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I learnt two fascinating things about the Sheffield to Rotherham railway last Friday. The first was the the 16.24 from Sheffield is invisible, as are all its passengers. Along with a fellow inhabitant of this reality I stood and watched as no train departed from anywhere except the LED screen on Platform 1A. At the information desk we were shocked to discover that it had definitely left because the computer system – triggered by censors in the tracks, no less – said so.
Glad to have narrowly avoided a trip to the Rotherham of a parallel universe, when I did eventually get there I met up with Ray Hearne to talk about a project we’re working on (more on this soon). It just so happened that Ray had a copy of Ebenezer Elliot’s ‘Verses on the opening of the Sheffield and Rotherham Railway’ which he very kindly gave me (you…
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May 18, 2013 Leave a comment
- 10am – Open & coffee
- Post-traumatic landscapes? Amanda Crawley Jackson
- 10.20am – Neepsend to Parson Cross. Paul Allender and Eddy Dreadnought
- 10.40am – The Meridian. Brian Lewis
- 11am – America Deserta Revisited. Tom Keeley.
- 11.20am – Discussion
- 11.40am – Regeneration as Trauma. Julia Dobson
- 12pm – Cyprien Gaillard’s work in Glasgow. Suzanne Robinson
- 12.20pm – Discussion
- 12.30 – Entropy at Charnwood Quarry. A film by Martin Blundell and Mark Goodwin
- 12.45 – Discussion
1pm – Free Lunch
Choose from a selection of:
A Selection of Freshly Baked Soft and Seeded Rolls
Authentic Mixed Samosa Selection V
Chicken Yakitori Skewer H
Creamy Lancashire and Roast Vegetable Quiche V
Mini Peppered Steak Pie
Selection of Yorkshire Cocktail Sausages with Barbecue Dip
Selected Fresh Fruits
Mini Cake Bites
A selection of mini cakes including chocolate brownies, flapjacks, tiffin and
lemon drizzle cake.
- 1.45pm – The Baroque Melancholy of Hashima. Mark Pendleton
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On May 22, occursus will be hosting a free symposium in Sheffield on Post-Traumatic Landscapes.
Speakers will include Amanda Crawley Jackson, Luke Bennett, