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Curious House Exhibition @ Bishops House – 22/04-08/05/16

April 22, 2016 by


“Curious House” Exhibition will take place at Bishops’ House in Sheffield and run from April 22nd to May 8th. The Exhibition will showcase a series of site-specific artworks responding to Bishops’ House in Meersbrook Park. Built around 1500 the house is the best surviving example of a timber framed building in this area. Artists Lyndall […]

VOLUNTEER @ BISHOPS HOUSE – 14th November 10-4pm

October 30, 2015 by


Do you love history and want to be involved in keeping open Sheffield’s 16th century museum? Do you have good ideas that will make a difference? Can you spare just 4 hours every month? Then why not become a valued volunteer at Bishops’ House.   Join us  on Saturday 14th November for an informal chat […]

A Celebration of the Centenary of the Birth of Dylan Thomas with Poet John Lindley – Bishops House, Sat 10th May 7.30pm

May 6, 2014 by


Born in 1914, Dylan Thomas became one of the most successful yet controversial poets of the twentieth century. Regarded with equal amounts of adoration and suspicion in his lifetime, the extraordinary body of work he left after his death at the age of 39 continues, even after the passage of more than 60 years, to […]

Toffee Music @ Bishops House – Wed 19th March 7.30pm – 10.00pm

March 18, 2014 by


Back by popular demand, Toffee Music is Mike Lydiat and Dave Markham. TOFFEE is an acronym for “Two Old Fellas For Evening Entertainment”! Dave has been ‘entertaining the troops’ for more than 40 years and Mike first ‘trod the boards’ in 1962. Between them they have a century of playing experience! TOFFEE perform  classic tunes […]

The Bints @ Bishops House – Sat 25th Jan – 7.30pm

January 3, 2014 by


Harmony acapella singers The Bints and friends present an evening of acapella, gentle jazz and poetry. Entrance £5 includes a glass of wine or soft drink. All profits to The Dogs Trust and Bishop’s House. Information / sounds for The Bints can be found at Places are limited so please call Sarah on 0777 277 […]

Bishop’s Fayre – Saturday November 23rd & Sunday November 24th 10am – 3.30pm

November 20, 2013 by


Next weekend sees the return of the hugely popular Medieval event at Bishops House! 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), Melanie Crafts (soft toys, gemstone jewellery, […]

Exhibition @ Bishops House Museum – Sat 5/Sun 6 October – 12 to 4pm

October 3, 2013 by


On Sunday 6 October, Judges present the prize for their favorite artwork of ‘A current view of Sheffield from the top of Meersbrook Park’ (inspired by ‘View of Sheffield from Derbyshire Lane’ by JMWTurner). The presentation takes place at the Meersbrook Park Walled Garden during the Apple Day festivities. All the entries for this exhibition will be displayed at Bishops House […]

Toffee Music @ Bishops House – 21st Aug 7.30pm

August 16, 2013 by


Toffee Music are hosting a special concert in the Bishops’ House in Meersbrook Park. Toffee Music is Mike Lydiat and Dave Markham. TOFFEE is an acronym for “Two Old Fellas For Evening Entertainment”! Dave has been ‘entertaining the troops’ for more than 40 years and Mike first ‘trod the boards’ in 1962. Between them they have […]

Friends of Bishops House AGM – Friday June 8th

June 3, 2012 by


The Friends of Bishops House are holding their Annual General Meeting on Friday (8th June) and are looking to recruit new members to demonstrate public support for the preservation of Bishops House and to help raise its profile within the local community.   The group took over the management of the public opening times of the house […]

Friday Night Film at Bishops House – 18th May 2012

May 15, 2012 by


Friends of Bishops House are celebrating the 2012 Museums at Night Festival with the showing of a classic 1920’s movie. Museums at Night is an annual after hours celebration where museums and other cultural institutions across the UK, open their doors after dark for special evening events. The film night at Bishops House is one of only 3 […]

Friends of Bishops House – Community Heritage Weekend

March 8, 2011 by


26/27 March 11.00 am – 3.30 pm Bishops House, located at the top of Meersbrook Park in Norton Lees, is one of Sheffield’s historical gems. The Friends of Bishops House (FOBH) are working to ensure its historical value is recognised and the building is properly preserved for future generations to enjoy. We will be holding […]