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Wicker Picture House Cinema
Today on the Sheffield History website we've been looking at the Wicker Picture House Cinema.

Come see what we've managed to find out..

See here 👉https://bit.ly/2YEGzCX
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A really cramped Sheffield City Centre
On the Sheffield History website today we took at look at this extremely cramped City Centre and how much it's changed

See it here 👉https://bit.ly/2L7Lbta
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We take a look at the history of Wadsley's most loved pub..

See here 👉https://bit.ly/2WbBW1v





The Horse and Jockey was built for Tennant Brothers in the 1930s, and is a typical piece of pre war architecture.

It has recently been converted to a Hog's Head, sprouting numerous wooden barrels on its frontage. Also these days it's a very popular pub for away fans visiting Hillsborough when their team plays Sheffield Wednesday.


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Strangest pub names in Sheffield
What are the weirdest pub names in Sheffield's history and present day?

We take a look here 👉https://bit.ly/2YH2zwS


Can anyone beat those?
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Yorkshire TV Calendar Studio on Furnival Gate
Does anyone remember there being a Yorkshire Television Calendar News studio on Furnival Gate?

See here 👉https://bit.ly/35DKW2k
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Is this Sheffield building historical/notable?
What can we find out about this Sheffield building?

See here 👉https://bit.ly/2YywcAu
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The Old Queens Head pub in Pond Street Sheffield
The Old Queens Head on Pond Hill next to Pond Street Bus Station in Sheffield

Sheffield's oldest surviving domestic building and always the subject of many a rumour about tunnels up to the castle, and hauntings. We take a look..

See here 👉https://bit.ly/2VNZtVW
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What's left standing from this old photo of Sheffield?
We take a look at a really old photo of Sheffield to see what's still there, and what is long gone, and there's some really interesting findings!

See here for full details - https://bit.ly/2KSJFuW
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The Monkey pub at Neepsend
Anyone remember THE MONKEY pub??

We take a look at the history of The Monkey pub on the corner of Neepsend Lane and Parkwood Road

Read here - https://bit.ly/3dh8Of9
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Hunters Bar School
Hunters Bar School circa 1965

Recognise anyone you know? Anyone remember the teachers names there?

See here 👉 https://bit.ly/35hE2zT
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The Leadmill
A look at THE LEADMILL in Sheffield City Centre.

This famous nightclub and live music venue is one of Sheffield's most familiar, famous, and popular venues.

See here 👉https://bit.ly/35chlNv
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TRAMPS on King Street
Anyone remember TRAMPS Clothes Shop on King Street?

Have a look here - https://bit.ly/2ySSOAL
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The Thatched House Restaurant

One of Sheffield's finest looking restaurants eh!

Situated on High Street, between Boots Chemist and another business (don't know which one that is - any ideas?)

See here - https://bit.ly/2Y6wQoF
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Long lost Sheffield scene
Pretty much all of this has changed now. Sad times. I remember this was my Saturday morning route to the brilliant Sheaf Markets!
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Carbrook Hall at Attercliffe, Sheffield
Here's an old postcard view of the interior of the famous Carbrook Hall in Attercliffe, Sheffield.

I think this is the place that's touted as the most haunted in Sheffield?

Easy to see why with such spooky interiors!

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Sport Aid 1988 Concert in Hillsborough Park
Does anyone remember the Sport Aid 88 Concert in Hillsborough Park?

It took place on Sunday September 11th 1988 and featured bands such as Heaven 17, Tears For Fears, Eddi Grant, Climie Fisher, The Proclaimers, The Primitives, Mica Paris, Womack and Womack, The Hollies, Aswad, Spear Of Destiny and Big Country amongst others..

Read more here - https://bit.ly/2yPnjHK
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Does anyone remember the Howden Moor UFO Incident?

It was a story which could have been lifted straight out of a plot from the X-Files TV series: An unidentified flying object hovering in the clear night sky; callers jamming police switchboards to report a light aircraft skimming rooftops on a collision course with the hills west of Sheffield; RAF jets screaming through the sky as if in pursuit of something…And finally, a deafening explosion which sent gamekeepers rushing from their isolated cottage on a Yorkshire moor.

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Help needed on this old Sheffield club
Can anyone help me out here with information on this one?

Was it a nightclub? A gents club? 

Was it called 'playmate' or 'ambassador'?

Anyone got any memories or info on this Charter Square place?
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The Hole In The Road - Sheffield
An extensive look at the Hole In The Road in Sheffield City Centre..
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Phoenix Hotel on Charles Street / Union Street
The Phoenix Hotel stood on the corner of Charles Street and Union Street.

Does anyone have any more information on this Sheffield city centre pub?
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Redgates Toy Shop..
Redgates Toy Shop Sheffield

Redgates was a fantastical, magical toy shop in Sheffield that most Sheffield people will know and remember. What was your fondest memory of this magical toy shop?
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