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Leadmill venue to auction music memorabilia

Sheffield’s renowned music venue, the Leadmill, is auctioning off memorabilia to raise money to keep their venue running during the coronavirus pandemic. The Leadmill told Sheffield Live! items include a custom guitar signed by the Arctic Monkeys and made with wood from the club’s old floor and concert posters signed by Arcade Fire and Biffy Clyro. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Women’s pit camp memorabilia on display

Sheffield Women against Pit Closures are the subject of a new ‘protest lab’ exhibition at the Millenium Gallery. The exhibition includes memorabilia, banners and poetry from the 1984/85 miners strike but also for the first time from the women’s pit camp at Houghton Main in 1993 set up to campaign against pit closures. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!