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

Fluorescent Minerals

This little film from Museum Sheffield should be on everyone's watch list right now. Unless you're already a fan of fossils you might not be tempted, but I found watching this collection of minerals and fossils change colour and glow under UV light completely mesmerising and super relaxing – and we could all do with a bit of relaxation right now. The effect is caused by impurities within the structure of the minerals, which I think proves the theory that imperfections are beautiful. So settle down for a couple of minutes and enjoy, turn the sound on too.

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A tour of The Art House

Take an online tour of the workshops, cafe and kilns of Sheffield's super inclusive creative hub.

Benn Clatworthy Quartet

Sheffield Jazz presents Benn Clatworthy, a favourite with Sheffield audiences for many years for his emotional playing and his dry sense of humour, supported by a top-class rhythm section. Enjoy this clip from a 2016 performance.

The Holt

A light-filled hideaway in a quiet corner of the city centre, open for exhibitions and events.

Sheffield Adventures – adventures in architecture

Way back in the 1970s our city was home to some of the most radical modernist architecture in Europe. Who are the architects of the future? Could it be you?