Hello! With the academic year well underway we now have an (updated) new wave of Archaeology in the City talks and events have been unleashed on an unsuspecting Sheffield…. We’ve had a great response from volunteer speakers so have a full programme until April 2017. Here’s our UPDATED programme:
5 days to go until the 2016 Woodland Heritage Festival – a free family archaeology and heritage festival organised by Archaeology in the City, from the University of Sheffield Department of Archaeology, and held at the JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. Here’s a flashback to the free talks that were on offerContinue reading “#HeritageFest16 5 days ’til #free #festival in #Sheffield 30May- What did we do last year?”
Hello folks! January’s Archaeology and Ale recording, from our Real Horse Power talk at the Red Deer, is now available as a podcast syndicated by the Archaeology Podcast Network. Click here to access the podcast… You can also subscribe to Archaeology & Ale, and other podcasts on the APN, through iTunes and other subscription services.
Sorry for all the hashtaggery folks; trying to do the social media optimisation thing. ANYWAY welcome to our first podcast of 2016! In December Glyn Davies kindly shared his experiences digging Sheffield Castle. It was standing room only at the Deer and here’s hoping 2016 continues with more of the same. Click here to listen toContinue reading “A new #podcast! #Sheffield castle #archaeology!”
Hello everyone, Our latest podcast is now online (thanks, Archaeology Podcast Network!) Listen to the Episode 11 of Archaeology and Ale – the Wardsend Cemetery Project. ‘Springtime’. Image courtesy of Friends of Wardsend Cemetery. http://www.friendsofwardsendcemetery.btck.co.uk/Pictures
The former Sheffield Castle was located in the center of Sheffield at the confluence of the Rivers Don and Sheaf. The castle was a significant building and centre of power in Sheffield before its demolition during the English Civil War. Despite its size and importance in Sheffield, and in its role as a prison forContinue reading “Archaeology and Ale Proudly Presents Glyn Davies”