Properties and events in Sheffield 2017

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‘Grenoside Steel Works’ Crucible Steel Furnace Cellar

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

An early five hole crucible steel furnace cellar, dating from 1796 - (Grade 2 listed). The cellar and site is relatively undisturbed since the…

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60 Years a Library

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

Broomhill Library officially opened its doors on 12 September 1957. Come and celebrate our diamond jubilee, and help us plan for the next 60…

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A 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

This is an updated walking tour taking in the sites of the old Music Halls of Sheffield, which were situated in the West bar area. Former sites to…

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A Walk Round Attercliffe

Attercliffe Supertram stop, 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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A Walking History of Collegiate Campus

Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2BP

Sheffield Hallam University manages more than 50 buildings across two campuses, ranging from state-of-the-art new builds to Grade II listed…

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Antiques Quarter Amble

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

Meet outside Abbeydale Picture House at 1pm for a free Heritage Open Days and Sheffield Walking Festival guided walk. Plenty of stops to pause and…

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Aston Reading Room

Aston Reading Room, Aughton Lane, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2AN

Display of local history documents, maps and photographs. Visitors can browse our albums of photographs of showing the changes over the years in…

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At the anvil - keeping ironworking skills alive

Nigel Tyas Ironwork, Bullhouse Mill, Lee Lane, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 9NN

Nigel Tyas Ironwork is committed to keeping traditional ironworking skills alive in the UK. A small team of blacksmiths works in its Yorkshire…

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Beauchief Abbey

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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Behind the Scenes at Hawley Tool Collection 1

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

The event will give visitors the opportunity to tour and explore areas of the collection not normally open to the public. A) Explore a range of…

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Big Draw at Meersbrook with Gleadless Common Fair

Meersbrook Hall, Meersbrook Park, Brook Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 9FL

The first documented evidence of Meersbrook Hall is from 1759, although it is thought parts of it are older. It was built in approximately seven…

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Bishops’ House

3-5 Lees Hall Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 9BQ

Bishops’ House is Sheffield’s best preserved timber framed building, a charming and fascinating architecturally and also a museum with rooms…

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Christadelphian Hall

Christadelphian Hall, Cemetery Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8FP

The 9th September is the 50th Anniversary of the construction of our building and we are opening our doors to everyone so that they can visit our…

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Drainspotting: Walk Around Heeley

113 Meersbrook Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 9FP

This is a new walk for 2017, organised by the authors of the local history book "Drainspotting: A Guide To The Pavement Features Of Sheffield" and…

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Experiencing the Architecture of Flockton: a Guided Walk

King Edward Vii School, Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW

Flockton's 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 offers a unique opportunity to experience Sheffield’s industrial heritage. Freeman College is in the C19th Grade II listed…

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Graves Park History Walk

Rose Garden Cafe, Graves Park, Hemsworth Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 8LL

The walk will start at the Rose Garden Cafe. Starting at the cafe, visitors will be taken on a walk around Graves Park, taking in points of…

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Herdings Community and Heritage Centre

Herdings Community and Heritage Centre, Morland Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S14 1TD

The building, originally known as The Herdings, was an old farmhouse and is the second oldest building in Sheffield. It is Grade 2 Listed with…

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Lantern Theatre History

Lantern Theatre, 18 Kenwood Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1NF

The Lantern is a real hidden gem in Sheffield, and the city's oldest working theatre. Built in 1893 as a privately owned theatre, it can boast a…

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MyStannington

Sheffield City Countil, Stannington Library, Uppergate Road, Stannington, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 6BX

MYSTANNINGTON is a way for people who live in Stannington, who have lived in Stannington or who simply know and admire our loved and lovely corner…

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Natural Heritage Bat Walk

Millhouses Park, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2QQ

Join us for a nature-walk along the River Sheaf in Millhouses Park, Sheffield. The walk will involve detecting and identifying bat species with…

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No Horizon - The Forgotten Story of Nicholas Saunderson (1682-1739)

Regather Works, 57-59 Club Garden Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8BU

The fascinating and inspiring story of Nicholas Saunderson (1682-1739) had been forgotten for too long. In 2016, he became the subject of a…

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Portland Works

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

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

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Secret Sheffield Lost in Colour - An Evening with Prof. Ian Rotherham

Regather Works, 57-59 Club Garden Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8BU

This illustrated talk with Professor Ian Rotherham will be on 'Secret Sheffield Lost in Colour' and will delve into aspects of Sheffield's history…

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Sheffield Cathedral - Beasts, Bells and Bishops

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

We hope you have enjoyed out Rufus Tour over the summer - come back and experience our brand new beasts trail which will be launched on Heritage…

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Sheffield Football Heritage Walking Tour

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

Football, or soccer, is the most popular spectator sport in the world and the spiritual home of football can be found in Sheffield. The site of…

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Sheffield General Cemetery Heritage Open Day

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

An exciting programme of tours and exhibitions will introduce you to the hidden stories of Sheffield's past as told by Sheffield's only landscaped…

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Sheffield Manor Lodge Open Day

Discovery Centre, 197 Manor Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 1UJ

Once one of the finest Tudor dwellings in the north of England, Sheffield Manor Lodge was the home of George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury and…

