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Prog-rockers say Yes to Sheffield show to mark golden anniversary

Prog-rock innovators Yes are about to undertake a tour of the UK – and not only are they celebrating a new live album, but they are also commemorating a very special anniversary.

Gigs and Music
Medhavi Patel as 1970s Grunwicks strike leader Jayaben Singh in We Are the Lions, Mr Manager!

Medhavi proud to be playing an Asian lion who bit back

A ground-breaking strike in the 1970s which was led by Asian women workers is the subject of a play touring in South Yorkshire.

Sheffield
Paul Draper.

Mansun’s Legacy lives on with debut solo album and Sheffield show from frontman

Former Mansun frontman Paul Draper is promising something very special when he brings his solo show to Sheffield.

Gigs and Music
Ophelia is singer-songwriters Sam Taylor and Rebecca Van Cleave.

Exciting times for Sheffield duo – and couple – Ophelia

Exciting times are head for Transatlantic Sheffield duo Ophelia.

Gigs and Music
Catholic Action.

Catholic art punks in Action in Sheffield

Glaswegian art punks Catholic Action are heading out on tour following the release of their acclaimed debut album In Memory Of – and heading for Sheffield.

Gigs and Music
Sheffield hitmakers Babybird.

Gorgeous Sheffield return for recovering Babybird

It is now six months since Stephen Jones had a heart attack.

Gigs and Music
Arctic Monkeys

Uncertainty around withdrawal of Sheffield park concerts application thought to be Arctic Monkeys gigs

Uncertainty surrounds the withdrawal of a bid to stage up to four major live music events in Hillsborough Park later this year that fuelled speculation Arctic Monkeys were poised to announce a string of homecoming gigs.
Out and About
Pubs and Clubs Guide: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Pubs and Clubs Guide: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Do you have an event you’d like to see in our Pubs and Clubs guide? Email the details to whats.on@sheffieldnewspapers.co.uk

Gigs and Music
What’s On Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

What’s On Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Do you have an event you’d like to see promoted in our What’s On? Email the details to whats.on@sheffieldnewspapers.co.uk

Whats on
Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, February 23, 2018

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, February 23, 2018

1. Crossfire, live band, The Railway Hotel, Penistone Road North, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield.

Whats on
Rosie

Double win for Sheffield students awarded internships with renowned fashion designer

Two fashion design students have secured internships with Vivienne Westwood following collaboration between the globally renowned fashion designer and Sheffield Hallam University.

Education
Frost/Nixon at Sheffield Theatres. L-R; Jonathan Hyde, Dan Starkey, Ben Dilloway and Daniel Rigby'By Peter Morgan''Kate Hewitt Director'Ben Stones Designer'Charles Balfour Lighting Designer'George Dennis Sound Designer And Composer'Andrzej Goulding Video Designer'Lizzi Gee Movement Director'Juliet Horsley CDG and Sam Stevenson CDG Casting Director'Charmian Hoare Dialect Coach'Taio Lawson Assistant Director''Cast''Simon Bubb, Ben Dilloway, Steven Elder, Jonathan Hyde, Daniel Rigby, Vidal Sancho, Celina Sinden, Kate Spencer, Dan Starkey, David Sturzaker

TV interview that made history - and a great play

A series of TV interviews by David Frost with recently departed US President Richard Nixon in the wake of Watergate might sound an unlikely source of drama.

Theatre
Book recommendations for world book day.

Books you should read before World Book Day

World Book day is on March 1, a day to celebrate all of your favourite literature and discover new authors and books to bring joy to your life.

Lifestyle
Undercover Princess, Penguin, 11.99.

Book Review: Undercover Princess by Connie Glynn

Are you a fan of princesses and fairy tales? Then this book is for you.

Lifestyle
Helen Hobson (Donna) and Lucy May Barker (Sophie) share a specia moment.

Here Helen goes again in Mamma Mia! star role

For actress Helen Hobson, playing the iconic role of Donna in Mamma Mia! is like meeting up with an old friend again.

Sheffield
The movie prop was built  by hand using fibreglass, plywood, plastic and metal. SWNS

Doncaster man pays tribute to Mark Hamill's Star Wars return to big screen by building life size X-WING in garden

A Doncaster movie extra has paid tribute to Star Wars legend Mark Hamill - by constructing a life-size replica of the actor's X-WING.

News
Pete McKee is returning with a new exhibition, This Class Works

Sheffield artist Pete McKee evokes 'spirit of the working class' in first exhibition since lifesaving surgery

Sheffield painter and cartoonist Pete McKee is to stage his first major exhibition since undergoing a lifesaving transplant operation.
Out and About
Judy Flynn, Samantha Power and Simone Saunders star in Chicken Soup

Review: Gripping drama goes from Orgeave to Brexit through South Yorkshire pit villlage women's eyes

Chicken Soup, Crucible Studio. On until March 5.

Sheffield
Sue Holderness and Jeff Rawle in Quartet

Only Fools star Sue comes back to city theatre roots

Only Fools and Horses star Sue Holderness is returning to Sheffield, where she performed in her first theatre role.

Whats on
Ray Castleton, left, and Kieran Knowles, the writers of new play Chicken Soup, premiering at the Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Miners’ strike seen through women’s eyes in duo’s play

A South Yorkshire actor and the writer of a play about Sheffield in the Blitz have got together to tell another important local story.

Whats on
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