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

What's On

Our Sheffield culture calendar. Filled with picks of the city’s arts, culture and heritage events, both in-person and virtual. Plus reviews and festival guides.

Climate Change, Loss of Biodiversity

Wed. 4 August 2021

Four world-class researchers explore different approaches to urban planting that result in green pleasant places with increased biodiversity.

Platform 20: Heavy Water – in-conversation with Maud Haya-Baviera, Joanna Whittle + Victoria Lucas

Tue. 10 August 2021

Join Angelica Sule, Programme Director at Site Gallery, for an online panel discussion with artists Maud Haya-Baviera, Joanna Whittle and Victoria Lucas.

Sheffield Museums Live: Earthbound Tour

Wed. 11 August 2021

Join Ned McConnell, exhibition curator from the Roberts Institute of Art, for a virtual introduction to Millennium Gallery's new exhibition, Earthbound.

Where Do Camels Belong?

Tue. 17 August 2021

Friends of the Botanical Gardens host a talk on alien species. Looking at how invasive and non-native plant species can improve diversity.

Sheffield Museums Live: Spotlight on Asian Metalwork from the V&A Museum

Wed. 25 August 2021

Tune in to Sheffield Museums' Facebook page for their next online talk. Members of the V&A Museum’s curatorial team will talk about objects from the V&A’s Asian collection that are currently on display at the Millennium Gallery.

Creating a New National Collection at Wisley

Tue. 7 September 2021

Horticulturist James Miller shares an insight into the creation at Wisley of the new Astilbe national collection.

Flora Domestica: A Social History of Indoor Plants

Tue. 21 September 2021

Advolly Richmond traces the social history of indoor plants from ancient Japan through to the present day, and highlights the complicated relationship we have with them today.

An Air Quality Garden: an educational tool to learn about and combat air pollution

Tue. 16 November 2021

Find out about the establishment of the Air Quality Garden in Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Discover how plants can be used to monitor air quality, and the effects of pollution on human health.