Festive markets, live performances and entertainment 🎄

Sheffield city centre is well and truly ready to embrace 'the most wonderful time of the year.'

This guide will help you to discover the sights and revel in the sounds of the city centre this Christmas, featuring a wide range of craft fairs and markets, shows and live performances that will help get you into the Christmas spirit in preparation for the big day itself. 

This guide was last updated on Sunday 19 November. All information correct at time of writing.

Please note: where events are ticketed, tickets were available at the time of publication. 

For craft fairs, markets, pantos, films and theatre keep reading or click the link to take you straight to the section you want to know more about. 

🎨 Craft fairs, markets and workshops 
🎭 All the fun of the theatre  
🎶 Music and concerts
🎞️ Christmas on the big screen (updated 7 December)
🎤 Christmas comedy

Click ✨ for further information and to book tickets (where applicable). 

🎨 Craft fairs, markets and workshops 

Craft fairs, independent markets and workshops provide the perfect place to pick out truly special, unique gifts or to even make something that you can gift.

Handmade for Christmas 2023 🧵

📅 Saturday 21 October to Sunday 24 December

📍 Millennium Gallery

🎟️ Free entry

Find inspirational gift ideas from over 40 of the region’s most talented artists, designers, and craftspeople providing a wide-range of must-have homeware, screen-printed textiles, hand-blown glass, accessories, jewellery, ceramics and more.

As well as supporting home-grown creative talent, every purchase in Handmade for Christmas raises vital funds which help keep museums and galleries free and open for everyone to enjoy.

Keely Traae, 3D printed vases 📸 © Grace Marshall

✨ Handmade for Christmas - Sheffield Museums Trust

Hand-Coloured Lino Print Workshop 🎁

📅 Saturday 4 November

Create and print a winter scene with lino and hand-colour to make the ideal Christmas gift or art for your wall.

You will design, print and hand colour a number of Lino prints which you will take home with you. Please note: this workshop is only suitable for those who have had some previous experience of making a Lino print.

All materials will be provided.

📍 The Art House

⏳ 10am - 4:30pm

🎟️ £75

📸 The Art House

 Browse Classes | The Art House (arthousesheffield.co.uk)

Sheffield Printmakers Pop Up Shop 🖼️

📅 Monday 6 to Sunday 12 November

A wide range of framed prints, unframed prints and other printed items on sale.

📍 Winter Garden

⏳ 10am - 5pm Monday 6 to Saturday 11 November
⏳ 10am - 4pm Sunday 12 November

🎟️ Free entry

Welcome - Sheffield Printmakers

Sheffield Print Fair 🖼️

📅 Saturday 11 November

Returning for their 10th year with another 'celebration of all things print'. 

Celebrate the finest printmaking artists in Sheffield - and beyond - with shopping stalls, print demonstrations and kids’ print workshops throughout the day.

📍 Millennium Gallery

⏳ 10:30am - 4:30pm

🎟️ £1 entry (suggested donation)

🌟 The first 50 people through the door will receive a free 'Sheffield Print Fair' tote bag.

📸 Sheffield Print Fair

Sheffield Print Fair - 2023 - Sheffield Museums Trust

Sheffield Christmas Market 🎄

📅 Open daily from Thursday 16 November to Sunday 24 December

Sheffield Christmas Market is back, celebrating Sheffield's great independent traders, with over 80% based locally 👏

This year's market will feature over 50 log cabins, spread along Town Hall Square, the Peace Gardens and on The Moor.

The market will also feature three Alpine Bars 🍻

Endless Love Creative Winter Makers Market 🧵

📅 Saturday 18 November

Explore a diverse and considered collection of work including ceramics, jewellery, textiles, print, illustration and homeware.

Tickets available in advance via eventbrite

📍 Showroom Workstation

⏳ 10am - 4pm

🎟️ Entry £2 / Free for 16 and under / Dogs welcome 

📸 Endless Love Creative

 Makers Market in Sheffield

Christmas Craft & Flea 🧵

📅 Saturday 18 November

Browse stalls of handcrafted, artisan, vintage and independently made items that cater to all tastes.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

⏳ 11am - 5pm

🎟️ £2.50 / Under 12’s free (no need for a ticket)

📸 Craft & Flea

 Sheffield's Christmas Craft & Flea Tickets, Sat 18 Nov 2023 at 11:00 | Eventbrite

Pollen 🌻

📅 Sunday 19 November

Sheffield's very own 'Inner-City Flower Market', a monthly celebration of all things botanical.

