2021

Jan12Guest speaker Gillian Waters: The Harrying of the North, where the rebellion against the Conqueror in 1069 unleashed a wave of terror
Jan26Member’s talk: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 
Feb9Guest speaker Penny Rea, chair of the Friends of the Zion Graveyard Group: the notable people buried in the graveyard include Mary Anne Rawson, a leading light in the abolition of slavery
Feb23Member’s talk: The role of women in the 1984/85 miners’ strike.
Mar9Guest speaker: Sylvia Dunkley: Women at work in WW1
Mar23Two Members’ talks (via Zoom): Oughtibridge Hall, and Old photos of Ecclesfield and Grenoside
Apr20Members meeting (via Zoom): David Iosson speaking on the Sheffield car industry
May11Guest speaker Rod Amos (via Zoom): Body snatching in Yorkshire
May25Members meeting (via Zoom) – Florence speaking on Sheffield in 19th century literature
Jun8Guest speaker Ann Featherstone (via Zoom): Fools and horses – the Victorian Circus
Jun29Guest speaker David Price (via Zoom): Welcome To Sheffield: A Migration History. About 20% of our population have ethnic minority heritage: why did they choose to come here?
Jul6Outdoor meeting to celebrate the imminent lifting of Covid restrictions
Sep14Guest speaker: Peter Carter, speaking on Sheffield before Sherlock
Sep28Members meeting: George Clarke, speaking about Samuel Walker
Oct12Guest speaker: Stephen Johnson, speaking on “Dad’s Army in Sheffield”
Nov9Guest speaker: Jill Waters, speaking about Guy Fawkes, Yorkshireman!
Nov23Members meeting: Steve Atkinson speaking about The History of Photography
Dec14Guest speaker:  Anne Marples (The Bustle Lady) speaking about The Bustle And Sheffield’s Part in This Global Fashion Phenomenon