Arts

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Listings: Music

October 19 - October 26 2017

Music
Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

October 19 - October 26 2017

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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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Jenni Murray

Star Interview: Barnsley broadcaster Jenni Murray sees history through the eyes of Britain’s great women

Jenni Murray might just be the only person ever to have silenced Margaret Thatcher. The broadcaster has achieved many things - there’s her damehood, for starters, and the fact she’s presented Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 for 30 years - but rendering the formidable ex-Prime Minister speechless ranks highly.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Sneak peek first look as Jurassic Kingdom dinosaurs roar into Leeds

A MONSTER sized family fun day out has roared into Leeds with Temple Newsam park transformed into Jurassic Kingdom - home to more than 30 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs.

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The Cutting Edge water feature and fountains outside Sheffield railway station

'For a brief moment, Sheffield becomes the Rome of the North': Why new book ranks city's railway station among Britain's best

Is Sheffield on a par with the great European capitals? Simon Jenkins thinks so - or, at least, he does when standing outside the city's railway station as night falls.
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Book Club: Reading Matter

Book Club: Reading Matter

Sheffield’s festival of words Off The Shelf is now in its twenty sixth year, and the 2017 programme is looking stronger than ever.

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Telegrapoh In Focus Autumn - A couple of photos of Autumn taken in Bakewell:
 
First photo of a bench on the banks of an autumnal River Wye in the centre of Bakewell
 
Second photo of the autumn colours on the path from Coombs Lane Bakewell over to Chatsworth.
 
Taken by Michael Hardy

In Focus: Crisp brown leaves make for an autumnal oasis or two

A delightful mixed bag of images this week. It is showing that our month’s theme, autumn, is so versatile. From wildlife to still life we have had so many images submitted I am disappointed that I can’t publish them all.

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Telegraph In Focus Autumn Squirrel with a shopping cart full of nuts

In Focus: Changing colours and wildlife are autumn stars

Just looking over this page of images this week proves that Autumn is clearly the best time of year for images.

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Richard Tuttle - how red and blue became yellow being positioned at the Graves Gallery in Sheffield by Ashley Gallant, project curator

Building a world class collection

Work by such world renowned artists as Donald Judd, Bridget Riley, Josef and Anni Albers, Carl Andre and Lewis Baltz are currently on show in the Graves Gallery.

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Helen Mort. Picture: Dean Atkins

Star Interview: Why Sheffield writer Helen Mort thinks reading a poem is just like enjoying a pint

“Poetry is for everyone. You can read a poem in the way that you can go and have a pint. It can be an event, it can be fun, and anyone can do it. Listening to a poem, or taking five minutes out of your day to read something - it could change your mood.”

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Jurassic Kingdom coming to Leeds

WIN: Jurassic Kingdom dinosaur exhibition family tickets- coming to Leeds

Jurassic Kingdom is a roar-some new animatronic dinosaur exhibition coming to Leeds and to celebrate we have dino-mite prizes to be won - five family tickets.

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Queen Judith Laburnam with Kathryn Gregory(nee Cocking) as attendant 1963

Heritage: Reunion girls hoping to keep home fires burning

A group of girls who made life-long friendships when they were youngsters in a church group are hoping to celebrate those halcyon days with a grand reunion. 
Kathryn Gregory (nee Cocking) is hoping to meet up with some her old friends on Saturday and is asking them to join her.

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Telegraph In focus Family

In Focus: Time to capture season of mist and yellow fruitfulness

September seems to have flown by and we have come to an end of our family theme too. Now I have no choice but to do the obvious and have ‘autumn’ as my new theme.

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Reading Matter

Reading Matter

Sheffield is poised and ready for the Off The Shelf festival, and this Fargate From The Madding Crowd has a distinctly steel city flavour.

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3 July 2017...........Feature on Sally Goldsmith, author of Thirteen Acres, a new book about the now-closed commune at St Georges Farm in Sheffield.Sally at her nearby allotment. Picture Scott Merrylees

Finding another way of matching Ruskin’s ideals

John Ruskin had a dream of utopia - and he wanted it to start here in Sheffield.

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Pictures: Artist shines a light on iconic landscape

The Peak District is not the Netherlands. Nevertheless, Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde reckoned his ‘Waterlicht’ laser installation in Winnats Pass would get people thinking about water and landscape, although perhaps not in quite the same way as his earlier work for the Dutch District Water Board of the Rhine and IJssel.

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Henry Moore's Upright Motives at Yorkshire Sculpture Park Photo Jonty Wilde.

WIN: Yorkshire Sculpture Park prizes to celebrate its 40th anniversary

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), an open-air gallery showcasing world famous art by the likes of Henry Moore, is 40-years old and to celebrate we have prizes to be won.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.

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Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

Emily McGlashan is a 19-year-old living in Shiregreen who has just had her first novel published by Olympia. I catch up with this seriously impressive young woman, and find out what living and working in Sheffield brings to her writing.

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