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Sheffield Pub Heritage Walk

Fagans, 69 Broad Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4BS

This event is a short walking tour around some of the entries in the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) 'Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs' book. Also…

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Sheffield: A Civilised Place, Guided City Walk

Starting outside Sheffield Cathedral (forecourt), Church Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HA

Discover what makes Sheffield civilised. This city centre circular walk is run by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Step Out Sheffield.…

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Shepherd Wheel Workshop Open Day

Shepherd Wheel Workshop, Whiteley Woods, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 2YE

Set in the picturesque valley of the Porter Brook, Shepherd Wheel is a unique working example of Sheffield knife grinding industry. It was one of…

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Shire Brook Valley Visitor Centre

Shire Brook Valley Visitor Centre, Stone Lane, Woodhouse, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire, S13

The event is centred on the Shire Brook Valley Nature Reserve visitor centre on Stone Lane at Woodhouse, Sheffield. This was built in the 1930's…

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St James’ Norton Open Days

St James' Church, Norton Lane / Norton Church Road, Norton, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire, S8 8JQ

Formerly in Derbyshire, St James' Norton is one of Sheffield's oldest buildings, with parts going back to the 1100s, and a unique 9-sided font of…

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St John The Evangelist Church, Hoylandswaine

St. John the Evangelist Church, Haigh Lane, Hoylandswaine, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7JQ

St John's is a small Grade II listed Victorian Church with a recently-uncovered wall painting around the East Window by the renowned…

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St Mark’s Church, Broomhill & Broomhall, Sheffield

St Marks Church, Broomfield Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2SE

In 1940, the Victorian church of St Mark's Broomhill was destroyed by a fire bomb and only the spire remained intact. After the war, the…

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St. John’s Ranmoor Sheffield - Society of Change Ringers

St. John's Church, Ranmoor Park Road, Ranmoor , Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3GX

Visit the beautiful tower with its soaring 200ft spire, the highest in Sheffield, a survivor of a devastating fire in 1887 that destroyed the…

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The Abbeydale Picture House - Heritage Tour Day

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

For Heritage Open Days 2017, CADS Trust will be opening the doors of The Abbeydale Picture House once more for a day of heritage tours around this…

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The Botanical Gardens

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

Come and learn about the history of the Botanical Gardens, often described as the 'jewel in the crown' of Sheffield. First opened in 1836, the…

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The founding and history of Cupola Gallery

Cupola Gallery, 178-, 178A Middlewood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 1TD

A full guided tour of Cupola plus a short talk about how Cupola was founded including some of the best/juiciest gossip from our first quarter…

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The Sheffield Tap

The Sheffield Tap, Platform 1B, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2BP

The Sheffield Tap is housed within the former Edwardian Refreshment Room & Dining Rooms of Sheffield Station. The condition you see today is…

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The Star newspaper, Sheffield. Office tour and talk by Editor

Sheffield Newspapers Ltd, York Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1PU

Tour of The Star newspaper's offices at York Street, Sheffield, S1 1PU, followed by talk from Editor Nancy Fielder and journalist Julia…

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Titanic Works: stoking the furnace of Sheffield steel making

Sheffield 3 , Hoyle Street / Malinda Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 7EH

As part of this year’s Heritage Open Days, Wessex Archaeology offers a rare opportunity to visit the crucible cellars of the former Titanic…

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Two different tours of Wardsend Cemetery

Wardsend Cemetery, 1 A Club Mill Road, End of Livesey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2ET

FRIDAY 2.00 pm - The Cemetery Riot Tour The dead dug up and discarded; the chapel stoned and a house in flames; the Vicar behind bars. Was this…

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Underbank Unitarian Chapel

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

Come and see inside this unique chapel and schoolroom set in beautiful surroundings. Underbank Unitarian Chapel is a fine example of an 18th…

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Upperthorpe Library -The Importance of Public Libraries Past, Present and Future

Zest Centre, 18 Upperthorpe, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3NA

In 1874 Alderman William Fisher JP laid the foundation stones of Highfield and Upperthorpe Libraries, following many years of hard work to bring…

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Walkley & Broomhill Historic Street Furniture Walk

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

We will be doing a guided walk around some of the old suburban streets of Sheffield, taking a look at the historic street furniture that can…

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Walkley Library. Discoverthe history of this Grade II listed building

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

Walkley Carnegie Library will increase its usual Saturday opening hours by 2 hours on Saturday 9th September and introduce a number of activities…

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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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Whirlow Spirituality Centre / Open Day

Whirlow Spirituality Centre, Whirlow Grange Drive, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9RX

Visit this "hidden gem" in Whirlow, south-west Sheffield. Whirlow Spirituality Centre at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit is a peaceful venue set…

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Wincobank Victorian Chapel and Iron Age Hillfort

Wincobank Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 6BB

Visit our beautiful Victorian Chapel and find out about the Read family of Wincobank Hall and their eldest daughter Anti-Slavery Campaigner Mary…

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Zion Graveyard, Attercliffe

Zion Graveyard, Lawrence Street / Zion Lane, Attercliffe, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3RG

Rediscover the forgotten Zion Churchyard in Attercliffe where volunteers are working to protect the graves of Anti-Slavery Campaigner Mary Anne…

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