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

CMC 2016 Keynote: Lemn Sissay

Poet Lemn Sissay opened the Making it Happen agenda at CMC 2016 in his inimitable style. The title of his talk is ‘Superman was a Foundling’ – in a wide sweep exploring childhood, and the outsider at the heart of popular culture, Lemn reveals much about the role of divergence and difference in our lives.

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Kids in the Time of Corona

What’s changed – and what hasn’t – in UK young people’s media and technology use because of physical distancing and isolation? What do children’s media professionals need to consider when developing content for the short- and long-term?

Wentworth Castle and Wentworth Woodhouse: Georgian rivals united through 21st-century restoration and public access

Tue. 20 July 2021

Explore the bitter family rivalry that lead to the establishment, just six miles apart, of two major country estates not far from Sheffield. And find out how they're being united and restored for the public today.

Arts and Culture During Covid-19

How can the arts and culture sector weather this crisis and how can it respond? Sara Hill from Theatre Deli hosts a discussion via Facebook Live and YouTube with representatives from Sheffield’s arts and culture organisations to discuss these issues.

A Conversation with Ai Weiwei

Artist and activist Ai Weiwei in conversation at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 following the screening of his film The Rest, about refugees who fled war and persecution and arrived in Europe yet have not found the safe havens of their dreams.