EVENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

OUR MAIN VENUES

Most of the events listed on the What's On pages take place at venues on the central campus. Information on our most popular venues is given below.  If you need to refer to a campus map you can download one on the right.

FIRTH HALL, FIRTH COURT (Map)

Firth Court, Western BankWestern Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN (No.105 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Firth Hall is the venue for many of our concerts, lectures, open days and exhibitions as well as weddings and formal dinners and it is located in Firth Court, the old red brick building on Western Bank.

THE OCTAGON CENTRE (Map)

Octagon CentreWestern Bank, Sheffield S10 2TQ (No.118 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 8888

Situated at the heart of the campus, the Octagon Centre has an international reputation as a multi-purpose conference and music venue. It is also suitable for exhibitions and large scale lectures.

More on the Octagon Centre

THE DRAMA STUDIO (Map)

Drama StudioShearwood Road, Sheffield S10 2TD (No.74 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 0200
Email: dramastudio@sheffield.ac.uk

A first class 200 seat theatre housed in the former Glossop Road Baptist Church. Each year over 40 productions are staged at the Drama Studio and it has the most varied and busy programme of drama, dance, opera and music in the city.

More on the Drama Studio

diamondTHE DIAMOND (Map)

Standing at the heart of the University campus, the six-storey Diamond boasts specialist teaching facilities including a range of lecture theatres, seminar rooms, open-plan learning spaces, library and IT services, and space for informal study including a cafe.

More on the Diamond...

ICOSS - INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTRE FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE (Map)ICOSS

219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP (No 197 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 22 28340
Email: info-icoss@sheffield.ac.uk

As one of the University's best meeting spaces, ICOSS plays host to a wide range of events including conferences, seminars and exhibitions.

More on ICOSS...

HUMANITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HRI) (Map)

hri34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY (No.195 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 9890
Email: hri@sheffield.ac.uk

The imaginatively designed Conference and Seminar Rooms in the Douglas Knoop Centre are a unique blend of the old and new.

MAPPIN HALL, SIR FREDERICK MAPPIN BUILDING (Map)

Mappin Street, S1 3JD (No.170 on the Campus Map - link on the right)

Mappin HallLocated in the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Now home to the departments within the Faculty of Engineering, the Sir Frederick Mappin building was one of the University of Sheffield's first buildings. Its grand facade and intricate decorative iron and stone work have brought it deserved recognition in the form of Grade II listing.

RICHARD ROBERTS AUDITORIUM (Map)

Richard Roberts Building

Brook Hill, S3 7HF (No.117 on the Campus Map - link on the right)

A 300-seat auditorium adjoining the Dainton (Chemistry) building just off Brook Hill Roundabout.  As well as academic use, this theatre is a popular venue for public lectures.

UNION OF STUDENTS AUDITORIUM (Map)

Union AuditoriumWestern Bank, S10 2TG (No.120 on the campus map - link on the right)

A 390-seat auditorium, suitable for meetings, lectures and film shows. Facilities include a Projector room, a large screen, lectern and stage.

The Auditorium is part of the Union of Students, but is quite frequently used by the University for public lectures.

WESTERN BANK LIBRARY EXHIBITION GALLERY (Map)

Evil Clarence3Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

Thanks to a generous grant from the Wolfson Foundation, a major bequest from a former graduate and many smaller donations to the University's Alumni Foundation, this attractive space has been restored to the condition it was in when the Grade II listed building opened in 1959, and upgraded with 21st century systems.

Opening times:
•Monday to Thursday from 9am to 7pm
•Friday 10am to 7pm
•Saturday 12pm until 6pm (excluding holidays)

Find out about the latest exhibitions on show by visiting http://www.shef.ac.uk/library/exhibition

LOOKING FOR DELUXE MEETING AND EVENT FACILITIES? 

Our unrivalled venues offer all the facilities you could want

Halifax HallHalifax Hall

Halifax Hall hotel is a Victorian manor house set in a conservation area, and it’s available for everything from smaller events such as meetings, team away days, training weekends and Christmas celebrations to weddings and residential conferences.

www.halifaxhall.co.uk


Inox Dine2Inox Dine

Conveniently located in the centre of campus, our new restaurant has views across the city and is the best place to host a business breakfast or lunch, also offering space for meetings and conferences. It’s the perfect place to catch up with colleagues for an after work drink or early dinner before evening lectures and events.  www.inoxdine.co.uk


The Edge2The Edge

The Edge is a truly flexible venue, perfect for meetings, conferences, exhibitions, team building, functions and parties for up to 350 guests.


The RidgeThe Ridge

The Ridge is a bijou venue with three first floor conference rooms, hosting meetings and events for up to 170 delegates in the main room.


Further information on these venues and how to book