18 months ago The Guardian reported that Sheffield boasted the most art studios outside London. Art space in the city has only increased since then so what is the secret to Sheffield's art revolution and does anyone actually know about it?
Jo Wingate, director of Sensoria Festival, and Uncommon People tells JUS News about her projects, the musical heritage of the city and its bright new talent.
Touring with Richard Hawley and lined up for Tramlines, The Crookes are deeply rooted in the Sheffield music scene, even though none of the band members hail from the Steel City
Tramlines Festival has been incredibly popular over the last four years and been voted best urban festival in 2011. The cut in funding from Sheffield City Council and the withdrawal of main sponsor Nokia means it will charge a ticket price for the first time. We spoke to Festival Director Sarah Nulty who explained why the ticket price is a bargain.
Whether you like seeing cities devastated by nuclear war, or prefer watching a group of unemployed steel workers strip off, Sheffield’s filmic history has something for everyone.