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)
Western 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)
Western 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.
THE DRAMA STUDIO (map)
Shearwood Road, Sheffield S10 2TD (No.74 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 0200
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.
THE DIAMOND (map)
32 Leavygreave Rd, Sheffield S3 7RD (No.199 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
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.
ICOSS - INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTRE FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE (map)
219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP (No 197 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 22 28340
As one of the University's best meeting spaces, ICOSS plays host to a wide range of events including conferences, seminars and exhibitions.
HUMANITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HRI) (map)
34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY (No.195 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 9890
The imaginatively designed conference and seminar rooms in the Douglas Knoop Centre are a unique blend of the old and new.
RICHARD ROBERTS AUDITORIUM (map)
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)
Western 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)
Western 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.
•Monday to Thursday from 9am to 7pm
•Friday 10am to 7pm
•Saturday 12pm until 6pm (excluding holidays)
LOOKING FOR DELUXE MEETING AND EVENT FACILITIES?
Our unrivalled venues offer all the facilities you could want
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.
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.
The Edge is a truly flexible venue, perfect for meetings, conferences, exhibitions, team building, functions and parties for up to 350 guests.
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.