Upcoming events

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Off the Shelf Festival: Bootcamp with the Writing Squad

Learn simple techniques to make your prose cleaner, leaner and more effective which will serve you for life in whatever genre you write.

Family Saturday 25 October 2014 Graves Gallery

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 25 October 2014 Weston Park

Off the Shelf Festival: A History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives

David Stuttard weaves the lives of the movers and shakers of the ancient Greek world into an illustrated narrative that brings them all vividly to life.

Talks and tours Sunday 26 October 2014 Millennium Gallery

CU Live! The Big Draw 2014

An all-day drop-in event in the Winter Garden celebrating the Big Draw 2014, brought to you in association with Sheffield Children’s University

Family Monday 27 October 2014 Off site

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 28 October 2014 Weston Park

Off the Shelf Festival: The Worst Princess

Follow the adventures of feisty Princess Sue and her disgruntled dragon as they seek fun and freedom. This funny twist on a traditional fairytale features puppetry, live music and plenty of scope for children to sing along.

Family Tuesday 28 October 2014 Millennium Gallery

Off the Shelf Festival: The Worst Princess

Follow the adventures of feisty Princess Sue and her disgruntled dragon as they seek fun and freedom. This funny twist on a traditional fairytale features puppetry, live music and plenty of scope for children to sing along.

Family Tuesday 28 October 2014 Millennium Gallery

Flowers to Remember

Flowers are often used to remember someone or for special occasions. Find out why poppies are used to remember those who have fought in wars.

Family Wednesday 29 October 2014 Weston Park

Off the Shelf Festival: Meet the Author and Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark

Meet renowned illustrator Emma Chichester Clark, creator of Blue Kangaroo, as she shows her new picture book Bears Don’t Read! – a feel-good story of determination and friendship.

Family Wednesday 29 October 2014 Millennium Gallery

Off the Shelf Festival: Plumdog – with Emma Chichester Clark

Join well-loved author and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark as she talks about her new book Plumdog, a collection of the best pages from her popular blog of the same name.

Talks and tours Wednesday 29 October 2014 Millennium Gallery