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

Delivered by librarians, archivists and guests, the Sheffield Libraries Podcast delves deeper into fascinating stories and collections.

They're broadcasting a special series of episodes throughout LGBTQ+ History Month:

Heroes from the Archives
Episode released 8th February
Archivists from Sheffield and Lambeth delve into their collections to tell the stories of LGBTQ heroes from both Sheffield and Lambeth. They'll also discuss ongoing archive collection building.

LGBTQ interest books for Children and Young People
Episode released 15th February
Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Prize judges Liz Chapman and Zoey Dixon chat about the best LGBTQ+ interest books aimed at children and young people.

Bestselling Crime Writer, Russ Thomas in Conversation
Episode released 22nd February
Russ is the author of crime-thriller Firewatching and his new book Nighthawking is published in February 2021. Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler is a maverick new detective desperate to kickstart his stagnating career. He also happens to be gay, a rare occurrence in bestselling crime-fiction.

Tune in.

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Helen Mort

A poet with one foot in Sheffield and another in Derbyshire, who finds inspiration at the top of hills, in ghost stories, pubs, friendship, the aftertaste of whisky, the miners' strike, and in lost love.

CMC 2018 Keynote: Michael Rosen

Children’s novelist, poet, broadcaster, and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen delivers a talk championing creativity and imagination in the face of what he calls “data-driven education”. With a performance by Rio-Leanna and Sam Castle.

Emotional Archive: Our Bodies Our Streets

An online exhibition of 'emotional portraits' that document experiences of street harassment in Sheffield. A collaboration between artist Philip Lee and campaign group Our Bodies Our Streets.

Content in the Time of Corona

The third CMC webinar explores what’s being commissioned and made for kids that responds to or reflects the crisis – in TV, digital and social media – with expert analysis from CMC’s top regular rapporteurs and research into commissioning trends.