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Our Extraordinary Ethel

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Illustrated talks on Ethel Haythornthwaite

This year, Heritage Open Days are celebrating extraordinary women nationally and in Sheffield, two talks are being given on our own extraordinary Ethel.

Jean Smart – who worked with our founders, Ethel and Gerald Haythornthwaite – will give an illustrated talk on Ethel’s fascinating and privileged life.

Ethel Haythornthwaite (1894 – 1986): Her Legacy for Sheffield and the Peak District.

A WW1 widow who’s pioneering work led to the saving of Longshaw, Blacka Moor, Dore Moor and Dovedale, and also to the creation of the Sheffield Green Belt and the Peak District National Park.

At: Sheffield Botanical Gardens
On: SUNDAY 9th September at 2pm
Entry: FREE

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Also: A talk by Clyde Binfield, Professor Emeritus in History, University of Sheffield

Ethel Haythornthwaite : A Sheffield Woman of Considerable Consequences.

Her not inconsiderable life, achievements and focus on the environment will all be explored and celebrated.

At: Regather Co-operative, Sharrow, Sheffield
On: Thursday 6th September at 7pm
Entry: FREE

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Heritage Open Days


Sheffield Botanical Gardens
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