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An interview with our Chairman

An interview with our Chairman

This week we’ve been busy finalising the programme to make sure we can accommodate as much as possible into the conference as we can, including afternoon teas, poster sessions and lots of plenaries for you to attend. We also thought it would be a great time to introduce to you to our Chairman for ICCDU […]

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Cutlers’ Hall

Cutlers’ Hall

As many of you may be aware, we’ll be spending one of our evenings dining at the Cutlers’s Hall and we thought this would give us the perfect opportunity to tell you more about the history of the Cutlers’ Hall and its associated Cutlers of Hallamshire.     Culters’ Hall is the head quarters of […]

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Pubs, pubs and more pubs

Pubs, pubs and more pubs

  Sheffield is quite literally filled with pubs. The real ale scene of the last few years has taken Sheffield by storm and several breweries have been revived whilst some have been created from scratch to take advantage of the modern day Sheffielder’s new favourite past time. No matter where about’s you are in our lovely […]

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Getting about town

Getting about town

So once you’ve walked through the train station doors and out into the metropolis that is Sheffield City Centre, what do you do? where do you go? and, more importantly, how do you get to your hotel? Luckily for our delegates, Sheffield is a really easy city to get around, mainly due to its compact […]

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A (brief) history of Sheffield

A (brief) history of Sheffield

Sheffield’s history dates back to the last ice age but it didn’t fully become the City it is today until the Industrial Revolution of the 1800s. In this blog post, we’ve put together a brief history of Sheffield from the early invasions of the Norman Conquest to the musical revolution of the early 80s and […]

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Whilst your here… (Part 2)

Whilst your here… (Part 2)

Welcome back to part 2. Still not sure what you should be doing with your free time during the conference? Well hopefully we’ll have some more things that take your fancy.   6. Rivelin Valley nature trail. Rivelin Valley nature trail is one of the most beautiful walks in Sheffield and is easily accessible especially […]

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Whilst you’re here… (Part 1)

Whilst you’re here… (Part 1)

Even though we’ll be keeping you busy with a jam packed itinerary for the Conference, we also understand that you’ll be wanting to see more of what Sheffield has to offer. So we’ve spent some time coming up with the top 10 things, we feel as native Sheffielders, that you need to see and do […]

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Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

For those of you who have already seen our social events page, you’ll have noticed that we will be spending our first evening of the conference at Kelham Island Museum for drinks and canapés. Last week, we went down to have a look at this amazing piece of historical heritage. What was once the heart of the City’s […]

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