Earl Waltheof – Sheffield’s King Arthur?

A new Sheffield Libraries Podcast In this 48 minute broadcast you can journey back nearly a thousand years to discover more about Earl Waltheof, the last Saxon Lord of Hallamshire. The talk and discussion are led by FOSC committee members John Moreland, Professor of Medieval Archaeology at the University of Sheffield and David Clarke, Associate Professor at […]

Zoom talk: Mary, Queen Of Scots – The Captive Queen In England 1568-87

Saturday, November 28 at 11.00 am Discover the fascinating story of Mary’s years in captivity in and around Yorkshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Nottinghamshire. This talk will reveal a story not found in any history book (apart from mine!) Find out what really happened to Mary in her captivity years by joining David Templeman, Elizabethan […]

Festival of the Mind – Castle Film/Debate/Launch of Castle book

This is the link to take you to the page for the stream of the film and panel debate, as part of the Sheffield University, Festival of the Mind. The film actually starts after 13 minutes, you can advance straight to this point. The event covers the launch of the book on the Castle, a […]

Ron’s Letter to The Star

We wanted to share this letter to The Star by Ron.  Watch out for news on the public consultation on the Castle site, coming in early October! Letter to The Star 15th Sept 2020 by Ron Clayton Nancy Fielder’s recent editorial, the first comprehensive archive regarding what was never Camelot, produced under the auspices of […]

In the press

The publicity generated by the the University has produced a mentions in the I and many other newspapers (links below). Metro Scotland – Sheffield Castle The Guardian – Sheffield Castle The i – Sheffield Castle The Sun – Sheffield Castle The Times – Sheffield Castle The Times (Irish) – Sheffield Castle The Times (Scottish) – […]

Radio Sheffield interview

Here’s a link to an interview on Radio Sheffield this morning (7 Sept) with Toby Foster and our own Prof John Moreland who talks about the work completed on the archives, the book on the Castle and plans for the future of the site. The interview starts at 1:36:50 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08pkftm  

Press Release: Launch of the new book on Sheffield Castle

Please see the link below to the press release issued by the University of Sheffield on the forthcoming book ‘Sheffield Castle: Archaeology, Archives, Regeneration 1927 -2018’. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/sheffield-castle-history-britain-england-uk-greatest-castles-yorkshire-latest-1.907443 The book and on line resource will be formally launched at the Festival of the Mind on 26th September however the book can be downloaded for free or […]