5-26 October

Off the Shelf is one of the largest and most accessible literary festivals in the UK bringing the biggest names in literature and the arts to Sheffield.

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29 October, Octagon Centre.

Dave Thomas has become the first top-level footballer to be registered blind since his playing days and awarded a guide dog. Hear about this, alongside tales of old playing days with special guest Harry Redknapp.

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2019/20 series

Our Annual Arts and Humanities Prokhorov Lectures are delivered by world-leading scholars and public intellectuals. Topics range from philosophy and literature to society and migration.

Albert Einstein on science, ethics, and religion – Alister McGrath (Oxford), 15 October>

Open days, exhibitions and family events

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Public lectures, seminars and conferences

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Joe Scarborough