EIS Sheffield is the country’s largest multi-sports training centre making sports accessible for everyone - the local community, schools, general public, businesses and elite athletes. The world class facilities are home to numerous local and national sporting clubs and governing bodies and enable participation in a number of sports activities at all levels.
The former Roxy Disco nightclub was transformed into the "Carling Academy Sheffield" in April 2008, with Reverend and the Makers playing on the opening night.
On 6 November 2008, it was announced that Telefónica Europe (owners of the O2 Network in the UK) had become the new sponsor of all Academy venues, in a deal with music promotor Live Nation.
The Leadmill is Sheffield’s longest running live music venue and nightclub. It first opened its doors in 1980 and has hosted some of the biggest live acts in the world. It has been voted as Sheffield’s best live music venue on numerous occasions and has also won national awards including from the NME and Live UK.
Home to world class entertainment since 1991
The Arena was built to host the World Student Games & was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 30th May 1991. The Arena can accommodate audiences from a theatre style 3,500 up to a 13,600 capacity making it the region’s biggest capacity indoor Arena.