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Pollution-removing poem to go under the hammer in Sheffield

May 9, 2017

The world’s first air-cleansing poem, which has removed more than two tonnes of pollution from the environment, is being auctioned off to help in the battle against lung disease in Sheffield. The poem, ‘In Praise of Air’ written by Simon Armitage, professor of poetry...

World Poetry Day celebrated in Sheffield

Mar 23, 2017

Sheffield poets came together last night to celebrate World Poetry Day. The event, hosted in Blackwell’s University Bookshop, commemorated the anthology Millstone Grit. Millstone Grit was a collection of poems drawn together from poets connected with Sheffield Hallam...

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