Heritage Open Days 9-18 September 2022 - What will you discover?

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Stanage North-Lees

Cruck Barn, North-Lees, Birley Lane, Hathersage, Derbyshire

Stanage-North Lees is located close to Hathersage in the Dark Peak and managed by the Peak District National Park Authority, Stanage Forum and the…

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From Tip to Trail – the next phase of the Upper Don Trail 

Junction of Wortley Rd and Station Rd, Deepcar, South Yorkshire

6km Mostly paths and tracks Grade: intermediate We will pass through the forgotten industrial moonscapes of Deepcar Brickworks, More Hall Tips…

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‘Drainspotting’ - Sheffield’s Victorian pavement features

Next Chapter Books, 7 Rustlings Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7AA

A walk around Endcliffe and Ranmoor looking at the remnants of Victorian infrastructure found on the street. Drain covers, tramway remains, early…

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160+ Years of SRSB

Sheffield Royal Society For the Blind, 5 Mappin Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4DT

We will recognise the Heritage Open Days theme of 'Astounding Inventions' with some examples of 'Then and Now'. This will include samples of…

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18th & 19th Century Black History of Sheffield

Premier Inn, 19 Angel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8LN

Saturday 10 September 0930 - 1100 Start: Premier Inn, Angel Street, S3 8LN Finish: City Hall, Barker’s Pool, S1 2JA Terrain: city…

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20th Century Angelic or Angry Troublemakers?

Premier Inn, 19 Angel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8LN

Sunday 11 September 1330 - 1500 Start: Premier Inn City Centre, Angel Street, Sheffield, S3 8LN Finish: City Hall, Barker’s Pool Terrain:…

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A Brief History of Professional Theatre in Sheffield

The Lyceum Theatre, Tudor Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2LA

1.8 miles (3km) Meet outside Lyceum Theatre, S1 2LA, and finish on Townhead Street, S1 2ED You will hear tales of travelling players to current…

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A Grand Day Out

Wesley Hall, Crookes, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 1UD

The highlight of the social year in late Victorian times was the great charabanc outing, with a picnic, music, sports and nature study. Find out…

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A history of infectious disease and treatment in Sheffield

University of Sheffield, Firth Court, Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TN

This easy to follow lecture will take a dive into the history and treatment of infectious diseases in Sheffield. The talk will cover how changes…

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A Journey to Hidden Places

First Start Childrens Centre, 441 Firth Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 6HH

6 miles (10km) Bring Food & Drink Led by: Rob Haslam, author of Walking South Yorkshire, the Sheffield Greenway and A Journey to Hidden…

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A walk round Attercliffe

Attercliffe Supertram Stop, Shortridge Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

This two-hour history walk, starting and finishing at the Attercliffe Supertram stop, shows the streets and surviving buildings between Staniforth…

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Absurdist Agriculture: Buff Bovines, Substantial Sheep and Pumped-Up Pigs in 19th Century Art

Heeley City Farm, Richards Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 3DT

Throughout the 19th century in England, wealthy landowners started to breed their livestock bigger and fatter than ever before. Proud of their…

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Aizlewood’s Mill Tour

Aizlewood Business Centre, Aizlewoods Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8GG

A rare opportunity to take a tour of this Victorian flour mill, designed by William Flockton and built in 1861 in the former nursery gardens of…

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All Saints Church, Ecclesall

All Saints Ecclesall Parish Halls, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7PP

Saturday 10th September 2022 1000 to 1530 Open for self-guided tours of the church and people available to answer family history queries. Teas and…

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Attercliffe, Zion Graveyard

Zion Lane / Lawrence Street, or Level Access Gate at end of Ferguson Street, Attercliffe, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3RG

Since a group of local volunteers formed a trust and purchased and saved this small abandoned and overgrown graveyard in 2018, sixty graves have…

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Beauchief Abbey

Beauchief Abbey , Beauchief Abbey Lane , Beauchief , Sheffield , South Yorkshire, S87BD

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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Beeley Woods: A Working River Heritage.

