Social Events

Please note all timings are approximate.

Tuesday 27th August 2013

Informal Drinks Reception, The Edge Bar Area, 6.00-7.00pm (Included in delegate fee)The Edge Bar

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT

For those who arrive the night before, this provides an opportunity to meet with your fellow delegates before the conference begins.  Complimentary drinks will be served in The Edge Bar Area.  After the informal drinks reception, delegates are free to continue on to local bars and restaurants of their choosing, perhaps in the Ecclesall Road or City Centre area?

Wednesday 28th August 2013

Formal Drinks Reception, Kelham Island Museum, 6.30-8.00pm, Transport provided from The Edge (Included in delegate fee)

SILVER SPONSORSHIP PROVIDED BY ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING SOLUTIONS (EMS)

River Don Engine, Kelham Island MuseumBessemer Converter, Kelham Island Museum The museum is steeped in Sheffield's industrial history and stands on a man made island which is over 900 years old.  It is home to one of only three Bessemer Converters left in the world and of course, the ever popular and historic River Don Engine, the most powerful working steam engine remaining in Europe.

Complimentary drinks and canapes will be served in the museum, where delegates will be able to enjoy the history of Sheffield's industrial revolution and explore at their leisure.

Delegates will then be free to move on to pubs or restaurants of their choice.  The Kelham Island Museum is surrounded by local pubs who serve a whole host of real ales, which are not to be missed.  For those who wish to eat, the Museum is a short ride to the City Centre.

Thursday 29th August 2013

Conference Dinner, Sheffield Town Hall, 7.00pm-11.00pm, Transport provided from The Edge (Included in delegate fee)

GOLD SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT

Sheffield Town HallGrand Staircase, Sheffield Town HallThe SPN7 formal conference dinner will be held in the Sheffield Town Hall, located in the City Centre.  The Town Hall is an impressive Grade I Victorian building which was officially opened in 1897 by Queen Victoria, and then extended and re-opened by the Prince of Wales in 1923.  The Hall's Grand Staircase and plush rooms are steeped in magnificent architecture and wall carvings, making this a memorable venue for our conference dinner.