The 8th Annual General Meeting of FoSC will be held at 1800 hrs on Thursday April 29th via online conferencing facilities (Zoom) You are invited you to our Annual General Meeting which this year will be held by online conferencing facilities (using ‘Zoom’ software) due to the exceptional circumstances of Covid-19. If you wish to attend please use […]

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 […]

Folklore, Rebellion, and Reclaiming Robin Hood for Sheffield

Dr David Clarke explores… In this online event using Zoom, FoSC Committee member Dr. David Clarke from Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Contemporary Legend explores two legendary heroes from Sheffield’s folklore. Considering the city’s rich history of rebellion, David will talk about the last Saxon Earl of Hallamshire, Waltheof, who was executed by William the […]