Arts events fun in city suburb

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A SHEFFIELD arts group is holding its annual festival this weekend with a series of performances.

Steel Valley Beacon Arts’ Homegrown event starts today at 10am at The Venue, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, with an art exhibition and displays by Stocksbridge Photographic Society, floral art and knitting groups.

Community TV station S36 will give a free workshop on camera skills.

From 7pm people are invited to bring along poetry or short pieces of prose to read or an instrument to play, and from 7.30pm members of Steel Valley Beacon Arts SVBA will be giving a performance of comedy, including takes on Shakespeare and Monty Python.

Tomorrow afternoon Stocksbridge in Bloom holds its presentation event.