Sheffield Branch Programme

Sheffield Branch Programme 2021-22




Thursday 7th October. 

AGM and Lecture.  Dr. Jenny Stephenson – “Water’s Turbulent History”


Saturday 16th October. 

Event.  Bowls Clubs and Snooker Halls of Old Sheffield Town


Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th October.  

Event.  Coventry, Stratford and Kenilworth Castle


Thursday 11th November.

The Pam Carlson Memorial Lecture.   Professor Michael Broers (Oxford University) – “Napoleon  Bonaparte”  


Sunday 14th November.

Event. Remembrance Sunday – Guided Military Tour of the General Cemetery.  


Saturday 27th November.  

Event.  Day trip to Chester


Thursday 2nd December.  

Branch Dinner.  A Talk by Patrick Mercer – “Riots and Rebellions”


Thursday 9th December.  

Lecture.  Judith Pitchforth – “Written in Stone” – Family Reconstruction from a Local Graveyard


Saturday 11th December.  

Event.   A  guided walk in Fulwood with Keith Pitchforth 


Thursday 13th January.  

Lecture. Gaspar Lopez Torres – “A Virtual History Tour of Barcelona” 


Friday 28th & Saturday 29th January.  

Event.  Local History Fair.

Venue: Millenium Galleries, Sheffield


Thursday 17th February.  

Lecture.  Dr. Thomas Leng (Sheffield University) – “England and the Wider World C1620.”


Saturday 26th February.  

Event.  Quarry Bank Mill.


Thursday 17th March.  

Lecture.   “The President’s Lecture” – “Forty Years On – The Falklands War”


Saturday 26th March. 

Event.  Guided Tour of the Bomb Sites of Sheffield with Janet Ridler


Thursday 7 April. 

Lecture. Dr. Katherine Lewis (Huddersfield University) – “Catherine of Valois – The Elusive Queen.” 


Saturday 23rd April.  

Event.  Day trip to Nottingham


Thursday 12th May. 

Lecture.  Professor Bruce Collins – “The Indian Uprising 1857”


Friday/Saturday/Sunday 3rd – 5th June. 

Event. Weekend trip to Edinburgh


Thursday 16th June. 

Lecture.  Dr. John Coffey (Leicester University) – “ William Wilberforce”


Saturday 18th June. 

Event.  Guided Walk up the Rivelin Valley.


Saturday 2nd July. 

Event.  The President’s Lunch  



This programme is dependent on Covid regulations – lectures/events may be subject to change. Janine Baigent (Secretary). Tel: 07719742305. Annual membership £15 pa. or £5 for visitors. Grayson Building. Birkdale School. Oakholme Rd. Sheffield S103DH. (enter by the gate on Ashdell Rd) Nearest Bus Route is 120.