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Serenade for a Factory Chimney

Serenade for a Factory Chimney May 9th 2018 This May, and as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, factory chimneys will be celebrated to advocate the preservation and restoration of these landmarks. Factory chimneys are an endangered species; acting as a visible symbol of the places where people once worked and determined the social and economic development of a region. Of the…

Mining Landscape of the Peak District

Introducing delegates to the relict metal mining landscapes of Derbyshire, both above and below ground, led by John Barnatt, an archaeologist who has surveyed such landscapes during his career in the Peak District. The weekend will foster greater understanding of the need both to interpret and protect such landscapes for future generations. Exploring and Understanding Mining Landscapes: AIA practical weekend…

Kelham Island Museum Steaming Weekend

Visit the Kelham Island Museum to see the 12,000 hp River Don Engine, the most powerful working steam engine remaining in Europe. New displays explain the major role Sheffield played in shipbuilding and tell the fascinating story of steam power!   Also visit the Power House and experience the roar of the new River Don Engine boiler as it fires up…