Nostalgia

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Mary Queen of Scots -from  painting in Manor Lodge

Sheffield’s captive Queen Mary

“As Mary Queen of Scots is given the Hollywood treatment in a new film released this week, we need to look at her time in Sheffield as it forms a very important part of not just local history, but English and European as well.
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The cover of You Can't Kill the Spirit, the story of the 1992-3 Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures protest camp at Hoguhton Main pit, Barnsley

Pit protest book launch

A new book on the fight against pit closures undertaken by Sheffield women 25 years ago is to be launched this month.
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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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