Tag: weston park
Museums of The World: Weston Park Museum.
Weston Park museum is just a short walk from home for me so this is a kind of regular haunt of mine. In the middle of Weston Park the museum was once a mansion house that housed the art collection of John Newton Mappin, a Rotherham buisnessman. Thusly the name above the original entrance of…
An Unassuming Bandstand.
Some days while on my morning walk to work I pass this beautiful bandstand in the middle of Weston Park in Sheffield. There were once two bandstands like this in Sheffield, the second being in Hillsborough Park. The Hillsborough one is long gone which makes Weston Park’s bandstand the last surviving Victorian Bandstand in Sheffield.…