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  • 22 Fri

    Sheffield Creative Guild

    Sheffield will soon be introducing its very own Creative Guild, which will promote, connect and support creative people across the city by providing a platform […]

  • 18 Mon


    A couple of years ago I found myself living back at home, feeling like a turd in a washing machine, making a mess of everything. […]

  • 15 Fri

    Eve Kitchen

    For Lauren Eve, doughnuts aren’t just a treat – they’re her job. Lauren takes her handmade doughnuts seriously, with flavours ranging from fig and caramel […]

  • 11 Mon

    Hammer Horror

    If you’ve ever been unemployed and faced a day of dull nothingness, where the only useful thing you’ve done all day is change a loo […]

  • 7 Thu

    Stiff Peaks Pop-Up

    We’ve found ourselves venturing to Burton Road in Neepsend on more than a few occasions in the recent past. The street has become a real […]

  • 4 Mon

    The Yorkshire Pork Pie

    In deepest East Africa, pork is a rarity. Bacon can ease my mornings no more. I have only beef with my sausages. The bewitching smell […]

  • 1 Fri

    Portland House

    Although some may have dismissed it as a phase, craft beer is here to stay. Portland House, which describes itself as a ‘micro-bar’, has been […]

  • 28 Mon

    Abbeydale Picture House

    Sheffield’s love of cinema began in 1920, with The Call of the Road being the first movie shown in Abbeydale Picture House, then the largest […]

  • 25 Fri

    Baby Spanish

    Tell us a bit about yourself. My name’s Sarah Cosgrove, I’ve been living in Sheffield for the last 10 years. I’m a speech and language […]

  • 23 Wed

    Songhoy Blues

    At the beginning of February, Talking Gigs brought us an exceptional performance by Ali Farke Touré at Yellow Arch Studios. Coming full circle, last month […]

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