The Wesley Centre

***Update June 2021*** The centre is now open to the public for pre-arranged meetings, classes, wakes etc …. Church services have resumed on Sundays and both Zumba and Energised Fitness classes have returned. We can hold small meetings of up…

Swinton Community Focus Group

Group Aims & Activities: SCFG was set up at the start of 2018 by residents of Swinton in order to promote Swinton and it’s local community. We were set up with a designated Constitution and we currently have 10 Committee members…

Rotherham Local History Society

We are not currently meeting, However we are hoping to be soon. Group Aims To promote the rich history of our town and local area. To try and encourage in all ages an interest in their town’s past history. Group…

Clifton Park & Museum

Group Aims & Activities Clifton House, built in 1783, and it’s grounds were formerley the property of the Walker family who ran the Rotherham Ironworks. Known today as Clifton Park & Museum they offer an exciting experience that everyone can…

Aston-cum-Aughton History Group

Group Aims & Activities The History Group meets in the William Layne Reading Room, Aughton Lane, Aston on the first and third Mondays of the month 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm.  (When the first Monday is a bank holiday, the meeting moves…

Friends of St Helen’s Church

Group Aims & Activities Friends of St Helen’s Church aim to preserve the building for future generations. Set on an escarpment above the River Rother, this lovely church is immediately recognisable by its ‘two-tone’ tower, which forms a notable local landmark….

Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Group Aims DCRT is an environmental charity working across the Don Catchment – this includes the River Don, as well as connecting rivers. The aim of the Trust is to reconnect people, communities and decision makers back to the River…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

Group Aims To preserve railway heritage and educate the community on the railway, its history and environs. Group Activities Elsecar Heritage Railway is South Yorkshire’s only Heritage Railway. Currently operating on a one mile section of track, passengers are pulled…

Harthill Memories and History Society

Group Aims & Activities: The Society has been in existence for over 20 years and regularly meets in the Harthill Village Hall. We have taken part in local history exhibitions and held exhibitions of our own. When it was first…

Brinsworth and Catcliffe Local History Group

We have started our meetings again, for more information please click the link below. more details about our dates and topics of our meetings can be found using this link. Group Aims: Our overall aims can be summarised as follows:…

Mexborough and District Heritage Society

Group aims The Mexborough and District Heritage Society’s aim is to record and preserve details of the area’s rich past – the buildings, the way of life and more importantly the people who worked so hard to create a thriving…

Hunter Archaeological Society

Group aims: To share our interest in archaeology and heritage with people across South Yorkshire and north-east Derbyshire. Group activities: We arrange talks and social events from September to April in Sheffield, as well as visits to excavations and sites…

Rotherham Heritage Association

Group aims & activities We are an umbrella group representing 30 local history and heritage groups. Representatives of these groups attend our monthly meetings where we discuss any problems the groups may have and arrange help in any way possible….

Casting Innovations Limited

Arts and Crafts focusing on recycling of all types of materials. We offer safe, friendly and informal sessions. Group activities Our  sessions are ultimately flexible, and can be tailor-made to your desired outcomes. We can facilitate groups of upto 6…

Treeton Local History Group

Group aims To promote interest in local history Group activities At Treeton Reading Rooms 7.30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month. Except January & August when other activities are planned. Small charge for non-members of £2 Refreshments charged…

St Bartholomew’s Church Maltby

Group aims A Church of England Church in the town of Maltby Group activities Church Service times: Sunday 10:45am Arrangements for Baptisms and Weddings can be made in the Church vestry from 6pm to 7pm on Monday evenings except on bank…

South Yorkshire Transport Museum

Our Next Open Days Sunday 12th December 2021 (1940s Christmas) Sunday 9th January 2022 Sunday 13th February 2022 On these dates the museum is open from 10:30am to 4pm See OPENING TIMES for more details of when we are open including our…

Rotherham District Civic Society

Group aims We stand for protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of the town and district and improving the environment for the present future generations. Group activities Find out more on the website here    

Kilnhurst Action Group

Group activities Monday Line Dancing – 10.00am to 11.00am Nursery and After School Club – 8.00am  to 6.00 pm Tuesday Kilnhurst Family History Group – 1.00 to 3.00 pm (Research using the computers if required)  Nursery and After School Club – 8.00am  to…