Heritage Open Day Tours Sept 2021

It was great to see everyone for the Heritage Open Day Tours on the 18/19th September. Over 150 people attended the tours and we had some great feedback, thank you. Here are a few pictures from the tours, with thanks to Ashley Tuck from Wessex Archaeology who assisted us. We do hope to organise more […]

Manor Lodge ‘Re-Enactment’ Day

Our friends at Manor Lodge have a fantastic day of activities on Sept 5th including re-enactment of 1790 Redcoats, 15th c Knights in battle, Viking trappers, Normans and much more!! Click the link here for more details….  

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 […]

Castle presentation

Professor John Moreland and Professor Dawn Hadley will be making a presentation about the amazing new book on Sunday, 18 October at 1:00pm More details

Sheffield Heritage Fair 2020

Join us for a celebration of Sheffield’s rich history, as we showcase the work of key heritage groups from around the city in a weekend-long fair at the Millennium Gallery. Sheffield’s heritage reaches far wider than just the industrial revolution, and knowledge of it is being added to all the time. Recent research has shone […]

Results from the Sheffield Castle Dig

Bishops’ House Monday November 11th, 7.30pm  Ashley Tuck from Wessex Archaeology will evaluate Sheffield Castle, sharing the results of the recent dig. In the wake of the demolition of Sheffield Castle, archaeologists have had the first ever chance to undertake a systematic investigation of Sheffield Castle. This talk is free, however we have limited capacity and recommend […]

Heritage Open Days

We are delighted to announce that the only visible remains of the Castle will be able to be viewed as part of the Heritage Open Days weekends in September. These remains are contained in a secure underground room on the site and will be able to be seen for the first time for many years. Please note that […]

Pass the Porter Theatre presents “Laid Siege”

An entertaining musical interpretation of the Siege of Sheffield Castle. Told as cook Liz and under-steward Thomas try valiantly to hold the Castle walls! Sunday August 18th at 2pm in Old Queens Head pub. Pay-What-You-Feel. Proceeds to Friends of Sheffield Castle