Happy 25th Birthday to Off the Shelf

One of the best things about living in Sheffield is the wide range of cultural festivals that take place throughout the year, from the Festival of the Mind in September, to Doc/Fest and Tramlines music festival in the summer.  However, as a languages student and avid reader, my favourite is naturally Off the Shelf, dubbed the ‘Festival of Words’.  This year, the festival’s 25th run, I was able to attend three events out of the many that grabbed my interest. Continue reading