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

Fluorescent Minerals

This little film from Museum Sheffield should be on everyone's watch list right now. Unless you're already a fan of fossils you might not be tempted, but I found watching this collection of minerals and fossils change colour and glow under UV light completely mesmerising and super relaxing – and we could all do with a bit of relaxation right now. The effect is caused by impurities within the structure of the minerals, which I think proves the theory that imperfections are beautiful. So settle down for a couple of minutes and enjoy, turn the sound on too.

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Celebrating Shakespeare

Sheffield Theatres has invited some brilliant actors from its past Shakespeare plays to share their favourite speeches. Enjoy these videos of some of the Bard's best bits!

Neil Woodall

A loveable and inky t-shirted aquatint pro, working in the most incredible studio we've ever stepped foot in.

Bailey Lane Car Park

The Spanish artist Nano 4814 left behind this bright, wacky, and slightly unsettling piece when he came to town as part of the Feature Walls street art festival in 2016. It's the ninth stop on our city-centre street art trail.

Dave O'Higgins Quartet

A performance from a quartet led by saxophonist, composer and educator Dave O'Higgins. Hosted by Sheffield Jazz in autumn 2017.