Featuring a wide range of home and garden plants, fresh and dried florals, locally produced crafts, award-winning street food and much, much more. Guaranteed to be a fun-filled, family day out 🌼

📍 Grey to Green, Castlegate

⏳ 10am - 4pm

💡 November's Pollen will be even more special as their neighbours Yorkshire Artspace will be hosting their Open Studios event over the same weekend. Free tickets available here.

📸 Pollen

Pollen. Inner-City Flower Market — Grey To Green, Sheffield (pollenmarket.co.uk)

Pitcher & Piano Sheffield Festive Market 🥂

📅 Sunday 19 November

Join Pitcher & Piano for an afternoon of 'sipping and shopping, with market stalls from some of Sheffield's best independent businesses'. 

📍 Pitcher & Piano

⏳ 12 - 4pm

📸 Pitcher & Piano

✨ P&P Festive Market | Facebook

Wreath Making: Dried Flowers with Debbie Bryan 🎀

📅 Sunday 26 November

Create your own beautiful dried and preserved flower seasonal wreath. 

Choose your favourite florals, greenery and festive adornments and create your unique colourful arrangements to bind to your vine wreath. Workshop includes all materials, plus tea or coffee and cake.

📍 Millennium Gallery

⏳ 1pm - 3pm

🎟️ £65 - booking is essential

📸 Debbie Bryan

✨ Wreath Making: Dried Flowers with Debbie Bryan - Sheffield Museums Trust

Baubles and Lunch 🎄

📅 Sunday 26 November

Give your Christmas decorations a personal touch this year, at The Furnace's Baubles and Brunch event.

Enjoy your choice of a brunch dish whilst you get creative painting your own festive design on a Christmas bauble, ready to hang on your tree throughout the festive season or gift to a friend.

📍 The Furnace

⏳ 11am - 2pm

🎟️ £20

📸 The Furnace

✨ Baubles and Brunch | City Centre, Sheffield Christmas Themed Reviews | DesignMyNight

Sip & Wreath Making Workshop 🎀

📅 Thursday 30 November

Sip away whilst you make the perfect Christmas wreath at Pitcher & Piano. Workshop hosted by the lovely Bloomcore florists.

📍 Pitcher & Piano

⏳ 7pm

📸 Pitcher & Piano

✨ (8) Sip & Wreath Making Workshop | Facebook

Baubles and Lunch 🎄

📅 Friday 1 December

Give your Christmas decorations a personal touch this year, at The Botanist's Baubles and Brunch event.

Enjoy your choice of lunch dish whilst you get creative painting your own festive design on a Christmas bauble, ready to hang on your tree throughout the festive season or gift to a friend.

📍 The Botanist

⏳ 12pm - 2pm

🎟️ £20

📸 The Botanist

✨ Baubles & Lunch | Sheffield Food & Drink Reviews | DesignMyNight

Handmade Makers Market 🎁

📅 Saturday 2 December

Head to Orchard Square on Saturday 2 December for their fabulous Handmade Makers Market. They'll be showcasing a 'fabulous line-up of creative talent from across the city', providing an ideal opportunity for picking up a really special Christmas gift...or two!

📍 Orchard Square

⏳ 12pm - 4pm

📸 Orchard Square

Mixed Media Christmas Decorations 🎁

📅 Saturday 2 December

Perfect for the Christmas tree or as a beautiful gift to a loved one. 

Using a mix of materials these decorations are both beautiful and fun to make and they'll look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree. You can even personalise them for your friends and family 🎁

📍 The Art House

⏳ 10am - 12:30pm

🎟️ £35

📸 The Art House

✨ Browse Classes | The Art House (arthousesheffield.co.uk)

Wreath Making Class 🎀

📅 Sunday 3 December

Join The Furnace for a festive Christmas wreath making workshop with Monica F Hewitt Florists.

You will be given a full demonstration on how to make a lovely wreath then you'll be able to get creative and make your own to take home!

Tasty treats and refreshments will be provided throughout the class.

📍 The Furnace

⏳ 6pm - 9pm

🎟️ £40

📸 The Furnace

✨ Wreath Making Class | City Centre, Sheffield Christmas Themed Reviews | DesignMyNight

Wreath Making Class 🎀

📅 Thursday 7 December

Join the lovely team at The Botanist for a festive Christmas wreath making workshop.

