The Penistone History Group
The Penistone History Group have been holding regular meetings and presentations since 1986.
The talks are interesting, informative and most all, enjoyable. They cover old, local and modern history plus some by sessions by collectors and enthusiasts, many with local connections. Most are supported by a video screen presentation.
Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month except August.
We have to make a small charge to cover expenses (hire of room, cost of speakers etc). Our current charges are:
Annual Subscription: £12.00 | Single Meeting: £2. | Visitors: £3.
Entry / registration: 1.45pm | Meetings start: 2.00pm
If you would like to join or would like more information please use the form on the contact page or call in either on the Wednesday or the regular Thursday Archive session. Unfortunately we are not currently able to provide a contact phone number.
The Neville Roebuck Room,
St. John’s Community Centre,
Penistone History Archive
History Group Programme 2020
|Jan 15th||Tracing WW1 Ancestors||Paul Reed|
|Feb 5th||Tales of Robin Hood||One of our favourite speakers. Can’t wait for this one.||Janet Niepokojczycka|
|Feb 19th||Russia’s defeat in Afghanistan||Return visit by this military historian & living history specialist.||Chris Tapster|
|Mar 4th||AGM (1.30pm start) - please attend!|
Also: Sheffield before the Industrial Revolution
|Always an interesting and informative speaker.||David Templeman|
|Mar 18th||Agricultural hiring fairs in northern England ||S Caunce|
|Apr 1st||Hardwick Hall||A virtual tour of this architecturally significant country house in England, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house.||Maureen Taylor|
|Apr 15th||A British Bobby in Bosnia.||The story of how Alan was seconded to the United Nations for a life changing twelve month mission to Bosnia.||Alan Hancock|
|May 6th||The Yorkshire Dales||This experienced speaker has twenty eight talks, we chose this one.||Andrew Firth|
|May 20th||Samuel Fox. Forefather of Stocksbridge||Our friend from Stocksbridge History Group hosts today’s session||Dennis Pinder|
|June 3rd||Victorian Policing||Susan Deal
|June 17th||Wentworth Woodhouse||The archivist at this famous house pays us a visit with all the latest about this Grade 1 listed building||David Allott|
|July 1st||From High St. to St. History of Shopping||Librarian and researcher and expert on Sheffield history.||Suzanne Bingham|
|July 15th||Colne Valley Museum||The aims of this worthwhile organization||Susan Whitwam|
|Aug 5th||No Meeting||Enjoy the break!||n/a|
|Aug 19th||No Meeting||Enjoy the break!||n/a|
|Sept 2nd||Beatrice Potter||Well known for her talk on this subject, Janet really brings her talks to life||Janet Niepokojczycka|
|Sep 16th||Teaching English in Pondicherry||Another visit by this Globe trotter, sure to be interesting||Alan Hancock|
|Oct 7th|| D Day ||Paul Reed|
|Oct 21st||Skivvy ||Susan Deal
|Nov 4th||A Visitor from the 16th Century||
|Nov 18th||The Pound in your Pocket||The History of Decimal Coinage & what to collect||Brian Robinson|
|Dec 2nd||Archive Material on Penistone||From Barnsley Museum, some local history||Paul Stebbings|
|Dec 9th||Christmas Lunch||At Cubley Hall. 12.00 for 12.30pm.||
Pay at the bar on your way out. Please sign up so we have the numbers to book.