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Health Cafes – Broomhill Community Library

21 Nov

Cancer BCL

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Cancer Information Hub Grand Opening

21 Nov

CIH Opening Event

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Broomhill Library Ukelele Club

10 Nov

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Sheffield Libraries News

7 Nov

History of Magic Season Continued at Sheffield Central Library

The ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ exhibition is now open until Christmas and showcases beautifully illustrated information panels from the British Library alongside treasures from our own library strong rooms; including some items over 400 years old.

The exhibition is free to view at the Central Library during normal opening hours.

Accompanying the exhibition is a programme of events for all ages, including  a series of family-friendly lectures and workshops delivered by the University of Sheffield.

More magical events from the University of Sheffield

Defence Against the Dark Arts and the Battle Against Tooth Decay

Thursday 16th November, 5pm – 6pm
Central Library Carpenter Room

Step into Professor Paul Hatton’s Defence Against the Dark Arts class and learn the secrets of battling tooth decay including the best potions to use and wand skills to master.  A fun, silly and magical themed workshop to help children maintain their oral health.

Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds

FREE
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Anything from the Trolley?  The Chemistry of a Magical Sweetshop

Wednesday 22nd November, 6pm – 7pm
Central Library Carpenter Room

Imagine visiting Honeydukes where magical sweets for all tastes tempt you to part with your Galleons, Sickles and Knuts. At this family friendly talk, Dr Joanna Buckley explores the chemistry behind some of the sweet treats found at this famous wizarding sweet shop!

FREE
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Mudbloods, Muggles & the Magic of Social Integration

Monday 27th November, 6pm – 7pm
Central Library Carpenter Room

The story of Harry Potter is above all else, about fighting prejudice: the prejudice of muggles against wizards; wizards against muggles; and pure-bloods against half-bloods.  In this family friendly talk, Professor Gwilym Pryce explores the causes and consequences of prejudice, and what we can do to win the war against it.

FREE
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Invisible Astronomy

Wednesday 13th December, 6pm – 7pm
Central Library Carpenter Room

For thousands of years, astronomy was conducted using only visible light, but in today’s space age it covers gamma rays to radio, gravitational waves to neutrinos and perhaps even dark matter.  In this family friendly talk, Dr Susan Cartwright explores what we can learn from invisible astronomy.

FREE
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St Andrew’s Festival

6 Nov

Dear friends

This year’s St Andrew’s Music Festival starts on Friday and runs until Sunday 19th November. The Delphi Trust is again focusing upon featuring the region’s emerging musical talent. Full details (and discounted tickets) are at www.samfest.uk

We have already had a lot of interest in the forthcoming appearance of the world famous Allegri string quartet on Saturday 18th and the popular guitar & violin duo of the Gjylaci brothers on Sunday 19th. But with 8 concerts to choose from, there is something here for everyone.

 

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Women’s Well-being Course

2 Nov

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Activities at Zest – November 2017

2 Nov

Activities at zest

Please click on the link below to view a full list of activities at Zest:

Zest activities November 2017