The Open Arms
New Venue coming to Tramlines 2021!
Without further ado, we’d like to welcome you to The Open Arms! 2021 will see the unveiling of Tramlines’ very own pub. Expect booze, food, a Speakers Corner takeover, weird and wonderful Cabaret, DJs and 100% certified good times.
The Open Arms is the perfect place to grab a pint and discover some of the best talent from Sheffield and beyond. This venue is all the fun and no frills.
Speakers Corner takeover, Curated by Otis Mensah & hosted by Sile Sibanda
We’re chuffed to be giving Speakers Corner a new home. Afternoon sets from the UKs best poets and spoken word artists will be gracing the stage. Artists include Warda Yassin – Sheffield’s Poet Laureate, Miss Yankey, okcandice, Algernon Cornelius, Isaiah Hull, MA.MOYO, Rheima Robinson, Kid Anansi, Shebekeke and Danae Wellington. Speakers Corner is a place where artists can express themselves as honestly as possible.
Under the Stars will be opening the stage for the poets on Saturday, showcasing a completely original composition, playing to the strengths of the performers to produce a unique and uplifting piece. This is will be the perfect way to start a diverse day of music, poetry and cabaret.
Weird and Wonderful Cabaret
As evening sets on The Open Arms and the drinks are flowing, prepare yourselves for a packed evening of wall to wall fun. Sets from Rhythm of the 90s,Hip Hop Karaoke, Gospeloke, Barrioke with Shaun Williamson (yes that’s Barry from Eastenders), Sing it Back, Vinegar Strokes and The Morning Afters, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and The Mariachis. Grab a pint and get involved.
Late night DJs
As usual, The Leadmill will are taking care of all things after hours. On Friday they’ll host Club Tropicana (expect bangers), bring your flares for the Abba Party on Saturday and Sunday will see The Beat Club takeover. We can’t wait.
Don’t worry if the weathers nice (touchwood) you’ll be able to hang out in our pub garden, plenty of tables and seats to hangout with your pals.