Walkley History

News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.

History IS Here talks

Discover the past and have a drink! We have a great line up of speakers for the History IS Here talks. Discover Walkley and Sheffield’s fascinating, murky and sometimes violent … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walkley Historians make First World War discovery

The First World War researchers have tracked down another photograph of one of Walkley Reform Club’s fallen soldiers. A press call to County Durham found the great-nephew and a photo … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saving Walkley Talk

18th October 2013, St Mary’s Community Hall, South Road, 7 – 9pm. Free Entry. Narendra Bajaria, Geoff Green and Veronica Hardstaff will talk about the 1960s and 70s when all of … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Slow Death of a Slum

“It wasn’t a slum but it [the demolition] had made it one big slum”. Resident quoted in Slow Death of a Slum, 1971. By 1970 slum clearance in Lower Walkley was … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment