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Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

It's been a fantastic year for Off the Shelf, with more people than ever before coming to our events and celebrating words and ideas.

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Student blog: Adam Kay

Student blog: Adam Kay

Our student blogger Maja reviews Adam Kay's talk about his hilarious, heartbreaking and thought-provoking book, This Is Going to Hurt.

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A message from Brian Blessed

A message from Brian Blessed

We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...

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RT @MuseumSheffield: 🎪 THIS EVENING 6pm: Come along to Weston Park & discover how Circus became a worldwide phenomenon in this discussion e…

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RT @A_C_Collection: WATCH 🎥 : @MattAbbottPoet spoke about the importance of the Collection following the #RevoltandRevolutions exhibition @…

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RT @SheffCouncil: Exciting times as an archaeological dig starts on the site of the former #Sheffield castle today - part of our wider plan…

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RT @IMcMillan: Bloke in station coffee shop tugs at his tie as though it might set off some kind of ejector seat to release him from the pr…

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RT @IMcMillan: Woman in Barnsley asks me if I’ve lost weight. I reply that I don’t think I have. She says ‘Mind you, last time I saw you yo…

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RT @NigelDunnett: Feels to me like I've spent weeks and weeks sorting images for an upcoming book - here's a colour-balanced 'steppe' seed…

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RT @NicoletteJones: William Blake's new grave, identifying precisely where he is buried. Unveiled this afternoon in Bunhill Fields. https:/…

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RT @silvareader: This week’s #OUPPR #BookoftheWeek is Michael Braddick’s ‘The Common Freedom of the People’ - ‘Clear and accessible, wise a…

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RT @silvareader: Happy publication day to Michael Braddick, whose book “The Common Freedom of the People” has today been declared to be “a…

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RT @LBFlyawayhome: The oldest Ladybird books, part 12. Back when whether or not you were bored largely depended on whether or not it was…

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RT @professorvaness: Great that you are working in partnership with @sheffielduni colleagues in @SSoA_news & Dept if Archaeology & Castlega…

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RT @SheffieldStar: Sheffield's post-war architecture is to be celebrated over three days in October - people will be able to go behind the…

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