2018 Venue Information

Abbeydale Picture House

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387 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, S7 1FS
Walk: 32 minutes from Novotel Delegate Centre
Bike: 10 minutes from Novotel Delegate Centre
Bus: 18 minutes from Novotel Delegate Centre
Taxi: 8 minutes from Novotel Delegate Centre


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible (via separate entrance behind Picture House Social) in main auditorium only
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in unisex toilets)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+ (in front row)

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: 1 disabled bay in car park


Opened by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield on 20 December 1920, this former cinema was the largest and most luxurious cinema in Sheffield, often referred to as the "Picture Palace" because of the intricate design and decorations. The cinema closed on 5 July 1975 and in 1989 was given a Grade II listing by English Heritage.

Please note there is no heating in the building.


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Crucible Theatre

Crucible Adelphi

Netflix Crucible Studio


55 Norfolk Street, Tudor Square, Sheffield S1 1DA


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in some female and unisex toilets)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Cloakroom
  • Elevator
  • Hearing Loops/Infrared System available for all sessions
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 6 (Adelphi), 10+ (Netflix Studio)

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Norfolk Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Sheffield’s renowned production theatre, the Crucible is part of Sheffield Theatres, the largest theatre complex outside of London. As well as theatrical performances, it hosts the most prestigious event in professional snooker, the World Championship, and of course some of Doc/Fest’s best talks!


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Curzon Cinema

Curzon Cinema 1

Curzon Cinema 2

Curzon Rooftop


16 George Street, Sheffield S1 2PF


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator
  • Headphones and Hearing Loops available for all screenings
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 2 (Cinema 1), 2 (Cinema 2), 10+ (Rooftop)

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Mulberry Street and Norfolk Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


The Curzon is known for exhibiting independent and world cinema from around the globe as well as live opera, ballet and theatre broadcasts streamed direct to its screens. This Grade II listed building is a stunning conversion of an 18th century bank.


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Cutlers’ Hall

Cutlers’ Hall - Main Hall

Cutlers’ Hall - Drawing Room

Cutlers’ Hall - Reception Room

Cutlers’ Hall - Hadfield Hall

Sky Arts Lounge at Cutlers’ Hall


Church St, Sheffield S1 1HG


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Recycling bins in public areas
  • Cloakroom
  • Elevator
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: St James Street (Beside Sheffield Cathedral)


Cutlers' Hall is a Grade II listed building that is the headquarters of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire. Built in 1832, the building now also houses many of the grandest events in the city, including Doc/Fest’s Marketplace.


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DINA


32A-34 Cambridge St, Sheffield S1 4HP


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Two disabled bays on Cambridge Street


DINA is an independent venue in the centre of Sheffield. A not for profit social enterprise, DINA has featured in national and regional publications, since opening in 2016, garnering a reputation for progressive programming.


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Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square

Exchange/Dome

Exchange/DOUBLETHINK

Exchange/Portal


Tudor Square, Sheffield, S1 2LA


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Surrey Street and Norfolk Street


Tudor Square is home to the largest concentration of theatres in the UK outside of London and one of the busiest spots during the Festival as it’s also the site of Doc/Fest Exchange.


Foundry & Fusion (University of Sheffield)


Sheffield University Students' Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Brittian Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Foundry Sheffield is a 3-room live music and club night venue at Sheffield Students' Union.


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Industry Co-Work Space

Doc/Player Lounge


121 Eyre St, Sheffield, S1 4QW


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Unisex toilets
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Recycling bins in public areas
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

Blue Badge Parking: Newton Lane and Matilda Street


Industry Co-Work Space offers coworking and shared office spaces in the heart of Sheffield. The venue runs their own coffee shop and will be hosting the festival's Doc/Player Lounge this year.


ITV Town Hall

ITV Town Hall - Reception Room A

ITV Town Hall - Reception Room B

ITV Town Hall - Committee Room


Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HH


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator

Wheelchair capacity: 10+ (Reception Rooms), 5 (Committee Rooms)

Water: Public supply of water available

Blue Badge Parking: Pinstone Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Description: Designed by the London-based architect E. W. Mountford, the building was officially opened on 21 May 1897 by Queen Victoria. The building is used year round by Sheffield City Council and during the Festival is home to a variety of Doc/Fest sessions.


Kenwood Hall Hotel

Cutlers Room


Kenwood Rd, Sheffield S7 1NQ


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: 3 disabled parking bays available


Description: A luxury conference venue and hotel in Sheffield, combining a convenient location and idyllic country setting with its 12 acres of beautiful parkland.


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Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cinema 3


Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 1DL


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in unisex toilets)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator

Wheelchair capacity: 2

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Surrey Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


A ten-screen multiplex cinema located at Arundel Gate in Sheffield city centre.


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Plug


14-16 Matilda Street, Sheffield S1 4QD


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Newton Lane and Matilda Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


This 1,200 capacity 3-room nightspot hosts club nights and will play host to Doc/Fest most famous after party – Guilty Pleasures.


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Sheffield Central Library


Surrey St, Sheffield S1 1XZ


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible (through side entrance with elevator)
  • Disabled toilets
  • Elevator
  • Member of staff trained in sign language
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 3

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Surrey street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


A public library in Sheffield that houses the city library service's single largest general lending and reference collection, as well as Graves Art Gallery, on the third floor, and a theatre in the basement.


