Thursday April 25th 2019

Experience Sheffield City Centre during the Snooker World Championship

Snooker fans visiting Sheffield for the Snooker World Championships are being invited by Sheffield BID to Experience Sheffield City Centre by visiting Unit 1 Surrey Street.

Sheffield BID’s unit is packed full with guides to Sheffield city centre, including things to do in the springtime, guides to independent shopping, places to visit in the Devonshire Quarter and guides on Sheffield’s famous beer scene.

Sheffield BID is inviting visitors to pop into Unit 1, which can be found between The Graduate pub and the Winter Garden on Surrey Street, to find out more about the fantastic things to do, places to eat and drink and culture to experience in Sheffield city centre.

The Unit is open daily and manned by a BID Buddy, Sheffield BID’s team of city hosts. The BID Buddies are on hand to provide a friendly welcome, give directions and help visitors and residents enjoy their time in Sheffield city centre.

Snooker fans looking for somewhere to enjoy a drink will be able to pick up Experience Sheffield City Centre Beer, a pull out guide to all things ale in the city centre. From pubs for real ale enthusiasts to bars for sports fans, great beer gardens to hidden gems, the beer guide is the ideal companion for anybody looking to enjoy a drink in Sheffield city centre.

Those wanting to discover Sheffield’s thriving independent scene can pick up Experience Sheffield City Centre: An Independent Guide which features some of the city’s most-loved indie businesses. Find hundreds of recommendations for some of the city’s most loved cafes, bars, shops and cultural destinations. The guide also features sections in Mandarin, for visitors from China, Taiwan and Singapore.

As well as providing information about Sheffield city centre, including maps and travel information, Sheffield BID’s Unit 1 acts as a live guide to shopping in the city. Its giant shopping bag is filled with seasonal shopping inspiration from retailers in the city centre. Featuring gifts, homewares, clothing and more there is an opportunity for people to enter a prize draw to win the contents of the shopping bag, which is filled with summer products.

The summer prize draw in Unit 1 will begin on 25 April and run until Thursday 30 May at 4pm. Entries can be made in person at Unit 1, Surrey Street.

Experience Sheffield City Centre at Unit 1, Surrey Street is open daily.

Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm (7pm Thursday), Sunday 11am – 4pmh

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