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:
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”
‘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!
It’s Hallowe’en Season and what better time for a talk about a cemetery? Join us at the Red Deer for another great presentation… What? An Archaeological Assessment of Wardsend Cemetery – A Community Project in association with the Livesy Street Project. When? Thursday 22nd October – 5:30pm to 7:00pm Where? Upstairs at the Red Deer,Continue reading “22 October 2015 Archaeology & Ale: Wardsend Cemetery Project”
The first Archaeology and Ale talk took place in December 2014. Dr Rachel Askew of the University of Sheffield. Having completed her PhD at Sheffield, Rachel is now establishing a community outreach project to be jointly run by the University of Sheffield and Newark & Sherwood District council’s recently established National Civil War Centre, focusing onContinue reading ““Trust in God and Sally Forth!” The Newark Civil War Project”