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Summer at Abbeydale

Don’t miss the selection of free, drop-in demonstrations and pop-up exhibits during your summer visit to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Art at Abbeydale

Join us in the beautiful surroundings of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet for an afternoon of sketching and painting ‘en plein air’.

Summer Holidays: The Great Summer Minibeast Hunt

We're going on a summer minibeast hunt! Join us to find all the little living things around the Hamlet.

CHaOS Summer Roadshow

Join Cambridge Hands-On Science for their 2022 Summer Tour!

Abbeydale Writing Retreat

Join writer Lydia Allison for a day of writing and reflection at the beautiful Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Summer Holidays: Kelham Through the Years

What would you add to the Kelham Island area? Join us and add your creation to our Kelham map.

Summer Holidays: Junk Water Wheels

Join us and make your own working waterwheel and test how well it runs!

Cuppa at the Museum – Dementia Friendly Cafe (Kelham)

Drop-in, free sessions for people living with Dementia or memory issues, their carers and friends.

Heritage Open Days Walk: Boulsover Country

Join us for a free walk through Porter Valley and and hear about Thomas Boulsover's astounding invention.

Heritage Open Days: Sheffield's Transport Industry and Driving the Sheffield-Simplex

Hear about Sheffield's transport industry and see the Sheffield-Simplex cars up close.

Kelham Makes: ‘Leaf’ Willow Baskets

Have a go at willow weaving and learn how to make a beautiful leaf-shaped basket.