Here are ten of the best things happening in Sheffield this weekend

From parties and quizzes, to workshops, tours, and discos, there’s lots of things happening in Sheffield this weekend.

Friday, 10th May 2019, 9:53 am
Updated Friday, 10th May 2019, 11:27 am
Things to do in Sheffield

Get your diary out and get planning!

Winter is coming, sort of. To celebrate the return of everyone’s favourite fantasy epic, The Leadmill invites you to Sheffield’s biggest and best Game Of Thrones Quiz. Do you have what it takes to be crowned King of The North? The quiz kicks off Monday May 13 from 7pm.
How do you play the piano without practising? Is the triangle hard? Why is organ music so boring? Find out this Saturday May 11. This brilliant stand-up comedy show with a difference has been entertaining people across the world for over two decades. Suitable for children aged 12 plus, see Rainer in action at Sheffield Theatres from 4pm.

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Ever fancied abseiling down the side of a building? Well now’s your chance. Enjoy the views across the city from the top of the Owen Building before you abseil down this Sunday May 12, with a fun day of adventure running from 10am to 5pm. Email [email protected] to register your place.
All the fun of a night on the town – but in total silence? That’s madness...right? Not so! Join the last Silent Disco of the term next Tuesday May 14, at The Leadmill. The (quiet) fun starts from 11pm and will run until 3am, with free face painting, a photobooth, inflatables, confetti cannons, and deals.
Join award-winning landscape photographer Fran Halsall for a photography workshop in Padley Gorge this Sunday May 12. This workshop is suitable for beginners and enthusiasts alike. There will be plenty of time to ask questions on this three-mile circular walk. Meet at Grindleford Station Cafe before 10am.
Join Open Up Sheffield as over 100 artists and makers open their studio doors to the public this Saturday, to chat about their work and share their processes. Some artists even have tea and biscuits on offer! Explore all the artists and makers taking part in the open day, from 11am to 5pm, and plan your visits at
The Artisan Tour takes place this Saturday May 11 and includes visits to a variety of Artisan producers. Head to Kelham Island to meet the people behind the businesses, gain insight into the intricate detail of production, and sample the finest quality food and drinks on this walking tour from 10am.
Sheffield’s Lord Mayor is getting ready to finish out his incredible year with a big leaving party. The Plug is the only place to be this weekend, as the party kicks off at 8pm on Saturday. Everyone is welcome, with all profits from the night going to the Lord Mayor’s charities.
Sheffield is being turned into an interactive Cluedo board for the day this Saturday May 11, from 10am to 5pm. Events company CluedUpp is bringing its latest detective adventure ‘Sneaky Finders’ to the city, inspired by the popular TV Show ‘Peaky Blinders.’ Visit​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ for details.
mFancy learning some brand new skills? Visit the Sheffield shopping centre this Thurday May 10 to learn how to make bath bombs at a LUSH workshop, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Visit to book.