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May 2019

Festival of Debate: Roger McGough & Stan Skinny

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May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
£15

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Festival of Debate presents, as part of Sheaf Poetry Festival... Roger McGough is the ‘Patron Saint of Poetry’ (Carol Ann Duffy). Exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life, to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics. These poems explore the human experience in all its shades of light and dark, but always with McGough’s signature wit, irreverence and vivacity. Tickets: £15 This event is part of the 'Who We Are' strand which…

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June 2019

Migration Matters Festival: Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble

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June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
PWYF

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Seyed Ali Jaberi - Hamdel Ensemble at Migration Matters Festival, Sheffield Tickets on sale now via Tickets For Good. This Summer, internationally acclaimed musician and composer, Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble will bring the poetry of Persia’s beloved mystic poet Rumi to life, through ‘All Because of Love’; a music production combining hauntingly beautiful Sufi music, dance and poetry. All Because of Love presents a devotional Sufi setting of Rumi’s poetry, considered in the Middle East to be…

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Migration Matters Festival: Lowkey

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June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
£14.30

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Migration Matters is proud to host the internationally acclaimed activist and rapper Lowkey who will be performing songs from his latest album Soundtrack to the Struggle Part 2. The return of one of the UK’s most potent and electrifying rappers. Lowkey is a towering figure of the scene who renews the old tradition of conscious hip-hop activism for the war on terror generation. Fusing politically charged lyrics and deft dissection of topics such as race, war, global poverty and politics…

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September 2019

Spirit of Independence Film Festival

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September 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
£22

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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SOI is an independent, non-profit film festival celebrating and screening micro-budget films from around the world. So what is a micro-budget film? Well for our purposes it’s any feature film shot for under £100k or short film shot for under £1k. Ok, what will you be screening then? We’ve got a full days programme showing several feature films and shorts crossing several genres and from a variety of countries. Be assured there’s something for everyone. We will also be having…

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