Local History Fayre

Local History Fair in Killamarsh

On Saturday 16th October, 10 am to 2 pm, Aston-cum-Aughton History Group took part in the Local History Fair in Killamarsh Methodist Church, 185 Sheffield Road, Killamarsh, along with other history groups in the area.   This was a popular day with many visitors enjoying the displays etc.   We had a lot of interest in our history display and books.    Next year the Fair will be held in Aston-cum-Aughton.

Rotherham Local History and Heritage Fair
On Saturday 23rd October, 10 am to 3 pm the Rotherham Local History and Heritage Fair will be held in Rotherham Minster, Church Street, Rotherham.   Aston-cum-Aughton History Group will be joining other history groups from the Rotherham area with displays and documents etc.   Our local history books will be on sale – an ideal Christmas present.    During the day there will be two talks, one on the stained-glass window that is under renovation and one on the bells and bell ringing, which will be repeated during the day.    Free admission and refreshments available all day long.   Please join us.


Local History Fair, 6th October 2018
On Saturday 6th October 2018, Aston cum Aughton History Group took part in the Local History Fayre hosted by Killamarsh Heritage Society in the Parish Suite, Killamarsh Leisure Centre, Stanley Street, Killamarsh.   Also in attendance were history groups from Whitwell, Barlborough, Bolsover, Eckington, Kiveton & Wales, Mosborough and Harthill.   Chesterfield Canal Trust also had a display.   Although it was a rainy day, it was busy with visitors over the whole day.

The 2019 Local History Fayre was hosted by Harthill with Woodall Memories and History Society on Saturday 12th October 2019 in the Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill, S25 7UL.   The day was a great success with many visitors enjoying trips into the past.

The 2020 Local History Fayre in Eckington will not be held this year.    Hopefully this will take place in 2021.