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 […]
Edible archaeology is apparently becoming very popular. Linda Williamson, a member of local amateur archaeology group ‘The Time Travellers’, created a detailed model of the castle, constructed of sponge cake with gingerbread and icing buildings – delicious! Sadly for posterity, the subsequent demolition by members at their seasonal celebration of the shortest day, proved greater […]
From Sheffield University students
If you travel to far-flung and exotic locations, please send us a photo of you in your FOSC t-shrt! Here’s Nick – can you guess where?
Here’s an amazing castle made using origami (paper-folding). You can download complete instructions here, but be warned, it’s not for the beginner or the faint-hearted! Let us see your efforts 😉
Just the thing for a Christmas present, get your FOSC mug now – available at all our events 😉
You can now try “Castle Ale” at selected pubs in Sheffield – several of our committee tried it out but have yet to recover sufficiently to send in a report 😉
Sheffield Brewery Company are going to create a custom beer in honour of the Castle. We asked for your help to choose the name, here are the results!