Conference Venues

  • Registration is open in the Workstation from 8am on the 2nd July.
  • The CMC International Exchange opens at 8.30am at the Millennium Gallery on Wednesday 2nd July.
  • The Wednesday Workshops all start at 1 pm in the HUBs and Electric Works. Lunch is available from 12noon.
  • The Main Conference opens with our Keynote speaker at 6pm on Wednesday 2nd July – in the Crucible Theatre.

Showroom Cinema & Workstation
The central venue for The Children’s Media Conference is the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield. The Showroom Cinema is a purpose built 4-screen cinema and conference venue, just 5 minutes from Sheffield railway station.

Registration and one-to-one commissioner meetings are in the Workstation, which is just next door to the Showroom Cinema.
Showroom Cinema
Paternoster Row
Sheffield S1 2BX UK
T. 0114 2757727
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Delegates can walk from the railway station to the conference venue, deposit their bags in the Workstation secure cloakroom, register and then join a session all in about 15 minutes.


The venue for three of the Wednesday Workshops, the Thursday evening party, conference sessions, the International Exchange delegate lounge and for delegate lunches during the conference is the distinctive silver building opposite the Showroom.

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Sheffield Hallam University
Hubs Building
6 Paternoster Row
Sheffield S1
T. 0114 225 5555


All public areas of the Showroom, Workstation and Hubs are fully accessible for people using wheelchairs. Please notify the Box Office on +44 (0) 114 275 7727 if you wish to reserve a wheelchair user space in the cinema. Toilet facilities for wheelchair users are available in the bar, café and lower cinema lobby. The Showroom has a lift for customer use.

Crucible Theatre

The First Timers Reception and both Conference Keynotes will take place at the Crucible Theatre.

Please allow around 7 mins to walk to the Crucible from the Showroom, Workstation or Hubs.

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Crucible Theatre
55 Norfolk Street
South Yorkshire
S1 1DA
T: 0114 249 6000

Millennium Gallery

The Opening Reception and the International Exchange will take place at the Millennium Gallery.

Please allow around 5 mins to walk to the Millennium Gallery from registration.

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Millennium Gallery
Arundel Gate
S1 2PP
T. 0114 278 2600

Electric Works


A Wednesday Workshop will be at the Electric Works.

Please allow around 10 mins to walk to the Electric Works from registration.

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Electric Works
Sheffield Digital Campus
Sheffield S1 2BJ
T. 0114 286 6200


Pizza Express – Devonshire St

Pizza ExpressThe Thursday night Pizza Supper is in the Pizza Express (3rd July).

124 Devonshire Street
Sheffield S3 7SF
T. 0114 275 2755

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Pizza Express – St Paul’s Place

Pizza Express

St Paul’s Place is an extra Pizza Express venue for the popular Thursday night Pizza Supper. (3rd July). Please check your ticket for the correct venue.

St Paul’s Place
Sheffield S1 2PT
T. 0114 276 8808

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City Guide

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Car Parking

There is an all day car park on Sidney Street and Arundel Street.

Evening & weekend parking is available on Arundel Street.

There is on-street meter parking on Charles Street, and Arundel Street.