The Venue

The Venue

The Venue is a thriving Community & Performing Arts hub in Stocksbridge offering the people of the town and  surrounding area  a wide range of performing arts and  entertainment facilities. It  also offers a wide range of community  education, training opportunities and  IT training programmes.

The Venue has an excellent range of multi purpose rooms and suites for hire at competitive rates

The Venue  aims to become a creative and social focus for all sectors of the community,  enhance cultural provision and make a valuable contribution to  developing a successful, sustainable community and stimulating the  local economy. 




Contact Details

Telephone: 0114 2838692
Our Address is 650 Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, S36 1DY
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Booking Details

For booking infomation contact Deborah Frith
Contact the booking clerk by email
Telephone 0114 2838692

Events and information

Events and Information:

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 9am -5pm - Evening opening times vary depending on Community & Private room hire and scheduled events

Friday & Saturday from 7pm         Bar Open  Monday, Friday & Saturday from 7pm

Reception & Box Office opening times - answer machine available at all times

Mon- Fri       9.00-5.00pm

The Venue has a wide range of daytime & evening events such as Concerts, Dance Shows, Theatre Productions, Band nights, Folk , Choir,  community groups and leisure activities such as adult learning and fitness clasess as well as car boots, fayres and markets - check our website for up to date information


Party / Entertainment
  • Dance floor
  • Stage
  • Bar with licence
  • Catering service
  • Music licence
IT / AudioVisual
  • Lighting
  • PA system
  • Sound system
  • TV/video/DVD
  • Wi-Fi
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Flipchart
  • Whiteboard
  • Photocopier
  • Snooker/ billiards
  • Car Spaces - 20+
  • Disabled parking
Disability Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Accessible Toilets
Toilet / Changing
  • Toilets
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing rooms

Activity Pane

Activity Contact Time Room
Art & Watercolour Painting 10.30am
Tai Chi 7.00pm
Sequence Dancing 7.30pm
Adult Learning Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room
Waldershelf Singers 7.30pm
Adult Learning Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room
Music & Song for Preschool Children 9.30am
Adult Learning Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room
Zumba 6pm
Taekwondo 6.30pm
Adult Learning Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room
Chairobics 10.30am
Adult Learning Programme Various
Band Nights/ Concert Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room
Monthly Car Boots 10.00am Check Date
Band Nights / Concert Programme Various
Activity Contact Time Room


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Available Rooms

Main Auditorium

Seating Capacity: 210

Standing capacity: 400

The Steel Room & Private Bar ( Frank Wright Suite)

Seating Capacity: 120

Standing capacity: 200

The Sam Fox Room

Seating Capacity: 40

Standing capacity: 60

I T Suite

Seating Capacity: 10