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Walk and Talk in September

As part of HODS week and the Nether Edge Festival we have a walk on the theme of Creative Women of Nether Edge and a talk on Mary Wortley Montagu titled… Pus and Prejudice In 1721 the remarkable Mary Wortley Montagu inspired a medical revolution. Her mission: to prevent the horrors of smallpox by introducing […]

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Emperor of Brazil

Newspaper report on the Emperor and Empress of Brazil in Sheffield by Pril Rishbeth First published in the November 2020 edition of the Edge Magazine Following my 2-part article on the visit of the Emperor and Empress of Brazil to William Bragge at Shirle Hill featured in the Edge, Nov. 2019 and Feb. 2020, new […]


The Bowling Green Inn

The Nether Edge “Vauxhall Gardens” for Sheffield Many people are aware that there used to be a pub called the Bowling Green Tavern on Cherry Tree Road (now called Cherry Tree House), but few may realise that during the early 19th century it was also an entertainment venue for the people of Sheffield with evenings of […]


WWII Book in Sheffield Star

Well done to John Austin and John Cornwell for making into the Sheffield Star with a lovely piece about their new book Nether Edge in Second World War. All sorts of interesting stuff about our streets. It’s £10 a copy and available from Rhyme and Reason at Hunters Bar, ALD Printers in Sharrowvale and Wickwire […]