Migration Matters Festival is set to return to Sheffield on Friday with its biggest line up to date for this year’s Refugee Week. The annual festival, now into its fourth year, features local, national and international acts celebrating the positive impact of migration in the city and the UK. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
As part of a community consultation S1 Artspace hosted a weekend exhibition at its gallery in Park Hill with development plans for the site due to be submitted for planning approval later this month. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Artists, activists and campaigners shared their ideas and tools at the Sheffield Institute of Arts in the Old Post Office for the workshop ‘Art Possibility Action’. The event aimed to bring together those who want to change the world with their art, and those who want to find out how art can help in effective political action. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
The Women of Steel statue has been unveiled in Sheffield City centre. The statue honors and commemorates the work that women did during both world wars to keep the steel industry going.
Five venues across Sheffield are showcasing work from major European Art Collectors, highlighting the city, and the public and private. ‘Going Public’ includes vast collections of some rarely seen work. Pieces by different artists will be on display at the Millennium Galleries, Graves Gallery, the Sheffield Cathedral, the Site Gallery and Sheffield Hallam University until the 12th of December. Louisa Briggs is the Exhibition Curator at the Millennium Galleries.
Professor Sir Harry Kroto lead the workshop. he was one of the team that discovered the nanopartical. Buckyball is made up of carbon atoms and not only is it the same shape as a football but it is also the same structure. It has many properties including being used to strengthen material.
Sheffield Pride is taking place at the Sheffield Students’ Union at the University of Sheffield. the festival will have various activities, music, and food and drink . Pride is hoping to re start the local gay scene in Sheffield.
A new creative writing group which has been meeting at the Archer Project has released its first book of memoirs, fiction and poetry. The group called Unscribe has received funding from Sheffield Hallam Student Union.
This is Learning Disability Week and things kicked off in Sheffield with a game of football in Bakers Pool. Mencap and Sheffield Wednesday put on the event which encouraged everybody to have a go at playing football together.
Local Graphic artists are exhibiting their works in the Winter Gardens. They are gaining qualifications while on work placement here in Sheffield.