Visits

MEMBERS’ ONLY EVENTS:

Monday 12 June, 7pm.     Barrow Hill Heritage Trail

Sandra Struggles will lead us around Barrow Hill Heritage Trail, the area made famous by Richard Barrow, but where George Sitwell’s forges and iron furnaces had existed from the 1650s. En route we’ll be able to see inside the “Arts and Crafts” style Parish Church with its William Morris window.   No charge.

 We meet at the Memorial Hall,  3 Station Rd,  S43 2PG for a 7pm amble which will take about an hour, followed by tea/coffee and questions back at the Memorial Hall.

Add your name to the visit list at next meeting, or advise Brian Dick on 01246 205720

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Thursday 22 June, 1pm    Visit for talk and tour: Sheffield Assay Office

Venue: Assay Office, Beulah Rd, Hillsborough, S6 2AN

There has been an Assay Office in Sheffield since 1773 when it was created by Act of Parliament. Our talk and tour is conducted by their Curator:

1 pm:      Arrival/Coffee 7 Biscuits.  1.15 pm: Illustrated talk of the history and scope of the Assay Office by Curator.    Tour of operations, assay process, library, archives and collection. 3.30:       Departure

 Cost: £12.50 pp payable in advance. Add your name to the visit list at next meeting, or advise Brian Dick on 01246 205720