Monday Night Talk - Sheffield's Hidden Necropolis

May 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Monday Night Talk - Sheffield's Hidden Necropolis

Our first Monday Night Lecture series offers a season of inspiring talks by reputable and passionate speakers to stir your interest in often hidden aspects of local and national history.

On our first Monday back after Covid we welcome Janet Ridler who will be talking about Sheffield's hidden necropolis. Tucked away on a hillside just off Ecclesall Road lies a hidden Victorian city of the dead, Sheffield’s very own Highgate. Sheffield General Cemetery, a Grade II* listed heritage and conservation site, is a museum of people which tells the story of Sheffield’s past through its 87,000 residents and 10 listed monuments and structures. In this fully illustrated talk you will discover one of England’s earliest landscaped Garden Cemeteries as we meet steel barons, radicals, soldiers, an elephant trainer and a Russian aristocrat when we travel back in time to 1836 on a very Sheffield story of life – and death – in Victorian times.

£6 per adult

£5 per Friend of Sheffield Manor Lodge

Refreshments will be available on arrival and during the break.

We'll be opening the doors of the Discovery Centre at 6:30pm ready for a 7pm start. 

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Date
May 9, 2022
Time
7:00 pm
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