly video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt discusses the upcoming MOBOs and the fringe events taking place across Sheffield to celebrate.

MOBO brand announcement

The MOBO Awards are coming to Sheffield!

This year’s ceremony is set to kick off the 2024 awards season, coming to the Utilita Arena Sheffield on 7 February 2024 for its incredible 26th year. Tickets are available now via mobo.com/tickets.

Sheffield sky line

Ambition to boost Sheffield visitor economy

Sheffield City Council has adopted a new strategy to help make the city a leading destination for visitors across Europe, boosting the local economy and opportunities for Sheffield residents and businesses.

"Merry Christmas Sheffield" written in lights across the front of the town hall

Sheffield Christmas Markets to return with a special festive weekend to look forward to

Sheffield’s Christmas markets are back and full to the brim with festive treats ...

Samuel Worth Chapel and headstones either side of path leading up to the chapel, Sheffield General Cemetery

Sheffield's General Cemetery celebrates completion of four-year restoration project

Sheffield General Cemetery, one of Sheffield's most fascination locations, celebrated the end of a four-year £3.8 million conservation and repair programme this summer and on 25th October there will be a gathering of those involved to acknowledge their invaluable support for this high-profile conservation project, and to celebrate Sheffield's heritage.

A crowd of people facing the camera with their hands in the air whilst they watch a band

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.   

Visitors enjoying the different artwork displayed at Art in the Gardens, among a scenic background of trees

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.

England fans sit on Devonshire Green watching a football match on a big screen

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.

John Burkhill smiling, in a Macmillan t-shirt and green wig, with his thumb up at the camera. His famous 'pram' is seen to the right of him.

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.

Tramlines main stage

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.

The main stage at Tramlines

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.

A crowd of people dancing and singing to a performance, taken from the stage.

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.  

The Arctic Monkeys stage taken from the crowd.

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.

Members of the armed forces lining up to parade in the Peace Gardens, Sheffield

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.

Public/Public Partnership banner and 7 people grouped together holding an award on stage - photo credit Local Government Chronicle

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.

Arctic Monkeys live on stage with the crowd infront - photo credit Lewis Evans

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.

Sheffield Wednesday captain Barry Bannan raising his hands up in the stands, wearing a blue and white striped Sheffield Wednesday top

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.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll smiling in blue coat with darker blue collar and matching hat

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.

Jamie Campbell stands on stairs, posing at the camera and wearing a black and pink outfit.

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.