Following the Government’s most recent guidance to avoid mass gatherings and implement social distancing, events and leisure venues across the country are being cancelled, postponed and closed.
We do not have a comprehensive list of all affected events and activities in Sheffield, but are sharing what we know.
We recommend anyone with a ticket or booking for an event contacts the organiser or visits their website to check the position and what options are available.
Affected events and activities
- From 17 March – The Observatory, Sheffield Cathedral: Cancelled
- Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March – SHAFF: Cancelled
- Up to end of March – Festival of the Outdoors: all remaining events cancelled
- From Saturday 21 March – All Parkruns: Cancelled until further notice
- Sunday 29 March – Sheffield Half Marathon: Postponed until September
- Friday 3 & Saturday 4 April – Peddler Market: Cancelled
- Saturday 4 April – Easter Egg Hunt, Chapeltown Park: Cancelled
- (all other events up to 11 July at Chapeltown Park have also been cancelled)
- Sunday 5 April – Support Dogs Sponsored Walk, Endcliffe Park: Postponed until November
- 6 to 12 April – British Paralympic Swimming Championships, Ponds Forge: Cancelled
- Wednesday 8 April to Monday 4 May – World Snooker Championship: Postponed until July
- Sunday 12 April – Egg Run, Weston Park: Cancelled
- Monday 13 April – Porter Valley Duck Race, Endcliffe Park: Cancelled
- Sunday 3 May, Highland Fling at Graves Park: Cancelled
- Saturday 16 May – Fake Festival, Endcilffe Park: Cancelled
- Sunday 17 May – Weston Park May Fayre at Weston Park: Cancelled
- Friday 22 to Monday 25 May – Sheffield Food Festival: Postponed until September
- Saturday 20 June – Grenoside Gala: Cancelled
- Monday 29 June to Sunday 5 July – Crosspool Summer Festival: Cancelled
- Saturday 11 July – Stannington Carnival: Cancelled
- Saturday 18 July – Legends Festival, Norfolk Heritage Park: Cancelled for 2020
- Sunday 19 July – 80s Anthems vs 90 Club Classics, Norfolk Heritage Park: Cancelled for 2020
- Sheffield Theatres have closed all venues, cancelling or postponing all shows and events
- SIV have closed all venues (this includes the Fly DSA Arena and City Hall), cancelling or postponing all shows and events and closing access to leisure and fitness centres
- Museums Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, Graves Gallery and Weston Park Museum are closed until further notice
- Library Theatre closed until further notice
- O2 Academy is closed, all shows and events up to 31 March are temporarily postponed
- Cineworld is closed until further notice
- The Light Cinema is closed until further notice
- Vue Cinema, Meadowhall is closed until further notice
- The Odeon cinema is closed until further notice
- The Showroom Cinema is closed until further notice
- Theatre Deli is closed, postponing or cancelling events and closing access to rehearsal studios
- Graves Park Animal Farm, closed until further notice
- The Foundry, Sheffield Students Union, closed all events cancelled, online service available for students
- Leopold Square, all live music and events in the square are cancelled or postponed, all restaurants closed until further notice
- Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust, includes Kelham Island Museum, closed until further notice
- Sheffield Winter Garden & Botanical Gardens Pavillion, closed until further notice. The Botaical Gardens remain open.
Sheffield Food Festival is due to take place on Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May. At the moment the event is scheduled to go ahead but organisers are closely monitoring the guidelines and may postpone until September.
Tramlines Festival is due to take place on Friday 31 July – Sunday 2 August. At the moment the organisers are planning to go ahead but ticket holders will be notified if this changes.
We will continue to update this page as an when we get more information about other affected events/activities/venues.