EVENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
OUR MAIN VENUES
Most of the events listed on the What's On pages take place at venues on the central campus. Information on our most popular venues is given below. If you need to refer to a campus map you can download one on the right.
FIRTH HALL, FIRTH COURT
Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN (No.105 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Firth Hall is the venue for many of our concerts, lectures, open days and exhibitions as well as weddings and formal dinners and it is located in Firth Court, the old red brick building on Western Bank.
THE OCTAGON CENTRE
Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TQ (No.118 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 8888
Situated at the heart of the campus, the Octagon Centre has an international reputation as a multi-purpose conference and music venue. It is also suitable for exhibitions and large scale lectures.
THE DRAMA STUDIO
Shearwood Road, Sheffield S10 2TD (No.74 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 0200
A first class 200 seat theatre housed in the former Glossop Road Baptist Church. Each year over 40 productions are staged at the Drama Studio and it has the most varied and busy programme of drama, dance, opera and music in the city.
ICOSS - INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTRE FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCE
219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP (No 197 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 22 28340
As one of the University's best meeting spaces, ICOSS plays host to a wide range of events including conferences, seminars and exhibitions.
HUMANITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HRI)
34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY (No.195 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Tel: 0114 222 9890
The imaginatively designed Conference and Seminar Rooms in the Douglas Knoop Centre are a unique blend of the old and new.
JESSOP WEST EXHIBITION SPACE
34 Gell Street, S3 7QY (No.184 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
The Jessop West Exhibition Space is a flexible space that can be used for both teaching and special events such as conferences, open days and exhibitions. It has a maximum capacity of 170.
It is located on the ground floor of Jessop West and has its own dedicated entrance from the Plaza off Leavygreave Road. Please note that it is not possible to access the space from the main Jessop West building.
The space can be booked through the Arts and Humanities Faculty Office (not through central Rooms and Parking) by filling in the Exhibition Space Booking form (see download link on the right) and emailing it to
MAPPIN HALL, SIR FREDERICK MAPPIN BUILDING
Mappin Street, S1 3JD (No.170 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
Located in the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Now home to the departments within the Faculty of Engineering, the Sir Frederick Mappin building was one of the University of Sheffield's first buildings. Its grand facade and intricate decorative iron and stone work have brought it deserved recognition in the form of Grade II listing.
RICHARD ROBERTS AUDITORIUM
Brook Hill, S3 7HF (No.117 on the Campus Map - link on the right)
A 300-seat auditorium adjoining the Dainton (Chemistry) building just off Brook Hill Roundabout. As well as academic use, this theatre is a popular venue for public lectures.
UNION OF STUDENTS AUDITORIUM
Western Bank, S10 2TG (No.120 on the campus map - link on the right)
A 390-seat auditorium, suitable for meetings, lectures and film shows. Facilities include a Projector room, a large screen, lectern and stage.
The Auditorium is part of the Union of Students, but is quite frequently used by the University for public lectures.
WESTERN BANK LIBRARY EXHIBITION GALLERY
Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN
Thanks to a generous grant from the Wolfson Foundation, a major bequest from a former graduate and many smaller donations to the University's Alumni Foundation, this attractive space has been restored to the condition it was in when the Grade II listed building opened in 1959, and upgraded with 21st century systems.
•Monday to Thursday from 9am to 7pm
•Friday 10am to 7pm
•Saturday 12pm until 6pm (excluding holidays)
Find out about the latest exhibitions on show by visiting http://www.shef.ac.uk/library/exhibition