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Autumn One Day Regional Meeting -

Saturday October 14th 2017
Sheffield Central Friends Meeting House, 10 St James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW

10.30 am Arrival  
10.55 Welcome
11.00 Margaret Lawson - Meeting member: A Brief History of Sheffield Meeting
11.15 Andrew Russell (QFHS Member) : Henry Swan: photographic innovator and disciple of John Ruskin
12.00 Sheffield Meeting members :- Linda Hoy, Margaret Lawson and Romayne Gayton: The Pen and Pencil archive
12.45 Lunch (not provided, please use local cafes or eat your own food outside) Extra time allowed so you can view the 4 panels commemorating the 25 year anniversary of Sheffield Central Meeting House
14.30 Richard Hoare Hartshead Meeting’s Lost Love Child – Sheffield Quakers and their Adult School
15.15 Faith Rodger and Margaret LawsonThe Sheffield Quaker Tapestry - stories behind the making inspired by the Quaker Tapestry at Kendal
16.00 Final discussion and depart
16.30 Close

Feel free to bring for display any of your records and family trees
Everyone welcome - you do not need to be a member of QFHS - bring a friend.

Getting there:

The meeting house is very close to the Cathedral, so it is well served by public transport, in particular trams and buses
There is an NCP Car Park at Campo Lane.

  • Click here for a map of the area REMEMBER to use the back arrow to return here

    There will be a charge of £5 pp to cover costs, payable on the day. Kindly let us know you are coming.

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