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Video: Sheffield to host special show of beautiful drawings by Da Vinci, including his private code!

Forget the Da Vinci Code, prepare to see the genius of the real Leonardo da Vinci with a special exhibition of his amazing drawings in Sheffield.

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Holbein's Dance of Death which is on display in the Ruskin Collection until December

EXHIBIT OF THE MONTH: The Dance of Death

I’d like to think that Hans Holbein the Younger had a satirist’s sense of humour; dark and grim, but with a biting edge to provoke comment, if not outrage.

Opinion
The Sheffield General Cemetery Trust has got a Heritage Lottery Fund grant for �7,100 to tell the stories of the men who fought and died in the First World War and are buried in the cemetery.

Heritage: ‘Cemetery could become Sheffield’s own Highgate’

Society argues that historic site should be a national - as well as local treasure - as council plans works aimed at seeing it removed from At Risk register

Nostalgia
Telegraph in focus the great outdoors - My granddaughter watering the garden taken by j.wagner

In Focus: Quirky and eye catching images are shown off

Share your photographs for health and wellbeing benefit

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Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate it?

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Listings: Music

Listings: Music

June 14 - June 21 2018

Music
Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe were both advocates of the suffrage movement and their lifelong effort for rights and opportunities for women are still remembered toda

The Leeds suffragettes who valiantly fought for women’s right to vote

This year marks 100 years since some women over the age of 30 were granted the right to vote. For suffragettes, suffragists and other women’s rights campaigners, this was a huge leap forward in the bid for equal rights and opportunities for women.

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Reveal picture - No 6 Broomgrove Road home in 1862 of Benjamin Eyre & in 1879 was the home of Mr Hugh Peace Steel Manufacturer

Finest 19th century steel products made in Sheffield still fetch high price

The poorly carved stone that is on the gatepost in the clue picture on page three of the Saturday (June 9 edition) of the Star can be seen at number six Broomgrove Road.

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Namibia from Too Beautiful, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

From Northern Soul to Brazilian trans hip-hop

The world premiere of Sean McAllister’s A Northern Soul, will open the 25th edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 at City Hall tonight (Thursday, June 7).

Music

300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale: The life and work of the Otley-born designer

Today marks the anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s 300th birthday, and with this the nation reflects and celebrates one of it’s most famed furniture designers.

Arts
Telegraph Book Club

Telegraph Book Club

This fortnight we have a brand new, hot off the press young adult fiction book set in Yorkshire to add to the literary canon of books set in God’s own county. With pirates, smuggling and a long lost glamorous family, what’s not to like? Let me know what you make of it. We also have an amazing reader review of The Hate U Give from a young reader. In Reyt As Rain Reads, a frazzled mum asks for books to help her rediscover her reading mojo. What would you recommend for Josephine? Get in touch on copydesk.southyorks@jpress.co.uk or via twitter @AnnaCaig

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The reveal picture of Crescent Villa

Giving cutting edge to one of Sheffield’s great firms

The clue picture on page three of the June 2 edition of the Star shows a carved stone saying Crescent Villa.

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Telegraph in Focus Celebration  Rio celebrates

In Focus: Kicking off next theme on the great outdoors too.

Fitting football celebration scores the winning prize.

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Telegraph in focus celebration by John Scholey  His & Her Cakes

In Focus: Telling stories of love, sport triumphs and city’s history

This week I will mainly be featuring photos by John Scholey. He has sent in quite a few entries for this month’s theme of celebration and they are all very different to each other so here goes.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the May bank holiday weekend

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday weekend.
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Going live to celebrate dissent in all its forms

Going live to celebrate dissent in all its forms

Museums Sheffield’s Protest Season centring on the exhibitions Hope is Strong in the Millennium Gallery, Changing Lives at Weston Park and Received Dissent in the Graves continues with a pair of live events this weekend.

Arts

Pictures: Gamble pays off for filmmakers

How the thrills and spills of mountain biking in Sheffield are being seen in North America, Europe and New Zealand.

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Fun in the fresh air at Edale Country Day

Fun in the fresh air at Edale Country Day

Learn how to shear a sheep, and witness many other rural skill sets at a traditional Country Day event in the Peak District.

Lifestyle
Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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Book Club

Book Club

Mari Hannah, acclaimed author of the Kate Daniels series, is coming to Sheffield Central Library to discuss the crime smash hit Along Came A Spider by James Patterson. And you can grab yourself a free copy of the book.

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