Four of Sheffield's top event spaces

If you're looking to host an event outside of London, why not head north to Sheffield? The city offers event spaces of various shapes, sizes and styles for hire.

The Chimney House is a Grade II listed building (Image:
The Chimney House is a Grade II listed building (Image:

The Chimney House

Independently owned and run Grade II listed building, The Chimney House is situated on the waterways of Kelham Island in Sheffield. It comprises rooms of varying sizes, which are equipped to host private dining events, birthday parties, weddings, meetings and conferences for up to 70 people.

The venue provides in-house catering, with Yorkshire-style dishes and gastro menus the focus. In a bid to support local producers and independent companies, ingredients are sourced locally wherever possible.

Where: 4 Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY
Contact: 0114 276 7885

The Millennium Gallery

A part of Museums Sheffield, The Millennium Gallery houses the 420sq. metre Cadman Room, which is available for hire for small and large-scale events including private dinners, banquets, conferences and meetings. The venue can accommodate up to 300 seated guests, and it boasts a flexible layout thanks to the presence of interchangeable wall structures.

The space is fully licensed and a catering service is available, along with lighting and staging as well as audio visual/PA equipment.  

Where: Arundel Gate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2PP
Contact: 0114 278 2656

Cutlers’ Hall

Eight rooms within the Grade II Cutlers’ Hall building are available for hire, each of which is individually decorated. These include Hadfield Hall, a space that is suitable for large-scale events given its ability to host up to 400 people for a reception, or 200 for seated dinners.

At the other end of the scale, the Scholey room is perfect for intimate gatherings of between eight and 10 guests, meanwhile the Goodwin room can accommodate up to 50 people.

Where: Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 1HG
Contact: 0114 276 8149

Kelham Island Museum

The museum can accommodate corporate hospitality events of up to 200 guests, with accompanying receptions to start. A range of dining options are available, including canapé and buffet evenings, as well as BBQs in the summer.

Those after a standing event can choose from one of the museum’s many indoor galleries. Event organisers are able to choose their own theme, and the spaces can accommodate stages for live performances, along with dance floors.

Where: Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY
Contact: 0114 272 2106

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