Sheffield venues

Sheffield venues


Sheffield City Hall | University of Sheffield | Cutlers' Hall | Sheffield Hallam University | Magna


Sheffield has hundreds of indoor and outdoor venues for staging events of all types and sizes. These include residential venues, historical and unusual settings, sporting, plus academic centres of excellence.


Sheffield City Hall

Sheffield City Hall, Memorial Hall ready for a conference

Sheffield City Hall is a magnificent art-deco classical concert hall, which opened in 1932. The stunning Grade II-listed venue successfully delivers over 700 business and entertainment events annually.

  • The awe-inspiring Oval Hall seats 2,271 delegates theatre-style.
  • The 450 sqm / 4,843 sqft art deco ballroom can seat 228 guests cabaret-style or 500 theatre-style.
  • The 245 sqm / 2,637 sqft grand, yet intimate Memorial Hall seats 430 theatre-style or 50 boardroom-style.
  • Sheffield City Hall underwent a £12.5 million refurbishment in 2005 that saw the building elegantly modernised whilst maintaining its original neo-classical beauty.


Visit the Sheffield City Hall website to find out more


University of Sheffield

Diamond Exterior Sheffield

The University of Sheffield, ranked in the world’s top 100, is the beating heart of the city’s research and expertise, with leading medical and engineering departments.

  • The £81 million Diamond building is the university’s largest ever investment in a single venue.
  • The Diamond houses seven lecture theatres (capacity 400), with ample floor space for exhibitors and networking.
  • The venue also offers a big open space for up to 800 guests - ideal for evening receptions.
  • The University of Sheffield hosts over 1,000 events across university buildings and over 40,000 delegates each year. It provides a customised delegate management service for organisers.


Visit the University of Sheffield website to find out more


Cutlers' Hall

Cutlers Hall, Sheffield - @cutlershall

Cutlers’ Hall is a Grade II-listed conference venue steeped in history and grandeur, in the heart of Sheffield City Centre.

  • Flexible rooms and layouts mean Cutlers’ Hall can host small meetings in the beautiful Hallamshire Suite for eight guests or larger conferences in the Main Hall for up to 500 delegates.
  • It is the headquarters of The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, a trade guild of metalworkers. There’s a selection of old Hallamshire knives on show inside the hall, some of which go back to the Elizabethan era.
  • The Hall’s in-house catering team can accommodate private dining or gala dinners for up to 420 guests.
  • Cutlers’ Hall works with Conference Sheffield to provide discounted rail travel for all attendees travelling from London St Pancras International to Sheffield.


Visit the Cutlers Hall website to find out more


Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is a leading university with 30 essential research centres. The campus is ten minutes from junction 33 of the M1, a two-minute walk from Sheffield train station, and next-door to the city’s bus and tram station.

  • Sheffield Hallam offers a number of large conference rooms and lecture theatres, seating up to 446 delegates, with a variety of breakout, exhibition and banqueting spaces.
  • It has over 500 modern, well-equipped meeting rooms, in a range of shapes and sizes.
  • The University’s Sports Park has some of the best sporting facilities in the region available and a meeting room for up to 50 people.
  • The Heartspace Atrium (200 capacity) caters for exhibitions and social events. While, Hallam Hall or Hallam View (overlooking Hallam Square) are both ideal banqueting venues for up to 80 guests.


Visit the Sheffield Hallam University website to find out more



Magna Event Space, The Big Hall set for Theatre

Housed in a former steel factory and part of the Magna Science Adventure Centre, Magna offers in-house team building, including the world’s highest indoor bungee jump, and giant inflatable equipment.

  • With 24 event spaces, this monumental venue is perfect for big and small events alike.
  • Its Big Hall seats 3,500 guests theatre-style or 800 cabaret-style.
  • Magna offers 400 free onsite parking spaces
  • Whether it is a scrumptious buffet lunch, afternoon fruit boost, or a plated five-course meal for 1,000 guests, the in-house catering team deliver exceptional quality for every event.


Visit the Magna website to find out more


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