11am - 4.45pm | Adults £3 | Kids go FREE
Help us bring the Hamlet to life with dressing up , storytelling and living history performances where YOU join in the fun!
Families can find out more about the story of Benjamin Huntsman in an interactive storytelling session exploring how mechanics work and children can come up with ideas for their own mechanical toy as well as make a 'steel worker' puppet, to colour, construct and take away!
Enjoy Mr Tyzack Family Tours and find out more about who lived and worked at the Hamlet.
Mr Tyzack Tour start times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm*
*Start times may be subject to change and availability
Sunday 16 June 2013 | 12.30pm & 2.30pm| Normal admission applies
Ironie is a children's story written and illustrated by Harry Brearley, the inventor of stainless steel.
The original manuscript is held at Kelham Island in the Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust collection, a unique example of Brearley's desire to explain his scientific discovery to young people. This performance, developed by Emily Capstick, uses storytelling, theatre, music, multi-sensory props, magic and puppetry to create an exciting interactive family experience.
Places are limited - please book in advance by calling 0114 272 2106 or call into the Museum.
Suitable for 5 -11 years
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July | 11am - 5pm | Normal admission applies
Enjoy Holidays at Home and reminisce with our Wakes Weekend celebrations - now in our 4th year!
UK's NO.1 George Formny Entertainer P.E.C. Esquire
Major Swing & Kitty's English & American Music & Beginners Dance Lessons
NEW! Perfect Vintage, Ricky Hunter and Natasha Harper join us!
NEW! Afternoon Sunday Tea Dance (additional entry fee applies) in conjunction with The Star Retro
Displays and Re-enactments ...
South Yorkshire Transport Museum
Homefires Burning Bomb Disposal
Allied 35-39 Vehicles Weaponry and Firing
NEW! Fire 1944
Homefront LIving History for all the family!
Vintage Fayre ...
Vintage Antique and Craft Stalls*
Tallulah's Vintage Hair & Beauty
Sheffield Auction Gallery - bring your colectables from home for valuation
Don't miss ...
Grand Slam Bomb & River Don Engine in steam
Little Mesters Wartime Cafe
Books, Gifts and more...
Come dressed in your 40's best!
*Stallholders download a pdf application form or email us at email@example.com for a word version. Please return by Mon 17 June.
Sheffield Assay Master - Ashley Carson draws the winner of the Piece by Piece Silver Platter - Nina Merewood from Sheffield - on Friday 31 May.
Find out more about Piece by Piece
Details of the amount raised for Weston Park Cancer Charity coming soon. All monies raised will go to fund new treatment suites alongside with new treatment methods/equipments and more comfortable ooms for patients.
Thank you to everyone who supported the project by buying a ticket or creating a piece of the platter. A special thanks to the Juliana Haynes and Sue Hudson, the Jewellery Silversmithing Students of Hillsborough College, Sheffield Assay Office and Galvanize Festival.
This Spring Bank Holiday get outdoors at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet as part of Sheffield Environment Weeks.
Taking place between Sunday 26 and Thursday 30 May, there's free admission for all and families can enjoy free activities such as Nature Trails that encourage exploration of the hamlet's environment with fun prizes for all completed trails and Badge-making with exciting waterwheel, insects and plant designs!
Daily Waterwheel Walks at 1pm will give enthusiasts the opportunity to look at the course of water through Abbeydale and explain the restoration work happening as part of the £1 million Heritage Lottery Project to revive the Hamlet.
Don't miss out on our Spring Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday have-a-go drop-in fishing sessions taking place on Abbeydale Dam - sign up at the gazebo!
Abbeydale is open Monday - Thursday 10am - 4pm and Sunday 11am - 4.45pm. Closed Fridays and Saturdays.
For more information, admission prices and opening times visit www.simt.co.uk or call 0114 272 2106 or follow us @AbbeydaleHamlet or facebook/abbeydaleindustrialhamlet