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Sheffield City Hall

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Address: Barkers Pool, Sheffield S1 2HB, England
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+44 114 223 3740

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We only saw the outside with its impressive neo-classical façade and the portico with its amazing painted ceiling, but we are determined that next time we are in Sheffield we will... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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667 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only saw the outside with its impressive neo-classical façade and the portico with its amazing painted ceiling, but we are determined that next time we are in Sheffield we will make a longer visit to see the auditorium itself.

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Newcastle UK
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus and Black Dyke Band here in December 2016. They were great. And the building is a fitting venue. It has a magnificent auditorium and the public corridors and spaces seem much less claustrophobic than many similar halls.

Thank RegHollis
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great venue for seeing artists very well set out seating areas we was right at the top at the back great view fantastic sound.The bar for a drink in the interval is good and not bad priced but can get busy. Been here many times never disappointed.

Thank chasweb
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended the Bootleg Beatles concert here on 16th December 2016,Well organised,great sound in the auditorium and very nice surroundings.Needs more toilets at the interval.

Thank 11albert
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes Beautiful building, you can keep the rest!! Comedy Night, with private buffet before.. I have lost three days of my life in bed with... could be a bug.. but I suspect food poisoning (sickness only, started 3am in the morning) from the most appalling buffet I have ever been presented with. Two types of sausage rolls, individual quiche, fish... More 

Thank Angie R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

we found the access for the upper floors to be good for those with walking difficulties and the seats resonable. viewing and the sound was very good all in all a good place for a concert

Thank derrick h
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visited to go to the theater, for anyone who loves the old theaters this is a great example. We sat in the circle and the view was very good and sound were very good. Before the show we had pre show dining, the meal was served in a very interesting room in the basement of the building. Wood paneling,... More 

Thank Brian440
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, plenty of parking close by. Smooth and easy entrance into this venue, slick ticket checking made it a doddle. Fast service at the busy bar but not cheap £10 got two drinks. Auditorium is spacious with good acoustics and great view of stage from stalls. There are 2 balconies and a really impressive ceiling

Thank fudgefinger
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I attended the City Hall to watch my daughters graduation. The staff onsite were polite and helpful, always a good start. The seating though left a bit to be desired, the condition was excellent but they were small and cramped - quite uncomfortable after sitting for nearly 2 hours. One that always gets to me is car parking! This is... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Located in the centre of Sheffield, the City Hall was the perfect venue for this week's Sheffield Hallam University graduates. Whether your visit is for a graduation or a concert, take time to look up, the ceiling is magnificent. Fantastic acoustics and every seat has a perfect view of the stage. An amazing building - enjoy your visit.

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