Stockarth Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35

An explore of Beeley Woods alongside the River Don, which contains a large amount of evidence of the Don's past as a working river whilst now…

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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, and its history from ancient to modern, including our plans for the…

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Boulsover Country Walk

Forge Dam Cafe, Brookhouse Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3TE

Join us for a stroll from Forge Dam to Shepherd Wheel Workshop - you’ll see how many features of this part of Porter Valley are due to…

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Bradfield St.Nicholas Church Heritage Weekend

High Bradfield, Sheffield , South Yorkshire, S6 6LG

For the first time in many years, we will be giving tours of the Graveyard, and these will be led by our local Volunteers. These meet at the…

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Broomhill Community Library Wild weaving

Sheffield Libraries & Information Services, Broomhill Library, Taptonville Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 5BR

An introduction to card loom weaving - a relaxing and creative way to use yarns and threads to make a unique woven piece. Could be turned into a…

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Burngreave Burner

Sheffield Interchange Information Desk, The Archway Centre, Sheffield Interchange, Pond Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2BG

6 miles (10km) Finish: at the start Terrain: City streets and urban green space Grade: intermediate Bring Food & Drink Led by: Graham Jones…

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Burngreave Cemetery

Burngreave Cemetery, Melrose Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9DN

A number of interesting graves are located in the cemetery. These include military graves from the Charge of the Light Brigade, the Boer War and…

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Burngreave Vestry Hall

Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9DD

Burngreave’s Vestry Hall was built in 1846 at a time when the population of the area was starting to grow rapidly and there was need for a large…

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Cemetery Road Baptist Church Sheffield

Cemetery Road Baptist Church, Napier Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8HA

The Baptist movement owes its origin to radical sixteenth-century European Anabaptists (literally "re-baptisers"). Today, Baptists are found…

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Collection Store Tour

TBA after booking, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Step behind the scenes with our curators for a wonderful chance to have a closer look at many of the items in the Sheffield collection that are…

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Ecclesfield St Mary

Ecclesfield St Mary, Priory Road, Ecclesfield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 9XY

Innovation and Invention: Ecclesfield was the baptismal church of Thomas Boulsover, discover the silver-plate which transformed the fortunes of…

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Experiencing the Architecture of Flockton: a Guided Walk

Dog & Partridge, 56 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4EL

Flockton were a series of architectural practices that were based in Sheffield in the 19th and 20th centuries. The firms were responsible for a…

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Freeman College, Ruskin Mill Trust

Freeman College, Sterling Works, 88 Arundel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2NG

Heritage Open Day is an opportunity to experience Sheffield’s industrial heritage and Ruskin Mill Trust’s innovative curriculum.…

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From Sewage Works to Nature Reserve

Shire Brook Valley Visitor Centre, Stone Lane, Woodhouse, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 7BR

The Shire Brook Valley Visitor Centre was at the centre of an extensive sewage works, built in the 1930s to replace an earlier works. It was an…

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Fulwood History Walk

Fulwood, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

In 1880, Fulwood was a small collection of houses and outlying farms. Over the next 50 years, it was transformed into a prosperous suburb. The…

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Graves Park: Finding lost Norton Park - Digging Deeper For All

Derbyshire Lane Entrance, Graves Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 8QA

Starting at the main entrance to Graves Park at the top of Derbyshire Lane/Cobnar Road, the guided walk through Graves Park will follow the old…

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Grenoside Crucible works

2 Top Side, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8RD

Visitors will have a tour of the cellar and be able to examine artefacts from the site. In addition members of the Friends of Grenoside Steel…

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Grimesthorpe Family Centre, Then and Now.

Grimesthorpe Family Centre, Holywell Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 8AR

Grimesthorpe Family Centre was once St Thomas's Church Hall. That was over 30 years ago! Since then it has been a busy social centre, dance…

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Herdings Community and Heritage Centre

Herdings Youth Centre, Morland Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S14 1TD

Herdings farm is the last remaining history building in what was once a busy farming hamlet. The current stone building was built in 1675 but…

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Heritage in the Loxley Valley

Junction of Loxley Road and Rodney HIll, Loxley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6QZ

3 miles (4.8km). Meet on Loxley Village Green at the junction of Loxley Road and Rodney Hill. Public transport: 52a from the city centre or 61/62…

