Upcoming events

February 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 ordinary 19th
century Sheffield family
  15 Members’ meeting Resources
  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


Visit Chester Mystery Plays
  17 Members’ meeting  
  24 Workshop  
      (Summer break)
September 4   AGM
  11 Speaker Louise Pullen (curator of the Ruskin Gallery:
John Ruskin and Sheffield
  18 Workshop/
Members’ meeting
  25 Visit Renishaw Hall
October 2 Workshop  
  9 Speaker Alan Caunt: Sheffield Pals battalion, and the
first day of the Somme
  17 Members’ meeting  
  23 Visit Thundercliffe Grange, Rotherham
November 6 Workshop  
  13 Speaker Val Bayliss: Sheffield’s Old Town Hall
  20 Members’ meeting  
  27 Visit Sheffield Cathedral/St Marie’s Cathedral
December 4   Christmas Lunch
  11 Speaker Lloyd Powell: A medieval Christmas
  18 Workshop/
Members’ meeting