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Galvanize Sheffield 2013 – Festival of Contemporary Metal

03 May 2013

Today is the first day of Galvanize Sheffield, a festival designed to be a celebration of the past, present and future of all things metal in Sheffield. It is a declaration that investing in skills and innovation will ensure that beautiful objects, practical tools and powerful products continue to be made in our city and appreciated around the world.

There will be many events around the city during May including;

The History and Work of the Sheffield Assay Office – Talk

15th May


Join Emma Paragreen our librarian and curator at The Famous Sheffield Shop where she will be share her extensive knowledge of the Sheffield Assay Office and answering any questions you may have.


The History and Work of the Sheffield Assay Office – Tour and Talk

30th May

10am -12.30pm

Join us to celebrate our 240th anniversary learn of our history, visit the marking hall and view precious articles from our library and silver collection.

£10 per person includes refreshments

For more information regarding all events and exhibitions visit or download the brochure

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