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Events In Sheffield
2024 promises another schedule of exciting events and festivals happening across Sheffield. From huge music festivals and sporting events to conferences and community events, Sheffield has something for everyone. The city is packed with visitors attending events or just soaking up the atmosphere they bring. If you need conveniently located and unique accommodation in the heart of the city, Leopold Hotel Sheffield is ideal. The reopening of our outdoor terrace is sure to be a highlight of the events calendar welcoming guests and visitors to enjoy the Sheffield sunshine all summer long. Book your stay on our website and enjoy excellent accommodation and the best seats in the house on our terrace.

Sports in Sheffield

Sheffield’s determination is evident everywhere in the city but nowhere more than in our sports teams. We’re looking forward to another great year of (hopefully!) winning sporting events from snooker to football. Professional snooker’s most prestigious tournament and one of Sheffield’s biggest sporting events, the Cazoo World Snooker Championship returns on 20 April – 6 May with 32 of snooker’s best players competing in a knockout-style tournament. Premier League Darts returns to Sheffield on 16th May when Utilita Arena plays host to the final night of league phase action. Sheffield 10K is set to take place on Sunday 22 September, with thousands of runners of all abilities taking part.

Festivals in Sheffield

Festival season is almost upon us and we’re looking forward to a packed schedule this summer. One of the city’s largest free-to-attend events for all the family, the Sheffield Food Festival is back from 25 – 27 May 2024. 90% of the traders are local and there will be plenty of entertainment for little ones. The Festival Of Debate is the largest annual non-partisan politics festival in the UK and returns from 16 April – 25 May with some truly impressive keynote speakers. Get Together Festival has earned a reputation as one of the best festivals for original and independent music, art, food and drink. It returns to Kelham on Saturday 18th May. Music in the Round celebrates its 40th anniversary with the Sheffield Chamber Music Festival bringing nine sensational days of concerts in the Crucible Playhouse from 17 – 25 May 2024.

Other Events in Sheffield

For two weekends, 4 May – 6 May & 11 May – 12 May, over 100 of Sheffield’s art studios are open to the public for a very insightful look at our creative hivemind. Sheffield Fayre, a fantastic family-fun festival returns on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2024. Art in the Gardens is one of the largest outdoor art markets in the North of England. It happens in Sheffield Botanic Gardens on 7 & 8 September 2024. Sheffield Heritage Open Days, Sheffield’s biggest festival of heritage and culture, takes place between 6 – 15 September with over 100 free tours, walks, exhibitions and events.

Theatre in Sheffield

We’re a talented bunch and we welcome dozens of world-class performances to theatres and arenas around Sheffield this year. We welcome hilarious comics like Al Murray and Michel McIntyre to our stages in April and the inimitable Rhog Gilbert in October. An Officer and a Gentleman -The Musical graces the Lyceum from 17 June to 22 June 2024, followed by the Brilliant SIX -The Musical from 23 July to 10 August. Les Misérables – The Arena Spectacular embarks on a World Tour from September 2024. This beloved musical comes to Sheffield’s Utilita Arena on 10 – 13 October. There are dozens of local and community theatre productions around the city too, far too many to list!

Concerts in Sheffield

We have some excellent concerts and gigs to look forward to in 2024 in Sheffield. Canadian Legend Bryan Adams performs at the Utilita on May 28th for one night only. We’re looking forward to the return of Girls Aloud for their huge arena tour in 2024 visiting Sheffield on Tuesday 28 May. Utilita also hosts Liam Gallagher on June 1st for an unmissable gig by the Manchester performer. Sheffield’s biggest party Tramlines Festival returns to Hillsborough Park on 26 -28 July for its 16th edition. Bassfest graces Sheffield’s Don Valley Bowl from 20 – 21 July with a lineup of top-notch DJs and producers. More concerts and gigs are announced every week so watch this space! Whether you’re here to dance the night away or engage in healthy debate, there is an event in Sheffield to suit you. Leopold Hotel Sheffield is ideally located to explore the city and to commute to event venues. Book online for our best available rates, guaranteed.
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Sarah Corcorcan

Our travel writer Sarah has a keen interest in exploring and writing about the most fascinating and picturesque places in the UK. From the most popular tourist spots to hidden gems, Sarah aims to find the best of this beautiful country so you can get the best out of your visit. She has a particular fondness for Sheffield with its gorgeous views, friendly locals and shopping scene.

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