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Week 4 News

Please follow the link below and scroll down for a great video put together by Wessex on week 4 activities…. https://www.wessexarch.co.uk/our-work/sheffield-castle You can also download the Week 4 poster if you go to the Weekly Poster Section. Emphasis this week has been on recording the cementation furnace found on the corner of the old Market […]

AGM 2024

Thanks for all those attending the AGM last week, I hope you enjoyed the update from Ashley Tuck from Wessex Archaeology who updated on the finds from the site to date. There were also some terrific questions for Ash from the floor so thanks for your participation in the evening’s formalities. Here are the Chair […]

A once in a lifetime opportunity..

The start of excavation work at the site of Sheffield’s former castle has been heralded by local historians as a “once in a lifetime opportunity”. Contractors moved onto the Castlegate site at the end of January to begin clearing the area for redevelopment. Sheffield City Council plans to create a park and events space and […]

Castle Exhibition at Weston Park Museum

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition at Weston Park Museum, Sheffield which explores the history of the Castle site through the ages.  It highlights some of the women associated with the Castle right from the earliest days through to present day. You will be able to see many artefacts from […]

Media interest in the future of the Castle site

Chair Martin Gorman and Committee member Ruth Morgan, recently took Telegraph Editor Ellen Beardmore round the Castle site and into the ruins Chamber. Here’s the link to the article….    

New book in memory of David Hey

The University of Hertfordshire Press has published “Histories of People and Landscape: Essays on the Sheffield region in memory of David Hey”. Edited by Richard Hoyle, it was released in a hardback edition at the beginning of March 2021 price £35. David was the Sheffield and South Yorkshire historian of our times: he published what […]

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