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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.

Acts of Rebellion

Multiple dates

Ever felt like dancing in the street? Or lying down with your legs in the air on Fargate? Laura Page invites you enact small acts of quiet rebellion and record them through photography/video. These workshops will culminate in a screening and talk.

Of Flesh and Blood

Sun. 14 April 2019 — Wed. 29 May 2019

Showroom

A season of films Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, known for his explorations into how life and relationships are never simple. Ending with the brilliant, Oscar-nominated Shoplifters.

Abbeydale Picture House fundraiser

Wed. 29 May 2019 — Fri. 31 May 2019

Abbeydale Picture House

Support the magnificent picture house with its restoration work, all while enjoying some classic cinema.

A Soft Rebellion in Paradise

Sat. 8 June 2019

Paradise Square, S1 2DE

A film shot and screening in Paradise Square, responding to its history as a site of political activism and questioning the historic silencing of women's voices.

Doc/Fest

Thu. 6 June 2019 — Tue. 11 June 2019

Showroom

Each June, the world of documentary descends on Sheffield to showcase some of the most fascinating factual films going.

¡Viva!

Tue. 7 May 2019 — Mon. 17 June 2019

Showroom

The best of new Spanish and Latin American cinema comes on tour to Sheffield.

The Past in the Present

Sat. 22 June 2019

Showroom

Short films by three Palestinian filmmakers in different locations, looking at different points in time. On the 1929 launch of the Palestinian women's movement, children's lives/dreams in the West Bank, and the history of photography in Gaza.