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Up the Cut - The Sheffield Canal, past and present

Date Thursday 13th April 2017
Time 10:30 until 11:30
Meet At Central Library Carpenter Room
Organised By Sheffield Libraries
Description Up the Cut - The Sheffield Canal, past and present From Halfpenny Bridge to the Canal Basin via Tackydoc. Join local historian Mike Spick for an exploration of the Sheffield Canal, past and present. Get to know this green corridor, once an artery of commerce for the city. Why was it called ‘Halfpenny Bridge’? What happened to the ‘castle’? How many tons of cargo used to come this way and what’s the connection between the canal and jelly babies? Find the answers to these questions and more in this illustrated talk. Places are FREE, but must be booked. All events can be booked through Eventbrite at
Contact Dan Marshall
Phone No. 0114 273 4723
Email dan.marshall [at]
Type of Event Talk
Primary Focus General Interest
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible No
Suitable for Families No