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Leadmill

  • About
    If you weren’t around in 1980, let me tell you that the social climate in Sheffield was as bleak as a Boney M single.

    Decimation of the mainstay industry - the steelworks - coupled with soaring youth unemployment, gave rise to slogans such as no future no hope for the majority of youngsters.

    An unlikely spark of hope was struck in a derelict flour mill in a run down part of the city (part of the building housed the legendary Esquire club, where during the Sixties The Who, Jimi Hendrix the Small Faces and others played on a stage made from 2 grand pianos with their legs sawn off).

    A ragbag of volunteers, students, artists and unemployed, many insane but likeable, came together with a vision of setting up a centre for the arts and music for people like themselves who had nowhere to go. The official line was..
  • Address
    6 Leadmill Road
    Sheffield
    S1 4SE
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Members of Mandy Actors UK who have worked for Leadmill

  • Nathaniel McCartney
    2016
    Nathaniel McCartney · Bernard "Barney" Sumner
    • New Dawn Fades - A Play About Joy Division and Manchester
    • All Roads Meet
  • Tori Hope
    2014
    Tori Hope · Newspaper Editors Wife