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

Life in the Big Village with Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough's affectionate, often humorous, depictions of everyday scenes of Yorkshire life pay tribute to the region and the spirit of its people. Whether glimpses into bygone eras or celebrations of landmarks across Sheffield and beyond, his joyful paintings have become instantly recognisable. In the short film below, join Joe on a trip around the city to discover the inspiration behind his bold and colourful paintings. This film was created by Museums Sheffield for its 2019 exhibition Joe Scarborough – Life in the Big Village.

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Content in the Time of Corona

The third CMC webinar explores what’s being commissioned and made for kids that responds to or reflects the crisis – in TV, digital and social media – with expert analysis from CMC’s top regular rapporteurs and research into commissioning trends.

Matt Haig and Susan Calman in conversation

Author Matt Haig and comedian Susan Calman reflect on the ways the arts give us ‘reasons to stay alive’ – drawing from songs, books, theatre and comedy, celebrating art that has kept people going in their darkest hours. Hosted by Sheffield Theatres.

In Conversation with The Slumflower

Chidera Eggerue preaches her messages of self-love and body positivity to thousands on her blog The Slumflower. Hear her discuss her campaigning work and plans for a documentary questioning ideals of beauty, in a talk filmed at Doc/Fest 2019.

CMC 2016 Keynote: Chris Riddell

Illustrator, author and political cartoonist Chris Riddell is passionate about the act of creation, politically committed, and in 2016 was meeting thousands of young people from every background across the UK in his role as Children’s Laureate.