‘Astounding Inventions & Innovative Minds’ Self Guided Walk

Event information

Date: 17 September 2022 - 18 September 2022

Cost: FREE

Type: Event , Exhibition

Sheffield General Cemetery Heritage Open Days 2022

‘Astounding Inventions & Innovative Minds’ Self Guided Walk

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th Sept – 10am – 4pm

Our Burial Research Team have been uncovering the stories of inventors and innovative thinkers buried here at Sheffield General Cemetery. Grab a map from the Gatehouse or follow the route on your phone to hear about fascinating inventions from false teeth to the rules of football!   The trial map will be available at Sheffield General Cemetery Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue and Gencem.org and from 10th September. No booking required, just come along.

‘Join us in celebrating England’s rich history of invention, industry and innovation with our 2022 theme Astounding Inventions. Whether it’s transporting visitors back to the industrial revolution, examining the inventions that power our daily lives, highlighting the legacy of a local inventor, or showcasing cutting-edge innovations – this year we are inviting our festival community to showcase the diverse tapestry of English inventions that make our world go around.’