In partnership with a local florist, you’ll get everything you need to create your perfect handmade decoration, ready to hang in your home throughout the festive season.

Alongside the workshop, every guest will enjoy a selection of bar nibbles and either a glass of wine or a bottle of Peroni Red.

📍 The Botanist

⏳ 4pm - 6pm

🎟️ £40

📸 The Botanist

 Wreath Making | Sheffield Christmas Themed Reviews | DesignMyNight

Lino Printing Xmas Cards, Gift Tags & Wrapping Paper ✂️

📅 Friday 8 December


Perfect for the Christmas tree or as a beautiful gift to a loved one.

Using a mix of materials these decorations are both beautiful and fun to make and they'll look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree. You can even personalise them for your friends and family 🎁

📍 The Art House

⏳ 6pm - 8:30pm

🎟️ £25

📸 The Art House

 Browse Classes | The Art House (arthousesheffield.co.uk)

🎭 All the fun of the Theatre

Sheffield city centre is home to some fantastic theatre, providing great entertainment and joy for all ages. And it's not all about our 'jewel in the Crown' Sheffield Theatres this year, although they do feature quite heavily...as you would expect! 

💡 You can check out the full Sheffield Theatres' Christmas season - and gift guide - on their website: What's On this Christmas at Sheffield Theatres | Sheffield Theatres.

📸 Sheffield Theatres

Stick Man 🎭

📅 Thursday 23 to Saturday 25 November

Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man is back in town!

What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire!

How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree?

📍 Lyceum Theatre

🎟️ £17 / Concessions available

Stick Man | Sheffield Theatres

Communicating Doors 🎭

📅 Wednesday 29 November to Saturday 2 December

The Denys Edwards Players present Communicating Doors, a 'fantastical, time-travelling comedy thriller spanning three time zones, each twenty years apart'.

📍 Library Theatre

7:30pm Wednesday to Saturday
 2:30pm matinee on Saturday

🎟️ £12 / £10 (concessions)

📸 Denys Edwards Players

 Communicating Doors | denysedwardsplayers

A Christmas Carol 🎭

📅 Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company and celebrate the festive season with the 'most heart-warming production to melt the hearts of even the sternest Scrooge'.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

7:30pm - 10pm (Doors open 6:30pm)

🎟️ Adults £21.45 / Children (5-16 / NUS) £13.20 - booking fees apply

📸 Chapterhouse Theatre Company

 Thursday 30 November - performance details and tickets

Friday 1 December - performance details and tickets

The Nutcracking Christmas Panto 🎭

📅 Friday 8 December to Sunday 10 December

A magical family panto created specially to bring the magic of Christmas into your hearts. Adventure, fun, and lots of treats. You can even dress up in your favourite panto / Christmas costumes...if you want to!

📍 Library Theatre

7pm Friday and Saturday
2pm Saturday and Sunday

🎟️ £10 / £7.50 (concessions) - booking fees apply

📸 Footsteps Theatre Ltd

 FootstepsTheatre LTD event tickets from TicketSource.

Beauty and the Beast 🎭

📅 Friday 8 December to Sunday 7 January

This fairy-tale extravaganza promises to be full of hilarious comedy, lavish sets, fantastic music, beautiful costumes, magic and mayhem!

Starring Duncan James (Blue) as Danton and Jennie Dale (CBeebies' Swashbuckle) as Fairy, joining legendary Dame Damian Williams who will be playing Madame Bellie Fillop. 

📍 Lyceum Theatre

🎟️ From £15

📸 The Lyceum

✨ Beauty and the Beast (Lyceum Panto 2023) | Sheffield Theatres

White Christmas 🎭

📅 Saturday 9 December to Saturday 13 January

Former soldiers turned successful showbiz duo Bob and Phil are on the lookout for a new act. On meeting singing sisters Betty and Judy they are immediately smitten. When the four wind up performing a gig together at a remote Vermont ski resort, they discover that the hotel is owned by the boys’ old army commander. But the place is on the verge of bankruptcy thanks to an unseasonal lack of snow.

Can the talented foursome transform the lodge’s fortunes in time for Christmas? And will the snow start to fall?

