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Playtime – Sheffield


The Octagon Centre, The University of Sheffield Clarkson Street, Sheffield S10 2TQ




9:30am - 4:30pm


029 2081 0800

Dear Customer, due to the high demand for tickets we expect that this event will sell out imminently!

Please call our Customer Care team on 029 2081 0800 and they’ll let you know whether tickets can still be purchased.

Thank you for your support.




Octagon Centre (S10 2TQ) is located on the main Sheffield University campus. Number 118 on the University Location Map!/file/campus-map-a-z-oct16.pdf The campus is situated on the A57 near its western intersection with the A61, junction 6 of the Sheffield Inner Ring Road. Access from the north and north-east of the country is provided by the M1 and M18, with routes from the south served by the M1 and A61. Access from the west is served by the A57 Snake Pass. Car parking can be found at Durham Road car park which is a few minutes walk from the Octagon Centre. Spaces can be pre booked at car park –


A number of bus routes serve the area around the university with routes H1, 30, 30A, 51, 52, 70, 120, 272, 273, 274, 275 and 505 serving the nearest stops to the Octagon Centre.


The Octagon Centre is a short walk from the University of Sheffield Supertram stop, which is served by the Blue and Yellow lines to destinations including Sheffield station, Hillsborough, Malin Bridge, Halfway and Meadowhall.

Sheffield rail station

The nearest rail station is Sheffield station, connecting it to local destinations via Northern Rail and First Trans Pennine Express services, with intercity services provided by East Midlands Trains and Cross Country. Sheffield station is just over two hours away from London St Pancras and 1 hour from Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham.[12] There is a direct connection to the Super tram network at the station via an overbridge, which allows onward travel to the Octagon Centre via the University of Sheffield tram stop.