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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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Millennium Gallery

The cultural gateway to Sheffield. Millennium Gallery is always full of life and hosts some of the city's most exciting exhibitions, while also celebrating the area's heritage in its permanent displays.

Cupola on Collage

Cupola has been bringing contemporary art to Hillsborough since 1991. Now, you can continue to enjoy the bright, welcoming Cupola experience online – see below for the gallery's Graham sharing some thoughts on collage.

Garden Street

The tenth stop on our Sheffield street art trail. French artist Nelio was let loose on this wall with his spray cans during the Feature Walls street art festival in 2016, creating this huge, colourful abstract piece.

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A performance at Sheffield Jazz in February 2016, from a band fronted by the jazz trumpet player widely considered to be one of the UK's greatest.