📍 Crucible Theatre

🎟️ From £15

📸 Sheffield Theatres

✨ White Christmas | Sheffield Theatres

A Town Called Christmas 🎭

📅 Friday 15 December to Saturday 30 December

A brand-new show for adventurers aged 3+ and their grown-ups. 

Clementine dreams of a place where gingerbread houses glow under twinkling fairy-lights, and chocolate coins are currency. Where the streets are filled with snow-ball fights, and laughter hangs like baubles in the air! The happiest place on Earth.

Or at least it used to be…

Brought to you by Gala Durham and Wrongsemble.

📍 Playhouse

🎟️ £14 / £12 (concessions)

📸 Sheffield Theatres

 A Town Called Christmas | Sheffield Theatres

Manor Operatic Society presents Robin Hood 🎭

📅 Wednesday 27 December to Sunday 7 January

Follow Robin Hood and his hilarious band of Merry Men on a magical adventure through Sherwood Forest.

This brand new script is packed to the brim with laughter, amazing music, spectacular special effects and dazzling dancing; plus Manor’s iconic dough throwing, bucket game and Tiddly Winky Woo.

This promises to be their most spectacular panto ever!

📍 Sheffield City Hall

🎟️ From £10 / £8 (concessions)

📸 Sheffield City Hall

 M.O.S event tickets from TicketSource.

🎶 Music

The lead up to Christmas is always a magical time of year for live music, whatever your tastes.  

Brigantes Orchestra: 1001 🎶

📅 Saturday 2 December

Rimsky-Korsakov's iconic score based on tales of 'One Thousand and One Nights' from Sheffield's Professional Symphony Orchestra.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral


🎟️ £22 / Free for 16 and under


Sophie Ellis-Bextor's Christmas Kitchen Disco 🎶

📅 Sunday 3 December

Following on from the huge success of her 2022 Kitchen Disco Tour, Sophie Ellis-Bextor is back with a very special Christmas Kitchen Disco tour for 2023.

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ From £35.95

📸 Sheffield City Hall

Sophie Ellis Bextor | Sheffield City Hall | Sunday 3rd December 2023

Leona Lewis: Christmas with Love 2023 🎶

📅 Wednesday 6 December

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ From £30 (plus fees)

Leona’s evening of Christmas Classics and Greatest Hits follows the release of Christmas, With Love Always, the special repackaged release of her 2013 studio album Christmas, With Love.

Performance rescheduled from Wednesday 14 December 2022.

📸 Sheffield City Hall

Leona Lewis: Christmas With Love 2023 | Sheffield City Hall | Wednesday 06 December 2023

Christmas Praise in the City 🎶

📅 Thursday 7 December

An unforgettable evening of festive joy.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Sing along with heartwarming carols, listen to the Salvation Army brassband, hear an uplifiting message and soak up the Christmas atmosphere.

By Cliff College, Victoria Hall, The Foundry and Sheffield Methodist Circuit.

📍 Victoria Hall

7pm - 8:30pm

🎟️ Free

📸 Cliff College

 Christmas Praise in the City Tickets, Thu 7 Dec 2023 at 19:00 | Eventbrite

Archer Project Carol Service 🎶

📅 Friday 8 December

Support the Archer Project by taking part in their annual carol service. 

Sheffield Cathedral would like to invite you and your friends, families and colleagues to the Archer Project's annual carol service. 

Soup and bread will be served after the service and - as ever - any donations will be gratefully received.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

 12:30pm - 1:30pm

🎟️ Free. Tickets not required

📸 Sheffield Cathedral

✨ Archer Project Carol Service — Sheffield Cathedral

Fairytale of New York: Coming home for Christmas 🎶

📅 Friday 8 December

Direct from the West End and after two sell out tours, the ultimate feel good Irish-inspired Christmas show is back with an even bigger production for 2023. 

From the producers of Seven Drunken Nights -The Story of The Dubliners. 

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ £31.95

📸 Sheffield City Hall

✨ Fairytale of New York | Sheffield City Hall | Friday 8th December 2023

St Luke's Christmas Service 🎶

📅 Saturday 9 December

Join St Luke’s Chaplain Mike Reeder for a special Service of Celebration and Remembrance at Christmas. 

The service will be a chance to reflect on the past years and remember loved ones with some special readings and, of course, favourite Christmas music.

