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Heritage Open Day 2018

10 Aug 2018


Sheffield Assay Office and Women Silversmiths

Heritage Open Day 2018, Friday 7th September 2018, 10 – 12 noon 

The Sheffield Assay Office, Curator, Librarian and Archivist will give an illustrated talk highlighting women silversmiths of Sheffield, past and present. 

There will be an opportunity to see a small display of work from the collection.

Entry is free but tickets must be booked in advance via Eventbrite, see link below

FULL DESCRIPTION & DETAILS, including dates and times and booking requirements can be found at and in free Sheffield Heritage Open Days Booklet available in August 2018. 

There are over 80 organisations taking part in Sheffield Heritage Open Days this year: 

 A Walk Round Attercliffe

 Abbeydale Picture House

 Aizlewood’s Mill Tour

 All Good Stuff at Butcher Works - Windrush

 Antiques Quarter Amble

 Aston Reading Room 

 Beauchief Abbey

 Botanical Gardens - Ethel Haythornthwaite (1894 - 1986): Her Legacy for Sheffield & The Peak District

 Call the Midwife: Sheffield Style

 Cemetery Road Baptist Church Sheffield

 Come & See 100 Years of Women in Ecclesfield

 Cutlers’ Hall Open Day

 Drainspotting – A guide to Sheffield pavement features (Moncrieffe Road)

 Drainspotting – A guide to Sheffield pavement features (Sheffield Libraries & Information Services)

 Ecclesfield Parish Council – Archiving Project Open Afternoon: Extra-ordinary Local Women

 Edward Carpenter Walk

 Electric Works

 Endcliffe Park Walk

 EPPiC Theatre

 Freeman College, Ruskin Mill Trust

 Greenhill Methodist Church – Old Greenhill: A guided heritage walk

 Greenhill Village History Society

 Grenoside Reading Room

 Grenoside Steel Works Crucible Steel Furnace Cellar

 Herdings Heritage & Harvest 

 High Green ‘Then & Now’ Heritage Walk 

 Hill Top Chapel and Cemetery 

 Holy Trinity (New Testament Church of God)

 Kenwood Hall Hotel

 Madina Mosque

 Museums Sheffield Tour: Sheffield’s Collections 

 National Emergency Services Museum – Compassion in Crisis: The History of the Royal Voluntary Service

 National Emergency Services Museum – Women in Policing: The Evidence

 Nether Edge Bowling Club

 Nether Edge History Group Walk

 Nigel Tyas Ironwork – In the Heat of the Forge

 Painted Fabrics Ltd – Work Not Charity: The Story of Painted Fabrics Ltd

 Portland Works Little Sheffield Ltd

 Regather – Ethel Haythornthwaite: A Sheffield Woman of Considerable Consequences

 Regather – Sheffield First: Women’s Suffrage before the Suffragettes

 Rutland Arms Talk by Ian Rotherham

 Sheffield Castle Live Archaeological Dig

 Sheffield Cathedral Pilgrim Tour

 Sheffield’s Civil Rights City Centre Walk 

 Sheffield General Cemetery

 Sheffield Home of Football Heritage Walking Tour

 Sheffield Hospitals History Archive

 Sheffield Institute of Arts Hallam University

 Sheffield Manor Lodge

 Sheffield Pub Heritage Walk

 Sheffield Town Hall Heritage Day

 Sheffield Weston Park Museum – A Tale of Two Gattys

 Shire Brook Valley Heritage Walk and Display

 St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church – Art Activity Afternoon

 St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church – Behind the Scenes Tour

 St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church – Open Days

 St James’ Church Open Days

 St John The Evangelist Church, Hoylandswaine – The History of the Church, the Village & the People 

 St John’s Ranmoor Sheffield – Society of Change Ringers 

 St Marks Church, Broomhill

 St Mary’s Church, Ecclesfield

 St Matthew’s Church Carver Street

 St Matthew’s Church Carver Street – Artistry in Stone, Bronze and Wood: Frank Tory & Sons, Architectural Sculptors

 Stannington Methodist Church at Knowle Top Chapel celebrates past Sunday School Queens 

 Talks and Tales at Tingas

 Tapton Hall

 The Blue Loop Walk

 The Burton Street Foundation – Bygone Sheffield Pub Quiz 

 The Burton Street Foundation – Sheffield Heritage Panel Discussion, QA & Social

 The Burton Street Foundation – Tea Dance (Taster Session)

 The Burton Street Foundation – Then and Now Site Tour

 The Merlin Theatre

 The Montgomery 

 The Sheffield Tap 

 The Victorian Society – Down Behind the Cathedral: A Guided Walk 

 Treehouse Boardgame Café – Heritage Boardgame Afternoon

 The Extraordinary Women of Sheffield Manor Lodge

 Weston Park Museum – The Story of Painted Fabrics 

 Whirlow Spirituality Centre and Garden

 Wortley Top Forge


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