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

Sheffield Libraries is shining a spotlight on all manner of fascinating topics during lockdown. Its Library Spotlight series of blog posts brings together online resources – images, podcasts, e-books and more – that help you delve deeper into a subject from home. Past topics that have been given the Library Spotlight treatment include trees, maps, heroes, monsters, and many more.

Keep an eye on the Sheffield Libraries blog for regular updates!

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The Bank Vault

The Bank Vault from Sheffield Theatres is a place for theatre makers to submit anything they've created in the time of lockdown.

The Art of Disruption – Magid Magid in conversation with Sile Sibanda

Sat. 24 October 2020

In his year as Lord Mayor, Magid Magid brought refreshing energy, humour and character to a role steeped in tradition. He now presents his first book – an inspiring guide to hope, courage and how to think differently about power and life.

Mapping Alcohol Consumption in Great Britain

Compare numbers of alcohol outlets in different parts of England and explore the drinking habits of people in Sheffield with maps developed by health statistician Dr Ines Henriques-Cadby. Live from 10am on Monday 1 June. Recommended for ages 13+

The Book of Sheffield

A series of online discussions with authors Johny Pitts, Désirée Reynolds and more, to launch a book of our city in short fiction. Part of Sheffield Year of Reading 2020.