Summer Event Highlights

Here's just a handful of the great events and festivals taking place in The Outdoor City this summer. See further down the page for the full event listings. 

  1. A huge public arts exhibition, The Bears of Sheffield will unite the city whilst celebrating everything that is wonderful about Sheffield and its surrounding areas, when it lands in July 2021.
    1. 12 Jul 202129 Sep 2021
  2. Grab those buckets and spades, as Sheffield by the Seaside returns to the Peace Gardens in the City Centre once again.
    1. 31 Jul 202130 Aug 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  3. Sheffield Music Trails
    The Leadmill presents ‘Sheffield Music Trails’ as part of the Summer in the Outdoor City events programme with Sheffield City Council.
    1. 7 Aug 2021
    2. 21 Aug 2021
    3. 28 Aug 2021
  4. The poster for Get Together
    GET TOGETHER is proud to reveal the new line-up for 2021, including BLACK HONEY, SELF ESTEEM, DREAM WIFE, THE ORIELLES, TIM BURGESS, IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE and many more.
    1. 7 Aug 20218 Aug 2021
  5. Held annually in the beautiful Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is arguably the largest outdoor art exhibition in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming together from across the UK.
    1. 4 Sep 20215 Sep 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  6. Sheffield Waterfront Festival
    Sheffield Waterfront Festival is Back!
    1. 18 Sep 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  7. A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners and spectators to the city's streets.
    1. 26 Sep 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  8. Strap on your boots and take in Sheffield on foot as Sheffield Walking Festival returns 10 - 19 September 2021.
    1. 10 Sep 202119 Sep 2021
  9. Sheffield Showcase
    The Sheffield Showcase is a collaborative event presenting a weekend-long programme of activity, taking place across Sheffield over the first weekend of September.
    1. 2 Sep 20215 Sep 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

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  1. Add Classical Sheffield Pop-Ups to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    The Winter Garden & Sheffield Central Library, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2LH

    Classical Sheffield brings together the best of Sheffield’s classical music-makers to showcase More Music in More Places for More People to enjoy.

  2. Add Sheffield by the Seaside 2021 to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Children's Activity Event

    Address

    Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield

    Grab those buckets and spades, as Sheffield by the Seaside returns to the Peace Gardens in the City Centre once again.

  3. Add The Life of a Victorian Bobby to your Itinerary

    West Bar, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Talk

    Address

    National Emergency Services Museum, Old Police/Fire Station, West Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8PT

    Telephone

    0114 2491 999

    What was life like in the dark and dangerous streets of Victorian Britain?

  4. Add Rockin the Bowl 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    Don Valley Bowl, Worksop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TL

    Telephone

    07799 954353

    Rockin the Bowl – Forged in Fire and Set in Steel will be a full scale rock and roll assault – a three dayer of massive proportions, blasting the cobwebs off Don Valley Bowl.

  5. Add Platform 20 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Art Exhibition

    Address

    Site Gallery, 1 Brown Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2BS

    Platform 20 features the work of five Sheffield based artists: James Clarkson, Maud Haya-Baviera, Victoria Lucas, Conor Rogers and Joanna Whittle.

  6. Add Sheffield Music Trails to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    Various venues, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Telephone

    0114 2727 040

    The Leadmill presents ‘Sheffield Music Trails’ as part of the Summer in the Outdoor City events programme with Sheffield City Council. 

  7. Add Sheffield Walking Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Festival

    Address

    Various locations, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Strap on your boots and take in Sheffield on foot as Sheffield Walking Festival returns 10 - 19 September 2021.

  8. Add Ensemble 360 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2JD

    Telephone

    0114 249 6000

    A wonderful mixture of music performed by the world-class musicians of Ensemble 360.

  9. Add Operation Crucible to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Play

    Address

    Studio Theatre, 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1DA

    Telephone

    0114 249 6000

    This story of four ordinary men in extraordinary times returns after a sell-out run at the Studio in 2016.

  10. Add Art in the Gardens 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Art Exhibition

    Address

    Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2LN

    Held annually in the beautiful Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is arguably the largest outdoor art exhibition in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming together from across the UK.

  11. Add Sheffield Old Town: Echoes of the Past - Sheffield Walking Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Festival

    Address

    Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA

    A fascinating walk along the canal basin, by the River Don and through the city centre to learn about Sheffield’s Industrial Heritage.

  12. Add The Sheffield Pop Weekender 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    The Shakespear, 146-148 Gibraltar Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8UB

    Two of Sheffield’s much loved venues have teamed up for an August Bank Holiday music festival! 

  13. Add Ensemble 360 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2JD

    Telephone

    0114 249 6000

    Viola player Ruth Gibson and pianist Tim Horton, of Sheffield's very own classical music group Ensemble 360, return to Upper Chapel to give their first Music in the Round concert to a live in-person audience in Sheffield since the lockdowns last…

  14. Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Self Guided Trail

    Address

    Sheffield

    A huge public arts exhibition, The Bears of Sheffield will unite the city whilst celebrating everything that is wonderful about Sheffield and its surrounding areas, when it lands in July 2021.

  15. Add L A Y E R S by Zoe Genders to your Itinerary

    127-129 Devonshire Street, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Art Exhibition

    Address

    Artcade Gallery, Unit 10 The Forum, 127-129 Devonshire Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 7SB

    Artcade Gallery welcomes a new exhibition this August with work from Zoe Genders.

  16. Add No Bounds Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sussex Road, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music Festival

    Address

    Hope Works, Unit 1A Hope Works, Sussex Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7YQ

    Another special weekend of music, art, technology and dancing and will take place in Sheffield, 15 -17 October 2021 when No Bounds Festival returns.

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