Take a guided walk from Weston Park Museum to the Millennium Gallery, with plenty of history and anecdotes along the way.
Join Ron Clayton for a roam around autumnal Sheffield. You’ll take in the classical facades, war memorials and statues of Weston Park before heading towards the town centre to hear stories of a great Irish Patriot, a ghostly apparition, aviator Amy Johnson, and the ‘most dangerous woman in Europe’.
The route is downhill and easy going with several stops and plenty of anecdotes, starting at Weston Park Museum and ending at the Millennium Gallery. The tour will be led by Ron Clayton, a well-known character, author and champion of Sheffield heritage. Sensible shoes are advised and spaces are limited so please book in advance.
This event forms part of the Sheffield Showcase Festival.
Photo Adrian Richardson. Courtesy Museums Sheffield
Ron Clayton roams around the hinterland of Autumnal Sheffield from the Classical Facades War Memorials and Statues of Weston Park and crosses into Sheffield proper with its echoes of Amy Johnston- 18th Century Naval Victories stories of a great Irish Patriot and a ghostly apparition - links with a legendary gangster- the Salvation Army Body Snatchers and the Most Dangerous Woman in Europe.
Downhill -easy going with a stop or several and plenty of anecdotes and finally a finish outside the Metal Trades Heritage Hub that is the Millennium Gallery