Nostalgia

Nostalgia
The Hathersage tribute to villagers who fought and died in World War One

Village tribute to its troops

Hathersage Armistice events and activities include a display in the new Village Centre featuring handmade poppies bearing the names of 101 villagers who died in the war, set in two trenches. A plaque talks about the 608 who fought and survived.
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The Gothic Temple in the gardens at Renishaw Hall

Renishaw trio’s  links to war

Next weekend the gardens at Renishaw Hall will feature poetry displays which explore the impact that World War One had on the ‘Sitwell Trio’ family members.
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Millicent Fawcett addressing a suffragist rally

Women marched for right to vote

The history of how women won the vote is dominated by the suffragettes but there were also thousands of non-militant campaigners, the suffragists. 
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New film marks war centenary

Lord of the Rings film trilogy director Peter Jackson is next month presenting the world premiere of a new film showing World War One in a unique way.
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Zion Graveyard in Attercliffe

Fundraising celebration

Lord Mayor of Sheffield Coun Magid Magid is set to visit the Zion Graveyard in Attercliffe on Saturday to unveil a plaque commemorating fundraising efforts to preserve its history.
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Baroness Mervyn Pike receiving keys for a tea bar at Scarsdale Hospital, Chesterfield, watched by a large group of WRVS members

Voluntary service marks 80 years of caring for others

One of the largest volunteering organisations in British history, the Royal Voluntary Service, has just marked its milestone 80th birthday this year with a pop-up exhibition at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield.
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