Events for the Forge and For the Society
Wortley Top Forge
Saturday 14th September 2019
The Forge will be open (free entry) for
Continuous guided tour from 11am
Sunday 8th December 2019
Special Christmas Open Day
Santa train running from 11am.
The South Yorkshire Industrial History Society
Membership forms are available at Wortley Top Forge or by post from
Mrs PD Lambe
39 Low Road
Please enclose a medium sized stamped, addressed envelope.
Annual Membership currently costs £12.00 for adults, Concessions £8.00 and Family Membership £15.00.
Membership runs from 1st May to 30th April each year.
It will be of interest to society members to know that Douglas Oldham’s book about Forging at River Don Works is now in print.
The South Yorkshire Industrial History society is pleased to announce the publication of a new book by our member Douglas Oldham. This is the second of his books on the Sheffield steel industry and is entitled: River Don Works Brightside Lane – Sheffield Open Die Forging the first 135 Years 1864 to 1999.
The retail price is £6 (free to Society members) and it can be obtained in person from Kelham Island Industrial Museum or by contacting the Society. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Summer Programme
Except where indicated, Sheffield events will be at Kelham Island Museum and will begin at 7.30 pm. If you need directions to the Museum, please contact Derek Bayliss (tel. 0114 2307693, email email@example.com ).
Sheffield Environment Weeks lecture
Christmas at Wortley Top Forge
A pre-Christmas event with Santa and many other attractions
11.00 am to 4.00 pm – admission charge
Joseph Bramah Lecture
At lectures marked * there is a minimum admission charge of £2.00 for non-members.
Programme Secretary: Derek Bayliss. Tel. (0114) 230 7693. Email firstname.lastname@example.org