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

Sahra, Aisha, Emily and Amal, organisers and members of The Lit Collective book club, introduce themselves, explain the origins of the book club and why they felt it was important to put the book club and festival together.

This event took place as part of The Lit Collective Sheffield Online Festival (23–25 July 2020) and is available to watch back below.

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Two sisters, Warda and Sundus Yassin, discuss how books and poetry have impacted their relationship and reflect on their favourite sisters in literary texts. Sundus is an original member of TLC and Warda is a school teacher and award-winning poet.

A Portable Paradise – Roger Robinson

Tue. 27 October 2020

The British-Trinidadian dub poet reads from his TS Eliot and Ondaatje prize-winning collection. Featuring powerful poems telling stories of Windrush arrivals, Grenfell victims, Bob Marley, the Brixton riots, and the premature birth of his own son.

The Art House pottery tutorials

A series of video tutorials from the workshops at The Art House. Teaching you how to knead and prepare clay, and the basics of throwing on the wheel.

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Turn your house into a musical instrument using free software FoxDot, in a two-part workshop with artist and musician Lucy Cheesman.