Things to do in Sheffield this May

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by

It may be exam season, but that needn’t ruin the fun! Read on for our pick of the top five things to do in Sheffield this month.

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Gino’s Italian Escape, Sheffield City Hall
Our favourite cheeky Italian comes to Sheffield City Hall on 2nd May for an evening of food and fun. Gino’s live stage show will feature delicious signature dishes from all corners of Italy, blended with Gino’s irresistible humour and plenty of surprises along the way. Commenting on the tour, Gino said: “I am very excited and can’t wait to get out there and share some fantastic food and cooking tips from my home country. Click here to get your tickets:

Brian Cox, Sheffield Arena
Following Brian Cox’s sell out show at Sheffield City Hall in October, the King of Science will return for another mind-blowing live show at the Sheffield Arena on 5th May. Cox will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time, testing the limits of our knowledge and making highly complex ideas accessible to all. This is a show that will leave you gaping in awe. To book tickets click here:

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Flea Market, The Abbeydale Picture House
If you’re feeling delicate after a heavy weekend, head to The Abbeydale Picture House flea market on 7th May. With countless stalls full of unique vintage and retro wonders, it’s the perfect place to spend a chilled Sunday afternoon. Entry costs £1. For more info visit:

The Skool Disco, Corporation

If you need a mid-week revision break, head to Corporation on a Wednesday for their weekly Skool Disco. Billed as ‘Sheffields largest and loudest student night’, the three rooms of musical mayhem cater for everyone no matter what your musical taste!

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Sheffield Food Festival, Peace Gardens
The annual Sheffield Food Festival is back, and this year it’s bigger than ever! From 27th – 29th May head to the Peace Gardens and surrounding area to try tasty street food, shop at the artisan food and drink market, watch cookery demonstrations and enjoy a range of real ales from the beer tent. With a whopping 30,000 people set to attend, this is the perfect way to spend your bank holiday weekend.