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Hillsborough Tabernacle Church: Bombed but unbowed

Hillsborough Tabernacle Congregational Church, Proctor Place, Hillsborough, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 4HF

The Church was destroyed in the Sheffield Blitz and the only part of the building left standing was one wall with the words “O worship the Lord…

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Holy Trinity, Sheffield

7 Johnson Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8GL

During the flood of 2007, the church was extensively damaged. The congregation is refurbishing to its former glory. Each year something new can be…

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In Search of the Lost River Sheaf 

Junction of Granville Square and Queens Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2TP

3km Start: Junction of Granville Square and Queens Road (SK358865) Finish: Blonk Street Bridge Terrain: city streets and footways, suitable for…

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Industrial Collection Store Tour

Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8SA

This tour gives you the rare chance to visit the collection stores at Kelham Island Museum and get a little bit closer to the fascinating objects…

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Innovating the Outdoors at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

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

Come along to Sheffield Botanical Gardens between the 10th and 17th of September 2022 to learn about how architects, designers and landscape…

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Kelham Island to the World’s End

Ball St, Neepsend, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8SH

3km 2.5 hours Start: Ball Street Bridge SK350883 Finish on Herries Road - buses and trams back to town Parking on Neepsend Lane or Millsands…

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Local History Walk - Endcliffe Crescent

York House, 1 Endcliffe Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3EB

Endcliffe Crescent pre-dates much of Broomhill and was a unique development with piped water into the houses in the 1820s. We will find out about…

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Long Lost Loos – A Wee Walk from Walkley

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

An open Day with self guided walks and a “Great Inventions” themed Paper Pastimes session. The Walkley Historians will have local maps and…

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Loxley Cemetery

Long Lane, Off Loxley Road, Loxley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6RL

Take conducted tours of both War Graves from various conflicts over the past 200 years & Flood Graves from the Sheffield Flood of 1864. View…

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Madina Mosque

S I C Madina Masjid, 24-32 Wolseley Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 0ZU

This Heritage Open Days, you have the chance to discover Madina Mosque on a guided tour, where you will have the opportunity also to observe…

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Meersbrook and the Meers Brook

Saxon Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 0XY

A walk around Meersbrook, the former edge of Sheffield and the Yorkshire and Derbyshire boundary. Exploring the route of the Meers Brook from the…

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Mills and Hills: an introduction to the beautiful Loxley Valley

Rowell Bridge, Rowell Lane, Loxley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6QZ

5 miles (8.5km) 11:00 - 15:00 Start: Rowell Bridge (foot of Rowell Lane) SK299895 Finish: at start Parking: limited off road, otherwise…

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Nether Edge History Group Walk: Housing the Upwardly Mobile

Union Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

A free guided walk around Nether Edge led by the Local History Group. During the nineteenth century there was industrial growth and a rapid…

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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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Pop-Up People’s Museum

The Gatehouse, Hillsborough Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 4HD

RivelinCo are inviting local people to come and explore the Hillsborough Parkive, a community-generated archive of Hillsborough Park's working…

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Portland Works

Portland Works, Randall Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 4SJ

Visit Portland Works for guided tours, visit our tenants workshops and listen to the story of Portland Works, stainless steel and Harry Brearley…

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Pub Heritage Walk: Kelham Island, Sheffield

Fat Cat, 23 Alma Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8SA

Please note, this event will be reviewed in light of advice regarding the Covid-19 pandemic - it may be cancelled at short notice. This event is…

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Riot! - Anger and Community Retribution in a Victorian Cemetery

Wardsend Cemetery, Club Mill Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2ET

It was 1862, 30 years after the heyday of graverobbing in Britain. But what was the sexton doing in Wardsend Cemetery? Could he be, once again,…

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Rivelin Poetry Walk

Rivelin Valley Park, Rivelin Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 5GE

The Rivelin Poetry Walk is part of the Rivelin Heritage Open Days that will be held on Sunday 18th Sep 1100-1600 and is free to enter. Booking…

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Rivelin Valley

Rivelin Valley Park Cafe, Rivelin Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 5GE

The Rivelin Valley Conservation Group would like to repeat last years successful Heritage Open Day when it celebrated its 30th anniversary. We…

