THE DIARY: Here’s one I made earlier

Ric Stott with the scale model of Sheffield he has built in Milton House
Ric Stott with the scale model of Sheffield he has built in Milton House
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AND from a global exhibition to something rather more local...

This Blue Peter-style model of Sheffield is currently being created from toilet rolls, cardboard boxes, glitter and glue in a city centre office.

Not all is quite as it should be: the old Eggbox building is back (made from eggboxes, appropriately), while Sheffield castle has also been resurrected. There are three Peace Gardens (instead of one), two Sheffield Hallam Union kettle drums (instead of four) and one old-school bendy bus in Arundel Gate.

“But it’s not about being accurate,” says Ric Stott, the art therapist behind the project taking place in Milton House, Charter Row.

“This is Sheffield as imagined by its people. We wanted groups to come along and make a landmark which meant something to them - even if it wasn’t entirely realistic.”

The model - called Soul of Sheffield - is now open to visitors and Ric, 36, of Mosborough, is still hoping more people will add building.

Others already done include Sheffield railway station, the Winter Garden and (inevitably) Park Hill.

It runs until the end of July when it will be photographed and taken down.

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