Established in 2008, the O2 Academy Sheffield served a captivating unveiling with a sell-out concert from local favorites, Reverend and The Makers, followed by a memorable after-party featuring Jarvis Cocker. This £3.5 million development showcases a vast auditorium with a capacity of 2,350 and an intimate secondary room for 500, echoing the successful multi-room format at other AMG venues. Over the years, the O2 Academy Sheffield has firmly established itself as a cornerstone of Sheffield's vibrant music scene, offering multi-scale experiences to music enthusiasts.
17 minute drive
Inaugurated on 31st May 1991, Motorpoint Arena Sheffield is a vibrant core of Sheffield's entertainment scene. The £34 million development, home to about 350 epic ice hockey games since its opening, initially hosted the World Student Games. With over 7 million visitors, it's staged around 3,500 days of dynamic entertainment including concerts, theatre shows, sports events, exhibitions and conferences. The Arena, also home to Steelers ice hockey team and Westfield Sharks Sheffield basketball, welcomed the biggest ice hockey crowd at 1995's Benson & Hedges Cup Final with 10,142 fans in attendance. Uniquely, the venue's most frequent star is Mickey Mouse, captivating around 900,000 Disney on Ice spectators with nearly 150 performances.
17 minutes drive
Since its inception in 1997, Corporation has firmly established itself as one of the Top 3 alternative music nightclubs and live band venues in the UK. With accolades from Kerrang and a Metal Hammer award for Best Club Night in the UK for 'DROP' on Fridays, they've thrived on the edge of the establishment. Offering a diverse range of spectacular club nights and live gigs, Corporation caters to all tastes. With rooms hosting 200, 500 and 1,000 attendees and a blistering 22K rig, they performed nearly 140 live shows last year, embodying the buzzing heart of Sheffield's music scene.
18 minute drive
Established in 1980, The Leadmill stands as Sheffield's longest-running independent music venue and nightclub. This icon has played a pivotal role in the rise of notable acts like Pulp, Coldplay, and Arctic Monkeys, earning the title of 'Best Live Music Venue' from NME readers several times. Staying true to its roots, The Leadmill consistently brings together both chart-fronting and indie music, celebrating the classics from Motown to the 90's. Its popular club nights guarantee a riveting experience, making it a vibrant hub for those seeking an unforgettable night of dancing to diverse and timeless tunes.
20 minute drive
Strategically nestled in Sheffield city centre, Sheffield City Hall, a 1932 Art Deco marvel skillfully restored in 2005, hosts over 500 striking events annually – from rock concerts and ballets to operas and comedy shows, it has it all. Designed with a modern aesthetic that accentuates its original 1930s character, this venue comprises the Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, the Memorial Hall, and a stunning Ballroom. This Ballroom, a feast for the eyes with a sprung dance floor and a luminous central glass panel, is flanked by the cozy North and South Halls. The City Hall remains as an endearing symbol of Sheffield's cultural landscape.
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