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

Annalisa Toccara

Our Favourite Places would be nothing without our contributors — a massive thanks to all of them!

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Read more about Annalisa's organisation Our Mel in our Meet the Locals interview.

Latest contributions

Kedisha Coakley

Inspired by African and Caribbean cultures, artist Kedisha Coakley invites people on a mesmerising journey of childhood memories, cultural symbols and spiritual iconography.

De Cierta Manera

Sat. 8 October 2022


A docu-romance-drama and ethnographic study of a new couple, Yolanda and Mario. In her last film, Afro-Cuban director Sara Gómez looks at the complexities of intersectional, marginalised lives in 70s Cuba and the tensions of a new socialist society.

SLAMBARZ At The Youth Word Up!

Thu. 10 November 2022

The Leadmill

A night of rap, lyricism, music production and live performance. All welcome but the mic belongs to young artists aged 14–30. Expect inclusiveness, good vibes and positive competition, with an open mic, rap battles, prizes and guest artists.

The Jamaica Reader

Tue. 25 October 2022

Millennium Gallery

Professors of Caribbean history Diana Paton and Matthew J. Smith share their engaging panoramic history of Jamaica from its indigenous origins to present day as told through journalism, history, lyrics and culture.