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Samuel Worth Chapel - “A Garden of the Dead” Exhibition

Samuel Worth Chapel, Sheffield General Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NT

Learn about the rise and fall of the 'Garden Cemetery’ and how the current National Lottery Parks for People Project will re-imagine Robert…

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Samuel Worth Chapel - Eco Stitchers Exhibition

Samuel Worth Chapel, Sheffield General Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NT

Sheffield artist group, Eco Stitchers, will be exhibiting their work at The Samuel Worth Chapel which has been inspired by the trees and landscape…

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Seeking Enlightenment in Walkley - How St Joseph’s Reformatory became Sheffield Buddhist Centre

Sheffield Buddhist Centre, Howard Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3RT

Our building has a fascinating history. A Georgian gentleman’s house, a Reformatory for Girls and a home for Catholic nuns, an Industrial School…

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Sheffield Gangs and Wembley Glory. A history walk in Sheffield’s Little Chicago Quarter.

National Emergency Services Museum, The Old Fire Station, 101-109 West Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8PT

Exploring Sheffield's Little Chicago Quarter in 1925. The short walk will explore streets that feature in the author's book Sheffield Gang Wars…

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Sheffield General Cemetery - “Astounding Inventions & Innovative Minds” self guided walk

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

Our Burial Research Team have been uncovering the stories of inventors and innovative thinkers buried here at Sheffield General Cemetery. Grab a…

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Sheffield General Cemetery - Geology Walk with Peter Kennett

The Gatehouse, Sheffield General Cemetery Trust, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NT

Geologist Peter Kennett will lead you on a one hour guided walk where you will learn about the varieties and origins of igneous, sedimentary and…

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Sheffield General Cemetery - Kids Crafts at the Samuel Worth Chapel

Samuel Worth Chapel, Sheffield General Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NT

Calling all mini cemetery fans to join us for wildlife and nature inspired crafting fun! No booking is required, just come along! Children must…

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Sheffield Hospitals History Collection

Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 7AU

Visitors will be shown around the collection of archive material by members of Sheffield Hospitals History Group, all of whom are retired NHS…

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Sheffield Manor Lodge

Sheffield Manor Lodge, 389 Manor Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 1UL

Experience Tudor history brought to life! As part of Sheffield Heritage Open Days we’ll be offering a deeper insight into our site’s…

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Sheffield Old Town: Echoes of the Past

Cathedral Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA

2 miles (3.2km) 1030-1230 Meet outside Sheffield Cathedral and finish at the start. Led by local historian, Les Seaman This walk is part of the…

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Sheffield Pub Heritage Walk

University Arms, 197 Brook Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 7HG

Please note, this event will be reviewed in light of advice regarding the Covid-19 pandemic - it may be cancelled at short notice. This event is…

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Sheffield Scout Headquarters

Sheffield Scout Resource Charity, 60-68 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4EL

After its foundation in 1910 Scouting occupied a number of city centre premises to coordinate a large number of Groups in the City. It was finally…

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Sheffield Town Hall - Behind the Scenes

Sheffield Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2HY

Sheffield's Victorian town hall is one of just five Grade I listed buildings in Sheffield. This guided tour will take you behind the scenes to see…

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Sheffield’s 18th Century Railway

Green Estate Ltd, 389 Manor Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 1UL

In the 1770s the Duke of Norfolk had a waggonway laid from his Manor collieries to the coal yard in town. This became one of the first cast-iron…

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Sheffield’s Cinema Heritage with Historian Mike Higginbottom

The Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1FS

Join us in the Fly Tower of the Abbeydale Picture House for a talk and presentation into the history and heritage of Sheffield's Cinemas. At the…

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Sheffield’s Transport Industry and Driving the Sheffield-Simplex

Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust Ltd, Kelham Island Museum, Kelham Island, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8RY

Discover the rise and fall of Sheffield’s motor manufacturing industry, from local firm Durham Churchill, who made friction clutches for race…

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Sheffield’s Victorian Centre: A Guided Walk

Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2HH

A guide walk looking at the core of the city, and the work of its major 19th century architects; and an explanation of why the centre looks as it…

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Sheffield: A Civilised Place

