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Meersbrook Tree Day

Category: Previous Events Published on 27 October 2012 admin
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Bishops' House will be open 10am to 4pm on Tree Day and plays host to some of the exciting events taking place.

 

 

Reading from Dickens Saturday December 8th, 1pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 04 October 2012 Ann Beedham
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Readings for Christmas from the works of Charles Dickens, by Mike Gardner. FREE

With music from ;Unorthobox' from 11.30

'Unorthobox' are Jan Alton and Steve Dumpleton, playing a variety of music on a variety of melodeons and concertinas.
 

Medieval Fayre 2012

Category: Previous Events Published on 28 September 2012 admin
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Saturday 17th November & Sunday 18th November  10am -3.30pm

A craft fair with a difference! Craft stalls for those unusual Christmas gifts, including Pommiers pottery, Handmade Things (leather and wood workers), Jenna Fisher silver jewellery maker, Plainweave (replica medieval textiles), Runesmith (Celtic and Viking style jewellery and pagan goods- Sunday only), Melanie Crafts (soft toys, gemstone jewelleryTudor hats and craft kits), Wild Brambles (cakes, sauces, gluten free goodies), House of Freyja (hand made cloaks, hand drawn art pendants and rare artefacts)


We have some great entertainment too, including:
  • The Knights of Escafeld doing battle on both days,
  • An Escafeld living history tent on Sunday (have a go at making bees wax candles) 
  • An apothecary to tell of old remedies (Saturday),
  • 'Knights in Battle' doing a chain mail making stall,
  • a Hurdy Gurdy player on Saturday and The Beekeepers Chamber Folk group on Sunday (both very atmospheric). 
So really lots on and perfect for gifts in the run up to Christmas!

 

Carols at Bishops' House

Category: Previous Events Published on 28 September 2012 admin
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Sunday December 16th, 2pm

 The Friends of Bishops House Singers have been singing at Bishops House at Christmas time for many years now.  Always a heart-warming event and a great chance to get into the Christmas Spirit.  Mince pies and mulled wine available too ! 

FREE

 

Spirit of Winter

Category: Previous Events Published on 28 September 2012 admin
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Friday November 23rd, 7.30pm

Spirit of Winter

Come and enjoy an informal evening of Christmas and winter music and song drawn from the folk tradition with The Gamebirds folk quartet and The Beekeepers instrumental group, to celebrate their new ʻSpirit of Winterʼ CD.

Tickets £6 from 0114 2365340.  Free glass of wine

Antique Valuation Day - Sat November 10th 10am - 1pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 28 September 2012 admin
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Saturday November 10th, 10am -1pm

 

 

 

 

 

Valuation Day with Sheffield Auction Gallery

Specialist Valuers from Sheffield Auction Gallery will be at Bishops' House to give free and detailed advice on all aspects of pre-Auction Valuation and Auction Sale.

Bring along your items  FREE

The White Lady's Casket - Weds Oct 31st 7pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 28 September 2012 admin
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Wednesday October 31st 7pm

Experimental poet and artist Christine Kennedy gives a special poetry reading for Halloween of The White Lady’s Casket. More information about the poem can be found here. 

£3 on the door. Places limited.

 

Michael Glover - Talk and Poetry Reading, Saturday Sept 29th

Category: Previous Events Published on 21 September 2012 admin
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Heritage Weekend

Category: Previous Events Published on 25 August 2012 Ann Beedham
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Friday September 7th

A talk by Professor David Hey on the Yeoman Scythemakers of Norton, 7pm £3 on the door, places limited

Saturday September 8th

Hurdy Gurdy music from Mark Veevers 1.30-2.30

Guess the Artefact with Roger Doonan of The University of Sheffield

Sunday September 9th

Bloomery furnace ironmaking with Roger Doonan of The University of Sheffield

The Shepley Spitfires Sat Aug 4 and Sun Aug 5 7pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 06 July 2012 Ann Beedham
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A local play by writer Kay Massey, which tells of the bravery and self sacrifice of the Shipley family in 1939/40.

Tickets £6, £5 concesssions, on the door. Places Limited.

 

The Shepley Spitfires Sat Aug 4 and Sun Aug 5 7pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 06 July 2012 Ann Beedham
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A local play by writer Kay Massey, which tells of the bravery and self sacrifice of the Shipley family in 1939/40.

Tickets £6, £5 concesssions, on the door. Places Limited.

 

The Gamebirds - Saturday July 28th 1-3pm

Category: Previous Events Published on 06 June 2012 Ann Beedham
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We welcome back The Gamebirds. This popular group sing unaccompanied and also incorporate some instrumental harmonies, 

including violin, flute and accordion.Gamebirds are: Heather Ashton, Judith Reading, Carol Schofield and Karen Stock

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