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Photograph of the Sheffield Crucible

The Crucible

55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield
S1 1DA
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The Crucible is an iconic Sheffield landmark. This modern theatre is home to world-class productions made right here in Sheffield. For Front End North we’ll be taking over the main auditorium so you’ll get to experience the epic stage which is surrounded by seats on three sides, so you’re never more than 20 metres from the action.

Snooker fans will already know the Crucible well as it’s home to the annual Snooker World Championship every spring.

Access

The Crucible has level access points, ramps, lifts and accessible toilets available. Assistance dogs are welcome. You can take your dog into the auditorium or you can use our dog sitting service. Bowls of water are available if required. Please advise us of your needs at the time of booking.

We offer an infra-red Sennheiser transmission system to relay sound to customers who are hard of hearing and headsets and neck loops are available free of charge from our front of house staff.

On the day

  • Hot drinks and water will be available at breaks, so consider bringing a reusable cup or water bottle.
  • There may be bag checks and there is limited space for storage, so only bring luggage if necessary.

Getting here

The Crucible is in Sheffield City centre, on the corner of Norfolk Street and Arundel Gate.

Train

The Crucible is 5-10 minutes’ walk from the train station and the transport interchange nearby.

To plan your journey by train please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

Bus or tram

The nearest bus stops are on Arundel Gate (50m) and High Street (300m). We are also close by to Sheffield Interchange. To plan your journey please visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com

Tram and Park & Ride options

There are two Supertram Stops in close proximity to the Theatres; Castle Square and Cathedral (400m). Plan your journey here. There are also numerous park and ride options for the Tram, to see where you could park and ride please go to www.travelsouthyorkshire.com

Parking

The nearest car park is Q-Park’s Charles Street car park, located on Arundel Gate. This is a multi-storey car park, offering 530 parking spaces as well as disabled and parent and toddler bays. The car park has secure entry gates and is fitted with bright lighting and CCTV cameras. Full details: www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/cities/sheffield/charles-street/

Taxis

Private hire taxis can be booked via City Taxis on 0114 239 39 39, see citytaxis.com/contact-us/sheffield/ for details.

Uber is available in Sheffield.

Black cabs can be hailed in the street, there are taxi ranks at the Train station and at Barkers Pool. A map of taxi ranks is available here www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/parking/taxi-ranks

The afterparty

Castle House, Angel St, Sheffield
S3 8LS
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Kommune is located in Castle House and is home to a delicious variety of local food and drink vendors. From hoppy IPAs to fancy cocktails and mocktails, and wood-fired pizzas to seared tuna, there's something to suit everyone's tastes and dietary needs.

Kommune interior and bar

Kommune foodhall

About Sheffield

Eat & drink

There are loads of great places to eat and drink in Sheffield these days, here our some of our favourites near the Crucible. Take a look at Our Favourite Places for more inspiration.

Things to see & do

See Our Favourite Places for more ideas.

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