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Off Your Trolley!

Moving things from place to place is one of the big problems for many collectors. As their collections grow they become more and more immobile. This is a particular problem for our club members, who regularly take items to locations … Continue reading

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Club Report & Latest Restorations

It was our club day at Heeley City Farm yesterday. Despite the fact that Dave, Josh and Harry could not be with us we still managed to put on a varied and interesting display. I was there with the usual … Continue reading

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Change of Date in September

Please note: Our September club day at Kelham Island Industrial Museum, which was advertised as being on 17th September has changed. We will now be holding this even a week later, on Sunday 24th September 2017, to coincide with Kelham … Continue reading

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Andy’s Latest Find!

The thing about steam rallies is there can be quite a bit of time to sit around, not doing much. Listening to the beat of the exhaust from the stationary engines is actually quite a nice way to spend a … Continue reading

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Collectors Return To Kelham Island

We returned to Kelham Island Industrial Museum last Sunday for our latest club day. Although there were not a huge number of visitors considering the excellent weather, we still had quite a lot on display. Dave had his usual minature … Continue reading

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On Track For Abbeydale

Yesterday saw us visit Abbeydale Minature Railway, where Alan is also a member. This volunteer run railway is tucked away in Abbeydale woods and could easliy be one of Sheffield’s best kept secrets. Despite this, a lot of people turned … Continue reading

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Sheffield Steam 2017

Sheffield Steam & Vintage Rally took place at North Anston during June and we were there with the collectors club display for the first time. Harry took along one if his Mamod live steam engines, Andy took some of his … Continue reading

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SEE US AT ABBEYDALE INDUSTRIAL HAMLET NEXT WEEKEND

Next weekend the Sheffield Collectors Club will be taking part in a two day special event at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. We’ll be there with various collections of interesting items old and new. It’s too early to say exactly what we’ll … Continue reading

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Heeley City Farm Spring Fair

Sheffield had a bit of a heatwave yesterday, which brought out record breaking crowds for the annual Spring Fair at Heeley City Farm. Alan was there all day, manning a joint stall between the Collector’s Club and the Repair Cafe. … Continue reading

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Next club meeting on Sunday 19th March

Please come and support us at Kelham Island on the 19th March. We will be displaying our wonderful collections and a warm welcome is extended to everyone. Come and chat with us about the steam engines, Fairground models, phones, trains … Continue reading

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Just A Reminder…

This is just a gentle reminder that we are currently gearing up for our first ‘Vintage Repair Cafe’ event at Kelham Island Industrial Museum this coming Sunday. It’s our club’s 1st birthday, so we decided to change our monthly meeting … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Collectors Club Celebrates 1st Birthday With ‘Vintage Repair Cafe’

February 19th 2017 marks the 1st birthday of the Sheffield Collector’s club, a unique club who encuurage collectors of almost anything to bring their collection our of the loft etc to share with other members and the public at regular … Continue reading

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First Club Day of 2017

First meeting of 2017 took place last week, to show off our new collection items. Quite a busy day, more people visiting than I thought there would be for Jan. Alan took along his wooden puzzles and fairground rides, David … Continue reading

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