Life at No.57: The Sheffield Terraced House Dig 2010

Posted on July 7, 2010 by


Heritage Day 10th July – this will be a very informal conference its free to attend and there will be a range of interesting talks, stalls and displays as well as a chance to look at and handle finds from last years dig. Sheffield Industrial museums trust will also be bringing artifacts related to the working lives of the people that lived on the farm site 100 years ago. The Heeley history workshop will also be having a stall. 








Community excavation 17th July to 1st August – 

 free and open to everyone, an opportunity to get involved in every aspect of an archaeological excavation from geophysics to excavation and scientific analysis of what we find. Plus activities for all ages including coloring, garbology, rag rug making and lots more. There will also be history displays and information from the farm and from Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust. 

The excavation will take place between the 17th of July and the 1st of August and will be in partnership with Archaeologists from The University of Sheffield. 

We can accommodate groups of different sizes doing a wide range of activities from excavation to geophysics, finds processing and more 

No previous experience needed and volunteers are welcome from 8 years old (under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult 

If you would like any more information please let me know. 

Sally Rodgers
Community Heritage Officer

Heeley City Farm
Richards Road
S2 3DT 

Tel: 0114 303 9981 (ext 4)
Fax: 0114 255 1400