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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar is now focused on promoting virtual events. Helping you continue to enjoy art and culture from Sheffield, at home.

Sheaf [Digital] Poetry Festival

Thu. 19 November 2020 — Mon. 23 November 2020

An online celebration of poetry. With readings and workshops from poets including Najwan Darwish, J.R. Carpenter, Carrie Etter, Mina Gorji, Will Harris, Genevieve Carver, Abi Palmer, Caleb Parkin, Kei Miller and more.

Sheffield Doc/Fest Autumn Programme

Fri. 2 October 2020 — Thu. 26 November 2020

Online

Highlights from this year's documentary film festival, including an online selection of films available on the Doc/Fest Selects player.

Presentation

Fri. 27 November 2020

Utopia Theatre presents a biographical film on Michael Henry, ahead of the musical director, vocalist and composer’s In Conversation event taking place on Friday 4th December.

Francesca Amewudah-Rivers in Conversation with Michael Henry

Fri. 4 December 2020

Musician and actor Francesa Amewudah-Rivers is joined in conversation with vocalist, composer, educator and music director Michael Henry.

Final Presentation

Sat. 12 December 2020

Participants and creatives from across Utopia Theatre's Creative Hub Online 2020 programme come together to give a final presentation. Utopia Theatre will be inviting industry professionals to this showcase.

Illustrating Anthropology

Tue. 8 December 2020 — Sat. 12 December 2020

Bloc Projects

An exhibition at Bloc Projects and online, exploring human lives around the world through comics, drawings, and paintings of anthropological research.

Here's What She Said to Me

Our writer Armarni reviews the world premiere of Here’s What She To Me at the Crucible. Switching from storytelling to song, poetry and back again, this bold piece from Utopia Theatre follows three proud Nigerian women across decades and continents.

Zoom Party

Fri. 18 December 2020

Utopia Theatre celebrates the end of its huge Creative Hub Online 2020 series of talks, workshops and events with an end of programme party.

Rebel Season

Tue. 27 October 2020 — Thu. 31 December 2020

Delve into our city's heritage of rebellion with Sheffield Libraries' programme of online talks, podcasts and blog posts. Highlights stories of people who have stood up for what they believed in and refused to play by the rules.