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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Our Favourite Places is a different kind of guide to a different kind of city.

A city of creative spirit, unconventional beauty and DIY culture, nestled within seven hills.

What's On

Spirit of Africa Festival

Fri. 26 October 2018 — Sat. 27 October 2018

Crucible Theatre

Immersing Sheffield in cultures from the whole African continent and the African Diaspora for two days – through performances inside and outside the theatre, a market, workshops, and more.

Our Picks

Comedy picks

Our Sean's guide to the city's most exciting comedy nights.

Ruskin Museum Makeover

Sat. 20 October 2018 — Fri. 26 October 2018

Meersbrook Hall, Brook Road, S8 9FL

The former Ruskin Museum comes back to life for one week only this October, with projections, exhibitions, workshops, talks, jigsaws, and more.

Our Picks

Music picks

Make some dates with excellent bands and artists in Sheffield, with a hand from our Tom's choice of upcoming gigs.

Our Picks

Art picks

Head out on an art crawl of the city, with our picks of the exhibitions and open studio events on now in Sheffield.

Our Picks

Off the Shelf picks

Our top choices for Sheffield's festival of words, including world renowned authors, famous folk off the telly, and more.

Sheffield Modern

Fri. 26 October 2018 — Sun. 28 October 2018

A celebration of Sheffield's heritage of post-war architecture. With talks, walks, film screenings, exhibitions, workshops, and more.

Our Films

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