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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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