The Crucible Theatre

Based in the heart of Sheffield, the Crucible Theatre is a small venue with a capacity of 980. Though the theatre is used mainly for dramatic performances, it also plays host to the World Championship of professional snooker. It’s one of the younger theatres in the area, having been erected in 1971. Today, it exhibits many modern, progressive productions, alongside classics such as the Wizard of Oz and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

Welcome to Sheffield

Hugging the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, Sheffield was once known as the “workshop of the world” on account of its smokestacks, forges and furnaces. Today, many of the former industrial sites have been converted into museums and heritage sites, allowing the city’s charming beauty to shine through. Whether you’re browsing the antiques quarter or looking for some new, exciting cuisine to try on London road, you’re sure to make some wonderful memories during your visit to Sheffield.

The Kelham Island Museum - A window into Sheffield’s proud industrial past

Opened in 1982, the Kelham Island Museum is a home to the artefacts, images, and archives telling the story of Sheffield’s proud industrial heritage. With interactive galleries exploring the lives of the city’s working men, from light trades and workmanship to massive industrial operations, Kelham Island offers an intriguing look at every facet of industrial Sheffield.

Planning a trip to The Crucible Theatre? Travelodge Sheffield Central Hotel is less than five minutes away by car, and Travelodge Sheffield Richmond Hotel can be reached in 10.