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Festivals in Sheffield

Festivals are finally back! Sheffield is a hub of activity in summertime with people travelling from far and wide to attend some of the various festivals held here each year. From music festivals to craft beer festivals, the city has something for everyone in 2022. High-quality accommodation is in demand over these busy periods so book your stay in Leopold Hotel Sheffield soon for a festival trip you’ll remember for all the right reasons.

Get Together – Sunday 1st May 2022

Get Together is a relative newcomer to the Sheffield festival scene but has made a great name for itself since it began. Instead of focusing on headline acts and famous faces, Get Together is a celebration of independent music, art, food, and drink. They focus on lesser-known acts, giving them a big stage and a big crowd to make their mark. In 2022, there will be 5 stages across Sheffield University with plenty of local food and drink to keep you dancing. Squid and Confidence Man headline this year with supporting acts The Murder Capital, Goat Girl, Pip Blom, NewDad, Du Blonde, Sinead O’Brien and many more.

Sheffield Chamber Music Festival – 13th May 22

If you’ve never been to the Sheffield Chamber Music Festival and you’re a fan of classical music, this could be your year. This year the star-studded season of modern classical, chamber music takes place across various venues in the city in May. Combined with plenty of events for families and kids, the festival is a great day out for locals and visitors, young and old. Enjoy the enigmatic Ensemble 360 perform classical music like you’ve never experienced alongside artists like Maya Youssef, Sean Shibe, Joe Boden and Ruby Hughes performing their own unique musical styles.

Bassfest Summer Festival 2022 – 16th & 17th July 2022

The bass is back in 2022 with the return of the biggest electronic music festival in Sheffield. Bassfest Summer Festival brings together the biggest names in bass music across a weekend of fun and frolics. Held in the Don Valley Bowl northwest of the city centre, the open-air event boasts a heavy-hitting lineup of DJs and live acts from the drum and bass, house and bassline scenes. Every year, the lineup gets better and better and we’re promised 2022 is no exception. Grab your tickets as soon as they go on sale to secure your spot.

Tramlines – 22-24th July 2022

 July sees the return of the popular Tramlines Festival, one of Sheffield’s biggest parties. Held in Hillsborough Park, this year’s lineup includes world-class musical acts like Kasabian, Sam Fender, Madness, The Wombats and more to be announced. Not content with fantastic music, the comedy lineup is worth travelling for alone with Jason Mansford, Russell Kane and Seann Walsh headlining the comedy tent. The organisers commit to do good while allowing attendees to have a great time; they donated over 100k to 20 charities in the past couple of years and love to host local talent.

Sheffield Beer & Cider Festival – 19-22nd October

Festivals are not all about music – sometimes beer takes centre stage! After a couple of years off for Covid, the fantastic Sheffield Beer & Cider Festival is back at Kelham Island Museum from Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 October 2022. The event is organised, run and staffed entirely by volunteers with a passion for great beer, cider and perry. You can sample a huge selection of beers and ciders served in keepsake memorial glasses. The festival also features live music, street food, traditional pub games and more in a wonderfully atmospheric venue. It’s a must for lovers of delicious drinks.

World Snooker Championship 2022 – 16 April – 2 May 2022

Not exactly a festival, but no Sheffield event guide would be complete without a mention of the World Snooker Championship. Between 16 April and 2 May 2022, the Crucible is taken over by snooker competitors and fans from across the world hoping for a chance at the prize pot or a glimpse at their sporting heroes. If you can’t make it, the competition is broadcast in the UK by the BBC. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket, look out for yourself on TV!

Book your perfect accommodation in Sheffield for the festival season before it’s all gone. Leopold Hotel Sheffield’s excellent location, comfortable bedrooms and warm welcome make us a top choice for visitors to the city. We are located in Leopold Square providing guests with some of the best bars, eateries and restaurants with exclusive hotel privileges and discounts. We are also directly opposite the Sheffield Super tram stop which takes you right across the length of the city providing guests with hassle free transport.  Book our best available rates when you use our official website.

Sarah Corcorcan

Sarah Corcorcan

Our travel writer Sarah has a keen interest in exploring and writing about the most fascinating and picturesque places in the UK. From the most popular tourist spots to hidden gems, Sarah aims to find the best of this beautiful country so you can get the best out of your visit. She has a particular fondness for Sheffield with its gorgeous views, friendly locals and shopping scene.

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