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Opening Weekend

Opening Weekend

As the festival gets underway, we wanted to share some highlights from our opening weekend.

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Women's Suffrage Tour of Sheffield

Women's Suffrage Tour of Sheffield

On 6th February 1918, after decades of struggle, the Representation of the People Act finally gave the vote to some women – specifically those over the age of 30

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Flying High!

Flying High!

Rebecca Truman launched the Circus strand of the festival on Saturday 6 October with her fascinating illustrated in conversation event on about her book.

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RT @ETAJamieFans: So interesting to hear @jamieandfifi chat for @otsfestival tonight! He's writing a book AND going to be working on a beh…

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RT @sheffdocfest: Jamie’s back in Sheffield! An absolute pleasure hearing @jamieandfifi talking passionately about the hit musical Everyone…

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RT @KatHarbourne: Everybody's Talking about Jamie at @crucibletheatre for @otsfestival! Can't wait for the @WarpFilms production of @JamieM…

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Wow! It was incredible to hear some of the inspirations behind @sheffhallamuni 's very own @tomjnewell and his offi… https://t.co/MoRcW1vfwx

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Packed Auditorium @SheffieldSU to hear @DavidSForrest talk about #BarryHines work as a working class writer and the… https://t.co/nQjn7zuZ7Q

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Waiting eagerly to listen to @tomjnewell speak and see some of his fantastic artwork! #OTSFest https://t.co/wNDr9MTa3p

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RT @Adelai05: Excitement as we all await @jamieandfifi @crucibletheatre for @otsfestival talk under the #MidsummersNightDream #moon #talkin…

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RT @tony_white_: London-bound! Thank you @Tim_Etchells @otsfestival & all #stronglanguage pals for a truly memorable weekend @site_gallery,…

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RT @RosaSenCis: #RomaniReadings by @romafutures in collaboration w/ @otsfestival is about to start! #DamianLeBas https://t.co/FP9rVq5udS

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Look who has arrived in Sheffield @jamieandfifi ! So looking forward to hearing him talk books, life & career… https://t.co/txkv0f3SME

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RT @WendyPMitchell: I remember one woman, clearly with dementia, who plucked up the courage right at the very last minute to ask a question…

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