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Up the Cut - The Sheffield Canal, Past and Present
Thu 13 April 2017, 10:30 – 11:30 BST
From Halfpenny Bridge to the Canal Basin via Tackydoc. Join loval 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.