Arts & Screen

WIN: Rogue One A Star Wars Story Cineworld Sheffield tickets

Get your lightsaber at the ready - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits the big screen this week and we have tickets for you to win to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Top 10 Things to do this week

Top 10 Things to do this week

If you’re looking for something to do this week then look no further, here’s our top ten.

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Shiregreen Lantern Parade to help celebrate the 10 Anniversary of Sanctuary Housing Association

  04 December 2016
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Lanterns and laughter as Sheffielders parade

Hand-made lanterns lit up the night as a dazzling family parade kicked off a community art event in Shiregreen.

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Dancer Amy Jones.

Young Doncaster dancer set for London show

A twinkle-toed schoolgirl is aiming to wow the crowds when she takes to the stage as part of a performance of The Nutcracker in London.

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Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Ian McMillan writes special poem celebrating Yorkshire’s love of its waterways

Ian McMillan writes special poem celebrating Yorkshire’s love of its waterways

The Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan, has written a poem to celebrate the special bond between Yorkshire people and the county’s historic waterways and reflecting on the role that local communities have played in improving them for people and wildlife.

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Wendi Peters (Wicked Queen) ,Damian Williams (Nurse Nellie), Phil Galllagher (Muddles)  and Joanna Sawyer (Snow White) at the launch of Sheffield Theatres pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs outside the Lyceum Theatre. Picture Scott Merrylees

CBeebies star hopes to make a hit in pantomime

CBeebies Mister Maker star Phil Gallagher is back on stage in Sheffield but this time he’s playing a starring role in Lyceum pantomime Snow White.

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Meet Father Christmas at the museum this December

Father Christmas will be visiting his cottage at North Lincolnshire Museum once again this year, with the help of Scunthorpe Lions.

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Tiswas among TV shows to be digitally saved

Basil Brush and Tiswas to be ‘saved’ for the nation

Thousands of classic TV shows are to be archived digitally before they are lost forever.
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Holy Moly and The Crackers, Barnsley Civic

Holy Moly and The Crackers, Barnsley Civic

The seven-piece UK gypsy ‘folk n roll’ band have won plenty of acclaim.

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Sheffield Cathedral

See new installations in Sheffield Cathedral

Advent prayer installations are a new feature in Sheffield Cathedral, for people to visit and see over the Christmas period.

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Street food festival Sheffield

Street food ‘winter wonderland’ in Sheffield to help homeless

A spectacular street food market for Christmas in Sheffield will help to give the city’s homeless some warmth and festive cheer, it is hoped.

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South Yorkshire college dance and theatre students kick off Britain’s Got Talent auditions

A Barnsley College dance group will be the first to audition in front of talent scouts for the next series of Britain’s Got Talent airing in 2017.

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Northern Ballet is to create a record three new full-length ballets for 2017, including The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

World first and famous faces at theatre

Doncaster theatre Cast’s spring/summer 2017 season includes the return of Northern Ballet, West End hit The Woman in Black and appearances by Lesley Garrett, Pam Ayres, Ross Noble and Stewart Lee.

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Still Open All Hours will return to the BBC this Christmas.

New Doncaster filmed Still Open All Hours to air on BBC1 at Christmas

The new series of Doncaster filmed sitcom Still Open All Hours will begin its run this Christmas, the BBC has confirmed.

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Country superstar Dolly Parton launches Imagination Library, her children's literacy scheme at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION

Megastar Dolly Parton’s ‘kind folks of Doncaster’ praise after record-breaking book scheme numbers

Country megastar Dolly Parton has praised the ‘kind folks’ of Doncaster - after a world-beating number of youngsters signed up to her free book scheme.

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What are words worth?

WORD UP! Do you know what words of the year mean?

Oxford Dictionary has revealed 2016 Words of the Year ... but what are they and, moreover, what's their meaning?
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Birthday boy Martin Scorsese - which is your fave film of his?

What's your favorite film by birthday boy Martin Scorsese?

Today's 74th birthday of one of our age's most influential film directors, screenwriters and producers is reason enough to consider his best big screen successes.

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Cowboy King: Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender movie debut

BACK IN TIME: Rock 'n' roll idol Elvis Presley becomes silver screen icon

Sixty years ago this week the world witnessed The King's first foray into film.
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David Walliams, Sheridan Smith

Sheridan’s new variety of roles

Her versatility is but one of her traits, and Epworth’s star actress Sheridan Smith continues to revel in a variety of roles for upcoming big and small screen appearances.

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