2017

January 10 Speaker Treatment of WW1 and WW2
soldiers in Sheffield hospitals
Dr Mike Collins and Mary Garside
17 Members’ meeting Margaret Gatty
31 Speaker Sheffield Salesman to the World Mike Spick
February 14 Speaker ‘In War and Peace’ William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle John Taylor
28 Members’ meeting Notable people
March 14 Speaker Mary Queen of Scots, the Captive Queen David Templeman
21 Members’ meeting History of Pantomime, with a special focus on Grenoside Steve Atkinson
28 Visit Sheffield Assay Office
April 4 Speaker The History of Sheffield Newspapers Suzanne Bingham
25 Visit Beverley – self guided
May 9 Speaker Drunken vicars! Dr James Brown
16 Members’ meeting Discovery
23 Visit Crich Tramway Village
June 13 Speaker Rescuing the Persecuted: Arnold Douwes’ Diary and Resistance in Nazi-occupied Netherlands 1940-45 Prof Bob Moore
27 Visit Helmsley Castle
July 1 Exhibition – Buildings
2 Exhibition – Buildings
11 Speaker Wentworth Woodhouse and the writing of “Black Diamonds: the rise and fall of an English dynasty” Martyn Johnson
18 Members’ meeting Local dialects
September 5 AGM
12 Speaker Flowing Through Time: Sheffield’s River Don Mike Spick
19 Members’ meeting
26 Visit Leeds Armouries and Thwaites Mill
October 10 Speaker The Bishops’ House and who lived there Ken Dash
17 Members’ meeting
November 14 Speaker Dressing the Medieval Knight. How knights were dressed, and what they actually did Pete Lawton
28 Visit The Eppic Theatre, Ecclesfield
December 5 Christmas lunch