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

Raluca de Soleil

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

As well as contributing to Our Favourite Places, Raluca is a writer, poet and artist.

Get to know Raluca in her Meet the Locals interview.

Latest contributions

Julie on line

Multiple dates

Julie is a survivor of psychiatry, in the pursuit of the autonomy to redefine her present and reinvent her future. Could her childhood trauma and unusual experiences be grounds for identity and culture, resistance and meaning?

Ithaka

Multiple dates

Ithaka follows the battle against the British establishment to save WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange faces a 175-year prison sentence in the US for unlawfully obtaining and disclosing classified documents related to the national defence.

I Didn't See You There

Multiple dates

Reid Davenport offers a first person account of disability and (in)visibility from his wheelchair. Prompted by a circus tent appearing outside his home, he reflects on the ableist consequences of freak shows, (in)accessibility, stigma, and beauty.

Night Shift

Multiple dates

A refreshingly non-judgemental portrait of two strip club workers with contrasting ideals, shot in Gothenburg by an all-female team. A short film acknowledging that we are all selling ourselves for money under capitalism.