Beer can man is here to talk tins

Jeff Lebo
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MEET Jeff Lebo – he’s a beer can obsessive.

The American has more than 80,000 of them cluttering up his Pennsylvania home – and now he’s coming to Sheffield in search of rare British tins.

The 49-year-old is touring the UK in a bid to trace cans from 1936 - 1965, and he’s pencilled in South Yorkshire for April 9.

“My hope is that by putting the word out that I am looking for these kinds of items, anyone in Sheffield who may have them, or is interested in them, will contact me and I’ll be able to visit them,” he says.

Anyone interested in talking tins should email

A potted play

SNOOKER loopy nuts are they...

A Sheffield performance company are celebrating the world championships next month by staging a colour(ball)ful comedy.

Random Acts will perform Wireless Times: Right on Cue – a show about commentating on the sport – at the city’s Royal Victoria Hotel on Thursday, April 28.

Details and tickets at

A Brid beano

IT promises to be a beano with a difference.

Sheffield amateur writers are being invited on a weekend trip to Bridlington - to work on their poetry and prose.

The £145 trip includes accommodation and workshops. Runs April 8 - 10 by local writer Liz Cashden. Details on 0114 2368361.