5 great things to do after 5pm in Sheffield: 8 – 14 January

From 9 – 13 January, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet will bring a new version of The Nutcracker to Sheffield’s Lyceum theatre.
From 9 – 13 January, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet will bring a new version of The Nutcracker to Sheffield’s Lyceum theatre.

Sheffield gets interesting after 5pm, so every week we are going to bring you some suggestions of great things to do in the city in the early evening. Whether it be dining, music, shopping or events, there’s always something to hang about after work for. Here are some suggestions for the 8 – 14 January.

Try a new restaurant

January is a great time to get out there and discover Sheffield’s fantastic dining scene. During the post-Christmas slump, restaurants are keen to get customers through the door, with many offering special deals and offers throughout the month. See Alive After 5’s guide to January dining deals in Sheffield for more.

Give veganism a go

Veganuary is a movement that encourages people to go vegan for January, luckily for Sheffielders, the Steel City is fast becoming one of the best places to be vegan in the UK. Restaurants throughout the city are offering deals and offers on vegan dishes. See Alive After 5’s guide to where to eat during veganuary in Sheffield city centre for some vegan-spiration.

Visit the ballet

From 9 – 13 January, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet will bring a new version of The Nutcracker to Sheffield’s Lyceum theatre. Having received international praise for the performance, this exciting, youthful and talented company returns to Sheffield for what is set to be a magical performance of Russian ballet. Buy tickets on the Sheffield Theatres website.

Discover a new beer

We’ve had Veganuary, how about Tryanuary? The more exciting cousin of Dry January, Tryanuary is a movement that hopes to get people out supporting local bars, pubs and other beer retailers during January. With Sheffield as the self-proclaimed real ale capital of the world, there’s no shortage of pubs and beers to try, see Alive After 5’s guide to Tryanuary in Sheffield for more.

Hit the sales

Despite being a couple of weeks since the post-Christmas sales began, there are still some fantastic bargains to be had in Sheffield city centre. From The Moor to High Street stores are slashing prices in a bid to get rid of stock before the new season. Pop in and browse the rails, you might find a bargain! See Alive After 5’s shopping section for more news on shopping in Sheffield city centre.