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About 20 members met up at Beauchief Abbey on Thursday 27th July for a historic and archaeological tour by Colin Merrony from Sheffield University. What had been a wet and gloomy day turned into a splendid evening with lovely light … Continue reading
On the evening of Thursday 19th January we met in Castleton Village Hall for our 44th AGM, to be followed by a pie and pea supper. Maria presented her Chairman’s Report and spoke about some highlights of the past year … Continue reading
Archaeology will begin again in Castleton from Monday May 8th 2017, when Colin returns with his First Year Archaeology students from Sheffield University. We expect that work will continue for four weeks. If you would like to know more, or … Continue reading
The theme for the CHS Christmas Tree this year was ‘Angels’ and depicted images of angels from paintings and stained glass from the 14th century to the early 20th century. The earliest angel on the tree can be found in … Continue reading
Our most recent lecture given by Neil Spooner on “Dark Matter and the History of the Universe” was a fascinating trip into the archaeology of the universe. He explained how using a range of sophisticated techniques theories of the composition of … Continue reading
The Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 7pm, followed by a pea and pie (and dessert & coffee) supper, at Castleton Village Hall. The cost for the meal will be just £12. News and … Continue reading