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From 20–30 September 2018 we’re teaming up with Sheffield’s creative and digital community for a celebration of ideas, culture and collaboration.

Last year’s festival saw 50,000 visitors attend 75+ events across 16 venues.

To our partners and to the thousands of people who came along to the events, performances and exhibitions, thank you. You once again made the Festival of the Mind a big success.

Funding applications for the 2018 Festival of the Mind are now open

  • Looking back at Festival of the Mind 2016: read our report
  • From China to the Speigeltent: read our student volunteer's Festival of the Mind experiences
  • Watch again: Sheffield DNA - what traits does being born and bred in the city give you?
  • Video: watch a compilation of Festival of the Mind projections on iconic buildings across the city