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Properties and events in Sheffield 2020

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‘Drainspotting’ - A guide to Sheffield pavement features (Nether Edge)

Moncrieffe Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1HQ

A walk around Nether Edge looking at the remnants of Victorian infrastructure found on the street. Drain covers, tramway remains, early utility…

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‘Drainspotting’- A guide to Sheffield pavement features (Walkley to Broomhill)

Sheffield Libraries & Information Services, Walkley Branch Library, South Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3TD

The event will be a walk from Walkley Library to Broomhill via Crookesmoor. We will be looking at examples of Sheffield's historic pavement…

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3 Family-friendly self-guided trails around the Sheffield General Cemetery!

Sheffield General Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NT

Sheffield General Cemetery has been a unique part of the City's landscape since 1836. After the last burial in the 70s it fell into dereliction…

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5000 Sheffielders with their Name on a Knife Blade

Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust Ltd, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Ken Hawley "The Collector " amassed a collection of over 3000 knives. During cataloging we realised that we had knives bearing the surnames of…

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A city centre river; tracing the route of the Porter Brook

Porter Brook pocket park, 1 Sidney Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4RH

Seeking out the visible parts of the Porter Brook whilst describing what lies beneath street level. A look at the role of the river in history.…

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A Virtual Tour of SRSB’s 160 Year History with Sheffield

Sheffield Royal Society For the Blind, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

This virtual tour will include many points of interest around Sheffield that are linked with our charity's history. It will include photos, audio…

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An Audio Tour of the Sites of the Music Halls and Taverns of West Bar, Sheffield

Castle Square Tram stop, Castle Square , Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2GF

Based on the original guided tour from: Castle Square tram Stop, Castle Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2GF to Shakespeare’s, Gibraltar…

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Ancient Ways at Whirlow Hall Farm

Whirlow Hall Farm, Whirlow Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QF

Make your way to the Farm and join the guided walk across the Whirlow Hall Farm estate. Archaeologists will be leading walking groups around the…

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Beauchief Abbey Grounds

Beauchief Abbey, Beauchief Abbey Lane , Sheffield , South Yorkshire, S8 0EL

A hidden gem, set in a peaceful site, surrounded by parkland. The Abbey was founded in the 12th Century and is dedicated to Thomas a Becket of…

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Birley Spa Bath House History Talk and Tour

Birley Spa, Birley Spa Lane, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S12 4ED

We are offering a unique opportunity to learn about the site at Birley Spa, its history from ancient to modern, including our plans for the…

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Broomhill Community Library - Oriel House Revealed

Broomhill Community Library , Broomhill , Sheffield, South Yorkshire

An online tour of all four floors of the building's hidden secrets. Nb. - VOLUNTEERS will be at the library to help on WED 10.00 - 1.00, FRI…

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Broomhill Local History Walk - Taptonville Road, Hallam Gate Road and Tapton House Road

Taptonville Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 5BR

This walk takes the visitor up Taptonville Road which is a road of Victorian villas (including the Broomhill Library), along Hallam Gate Road,…

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Broomhill’s Hidden Garden

Broomhill Community Library , 10 Taptonville Road, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 5BR

Relax in the front garden, view the Rock Garden Pocket Park restoration progressing along the driveway and discover the hidden features in the…

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Broomhill’s Hidden Percy Cane Garden - an online guided tour

Broomhill Community Library, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Find out what lies hidden away behind the 1870 Victorian villa, occupied by the library since 1956, in the Sheffield suburb of Broomhill. Percy…

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Castlegate Festival

Site of Castle Market, Exchange Street, Castlegate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 5TS

Guided tours of the site of Sheffield Castle to be given by Friends of Sheffield Castle, Friends of the Old Town Hall, the River Sheaf & Porter…

We are sorry but this event has been CANCELLED

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Cemetery Road Baptist Church’s Welcoming Heritage

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

This on-line Heritage Open Day is presented by Najma Ali who, with two other Sheffield Hallam University history students, researched in 2020 the…

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Co-operatives Past, Present and Future

Principle 5 Yorkshire Co-operative Resource Centre, Aizlewood's Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8GG

Co-operatives have historically created culture and common wealth through collective self-help in working class communities. This event celebrates…

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Co-operatives Past, Present and Future (ONLINE)

Principle 5 Yorkshire Co-operative Resource Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Co-operatives have historically created culture and common wealth through collective self-help in working class communities. This event celebrates…

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Dore Heritage Trail

Dore , Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Dore's history can be traced back to the year 829 when King Ecgbert marched his army to Dore, on the boundary of the Anglo Saxon kingdoms of…

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Ecclesall Woods: A Virtual Exploration of the ‘Spring Wood’

Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Join us as we explore one of Sheffield’s most beautiful ancient woodlands with Fran Halsall from Sheffield Woodland Connections. Fran takes us…

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Ethel Haythornthwaite (1894 - 1986) her legacy for Sheffield and the Peak District

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Those of us fortunate enough to live in Sheffield are able to enjoy the countryside very easily: the Peak District National Park and the Sheffield…

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Hidden Nature at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2LN

Come and find out about the wildlife at the Botanical Gardens! We're offering a digital tour to help you discover some of our less well-known…

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Hidden Nature: What’s beneath your feet?