Cathedral Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA

2.75 miles (4.4km). Meet outside Sheffield Cathedral and finish at the start. You will see buildings and structures, various forms of transport…

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Spinning wool and printing with ink - live demonstrations

The Butcher Works Gallery, Arundel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2NS

Alex McArthur will be demonstrating how to make a simple monotype using a gelli plate and water based inks. Recently she has been using these to…

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St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church

St Andrew's Psalter Lane Church, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8YL

Come to St Andrew's Psalter Lane Church and see our beautiful New Creation Window, designed by Rona Moody as part of major modernization and…

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St Catherine of Siena Church, Richmond Road

St. Catherines of Siena, St. Catherines House, 300 Hastilar Road South, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 8EJ

This church stands as an oasis of tranquillity in a busy neighbourhood, a feast for the senses with carefully designed details you’ll want to…

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St James’ Church, Norton

St James' Church, Norton Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 8JQ

Take yourself on a self-lead tour using our pop-up banners around the church, or chat with our volunteers about the history of this impressive…

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St John the Baptist Church Owlerton

St. John the Baptist Church, Penistone Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2DF

The church will be open for people to wander around and look at exhibitions we are putting on about the history of the church and people's…

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St John’s Church, Ranmoor

Ranmoor Parish Centre, 5 Ranmoor Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3GX

Come along and join us at St John's Church, Ranmoor for our Heritage open Day event. Our Church PCC will be providing tours around the Church…

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St Marie’s Cathedral

Norfolk Row, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2PA

Visit the Bell Tower and see the second set of bells which replaced the original set which sounded too tinny! Learn about the Thomas Lewis Organ…

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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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St Mary the Virgin Handsworth Sheffield

St Marys Church, Handsworth Road, Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 9BZ

Visit this beautiful historic building at the heart of Handsworth. Enjoy our flower festival, refreshments and the displays from local groups…

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St Mary’s Walkley

St. Marys Church, Howard Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3RX

The church will be open with information on the stained glass and it's manufacture. Stained glass colouring sheets available for kids.

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St Matthew’s Church, Carver Street

St. Mathews Church, 45 Carver Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4FT

The church was built in 1855 to serve the communities of the inner city of Sheffield. The  congregation was large, and originally the church…

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St Saviour’s Church, High Green, Sheffield: Open Day

St Saviour's Church, Mortomley Lane, High Green, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 3HS

The building is a Grade II Heritage Church, built 150 years ago (1872) in response to the worst mining disaster in England to that date and was…

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St Thomas Church

Saint Thomas Church, 69 Newman Rd, Wincobank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1LQ

Our church will be open for the public to experience that stated above There will also be a trail for children/families to do to discover the…

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Stocksbridge: Steel Town Heritage Walk

Zorro Lounge, Fox Valley Way, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 2AE

Friday 9 September 1030 - 1200 1km Start: Outside Zorros cafe by the fountains in Fox Valley shopping mall off Manchester Road…

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Tales of City Centre Music Halls

The Lyceum Theatre, Tudor Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2LA

You will hear tales of the managers, artistes and clientele of these establishments. This year, the tour will contain references to how showmen…

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The Astounding Inventions Cementation Furnace Trail

Blonk Street Bridge, Opposite 99 Blonk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8BH

This evening walking tour with Sheffield newest heritage organisation will visit the sites of four of Sheffield's historic cementation furnaces…

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The Cutlers’ Hall

The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, Cutlers Hall, 7-15 Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HG

Guided and self-guided tours of the public & private rooms in the Cutlers' Hall. Displays of the unique collection of Sheffield hallmarked silver.…

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The Heritage of Bolsterstone - Inventors and Archaeologists

St Mary's Church, Stone Moor Road, Bolsterstone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 3ZN

2.5 miles (4km) Terrain: Level to slightly hilly, walking on tarmac and grass Grade: easy We begin with a tour of the churchyard, seeing the…

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The History of Paradise Square

Paradise Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

A walk and talk around Sheffield's Georgian Paradise Square taking in the history and construction of the buildings and the history connected to…

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The History of the Gardeners Rest & Breweries of the Upper Don -  Illustrated Talk with Cellar Tour

