Join Annalisa Toccara (founder of Our Mel) and Shania Ives (co-founder of Adoptee Futures) for an online panel event discussing Black adoption, trauma development, and identity. The webinar will talk about “What Adoptees Wish Their Parents Knew.”
Our Sheffield culture calendar. Filled with picks of the city’s arts, culture and heritage events, both in-person and virtual. Plus reviews and festival guides.
Thu. 21 October 2021
Tue. 26 October 2021
Performance Lab, Arundel Gate, S1 2LQ
Last year, Sheffield’s most loved (former) Lord Mayor, author, and racial and climate justice activist Magid Magid published The Art of Disruption: A Manifesto for Real Change. Join Magid to explore creative and disruptive acts of publishing.
Sat. 30 October 2021
Hear editor, writer and broadcaster Margaret Busby talk about her remarkable life and career. A woman of firsts, Margaret became Britain’s youngest and first Black woman book publisher in 1967. Part of Black Women Write Now at Off the Shelf Festival.
Sat. 30 October 2021
In this pre-recorded reading, Olivette Otele traces a long African European heritage through the lives of individuals both ordinary and extraordinary. Olivette sheds light on questions very much alive today – on racism, identity, and citizenship.
Wed. 3 November 2021
Making Tracks brings together exceptional young artists from around the world to showcase unique musical traditions and new collaborations. Taking place in-person and streaming online.
Tue. 16 November 2021
Find out about the establishment of the Air Quality Garden in Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Discover how plants can be used to monitor air quality, and the effects of pollution on human health.
Thu. 18 November 2021
Singh is known for taking audiences on a journey through the incredible breadth and range of emotions summoned by a single, solo violin. Taking place in-person and streaming online.
Thu. 9 December 2021
An evening of music lectures and Q&As hosted by University of Sheffield Concerts, followed by a performance from rising young soprano Ella Taylor. This event will take place both in person and online.