Festival of the Mind Podcast: River Don and the Castle

As part of the University of Sheffield, Festival of the Mind 2020, Prof John Moreland narrates a history of the Castle and its relation to the River Don, called Salmon of Steel: Steel City River Walk https://festivalofthemind.sheffield.ac.uk/2020/spiegeltent/salmon-of-steel-city-river-walk-podcast/  

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 […]

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 […]

Archaeological Evaluation Report – Sheffield Castle

The final report on the archaeological investigations carried out by Wessex Archaeology in 2018 is now available to read/view on the Wessex website.¬† Follow copy the following link into your browser https://www.wessexarch.co.uk/news/sheffield-castle-final-reporting In the coming weeks, a summary of the findings will be available as part of a book and on line resource,¬†Sheffield Castle: Archaeology, […]

Evaluation of the Site of Sheffield Castle – webinar by Wessex Archaeology

The Motte, The Bowling Green and The Furnace If you were not able to watch the live broadcast by Mili Rajic on the 10th June, you can still hear the talk and see the associated slides at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5418421196968470530 You will need to fill in your name and email before you can watch the recording.