Assembly Rooms

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Venue Type & Location


Site Name: Assembly Rooms
Location: Sheffield
County: Yorkshire: West Riding
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location


  • Address: Norfolk Street. For a current map, Click Here.

  • Performance Space Description: Information about this venue has not yet been compiled; however, some sense of the performance space may be gleaned by following the links at right. In particular:

  • See the 'Bibliographic Sources' link for a provisional list of venue-relevant resources (both primary and secondary). Wherever possible (i.e. when the pertinent text is relatively short and/or easily condensed) this material has been transcribed, and appears beneath the appropriate bibliographic citation.

  • See the 'Events at venue' link for a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references).

    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at Assembly Rooms

    Troupe Troupe Type # of events
    Ojibbeway Indians Exhibition 1
    Vango Minstrel 1

    Events at Assembly Rooms

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Exhibition 10 June 1844 - 14 June 1844 Sheffield, Yorkshire: West Riding Ojibbeway Indians
    Dramatic 14 October 1844 - 14 October 1844 Sheffield, Yorkshire: West Riding Vango

    Bibliographic Sources

    • White, Wm. General Directory. p15. Transcribed in University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection (KB/3).