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We’ll begin the webinar by introducing you to Weston Park’s Beneath Your Feet gallery which covers 50,000 years of Sheffield history through…

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Industry and beauty on the Loxley - Hidden Nature and the Great Flood.

Hillsborough Corner, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6

Looking at the history of the area from bustling Hillsborough Corner to the 19th century factories of Malin Bridge and then the water power and…

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Launch of the Council of Europe ‘Drainspotting’ project

Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone St, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1UL

Hosted by the 'Street Heritage Research Group' we are organising a full survey of Sheffield's historic pavement features. With community and…

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Music, Art and Activism: Cultural Creativity and the Miners’ Strike

Orgreave, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

In 1984/5 the Miners' Strike highlighted a shift in our political landscape. The result is the social injustice in our workplaces and communities…

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Parkwood Springs - from Deer Park to Country Park

Parkwood Springs Car Park, Shirecliffe Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8XB

We will walk around parts of Parkwood Springs, originally a medieval deer park, now a 150 hectare (370 acre) green open space which the ongoing…

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Portland Works Little Sheffield Ltd

Portland Works, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Portland Works was bought in 2013 through a community financed project after 5 years of campaigning. It is a rare example of a Victorian cutlery…

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Rangers Reveal - Rachel’s Walk

Woodcroft Car Park, Longshaw Estate, Grindleford, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7TY

Longshaw has a huge variety of cultural heritage, and historic features, from pre-historic remains to industrial quarrying for millstones and dam…

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Sheffield General Cemetery - watch our Heritage Open Days videos daily

Sheffield General Cemetery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sheffield General Cemetery Trust was formed by local residents some 30 years ago to help to restore, protect and conserve the historic 13 acre…

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Sheffield Home of Football Heritage Walking Tour

Crucible Theatre, 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1DA

This guided walk will begin from the Crucible Theatre where the Adelphi Hotel once stood and in which Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United,…

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Sheffield in the 1980s Photographic Exhibition

The Gardeners Rest, 105 Neepsend Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8AT

The 1980s was a decade of profound social, industrial and economic change for Sheffield and these incredible iconic images, by photographer and…

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St Marie’s Catholic Cathedral, Sheffield

St Marie's Catholic Cathedral, Norfolk Row, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2PA

This church which is the mother church of all the Catholic churches in Sheffield, became the Cathedral of the Diocese of Hallam in 1980. It is…

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St Marie’s Catholic Cathedral, Sheffield/Online video tour of the Hidden Nature in St Marie’s

The Cathedral Church of St Marie, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Our video takes you from the fishy stories of Jonah and the whale in the great West Window over the main entrance and the salmon carried by Simon…

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St Mark’s Church, Broomhill & Broomhall, ONLINE

St Marks Church, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

A virtual tour of St Mark's church available from 11 September on YouTube and accessed via the church website. In 1940, the Victorian church of…

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St Mark’s Church, Broomhill & Broomhall, Sheffield

St Mark's Church, Broomfield Road, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2SE

Explore the architecture of George Pace and the stunning Piper window at St Mark's Broomhill, which was selected by the National Churches Trust as…

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Titanic Works Virtual Open Day Webinar

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

As we can’t hold the Open Day in person this time, we’ve 3D mapped the site to give you the next best experience! While on the virtual tour,…

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Walkley Carnegie Library, Reaching you Despite the Lockdown

Walkley Carnegie Library, South Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3TD

We have adapted our Walkley Victorian Mystery Trail due to COVID 19 restrictions. The explorative walk, which featured in last year’s Walkley…

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Walkley Carnegie Library, Reaching you Despite the Lockdown - Online

Walkley Carnegie Library, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We have adapted our Walkley Victorian Mystery Trail due to COVID 19 restrictions. The explorative walk, which featured in last year’s Walkley…

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Whirlow Spirituality Centre at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit - journey through the garden

Whirlow Spirituality Centre, Whirlow Grange Close, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9SY

The gardens at Whirlow Spirituality Centre have been developed and landscaped during this time of pandemic, becoming a sanctuary for visitors…

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Whirlow Spirituality Centre at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit - virtual journey through the garden

Whirlow Spirituality Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The gardens at Whirlow Spirituality Centre have been developed and landscaped during this time of pandemic, becoming a sanctuary for visitors…

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Wincobank Iron Age Hillfort

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Wincobank Hillfort sits high amidst Ancient Woodland on Wincobank Hill. Given to the city of Sheffield by the Duke of Norfolk in 1905 it is one of…

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Wincobank Undenominational Chapel

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Alice Collins has written this monologue after careful research into the founding of Upper Wincobank Chapel. Recorded and edited especially for…

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Zion Graveyard, Attercliffe

Zion Graveyard, Lawrence Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3RG

Zion Graveyard is the burial place of many non-conformist residents of Victorian Attercliffe including anti-slavery campaigner Mary Anne Rawson.…

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Steel Town - Stocksbridge Heritage Walk

Stocksbridge Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, S36 2DT

This guided walk starts in the new Fox Valley shopping mall, and takes in the site of Stocks Bridge, and the original steelworks buildings of…

We are sorry but this event has been CANCELLED

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