Sheffield City Hall

Sheffield City Hall Oval Hall

Sheffield City Hall Ballroom


Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Unisex toilets (1st floor only)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Cloakroom
  • Elevator
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+ (Ballroom), 8 (Oval Hall)

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Division Street and Cambridge Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Sheffield City Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed building owned by the Sheffield City Council and is operated by Sheffield International Venues as a venue for concerts and other events in its various rooms.


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Showroom Cinema

Showroom Cinema 1

Yorkshire Building Society Showroom Cinema 2

PBS America Showroom Cinema 3

Bertha DocHouse Showroom Cinema 4

ITV Showroom Bar


15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in disabled toilet)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Cloakroom
  • Headphones and Hearing Loops available for all screenings
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 1 (Cinema 1), 1 (Cinema 2), 1 (Cinema 3), 2 (Cinema 4)

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Paternoster Row

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


The Showroom Cinema is an independent art house cinema and where Doc/Fest began in 1994. It is housed in a 1936 art deco building which was formerly the Kennings car dealership.


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Sky Arts Delegate Centre at Novotel


50 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PR


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in unisex toilet)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: 3 blue badge parking spaces available at £13.50 per night


This modern hotel is just 5 minutes away from Sheffield Train Station and will be your first point of call at Doc/Fest 2018 as home to the Sky Arts Delegate Centre.


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Tamper Sellers Wheel


Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NU


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding friendly

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Arundel Lane


Stylishly built in red brick, this cafe provides an authentic New Zealand experience. Eat at one of the rustic tables and enjoy a full Kiwi Brekkie with all the trimmings, or pop in at lunch time for Fush and Chups or Sweetcorn and Chilli Fritters.


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The Holt


156 Arundel St, Sheffield S1 4RE


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (available on request)
  • Breastfeeding friendly

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Newton Lane


Located in a grand warehouse, The Holt cafe and creative space offers the perfect cosy atmosphere with a relaxed vibe.


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The Hubs

The Hubs - The Stage


Sheffield Hallam University, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2QQ


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities (in unisex toilet in Coffee Union)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Blue Badge Parking: Paternoster Row and Arundel Lane

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Situated in Sheffield Hallam’s Student Union, The Hubs provides a home for our workshops this year.


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The Leadmill


6 Leadmill Road, Sheffield S1 4SE


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Paternoster Row

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


The Leadmill is a live music venue and nightclub on Leadmill Road, Sheffield, lying on the south-east edge of the city centre. It opened in 1980 in what, despite its name, was a former flour mill, originally as a Community Centre.


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The Light Cinema

The Light Cinema 3

The Light Cinema 6

The Light Cinema 8


The Moor, Sheffield, S1 4PF


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Unisex toilets (in the foyer)
  • Baby changing facilities (in unisex toilets)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Elevator
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 1 (Cinema 3), 2 (Cinema 6), 2 (Cinema 8)

Water: Public supply of water available

Blue Badge Parking: The Atkinsons car park (Charter Row) and Eldon Street (Outside Corporation nightclub)

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


The Light Cinema Sheffield opened in Sheffield city centre on The Moor in April 2017. It is the city’s newest cinema and has 953 seats in 9 fully licenced screens, three of which will be allocated to Doc/Fest over the festival period. The cinema has specially designed luxury seating with side tables. All screens are large and use state of the art technology to ensure excellent sound and vision. The contemporary café-bar area serves locally produced food and drink and can also be used for meetings as well as relaxing between films. Light Cinemas is Europe’s fastest growing cinema operator with 53 screens to date in the UK and Germany. There are currently eight cinemas in the UK with 20 more planned in the next four years that includes the opening of locations in Bradford and Addlestone this year.


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The Light Cinema Free Screen on Howard Street


Howard Street, Sheffield S1 2LW


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

Blue Badge Parking: Surrey Street


This free, outdoor screen is built on Howard Street specifically for Doc/Fest. With an open and naturally sloping field for seating, Howard Street is perfect for any screening, especially when the sun is shining.


Theatre Delicatessen


202 Eyre Street, Sheffield S1 4QZ


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Newton Lane


An arts charity and venue that transforms spaces to expand opportunities to create and experience art in all forms. Recently having moved to a new space on Eyre St, Theatre Deli will host some of Doc/Fest 2018’s special events.


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Trafalgar Warehouse

Trafalgar Warehouse - Reception

Trafalgar Warehouse - Ground Floor

Trafalgar Warehouse - First Floor


120 Trafalgar St, Sheffield S1 4JT


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding friendly

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

WIFI: Public wifi available

Blue Badge Parking: Milton Street


A 1930s industrial building, located in the heart of Sheffield City Centre. This year, Trafalgar Warehouse will be the hub for the Alternate Realities exhibition.

Please note there is no heating in the building.


Winter Garden


Surrey St, Sheffield S1 2LH


Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled toilets
  • Unisex toilets
  • Baby changing facilities

Wheelchair capacity: 10+

Water: Public supply of water available in Tudor Square

WIFI: Public wifi available in Tudor Square

Blue Badge Parking: Charles Street

DisabledGo: Click here to visit the venue's DisabledGo page.


Winter Garden is one of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years. There are more than 2,500 plants from around the world creating a superb display. The building itself is 70 metres long and 22 metres high (large enough to house 5,000 domestic greenhouses).


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