Named after the River Sheaf, which runs through the city, the Yorkshire industrial city of Sheffield provides the perfect place to soak up some culture amongst the city's famous parks, woods and gardens.
As an established cultural hub of the north, Sheffield is home to award-winning theatre, exciting live music and a multitude of diverse activities. Its pulsating nightlife rivals its Northern peers, where venues cater to the booming student population with outrageous and scintillating club nights. Whether you’re in the mood to see a play at the Lyceum or Crucible, or be seen at Corporation or The Leadmill, you’ll find something to inspire you this weekend.
If you’re looking for things to do with the kids, there’s plenty of great family-friendly activities on offer. From educational museum trips and fun at the farm for little ones, to adventure and adrenaline for teens, Sheffield’s attractions appeal to all ages. For those spending the weekend solo, why not catch the latest exhibitions at Sheffield’s many museums and galleries?
Plan ahead with our list of upcoming events, and let the Steel City steal you away this weekend.