HMS networking weekend Sheffield 3rd and 4th June 2023
Friday 2nd June
7 pm on Pre meeting get together at the Sheffield Tap, Sheffield Railway Station bar.
Saturday 3rd June
10:00am – 12:00pm Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.
Lunch There are plenty of sandwich shops and pubs available.
2:00 – 6:00pm A leisurely guided walk along parts of the River Don and Sheffield and Tinsley Canal, originally developed by HMS Member Brian Bastow.
If the walk is not for you the Shepherds Wheel (not that far from Abbeydale) is well worth a visit, or perhaps Weston Park Museum may be more up your street. Other options are available.
Evening Dinner choose your own venue & companions.
Sunday 4th June
10:00am – 12noon Wortley Top Forge – (£5 entry fee OAPs £3)
12:00 – 2:00pm Lunch, Choose your own venue, the café at Kelham Island Museum would be very suitable. There is time to visit the Cementation Furnace on Hoyle Street before or after lunch.
2:15– 5:00 pm Kelham Island Museum. Housed in a very early Electricity Power Station (1899), this features among many other exhibits a Bessemer converter.
For more information:
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet – (https://www.sheffieldmuseums.org.uk/visit-us/abbeydale-industrial-hamlet/).
Shepherds Wheel – https://www.sheffieldmuseums.org.uk/visit-us/shepherd-wheel-workshop/)
Weston Park Museum – https://www.sheffieldmuseums.org.uk/visit-us/weston-park-museum.
Wortley Top Forge – https://www.topforge.co.uk/
Cementation furnace, Hoyle Street – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cementation_furnace,_Sheffield
Kelham Island Museum. – https://www.sheffieldmuseums.org.uk/visit-us/kelham-island-museum/
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