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FutureCity: Future Retail

The Sheffield Civic Trust is pleased to announce the first of a number of panel discussions planned around the future of  Sheffield city centre. FutureCity: Future Retail – Join the SCT panel discussion, which aims to highlight some informed and

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The I Love You Bridge

Who wrote ‘Clare Middleton I Love You Will U Marry Me’ on a Sheffield bridge?  Daring grafitti written at Park Hill 130 feet above the ground has inspired many stories but the truth turns out to be tragic and bittersweet.

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Sheffield – City of Peace

Next time you are in the Peace Gardens look up at the chimney over the Ha Ha Bar 8-12 St Paul’s Parade.  You’ll see a stainless steel sculpture, by Sheffield based artist Richard Bartle, which features seven life-size doves.  Richard’s work

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Arts Funding

When Winston Churchill was Prime Minister and he was told that there were going to be major cuts in arts and culture because of the mounting costs of World War II, he responded with a simple reply, ‘Then what are we fighting for?’”

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Europe’s ‘Greenest City’ is also one of its most economically successful … and a great place to live. How did it get there?

Public Lecture by Prof. Wulf Daseking, Head of Urban Planning, City of Freiburg followed by discussion (Friday 16 March 4pm – 6pm Peak Lecture Theatre , Sheffield Hallam University) Freiberg in South Germany is often cited as Europe’s ‘greenest city’

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Adela Pankhurst – International Women’s Day 2012

To mark International Women’s Day celebrations, we are pleased to confirm that a street party will take place between 11am and 1pm  this Saturday (10 March 2012)  in Marlborough Road, Sheffield by the Moor Oaks Triangle Residents Save No 45 Campaign. The event

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Robinson in Ruins (2010) at the Showroom

Come and see Robinson in Ruins (2010), the next in Sheffield Civic Trust’s Building Visions film series, which will be shown at the Showroom at 6pm tonight (Thursday 21 July 2011). Patrick Keiller‘s follow-up to London and Robinson in Space,

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A Celebration of Sheffield’s Brutalist Legacy

‘Brutalist Speculations and Flights of Fancy’ on Friday 9 September (11am – 7.30pm) is an exploration of Sheffield’s six best Brutalist buildings (Park Hill, Castle Markets, the Electricity Substation on Moore Street, The Holy Cross Church on Spotswood Mount, Norton Water Tower and Psalter Lane

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Sheffield Tap – best conversion to pub award winner!

The Sheffield Tap has been awarded the “Best Conversion to Pub” award by CAMRA and English Heritage.   This prestigous award follows hot on the heels of last years National Railway Heritage Award, which was presented by Pete Waterman OBE

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Portland Works Community Share Issue

On 16 June 2011 a community share issue was launched to save Portland Works, the birthplace of stainless steel manufacturing, a complex of Grade II*listed buildings and a lively hub for the creative industries in Sheffield. The site is home

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