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?”
February’s Archaeology and Ale talk is now available as a podcast via the Archaeology Podcast Network. Chris Atkinson spoke about the Summer of Archaeology at Medieval Brockhampton.
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”
‘Built around 1500, Bishops’ House is one of only 3 buildings in Sheffield to survive from this period. For most of its life it was a farmhouse then a home for park keepers. It became a museum in 1976. ‘ Come along to the talk on Thursday 26th November to find out more!