Would you like to make sure that the story of human endurance and sacrifice the people of Sheffield went through during the blitz is remembered?
The Sheffield Blitz Memorial Trust have secured funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund to tell the story of the Sheffield Blitz.
Many people don’t realise Sheffield’s Devonshire Green area used to be a thriving community of back to back housing prior to the Sheffield Blitz. The cruel twist of fate that … Continue reading
Does anyone know the family of brave Sheffield scout John Flinn? He was on duty through out the night of the Sheffield Blitz on 12th December 1940, famously wearing a … Continue reading
You can watch the ITV news report here.
A seven year campaign has finally come to fruition with the opening of the city’s first permanent Sheffield Blitz exhibition. Last Friday, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, … Continue reading
Broomhall is very close to Sheffield city centre and as a result its residents had some close-hand experiences of the Blitz. A number of first-hand stories of the Blitz have been collected … Continue reading
If you would like to read more about the Sheffield Blitz here are two great online sources. This is a history of Sheffield’s fire fighters and other emergency services. http://www.sfbhistory.org.uk/Pages/History/Section06.html … Continue reading
We were at the National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield, yesterday finalising a few things for the forthcoming exhibition. The exhibition space is looking great. The NESM team are doing a … Continue reading
We’re excited to announce the official unveiling of the city’s new permanent exhibition to the Sheffield Blitz in February. The exhibition will be hosted at the National Emergency Services Museum, West Bar, Sheffield. … Continue reading
The air raid sirens rang out across the city at 7pm 76 years ago today. Once again, Sheffielders heard the sirens warn that the German bombers were on their way. Each … Continue reading