5 great things to do after 5pm in Sheffield: 23-29 April

Catch Don Broco at the O2 Academy this Friday
Catch Don Broco at the O2 Academy this Friday

Great things happen after 5pm. And that’s precisely why we’ve picked out our favourites for getting you out and about in Sheffield city centre this week. Whether you want to let your hair down after a long day by listening to some top-notch rock music at the Academy, or you’re after some tips and suggestions on how to manage your money productively, Sheffield has you covered. Read on to see our five top picks that’re bound to get you out and enjoying the city after 5pm.

Virgin Money Living Live, Virgin Money Lounge, Fargate, 24 April, 6pm

Back for a second round of in-depth knowledge, tips and advice, Virgin Money UK hosts ‘All you need to know about Saving and Investing’ at the Virgin Money Lounge on Tuesday. Whether you’re an avid saver or have got your eye on pay-day constantly, head to Virgin Money for informal and expert advice from BBC Wake Up To Money’s Louise Cooper and Online Money Editor for The Spectator, Helen Nugent. Free tickets can be downloaded here.

Perfume Making with 4160Tuesdays, The Botanist, 25 April, 6:30pm

Join The Botanist and London-based bespoke perfumers 4160Tuesdays this Wednesday for a perfume making masterclass. Learn how to mix and blend scents that actually smell good - for £40, delve into the perfumery world led by perfumer Sarah. Tickets also include a Hendricks G&T on arrival and nibbles. Book your tickets and find out more about the night by calling 0114 273 7855 or emailing sheffieldbookings@thebotanist.uk.com.

Riverside Game Night 3, Bungalows and Bears, 25 April, 7pm

The third of its kind and this time at Bungalows and Bears on Division Street, if you’re into your video games, then this is for you. Game developer Sumo Digital aims to bring together South Yorkshire’s gamers and game developers over drinks and video games. Earn your free drink playing one of the many games on hand (while supplies last of course). See the Facebook event for more details.

Vegan Beer Matched Dinner, Sentinel Brewhouse, 26 April, 7pm

Sentinel have curated a four-course vegan menu to pair with four especially chosen Magic Rock beers – which’re of course vegan too. Complementing bold flavours with award-winning beer from Magic Rock, check out the menu and book your tickets to what will be a taste sensation of an evening.

Don Broco, O2 Academy Sheffield, 27 April, 6pm

Catch Bedford band Don Broco at the Academy on Friday, along with support from The LaFontaines and Yungblud for what promises to be a night of quality rock. Following the release of their third album ‘Technology’ and a sell-out run of UK shows earlier this year, Don Broco have released a second string of live shows, and Sheffield made the cut. Get your tickets here ASAP.

As always, we’d love to see what you’re getting up to in Sheffield this week. Use #SheffAfter5 when posting to keep us in the loop!