The weekend starts with a pre-meeting get together at the Sheffield Tap, Sheffield Railway Station bar from 7 pm on Friday 2nd June.
Saturday has visits to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and a ‘Metal Industry in Sheffield along the Canal & River Don’ walk. For those less keen on a 4 hour walk an alternative might be the Shepherds Wheel, Weston Park Museum or other alternative family activities.
Sunday starts at Wortley Top Forge with a site visit: a water powered heavy iron forge whose history can be traced back to at least 1640 and has been used for bloomeries and fineries.
The Sunday afternoon visit is to Kelham Island Museum which is housed in a very early Electricity Power Station (1899) and features among may many other exhibits a Bessemer converter.
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