2017 Venue Information

Abbeydale Picture House

387 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, S7 1FS
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


City Hall

Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


Channing Hall

45 Surrey St, Sheffield S1 2LG
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Varying
Channing Hall is named after the 19th Century American Unitarian Minister Dr William Ellery Channing. The hall itself was built in 1881 for ‘religious, educational and social purposes.


Code

28 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QY
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Varying
Code nightclub is a new addition to the Sheffield night scene, with immersive LED lighting, vertical smoke jets and confetti canons to make your night one to remember.


Crucible Theatre

55 Norfolk Street, Tudor Square, Sheffield S1 1DA
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Varying
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 masterclasses!


Curzon Cinema

16 George Street, Sheffield S1 2PF
Accessibility:Wheelchair accessible; 2 wheelchair spaces in screens 1 & 2
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


Cutlers' Hall

Church St, Sheffield S1 1HG
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


Fahrenheit

St Pauls Place, Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Varying
Fahrenheit is a social and vibrant restaurant, serving European cuisine and a whole host of cocktails.


Graves Gallery

Surrey Street Sheffield, S1 1XZ
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours:Tues - Sat 11:00 - 16:00 except Wed 13:00-18:00
The Graves Gallery is the home of Sheffield’s visual art collection. Situated above the Central Library, away from the noise and traffic of the city centre, the Gallery is a peaceful haven for visitors to enjoy the city’s art and a programme of temporary exhibitions.


ITV Town Hall

Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HH
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible on ground floor; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours:Varying
The building was officially opened on 21 May 1897 by Queen Victoria.


Leadmill

6 Leadmill Rd, Sheffield S1 4SE
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours:Mon - Thurs 10:00 - 4:00, Fri 10:00 - 16:00/23:00-04:00, Sat 23:00 - 04:00
The Leadmill is a live music venue and nightclub on Leadmill Road, Sheffield, England, 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.


Millenium Gallery

Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PP
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00-17:00
The Millennium Gallery is an art gallery and museum opened in April 2001 as part of Sheffield's Heart of the City project. Managed by Museums Sheffield, the Millennium Gallery was listed as the 15th most visited free attraction in the country by Visit England 2011.


O2

37-43 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible and support access card
Opening Hours: Varying
The O2 Academy Sheffield live music and performance venue near Arundel Gate. It is a £3 million refurbishment of the former "Roxy Nightclub" and opened on 11 April 2008


Plug

14-16 Matilda Street, Sheffield S1 4QD
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Varying
This 1,200 capacity 3-room nightspot hosts club nights and will play host to some of the after parties at Doc/Fest.


Showroom Cinema

15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; Baby changing facilities available. 2 wheelchair spaces in screens 1 & 4, 1 wheelchair space in screens 2 & 3
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


Sky Delegate Centre

Sheffield Hallam University, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2QQ
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available.
Opening Hours: Varying
Situated in Sheffield Hallam’s Student Union, the HUBS provides a home for our Delegate Centre and Volunteer Centre.


The Light Cinema

The Moor, Sheffield, S1 4PF
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available; 1 wheelchair space in screen 3, 2 wheelchair spaces in screens 6 & 8
Opening Hours: Varying
The Light is a brand new cinema opening at the heart of Sheffield: The Moor. The brand opened its first cinema in Bucharest in 2008 and has since expanded its luxury-focused brand to 6 locations in the UK with the Sheffield cinema opening to the public in April 2017.


The Light Cinema Free Screen on Howard Street

Howard Street, Sheffield S1 2LW
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Fri 9th June – Wed 14th June 10:00 – 21:30
This free, outdoor screen is erected 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.


Tamper (Sellers Wheel)

Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NU
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours: Varying
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.


Theatre Delicatessen

17 The Moor, Sheffield S1 4PF4
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: Varying
17 The Moor, Sheffield, contains a large shop floor at the front on the ground floor, which once housed Sheffield’s branch of Woolworths. This magnificent open shop floor opens directly onto The Moor, in the heart of the city centre’s regeneration project.


Tudor Square

Tudor Square, Sheffield, S1 2LA
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 23:00 Fri - Wed
Tudor Square is home to the largest concentration of theatres in the UK outside of London. During Doc/Fest Tudor Square is home to both the Doc/Exchange and the Alternate Realities Portal.


Upper Chapel

Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 2JD
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Opening Hours:Fri 12:00 - 20:00, Sat - Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Upper Chapel is a Unitarian meeting place in heart of Sheffield. The Grade II listed building is situated on Norfolk Street in the city centre. This year Upper Chapel is host to the Alternate Realities Campfire exhibition.


Winter Garden

Surrey St, Sheffield S1 2LH
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible; baby changing facilities available
Opening Hours:Mon - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
The 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 here creating a superb display. The building itself is 70 metres long and 22 metres high (large enough to house 5,000 domestic greenhouses.