Here are Some Must-visit Sheffield VenuesPosted on September 9th, 2016 by Make Space
Sheffield plays host to some of the best gigs, festivals and events across the country! Fancy an amazing night at some of the city’s hottest venues? Here are our top picks to do just that…
Tramlines festival is the annual music festival held in Sheffield. The venues are dispersed across the city, from the city centre, to Ponderosa Park and Devonshire Green. The city really comes to life with people from across the country and locals alike, joining to enjoy the line-up, which brings in both international and local artists. It’s definitely all the fun you get from a music festival but with the commodity of a nice bed to go back to by the end of the day! (Or alternatively, your ticket will allow you to attend different venues for nights out)
Leadmill Gigs/Comedy Nights
The Leadmill is an amazing nightclub, venue for live music and comedy nights! Due to the size of the venue, you can expect intimate gigs, an amazing atmosphere and a real connection between the audience and artist. If you are a fan of good live music or stand-up comedy, make sure to check out their events and take advantage of the brilliant prices!
The Crucible is Sheffield’s famous theatre and also the home for one of the most prestigious events in professional snooker: The World Championship. This important event creates an exciting atmosphere around the city centre and welcomes people from around the world. However, if snooker is not your kind of sport, The Crucible is also home to several theatre productions all year round. Make sure to check out their special offers for students too!
The Peddler’s Market is on the first Friday and Saturday of every month, and in many ways it’s the most exciting food festival in Sheffield. It brings to the city some of the UK’s best street food traders, and not only does it provide amazing food, there are also craft beers and live music to help you enjoy an evening of treating yourself!
Sheffield Doc/fest is a film festival focusing on documentary films from across the world. They also offer masterclasses, discussion panels, and a marketplace to pitch projects and ideas. If you’re interested in being part of this festival, they offer opportunities for everyone! So whether you are a student interested in volunteering to learn more about film or a young professional looking for inspiration or a place to pitch your ideas, Doc/Fest is a must.
Bungalows and Bears
Bungalows and Bears has everything you’d want from a venue; a variety of live music genres, a great place night out destination and an amazing place to stop for grub – all under one roof! If you’re hoping to discover new music during your time in Sheffield, look no further than Bungalows and Bears, their DJ sets and live music nights are fantastic for promoting new bands and experienced acts alike. For a place that is so busy at night, you’ll find it a popular destination in the daytime too. The lunch menu is delicious (and a little calorific) classic American-style food that is guaranteed to fill you up and leave you satisfied.