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

Picture the Poet was a 2014 National Portrait Gallery exhibition displayed in Sheffield's Graves Gallery, featuring portraits of the likes of Benjamin Zephaniah, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy by renowned photographers. Alongside the exhibition, Museums Sheffield and Word Life presented a series of performances from some of Sheffield's own literary talents – which you can enjoy below!

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Kid Acne

If you've spent a decent amount of time in Sheffield, chances are you'll have come across, and come to love, the work of graffiti artist-musician-printmaker Kid Acne in one form or another.

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.

Siân Williams

An artist based at Bloc, whose practice references the feminine and sees seeming irreverence jostle with political poignance.

Peter Griffiths

For his recent screen printing project, The Plant Room, Peter spent the summer gathering inspiration in community gardens.