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

The Gardeners Rest on the banks of the River Don has seen many changes since Victorian times, yet it still retains its traditional charm and…

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The most famous detective you’ve never heard of; the life of Donald Swanson in six key objects

National Emergency Services Museum, The Old Fire Station, 101-109 West Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8PT

Donald Swanson is not a name that is well-known to modern audiences but he was once one of Victorian England's most famous detectives. Rising to…

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The Sheffield Blitz in Six Key Objects

National Emergency Services Museum, The Old Fire Station, 101-109 West Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8PT

On 12 December 1940 the Blitz came to Sheffield. On that night, and again three days later, the city was subjected to intense aerial bombardment…

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The Sheffield Deer Park Boundary Walk

150 Castlebeck Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 1DS

5 miles (8km) Bring food & drink Maps relating to the walk will be on sale and there is a cafe and toilets en route This walk is part of the…

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The Sheffield Home of Football Walking Tour

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

1 mile (1.6km) Led by Dr John Wilson, Trustee of Sheffield Home of Football. This walk is part of the Sheffield Walking Festival Sorry, but…

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Tracing Totley’s two brooks.

Baslow Road, Totley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The Totley brook and the Old Hay brook both tell the story of times gone by as well as provide beautiful and often hidden green heritage today. We…

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Trinity United Reformed Church

737a Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8TG

Trinity U.R.C. was opened in February 1971. It presents an apparently uncompromising facade in the Neo-Brutalist style: because it is at the…

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Turner Glass Museum

University of Sheffield, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 3JD

Visit the newly refurbished Turner Glass Museum during the Centenary Year of the Founding of the Department of Glass Technology which is now part…

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Uncovered Hidden Hamlets and Industries

St Marks Church, Mosborough High Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S20 5AE

This Heritage Open Days, you will have the opportunity to discover the hidden history of Mosborough's industrial past with this walking trail.…

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Underbank 18th Century Unitarian Chapel and 19th Century Schoolroom

Underbank Chapel, Stannington Road, Stannington, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6AP

The chapel, built in 1743, was the first place of worship in Stannington. It will feature displays about its history and the formation of the…

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Upper Chapel & Channing Hall (Unitarian)

Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2JD

Upper Chapel, built in 1700, is set back from the road at the top of Norfolk Street. It has an attractive forecourt garden which is home to three…

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Valley History Museum Stocksbridge

Valley History Museum, Stocksbridge Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 2DT

A fascinating look at a unique collection of rare Bolsterstone glass dating from the 17th century, and pottery produced in Midhope and…

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Victorian History Mystery Tour around Walkley

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

A self-guided tour around Walkley based on solving an art theft. This walk which was created by the Walkley Historians, is based on the fictional…

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Walk the ‘Streets in the Sky’ at Park Hill

1 South Street, Park Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 5QX

This tour will take a leisurely walk along the Streets in the Sky and explore the 3 different stages of Park Hill's redevelopment. There will be…

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Wentworth Pewter Factory Tour and Talk

A R Wentworth (Sheffield) Ltd, Monarch Works, Catley Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 5JF

Wentworth Pewter is a hallmark of quality, heritage and craftsmanship. Each of our products has been lovingly handcrafted, one piece at a time, at…

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Wheels on Fire!

All Good Stuff at Butcher Works, 72 Arundel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2NS

Butcher Works is also known as 'The Butcher Wheel' and is one of many 'Wheels', steam and water driven, which powered craft and industry as it…

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Whirlow Brook Park

Whirlow Brook Hall, Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QD

Whirlow Brook Park is one of Sheffield's unknown gems. Its beautiful, landscaped grounds are quiet and peaceful, a haven for wildlife and a…

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Whiteley Woods Outdoor Activity Centre

Whiteley Wood Outdoor Activity Centre, Common Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7TG

The stable block on our site was originally used as domestic support buildings for Whiteley Wood Hall, which dated back to 1663. By 1929 the hall…

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Wincobank Chapel and the NEW Old School House, with optional guided walk to the nearby Iron Age Hill

132 Wincobank Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 6BB

Built-in 1841 as a school by anti-slavery campaigner Mary Anne Rawson, the land and buildings were left in trust for the benefit of the…

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