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

Picture the Poet was a 2014 National Portrait Gallery exhibition displayed in Sheffield's Graves Gallery, featuring portraits of the likes of Benjamin Zephaniah, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy by renowned photographers. Alongside the exhibition, Museums Sheffield and Word Life presented a series of performances from some of Sheffield's own literary talents – which you can enjoy below!

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The House Skate Park

On the front of the skate park in Kelham Island, this piece is more structural than figurative – all piping, cogs and wrenches. It features in our top 5 murals by street artist Phlegm.

Love Sheffield, Luv

Wed. 1 April 2020 — Fri. 31 July 2020

Get your creativity flowing with this writing competition from Sheffield Libraries and Hive South Yorkshire, open to all ages. They want to hear about the things you love about Sheffield – and that theme can be interpreted any way you like!

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.

Lockdown

A call-out and online exhibition set up by Sheffield arts platform Fronteer, showcasing work made by artists during self isolation.