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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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Migration Matters opening party

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A burst of energy, rhythm, movement and vibrant showcases, kicking off Refugee Week and the first online Migration Matters Festival. Wherever you are – join in with a joyful celebration of sanctuary with artists from Sheffield and around the world.

Spaces for Creation Symposium

A symposium to wrap up the City of Ideas series of conversations about urbanism and cultural space. With leading artists, architects, urbanists and public designers. Watch recordings of the talks from the day.

The Art House

A gallery, studios, workshop space and cafe, hidden away off busy Division Street. Try your hand at pottery, life drawing, textiles and watercolour, or join in a 'sip and paint' session over wine.

CMC 2016 Keynote: Lemn Sissay

Poet Lemn Sissay presents a talk titled ‘Superman was a Foundling’. In a wide sweep exploring childhood, and the outsider at the heart of popular culture, Lemn reveals much about the role of divergence and difference in our lives.