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June 2018

Linton Kwesi Johnson + K.O.G

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June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Varies

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

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Migration Matters Festival, Festival of Debate & Wordlife present: An Evening with Linton Kwesi Johnson supported by Kweku of Ghana (KOG) Linton Kwesi Johnson Linton Kwesi Johnson was born in 1952 in Chapelton, Jamaica and moved to London in 1963. He is widely regarded as the father of 'dub poetry', a term he coined to describe the way a number of reggae DJs blended music and verse. He recorded several albums on the Island label including Forces of Victory and…

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Festival of Debate Closing Party Ft. Helen Pankhurst, Hollie McNish, Salena Godden, Before Breakfast & Girl Gang DJS

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June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 30, 2018 @ 12:00 am

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

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We will be hosting the closing party for this years' Festival of Debate with Helen Pankhurst, granddaughter of Sylvia and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, who will do a Q&A based on her book, Deeds Not Words, with Dr Kate Taylor-Jones from the University of Sheffield. This will be followed by poetry sets from the Ted Hughes Award-winning Hollie McNish, Salena Godden, poets from the Verse Matters Collective and music from Before Breakfast & Girl Gang DJs. Click here for tickets!!

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J.M.R Smedley – Philosophy of Nonsense

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June 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

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

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Eyup Curators Collective warmly invites you to the preview of 'Philosophy of Nonsense' featuring brand new work from up and coming Sheffield based artist J.M.R Smedley. J.M.R.Smedley is a 22 year old artist based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK. As an Expressionist, her main focus, other than dreamlike imagery, is use of colour and the creation of interesting texture; at the same time many of her works can be interpreted as strong personal statements and it is clear that she…

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August 2018

SToRMSxGWL: The Picture House Party

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August 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

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SToRMS and Gambling With Lives present: The Picture House Party As many of you will know, SToRMS has held an annual fundraiser for the last few years. This year, things are going to be a little different. We are happy to say that we are teaming up with Gambling With Lives, a cause founded by the families and friends of young men who have taken their own lives as a direct result of gambling. As with Dan, Chris and Jack…

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February 2019

10 Things I Hate About You

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February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£15

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

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The Village Screen presents a very special Valentine's Day screening of 90’s edgy and hilarious 10 Things I Hate About You. I want you to want me, I need you to need me! This film was everything in the 90's - "you're just too good to be true, I can't take my eyes off of you" - and is an excellent modernisation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew retold in an American high school setting, accompanied by a hip…

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May 2019

Andro and Eve: The Kingdom Come #5

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May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
£15

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

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Andro and Eve’s drag king cabaret is ready to take you to paradise. Taking over Abbeydale Picture House, The Kingdom Come will be hosted by the one and only Shesus and the Sisters. Joining them for the resurrection will be Drag King Benjamin Butch and CHIYO plus more acts TBA!! Get ready to step into the garden of Eden, where cake is plentiful, acolytes warmly welcome you and Eve’s wisdom will light the way. Your paradise themed costumes won’t be…

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June 2019

Burly Q: The Ghosts of Cinema Past

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June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
£22

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

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Join Burly Q in celebrating 10 incredible years of sell out events, with a unique evening inspired by the magic, spectacle and elegance of vintage cinema and Vaudevillian theatre. The event will take place in the main auditorium of the Abbeydale Picture House- a historic Grade II listed building, a former cinema of the early 20th century, and presently the only one of its era left in Sheffield. Each ticket sold for the event will include a small Restoration Levy…

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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

The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook

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September 6 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
£21.50

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

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John Reilly and the Smooth Operators - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook  A wonderful night celebrating the timeless songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David with the voice of singer song-writer John Reilly (Boy on a Dolphin, Acoustic Angels) and a consummate band of Sheffield's finest session players including Steve Beighton (Acoustic Angels, Paul Carrack) on saxophone plus guest vocalist Rachel Raynor. Canadian pianist and song-writer Lewis Nitikman is Musical Director, so expect only the best arrangements. Hear all the timeless…

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