Taking part in the service will be the Choir of Abbey Lane Primary School, Stannington Brass Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

 2pm - 3pm

🎟️ Free to attend but please let St Luke's know you will be attending: Service of Remembrance - Event Booking (stlukeshospice.org.uk)

📸 Sheffield Cathedral

St Luke's Christmas Service — Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Music Hub: Christmas Extravaganza 🎶

📅 Monday 11 December

The students of Sheffield Music Hub are here to get everyone in the festive spirit with their Christmas concerts!

Look out for fantastic performances from the combined choirs, the award winning senior orchestra and combined wind bands. The performance will end with carols at end for the audience to join in with for a fabulous Christmas concert.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

 6pm - 8:45pm

🎟️ Visit Sheffield Music Hub: Christmas Extravaganza — Sheffield Cathedral for ticket details

Silent Disco 🎧

📅 Tuesday 12 December

The much-loved Leadmill Silent Disco makes a festive reappearance for 2023 🎧

Take your pick of three channels of music, including indie bangers, chart-topping hits, and rock anthems.

But that's not all! In the true spirit of Christmas, each channel will sprinkle in more than generous servings of timeless festive classics.

The Leadmill guarantee 'tinsel overload and Christmas hats galore' 🎶

📍 The Leadmill

From 11pm

🎟️ £6

📸 The Leadmill

🎟️ Visit Silent Disco | The Leadmill for ticket details

Kate Rusby 🎶

📅 Thursday 14 December  

Kate Rusby celebrates turning 50 in 2023 with a brand new Christmas album and ‘Established 1973’ Christmas Tour full of warmth, sparkles and festive music.

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ Adult £37.95 / Under 16s £24.50

Kate Rusby

 Kate Rusby | Sheffield City Hall | Thursday 14 December 2023

Everly Pregnant Brothers: Christmas Special 🎸

📅 Friday 15 December

Moved from the O2 Academy to The Octagon

Formed after a drunken dare by Pete McKee and Richard Bailey in 2009.

The success of the dare prompted the pair to draught in a bunch of disparate chaps who had three things in common, the love of beer, ukuleles and having a laugh.

Back for another of their much-loved Christmas specials.

📍 The Octagon


🎟️ From £26.90

Everly Pregnant Brothers

 Everly Pregnant Brothers: Christmas Special Tickets | O2 Academy Sheffield (academymusicgroup.com)

Vivaldi Four Seasons at Christmas 🎻

📅 Friday 15 December

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta return to Sheffield Cathedral for their performance of Vivaldi’s timeless classic.

Featuring some of the UK's most exceptional performers, The Piccadilly Sinfonietta will treat you to a feast of classical masterpieces in the beautiful surroundings of a candlelit Cathedral.

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

7:30pm - 9:30pm

🎟️ Tickets available from £19 + booking fee: Vivaldi Four Seasons at Christmas at Sheffield Cathedral event tickets from TicketSource

📸 Sheffield Cathedral

✨ Vivaldi Four Seasons at Christmas — Sheffield Cathedral

Ellie Sax 🎷

📅 Friday 15 December

Get ready to dance the night away with Ellie Sax 🎷

Join Network Sheffield for Ellie Sax's Dance Anthems Night, featuring the hottest Ibiza dance classics and Ellie's unique saxophone style. As the Christmas countdown begins, this is the perfect way to celebrate with your crew before Santa comes to town!

📍 Network


🎟️ From £20 + booking fee

📸 Ellie Sax

✨ Ellie Sax at Network, Sheffield on 15th Dec | Fatsoma

Christmas Carol Concert 🎶 

📅 Saturday 16 December

The Black Dyke Band is back in this wonderful seasonal celebration, joined by Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus.

With carols for the choir, favourites for the band and singalongs for the audience, radio and TV presenter Petroc Trelawny will help set your Christmas festivities off with a bang!

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ From £22.50

📸 Sheffield City Hall

✨ Black Dyke Band (sheffieldcityhall.co.uk)

Atomic 80s Xmas Quake 🎶 

📅 Saturday 16 December

Back by popular demand – Atomic – The 80’s Party Band. Get ready to backcomb your hair and dust off your pink leg warmers.

📍 Sheffield City Hall


🎟️ £16

📸 Sheffield City Hall

✨ Atomic 80s | Sheffield City Hall | Saturday 16th December 2023

Joe Carnall Jnr & Friends XIII 🎶

📅 Friday 22 and Saturday 23 December

What started out as Joe and his acoustic guitar way back in 2010, has now evolved into a riotous celebration of live music...and Christmas! Over the years, the Milburn frontman has built somewhat of a reputation for huge singalongs alongside some very special guests.

