Festival of the Mind 2018

From 20–30 September we're teaming up with Sheffield's creative and digital community for a celebration of ideas, culture and collaboration.

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Circus Performers: Extraordinary Feats from Ordinary People

Showcasing rare and important collections, examining the stories behind the pioneering showmen and circus performers who have thrilled audiences around the world.

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Open to the public on the first Saturday of every month

Come and explore fascinating creatures, including our half squirrel and tiny fossilised flying dinosaurs.

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Open days, exhibitions and family events

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Public lectures, seminars and conferences

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Joe Scarborough