Sheffield's world famous Crucible Theatre has been awarded Regional Theatre of the Year for an unprecedented fourth time, in 2020 with previous wins in 2013, 2014 and 2017. As well as theatrical performances, it is more famous for hosting the most prestigious event in professional Snooker. It has hosted the World Snooker Championship since 1977.
But the city has plenty of indoor activities and attractions to occupy you today despite the bad weather – here are ten of the best suggested by Tripadvisor.
The ornate Lyceum theatre reopened in 1990 and now serves as a venue for touring West End productions, as well as locally produced shows. It is part of the Sheffield Theatres complex with the neighbouring Crucible Theatre and the Crucible Studio.
The National Emergency Services Museum on West Bar, is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations in the centre of Steel City.Opened in 1983 with just two Fire Engines and a few small exhibits the museum has grown and grown year by year. Now with thousands of exhibits and 26 exhibition areas, around 45 vehicles on display and not forgetting many more exhibits and vehicles currently in storage ready to be displayed .
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Described as an "oasis of peace", the Sheffield Winter Garden boasts tropical plants and a calming atmosphere away from the business of the nearby city. Surrey Street, Turdor Square, Sheffield, S1 2LG
Found on a man made island, Kelham Island Museum is over 900 years old. It has interactive galleries that tell the story of what it was like to live in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution. Kelham Island, Sheffield, S3 8RY
The musuem and gallery on Arundel Gate has now become a cornerstone of Sheffield’s Heart of the City regeneration project and one of the country’s most popular museums.
Pictured are visitors taking in the various paintings on display at the great Sheffield aRT show held at the Millennium Galleries
he Cathedral is Sheffield's oldest building, the ancient heart of a great city, where God has been worshipped for over a thousand years. It has watched Sheffield grow and develop over the centuries. Pictured is 'Angels are Coming' light show event in December.
Meadowhall Shopping Centre - Meadowhall Shopping Centre boasts shopping, restaurants and a cinema. Meadowhall Way, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Weston Park is an award-winning, family-friendly museum where the visitors come first. Discover the real story of Sheffield, from its geological roots to the people, politics and music that shaped the modern city.
Sheffield's largest museum and is housed in a Grade II* listed building and managed by Museums Sheffield.