Talks explore history of city

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HISTORY talks are set to take place at a Sheffield library.

Sheffielders Born or Bred will explore famous and infamous people who have contributed to Sheffield’s fame and fortune at Central Library in Surrey Street on Wednesday, January 16. The illustrated talk, prepared by Sheffield Archives and Local Studies staff, starts at 6.30pm.

The following month, retired librarian Doug Hindmarch will talk about Sheffield’s Parks and Gardens, examining how the city’s green spaces were acquired and used. It takes place in the Jackson Room of Central Library on Wednesday, February 13 at 6.30pm.

Admission for both events is £2 and booking is recommended. Call 0114 203 9395 or email for information.