Walkley History

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

Victorian Walkley Book Launch

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 Walkley has a new book about its history, and it travels back in time to the very start of the Sheffield suburb in Victorian times.

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Walkley History Walking Festival

Discover the Victorians who made Walkley with our mini-walking festival on the weekend of the 5th and 13th October. Details of the walks and how to book tickets…

September 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vulcan Varieties Victorian Music Hall

Walkley Historians and Vulcan Varieties proudly present ‘A Night at the Music Hall.’

April 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Guided Walks 2019

Book one of the Walkley Historians’ guided walks in 2019.

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hand-Pulled History – The Film

The full film of the Hand-Pulled History storytelling events, filmed at The Walkley Cottage in November 2018. This was one of three live storytelling events, along with performances at The … Continue reading

February 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Get Involved with Victorian Walkley

As many of you know Walkley Historians are in the middle of The Streets of Walkley, a project to research and interpret the Victorian origins of Walkley. A group of … Continue reading

November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hand-Pulled Hit!

The first Hand-Pulled History event was a big success at The Florist on Tuesday night.

November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hand-Pulled History

Take a pint-sized tour of ┬áVictorian tales from old Walkley pubs – local history in the comforts of your local!

September 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Stories from the Streets

Walkley Historians will launch their new historical project on Friday 24th February. We have a received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to research and tell the Victorian … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment