The club runs activities and events for young archaeologists.
The group researches and promotes the heritage of the valley. They meet every second Wednesday of every month at 7pm in the Shirebrook Valley Visitor Centre.
We are archaeological advisors to the Councils of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield, but we also offer advice to a wide range of other land managers, as well as developers.
Established since the early 1990s, we provide a unique regional forum to engage local people in wildlife, nature & the historic environment. This is across all age groups and includes hard-to-reach communities & minority groups.
The South Yorkshire Trades Historical Trust was established in 1976 to restore, manage and safeguard the properties owned by or leased to the South Yorkshire Industrial History Society. The trust is made up of invited members and has a management committee that meet on a regular basis.
Researching the history of Stannington and producing publications and small exhibitions. Monthly meetings with speakers.
Preserving the history of the local area; monthly presentations by guest speakers; an annual visit to a place of historical interest; researching and recording history and family history.
Commemorating former residents; churchyard and cemetery tours; presentations and work with schools.
For the last 40 years the Broomhall Centre (formerly the Broomspring Centre) has served the local community as a neutral, affordable space for a wide range of activities. In 2013 the Charity incorporated. Run by a voluntary board of Directors and paid part time manager, the Centre seeks to balance the needs of the community with a sustainable future.
The Healing Word was started in 2011 by the well-known writer and cancer survivor Dr Debjani Chatterjee, MBE. Membership is free and you are welcome to join the group if you are a cancer survivor (at any stage of treatment or post treatment) or care for a family member or friend with any type of cancer and wish to attend occasional workshops in Sheffield because you have an interest in writing, reading and storytelling.
Frequent lectures about local and national history with local historians and trips to different heritage sites .Entry to meetings is free. Associate membership of the branch is £10 per year.
The group meets on the first Monday of each month over a light lunch to get together people from the Pitsmoor/Burngreave area who live or have lived there or have any connections with the area, so that they can reminisce or exchange information about life/work and news of other people known to each other.
Housed in the Western Bank Library, the National Fairground Archive is a unique collection of photographic, printed, manuscript and audiovisual material covering all aspects of the culture of travelling showpeople, their organisation as a community, their social history and everyday life; and the artefacts and machinery of fairgrounds. Our key collecting areas include fairs, shows, magic and illusion, circus, variety, entertainment spaces such as the sea-side, pleasure garden and amusement park, and many aspects of variety and performance.
Promoting interest in the history of the town and its neighbourhood, through regular meetings, conducted tours of the town, exhibitions and talks.
Monthly meetings; preserving archives of photographs and documents; giving regular updates on major planning issues affecting the area.
Sahitya Press started life in 1989 as the Bilingual Book Project. Sahitya is a Sanskrit word for ‘Literature’. Sahitya Press aims to promote creative writing and publishing in English and South Asian languages. Its books are normally published in collaboration with other like-minded organisations. These have included Yorkshire Art Circus, Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust, Museums Sheffield, Burngreave Literacy Campaign, and Bengali Women’s Support Group.
The Sand House was a prominent feature in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, from the 1850s until the Second World War. It was a mansion-sized dwelling carved from solid sandstone by Victorian businessman Henry Senior. As well as carving the house itself, which stood in a former quarry, Senior excavated into the adjacent ground and created a network of tunnels, decorated with fine and unusual carvings.
The South Yorkshire Industrial History Society, formerly the Sheffield Trades Historical Society, was formed in 1933 by people from local industries and the University of Sheffield who saw that much of the area's industrial heritage was disappearing.Co-ordinating and supporting work preserving and recording South Yorkshire’s industrial history. The Society’s Field Recording Group carries out research and provides an informal forum where researchers can meet and discuss findings.
The Time Travellers are a group of local people who share a common interest and enthusiasm for archaeology through a variety of activities, visits and research. We are all amateurs, varying from 'Time Team' fans to enthusiastic trowel detectives. We have our own programme of events, are active in support of professional excavations and provide a news service of interesting events and activities in South Yorkshire and N E Derbyshire.
The S Yorks Group runs a programme of evening talks from October to April, looking at aspects of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, arts and crafts, architects and artists, and social history. From May to September we offer visits and guided walks around similar themes.
The group meets monthly at Thundercliffe Grange for talks and coffee. Free for all to attend.
Exploring and documenting the history of Thurgoland; the group has produced books and a DVD and has created a heritage trail.
The aim of the group is to promote and help the research of family history in the area. We take on projects for a donation.
We are a non profit organisation, basically a group of like minded people who want to show that there is more to Sheffield's heritage. We specialise in creating heritage walks.