📍 Network Sheffield


🎟️ From £13.50 + booking fee

Joe Carnall Jnr - Acoustic | Network 2 at Network, Sheffield on 22nd Dec | Fatsoma

Handel's Messiah at Christmas by Candlelight 🕯️

📅 Friday 22 December

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta ill perform an exceptional selection from Handel’s masterpiece, The Messiah.

Brought to you by the phenomenal musicians of The Piccadilly Sinfonietta accompanying some of the most accomplished and talented singers in the UK today. The festive programme will include some of Bach's finest violin concertos and his much loved Air on a G String

📍 Sheffield Cathedral

7:30pm - 9:30pm

🎟️ Tickets available from £19 + booking fee: Handel’s Messiah (Highlights) at Christmas by Candlelight at Sheffield Cathedral event tickets from TicketSource

📸 Sheffield Cathedral

✨ Handel's Messiah at Christmas by Candlelight — Sheffield Cathedral

Day Fever 🎶

📅 Saturday 23 December 


Reverend & The Makers, Vicky McClure, Jonny Owen and friends have teamed up to launch a day-time party in Sheffield’s iconic City Hall Ballroom on 23rd December 2023

With DJ sets from Vicky McClure, Jon McClure (are they related?) and Sheffield’s own Pete McKee (who’s also in charge of the artwork) it’s 'a day of musical delights with you, the punters, at it’s heart'. No nob-twiddling, no naval gazing, just the biggest records to sing along and lose yourself to on a Saturday afternoon...the last Saturday afternoon before Christmas 🎄

📍 Sheffield City Hall

 2pm - 8pm

🎟️ £13 

⚠️ Age restriction 30+

📸 Day Fever

 DAY FEVER! | Sheffield City Hall | Saturday 23rd December 2023


🎞️ Christmas on the big screen

Whether it's catching this season's latest big release at one of our four fantastic city centre cinemas, or heading for a screening of a Christmas classic accompanied by a live orchestra, Sheffield city centre has you covered this year. 

Christmas classics and this year's big releases 🎞️

Alongside all the new releases this year, there will be some much-loved Christmas classics. 

Sheffield's city centre cinema scene caters for all tastes. Visit each cinema's website for the very latest news on their full festive screening programme. For now, here are a few festive highlights.  

🎬 Curzon Sheffield on George Street have a few special screenings this year to help you get into the full, festive spirit including: The Holiday (16 December) and It's A Wonderful Life (24 December) 👼

📸 Curzon

🎬 The Light Cinema Sheffield on The Moor has lined up another packed programme of Christmas classics to look forward to including: Elf (20th Anniversary), Spirited (including a Spirited Sing-A-Long on 20 December), Home Alone and Die Hard (35th Anniversary) and, before you say anything, 'yes it is!' 🧐

📸 Light Cinema Sheffield

🎬 At the ODEON Luxe on Arundel Gate, they've got special screenings of seasonal favourites including: The Snowman and the Snowdog (9 and 10 December), Gremlins (11 December) and Santa Claus The Movie (9, 10, 18 and 19 December). 

📸 ODEON Luxe

🎬 And over at the Showroom Cinema on Paternoster Row, their Family Time screenings - with tickets at £5 for all ages, and a relaxed, accessible atmosphere (including subtitles and low-level lighting) - includes: ElfThe Nightmare Before Christmas, Arthur Christmas and The Muppets Christmas Carol. View the full festive line-up at Christmas & New Year at Showroom Cinema - Showroom Workstation - Sheffield.

And, if you need some inspiration for your next must-see Christmas film, take a look at this specially curated list: Curzon - 20 Best Classic Christmas Movies To Watch featuring The Holiday, Love Actually and The Muppet Christmas Carol.

🎬 Kids Christmas screenings at Sheffield Plate

📅 Sundays in December

Looking for festive activities to keep the kids occupied? Sheffield Plate have got you covered! 

They will be hosting their new Kids Movie Mornings, starting Sunday 9 December. Drop them a message to book a spot, or you can turn up on the day. It's free entry for kids and adults.

