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Summertime in Sheffield

Most students will be heading home for the summer, but for those of you staying in the city, we have some ideas for the season.



 THE climbing and outdoor event is held annually in Sheffield. Cliffhanger showcases some of the newest trends and latest equipment and clothing. Lots of have-a-go activities and information on getting outdoors and adventuring. Takes place Friday 5 - Sunday 7 July.

Let’s Ride Sheffield:

Cycling event held in the city. We talked of this in our Cycling blog, and the Let’s ride date is getting close. Lots of stalls, food, and things to do apart from cycling. The roads will be closed so you can either wobble along or cruise the streets. Takes place on 14th July.

Invictus UK Trials Sheffield 2019:

The stars of tomorrow will battle it out for a place at the Invictus Games. Supported by the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, these games are for wounded, sick or injured military personnel and veterans. This is a real coup for Sheffield to be holding this event. Takes place on 22-26 July.


Ariana Grande:

This chart-topping songstress will be giving her Sweetener tour at the FlydsaArena. Ariana Grande will be performing many of her famous songs from the new album. Not one to be missed by fans. Takes place on 19th September.


Nothing says more about Sheffield than the Tramlines Festival. More than 70 artists and bands playing on four stages. Held at Hillsborough Park over the weekend of 19th-21st July.

Chance To Dance Festival 2019:

Sheffield holds this FREE dance festival, allowing you to watch a multitude of dance shows. There are try out sessions too. You could learn Bangra or Salsa, ballroom or Jazz, there is something for everyone. Held in the city centre on 29th June.

Fairs and Markets

Antiques Quarter Flea Markets:

These markets are held monthly, so if you want to you can go throughout the year. Over 50 stalls all offering some great bargains for you.

Peddler Night Market:

Street food, artisan beers, music and stalls with various art and crafts, what’s not to love? Open through the evening into the night in the courtyard on Burton road, Kelham Island. This market is held monthly.

Walkley Victorian Fair:

Discover the past at this Victorian fair.  Story-telling, craft beer, lace-making and Morris dancing, are some of the things on offer. Learn more about how we lived during Victoria’s reign in Sheffield. Takes place on the weekend of 21st-22nd June.

There are loads to and see in the city throughout the summer, hopefully, we have just given you a taste of what's on in Sheffield.