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Ten Things To Do w/c June 21, 2018

If you're looking for something to do this week, take a look at our list of top ten.
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EastEnders star Leslie 'Dirty Den' Grantham dies

EastEnders star Leslie Grantham has died at the age of 71.

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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.

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Ten Things To Do, w/c June 14, 2018

If you're looking for something to do this week take a look at our top ten.

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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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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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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.

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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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PICTURES: Can you remember when Noel Edmonds brought his House Party to Doncaster 25 years ago?

It was one of the biggest TV shows of the 1990s - and 25 years ago this year, TV star Noel Edmonds brought his famed Noel's House Party show to Doncaster.

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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.

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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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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
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Ecclesall Woods

Heritage festival returns to Sheffield woodland

University of Sheffield Heritage Festival returns to Ecclesall Woods.

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Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
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Rachel Shenton

Hollyoaks star supports local newspapers

I am a huge supporter of local newspapers because they do so much good for the communities they serve.

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Kimono, 1900s. Image � Muse

EXHIBIT OF THE MONTH: Silk kimono on display at Sheffield museum

As spring seems to have finally arrived in Sheffield and the cherry trees are looking fantastic, I’ve chosen a object that reminds me of warm sunny days and that celebrates the beauty of nature.

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The replica Dalek

EXTERMINATE! Doncaster Dalek is on the move

A semi-retired actor who spends his spare time constructing replicas of props from TV and film is this weekend bidding a farewell to a much recognised sight in the village of Norton.

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Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: The popular annual live-scored silent film festival returns

Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27. Founded in 2016, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film.

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Step Back in Time to 1836 event with the Sheffield Steampunk Society at Sheffield General Cemetery: Fairies Lisa March (left), Amelia March (6)  and Toni Ping of Dragon Planet Couture. Picture: David Bocking

PICTURES: Sheffield steampunks step back in time at annual extravaganza

Fans of steampunk went back in time this weekend to celebrate the anniversary of Sheffield's only historic landscaped Victorian ‘garden cemetery’ being opened almost two centuries ago.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of different art galleries which boast different styles of art

10 of the best art galleries in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Art galleries are frequented by people of all ages, allowing visitors to soak up something new, learn about a new or different type of art and embrace art dating back hundreds of years ago, or even just a couple of months ago.

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