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

Annalisa Toccara

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

Latest contributions

Passing the Baton: The Legacy of the Windrush Pioneers

Mon. 1 November 2021

Theatre Deli

Join Nyara School of Arts for an intergenerational film focusing on Sheffield's Windrush generation and how it has shaped the city and influenced Sheffield's language, arts, and culture.

Do The Right Thing

Sat. 30 October 2021


Set in Brooklyn at the height of summer and taking place over a single day, Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing follows the interactions of a cast of unforgettable characters as tensions rise along racial fault lines. A landmark in American cinema.

African Europeans – Professor Olivette Otele

Sat. 30 October 2021

In this pre-recorded reading, Olivette Otele traces a long African European heritage through the lives of individuals both ordinary and extraordinary. Olivette sheds light on questions very much alive today – on racism, identity, and citizenship.

Black History Month Carnival

Sat. 30 October 2021

University of Sheffield Students' Union, Western Bank, S10 2TG

Join Sheffield Students’ Union for a Black History Month Carnival with food vendors, cultural performances, live music, and market stalls from local, Black-owned businesses.