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Welcome to Sheaf Poetry Festival
21st – 28th May 2023

Our programme celebrates the best in UK poetry, spoken word and lyrics, taking place in venues across Sheffield and the Peak District, and online.

Our festival themes are:

Events include readings, talks, poetry walks, music and workshops. Featuring names such as Inua Ellams, Jen Hadfield, Fran lock, Yomi Sode, Helen Mort and many more.

Accessibility: All indoor venues are wheelchair accessible. See event pages for live-captioned events. For anything not covered, please get in touch.

Our Partners

We’re proud to be working with local organisations including Dead Women Poets Society, Hive South Yorkshire, Sheffield Flourish, and the Longshaw National Trust estate, and to be supported by Arts Council England, Graves Charitable Trust and Sheffield Town Trust.

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