Sheffield Blitz

The history and commemoration of the Second World War air raids on Sheffield

Brave Boy Scout Flinn

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

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blitz Exhibition Launch Event

You can watch the ITV news report here.  

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Blitz Exhibition Is Open

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

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Volunteers’ induction for Sheffield Blitz 75th

We are holding an induction session for volunteers interested in becoming researchers for our project commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz The event will take place at Sheffield Archives … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

12th December Event

Here are a few photographs from the event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz and launch the Sheffield Blitz 75th heritage project.

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Air raid sirens signal Sheffield Blitz commemoration

World War Two air raid sirens will ring out across the city of Sheffield at 7.15pm this Saturday night (December 12th) to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Blitz. Their … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

75th Anniversary Events

We are working on an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December.

November 6, 2015

Funding for Sheffield Blitz Heritage Trail

The Sheffield Blitz Memorial Trail has received £81,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a defining moment in the city’s history.

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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