| 27th May | 6pm – 8pm | Sold Out |

To mark the release of a new digital anthology of protest poetry printed in Sheffield’s radical press at the end of the 18th Century, speakers from all across Sheffield join together in celebrating what it is that makes this city such a passionate platform for activism.

After an introduction to the project – Sheffield: Print, Protest and Poetry, 1790 – 1810 – guests will hear from a range of local figure-heads involved in politics, activism, religion, journalism, and poetry around Sheffield. There will be an opportunity to reflection this discussion and engage with the digital anthology over refreshments.

Speakers include:

  • Drs Hamish Madison and Adam Smith (Sheffield University, Sheffield: Prtint, Protest, Poetry, 1790-1810 Project)
  • Julia Armstrong (Sheffield Star)
  • Dr Sam Browse (Sheffield Hallam University, Campaigner)
  • Reverend Deacon Andrew Crowley (Sheffield Interfaith Network)
  • Karl Riordon (Poet, Campaigner)
  • Professor Sue Vice (Sheffield University, Barry Hines Project)

Tickets for this event are now sold out.