Spring is just around the corner so if you're planning a visit to Sheffield, you'll have a range of events to choose from. From music festivals to concerts, you'll be glad you came to the Steel City in the month of March. Take a look at some of the most interesting events that are sure to keep you busy this month:
1. Outlines Festival, 3-4 March 2017
If you're looking for a musical treat after the cold winter months, the Outlines Festival is the perfect choice. A younger cousin of the internationally renowned Tramlines Festival, Outlines was established in 2016 as a one-day event that focuses on new, predominantly local bands. Whether you're into jazz fusion or indie music, you'll have something interesting to choose from. The festival is held at a range of venues throughout the city -- a great way to get to know the city while enjoying some local tunes.
2. Sheffield Beer Week, 13-19 March 2017
For the third March in a row, Sheffield is transforming into the beer capital of the UK. Local pubs and bars are collaborating with breweries worldwide to create a truly spectacular week-long event that beer aficionados are sure to relish in. From beer tastings to beer pairings in restaurants throughout the city, if you're making a trip to Sheffield in March, make sure you incorporate Beer Week into your itinerary.
3. Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering, throughout March 2017
Whether you're travelling to Sheffield with your kids or simply looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon in Sheffield, check out the number of events organised as part of the Festival of Science and Engineering this month. Over 50 events held in a range of labs, museums, theatres and even pubs celebrate some of the biggest contemporary innovations in science research.
4. Pop-Up Vintage Markets at the Moor, 25 March 2017
If you're visiting Sheffield this month, you'll be lucky enough to catch one of its quarterly Vintage Markets held at the Moor. These markets offer a fantastic selection of vintage clothing, antiques and artisan crafts for an entire day in March. Getting to know local designers and artists is also a fantastic way of becoming acquainted with a city... and if you're looking for some unique souvenirs, this is the place to be!
5. Elvis Costello Concert, 20 March 2017
One of the biggest legends of British new wave and punk music is on tour again after a few years of hiatus. A spectacular live act and a unique musical talent, Elvis Costello is definitely worth seeing in concert. But if you're planning to attend, make sure you purchase your tickets well in advance before they sell out!
Finding a place to stay in Sheffield during the spring can be difficult -- the numerous events, conferences and concerts held in March make for a very busy month. However, if you're looking for convenient centrally-located holiday apartments or aparthotels that will suit a range of personal needs, make sure you contact our team at Homely Apartments for more information. We're happy to assist and find the best accommodation for you and your travel companions -- the sooner you book the better!