📍 Sheffield Plate, Orchard Square



📸 Sheffield Plate

🎬 Kids Cinema screenings at Sheffield Plate

📅 Sunday 17 December - The Grinch

Take your family down to Kommune on Sundays for a movie screening (1pm) and enjoy a doughnut from Project D. It's first come first served for comfy sofa seats!

Order your food and drinks from the vendors and get them brought to you in the cinema room (it's the private event space through the double doors opposite Hop Hideout).

📍 Kommune, Angel Street



📸 Kommune

🎬 Something for the Grown Ups

📅 Monday 18 December

The Old Shoe is hosting a special screening of the 1987 meme-spawning low-budget American holiday horror sequel Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2

Doors open at 6pm with the film screening shortly after 7pm. Those who make it through the entire 88-minute runtime will be rewarded with the opportunity to continue drinking!

📍 The Old Shoe in Orchard Square

7pm - 9pm

🎟️ £5

Tickets available here: Buy tickets – Xmas Movie Screening: Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987) – The Old Shoe, Mon 18 Dec 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (tickettailor.com)

📸 The Old Shoe

Finally, we've picked out just three of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2023 that are landing across the city centre's cinema screens for your festive viewing pleasure 👀

The Marvels 🦸🦸🦸

📅 Released Friday 10 November

Captain Marvel has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. But unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Jersey City super-fan, Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel, and Carol’s estranged niece, now S.A.B.E.R. astronaut Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team-up and learn to work in concert to save the universe as “The Marvels.”

The Marvels | Official Website | 10 November 2023 (themarvelsmovie.co.uk)

Wish 🌟

📅 Released Friday 24 November

Wish is an all-new Walt Disney Animation Studios’ musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force — a little ball of boundless energy called Star.

Wish | Official Website | 24 November 2023 (wishmovie.co.uk)

Wonka 🍫

📅 Released Friday 8 December

Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wonka tells the wondrous story of how the world's greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

✨ https://www.warnerbros.co.uk/movies/wonka

The Holiday in Concert 🎞️

📅 Tuesday 28 November


📍 Sheffield City Hall

The beloved Christmas film, The Holiday, presented live in concert.

Featuring its magical musical score performed live to the film by a full concert orchestra. 

A Senbla presentation.

📸 Sheffield City Hall

The Holiday in Concert | Sheffield City Hall | Tuesday 28th November 2023

Love Actually in Concert 🎞️

📅 Monday 4 December

A full, live orchestra will perform Craig Armstrong’s evocative score, with the film being projected onto a huge screen. Armstrong is one of the UK’s most recognised film composers. 

A Senbla presentation.

📍 Sheffield City Hall


📸 Sheffield City Hall

Love Actually in Concert | Sheffield City Hall | Monday 4th December 2023

The Muppet Christmas Carol 🎞️

📅 Tuesday 5 December

Disney’s much loved 1992 musical comedy, The Muppet Christmas Carol, presented live in concert, featuring its music score performed live to the film.

A Senbla presentation.

📍 Sheffield City Hall


📸 Sheffield City Hall

The Muppet Christmas Carol | Sheffield City Hall | Tuesday 5th December 2023

🎤 Comedy

Our pick of the best live comedy this festive season. 

Comedy at Sheffield City Hall 🎤

📅 Throughout November and December

There's bucket loads of live comedy on offer at Sheffield City Hall this year, including: 
🎤 Last Laugh Comedy Club - every Friday and Saturday with extra shows on Thursday 14 December , Thursday 21 December and Sunday 31 December
🎤 Eddie Izzard - The Remix - Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November
🎤 John Robbins - Howl - Thursday 23 November
🎤 Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny 2.0 - Saturday 2 December
🎤 Dave Gorman - Powerpoint to the People - Sunday 10 December
🎤 Lucy Beaumont - The Trouble and Strife - Sunday 10 December

📍 Sheffield City Hall

📸 Sheffield City Hall

✨ For full listings visit the Sheffield City Hall website. 

The Leadmill Comedy Club 🎤

📅 Wednesday 6 December

The Leadmill Comedy Club is back for a night of top quality stand-up, starring four of the UK’s finest up-and-coming comedians. So whether it’s date night or you just fancy a night full of laughs, get yourselves down to The Leadmill's monthly Comedy Club.

📍 The Leadmill

🎟️ £7

📸 The Leadmill

✨ The Leadmill Comedy Club | The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK

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