Upcoming events

2017
December 12 Speaker Maureen Taylor: How The Tudors Celebrated Christmas
19 Workshop
26 School holiday – no meeting
2018
January 2 School holiday – no meeting
9 Speaker Dr Mike Collins: Lead poisoning among women in Sheffield 1885-1920
16 Workshop
23 Speaker Alan Caunt: The Porter Valley and its industrial past
30 Members’ meeting Discussion of future pattern of meetings
February 6 Workshop
13 Speaker Peter Machan: Sheffield in Verse. The heritage of Sheffield poets and songsters
20 Workshop School holiday
27 Members’ meeting Possibly workshop
March 6 Visit The Rhubarb Fields and Wakefield Cathedral
13 Speaker John B. Taylor: Sutton Scarsdale Hall, a classical wonder, and its role in the Civil War
20 Members’ meeting Bob Cooper: The steel refiners of Grenoside
27 Workshop
April 3 School holiday – no meeting
10 School holiday – no meeting
17 Speaker Mike Dyson: The story of Frank Fearn, who was gibbeted on Loxley Common for the murder of Nathan Andrews 1782
24 Visit Liverpool
May 1 Workshop?
8 Speaker Suzanne Bingham: The story of an two ordinary 19th century Sheffield families
15 Members’ meeting?
22 Visit Beningbrough Hall, York (N Trust)
29 School holiday – no meeting
June 5 Workshop?
12 Speaker Janet Ridler: The story of Sheffield Cathedral, from Saxon times to today
19 Members’ meeting?
26 Workshop
July 3 Visit National Arboretum/Lichfield Cathedral
  10 Speaker Ann   Featherstone: Victorian fairs
  17 Members’ meeting?
  24 Workshop
  (Summer break)
September 11 Speaker Louise Pullen (curator of the Ruskin Gallery: John Ruskin and Sheffield
25 Visit Renishaw Hall
October 9 Speaker Alan Caunt: Sheffield Pals battalion, and the first day of the Somme
23 Visit Thundercliffe Grange, Rotherham
November 13 Speaker Sheffield’s old Town Hall
27 Visit Val Bayliss: Sheffield Cathedral/St Marie’s Cathedral
December 4 Christmas Lunch
11 Speaker Lloyd Powell: A medieval Christmas