5 Places You Can Discover in the Forum Arcade

Have you discovered the hidden gems of Sheffield's Forum Arcade? Tucked away on Devonshire Street, you’ll find a small arcade full to the brim of independent shops providing services and selling products of all natures. From records to skateboards, barbers to piercers, the Forum Arcade is home to all things alternative.

The Owl and The Pussycat Piercing - Open until 5:30pm

The Owl and the Pussycat is one of the many treasures nestled away in the Forum Arcade. This professional body piercing shop is home to a team with over ten years of experience as well as completely bespoke range of jewellery. Their all-female team of piercers are incredibly patient and super friendly, creating a relaxing environment to help you switch up your look without any worries.

The Owl and The Pussycat’s friendly team specialise in all aspects of body piercing, including both surface piercings and microdermals, whilst also being home to a whole host of body jewellery. Whether you're ready for a fresh new piercing to add to your collection or you're looking to swap out your old for something new, The Owl and The Pussycat doesn’t fall short of options. From your ear to your nose or if you fancy something more adventurous, the team at The Owl and The Pussycat have you covered.


Bear Tree Records - Open until 6pm

If you enjoy the classic feel and sound of vinyl, look no further than Bear Tree Records. The ultimate musical stop in the hustle and bustle of the Devonshire Quarter, Bear Tree Records specialise in all things vinyl. This laid back little record shop opened in 2015 and stocks the finest new releases and reissues as well as a small amount of quality second-hand records.

Bear Tree Records is known for its handpicked, high-quality vinyl that spans across all genres and collections. Bear Tree Records has a pretty solid soundtrack section too, with a completely unique mix of origins as well as top tunes ranging from indie, punk and metal through to jazz, electronica, krautrock and obscure soundtracks. Open until 6pm Thursdays and Fridays, Bear Tree Records is the perfect place to stop by and pick up something a little different.


Honkytonks Barbers - Open until 6pm

The Forum Arcade is also home toHonkytonk's, a traditional barbering shop that specialises in period hairstyles and straight blade services. The team at Honkytonks Barbers are dedicated to providing the highest quality of barbering, that focuses on quality and the finest finishing touches.

Whether you're after a skin fade or buzz cut, beard trim or wet shave, Honkytonks barbers is the perfect place to visit for a grooming experience with that old-time charm. Open until 6pm Monday to Friday and 7pm on Thursdays, there's no excuse for not taking a seat for expert service.


The Alternative Store - Open until 6pm

Open until 6pm every evening, The Alternative Store has been supporting and supplying the UK's subcultures for over 25 years. With their combined experience and love for street fashion, they bring Sheffield the best in streetwear from around the world, and it’s all been handpicked by them. The Alternative Store is completely unchained and independent, producing individual styles and brands to suit Sheffield’s shopping scene.

Home to unique labels such as Dickies, HUF and King Apparel, getting your fix of urban street fashion in the heart of Sheffield has never been so straightforward. Swing by their shop to discover more of the alluring alternatives on offer.


Follow Your Dreams Tattoo - Open until 7pm

Follow Your Dreams Tattoo is a custom tattoo studio based in the heart of the Forum Arcade.

Follow Your Dreams Tattoo is a well-established studio with over 10 years of experience working with a whole host of tattoo styles and designs for their customers. This studio may be a small space but it makes way for some impressive body art.

The studio’s resident artists, Tacho Franch, David Barry and Billy Sleight, are often joined by guest artists from around the world so that you have the chance to get top quality designs from an artist who specialises in the style that matches your vision. If you fancy adding a little ink to your collection or trying it for the first time, head over to Follow Your Dreams Tattoo until 7pm.