Meersbrook Hall: An iconic Sheffield Building with Ken Dash - Ep26

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This month Archaeology and Ale proudly present:

Ken Dash on “Meersbrook Hall: An iconic Sheffield building”

Ken has spent his life studying Sheffield heritage. In this talk, Ken brings us through his experience excavating around Meersbrook Hall. Once the home of the Roebuck and Shore families, Meersbrook Hall would later house the collection of Victorian art critic and patron, John Ruskin.

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Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. All talks take place at the Red Deer pub on Pitt Street in Sheffield.

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Archaeological Adventures with the National Trust with Rosalind Buck - Ep 25

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Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme.

This month Archaeology and Ale proudly present:

Rosalind Buck on “Archaeological Adventures with the National Trust”

Rosalind Buck has made a career out of her adventures in archaeology! In this episode, Rosalind teaches us about how archaeologists are helping the National Trust to look after their properties in the East Midlands.

For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com.

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Content Warning: Listener discretion is advised, as there is adult language. Thank you.

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Roman Routeways of Sheffield and North Derbyshire with David Inglis - Ep 24

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Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - David Inglis on “Follow the Yellow Brick Roads: the Roman Routeways of Sheffield and North Derbyshire.” This talk took place on Thursday 28th February at the Red Deer, Sheffield.

For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk or visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com.

You can also find us on Twitter (@archinthecity), Instagram (@archaeointhecity), or Facebook (@archinthecity)

Content Warning: Listener discretion is advised, as there is adult language. Thank you.

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Witchcraft: The Best Bits - Ep 23

Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme.

Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Leigh-Anne Baldrige on ‘Witchcraft: the best bits’. This talk took place on Thursday 22nd November at the Red Deer, Sheffield.

Leigh-Anne is the Collections Access Curator at Museums Sheffield, and can be found on Twitter at @LeighKitty1.

For more information about Museums Sheffield, visit their website at http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/

For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk, visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com, tweet us @archinthecity, or find us on Facebook. 

Content Warning: Listener discretion is advised, as there is adult language and themes. Thank you.

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Castleton and Hope Through the Years - Ep 22

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Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Colin Merrony on ‘Castleton and Hope through the years’. This talk took place on Thursday 31st January at the Red Deer, Sheffield.

Colin is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Sheffield and a former commercial archaeologist. For the last eleven years, he has been involved in excavations at Castleton and Hope, uncovering archaeology from across the last 2000 years, including a Medieval hospital, unusual burials and even some unique 16th century plasterwork!

Read more about Colin through the University of Sheffield staff pages  https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/people/merrony. For more about Colin’s digs, visit the Castleton Historical Society website https://castletonhistorical.co.uk/and blog https://castletonhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/.

For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk, visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com, tweet us @archinthecity, or find us on Facebook. 

Content Warning: Listener discretion is advised, as there is adult language. Thank you.

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