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.

Off the Shelf Festival of Words, 7-28 October

Join us to celebrate words, ideas and conversation.

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Ding Ding! The Mobile University is back in Sheffield

From 22-24 September we will once again be climbing on board a vintage bus with University of Sheffield researchers to meet audiences and bring our research to life.

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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.

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Public lectures, seminars and conferences

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

Public lectures, seminars and conferences>
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Entertainment: music, drama, comedy and films

Our Drama Studio and Octagon Centre host drama, dance, opera and music productions and you can see a programme of films in our very own independent cinema. Our Department of Music Concerts programme includes performances by our students and visiting artists of international standing.

Performance Venues - Drama, Comedy and more> University Concerts> Film Unit> Students' Union - Live Music and Club Nights>