8 top things to do in Sheffield

By FreshSocial 03 Oct 2016

Sheffield has lots to do and see, all year round

So, make the most of your time here and check these places out across the city...

  1. See a show
    From musicals to comedy shows to inspiring local talent, watch breathtaking performances at one of these...
    Where? The Crucible, The Lyceum TheatreThe Lantern TheatreSheffield City Hall
  2. Step outside
    Take advantage of all the green spaces Sheffield has to offer. A walk taking in breathtaking views could be just what you need to relax after a hard day in the library.
    Where? The Botanical Gardens, Endcliffe Park, Peak District, Graves Park, Weston Park
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  3. Catch a concert
    Sheffield has seen some huge names in the past - from Bieber to Bey, to Nickleback. Look at the listings at these live music venues to make sure you don't miss out on ones to come!
    Where? Motorpoint ArenaO2 AcademyThe LeadmillPlug
  4. Take a moment
    Finding that calm oasis in the middle of a busy city can be difficult. So try these relaxing spots for a short breather or a catch up with friends while you take in the surroundings.
    Where? Peace gardens, Sheffield Winter garden, Victoria Quays
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  5. Get cultured
    Embrace your time in the city by learning what it was like as far back as the 9th Century, or by visiting the go-to place for art, craft and design - and the unique Ruskin Collections! 
    Kelham Island MuseumMillennium Gallery Museum SheffieldSheffield Cathedral
  6. Trip to the pictures
    Whether you fancy traditional or more independent films, Sheffield has it all. Or, you could shun them both in favour of cardboard props, face paints and workshops at a unique handmade experience...
    Where? OdeonCineworldFilm unit, Showroom WorkstationHandmade Cinema
  7. Spot the landmark
    Have your picture taken with the iconic gold postbox celebrating Jessica Ennis, see some Sheffield street art or check out the romanesque structure of the City Hall to truly feel a part of Sheffield.
    Where? The golden post box, The Wall of Phlegm, Sheffield City Hall
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  8. Check out the talent
    Sheffield is home to some world-class sporting heroes, along with 2 local football teams so you'll never be short of sporting shows and competition! Get to a match to really feel a part of it!
    Where? English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge, Bramall LaneHillsborough Stadium

Now it's time to get exploring!


Guide, Sheffield

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