Events - for further details please see the Activity Update page

OPEN TIMES

Sunday:   2 - 4pm:  13th Oct,10th Nov, 8th Dec 2019

Wednesday:  2 - 4pm: 9th October, 13th November, 11th December

Family Activity: Date to be announced  The Secret Garden ( mini beasts, nature art and history) for children aged 4-11 and their families.  Please text 07980 143776 to enquire.


Drop in and help or just say hello.  Meet volunteers working to create a peaceful wildlife haven in the midst of industrial Attercliffe. An hour in this beautiful sanctuary will whisk you back into a forgotten era while the stories of those buried there will bring alive this once vibrant community.  

Visit the grave of Anti-Slavery Campaigner Mary Anne Rawson and the Read family of Wincobank Hall who were involved in many social campaigns to improve the life of the poor and oppressed through the world.Find out about some of the other members of the Zion congregation buried during the 19th century. 

Relatives of those buried at Zion and past residents are particularly welcome to come and have a look around and talk to volunteers about the history of the graveyard.  If you cannot make our open days and events please get in touch through the website and we will do our best to arrange a convenient time for you to visit. Help us piece together the story of Zion Church community. 

Family activities and a history trail quiz are available on Sunday open afternoons and those children bringing a CU Passport to Learning will receive CU learning Credits as part of Sheffield Children's University out of school hours learning programme.

All events and activities are currently free of charge but donations are much appreciated.

ORAL HISTORY PROJECT  Do you have a story to tell or memories to share about Zion Congregational Church or the Graveyard?  We will be making recordings so that future generations will understand this important place.  Please get in touch through this website with contact details if you are able to meet our interviewers or if you live further away send your story in writing and we may be able to include extracts in newsletters or booklets.

HISTORY RESEARCH If you love spending time trawling the internet or studying old texts in the archives get involved in or research project to compile a history of the Zion Congregational Church Community which dates back at least to 1793. Contact us through the website. Even if you live at a distance your help would be very welcome.









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