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Festival of Arts and Humanities

What it means to be human

Our Festival of Arts and Humanities delves beneath the surface of literature, films and philosophical ideas.

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What’s on is your home for information on public events at the University.

Be inspired and entertained by events on a range of different topics. We host hundreds of events all over the city each year.

Our events are for everyone and many of them are free.

Drama and films

Our Drama Studio hosts drama, dance, opera and music productions and you can see a programme of films in our very own independent cinema.

All drama and films
Hamlet performance

Open days, exhibitions and family events

We have lots of events for the whole family including Sheffield’s most mind-boggling museum where you can discover curious creatures such as fossilised flying dinosaurs.

All open days and events
Animal skeleton

Full calendar of events

Girl playing saxophone in street

Music and entertainment

Listings for our music events, including concerts by our students and visiting artists of international standing.

All music and entertainment events

Lectures, seminars and conferences

Expand your mind: learn from our brilliant academic staff and hear from the best guest speakers.

What's coming up
Professor Tony Ryan giving a demonstration

Catch-up video

The state of trust in election year

Catch up on our recent lecture by Sir Nigel Knowles about the breakdown of trust between UK business leaders, politicians and the media.

Watch lecture
Sir Nigel Knowles: The state of trust in election year

What's on: June–September

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See inside the Alfred Denny Museum