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


DINA is an alternative arts and music venue and diner on Cambridge Street. It's an innovative, creative and progressive space, with an ongoing mission to “make room for unheard voices and forms of expression”. DINA is about to launch a competition for artists and musicians in lockdown. Come back soon for details of how to enter – and in the meantime, enjoy these films made by the team at DINA.


Video highlights of a unique performance, exploring the musical diversity of the city through singing and live coding. Arranged by SONA and featuring 15 live vocal performances across six indoor and outdoor stages at DINA, for Migration Matters 2018.

The History of Ska

Hear the history of ska music summarised in two minutes in this insightful interview with Dave Campbell, founder of Sheffield-based ska and reggae 12-piece Jungle Lion. Interview by Diana Read for DINA TV.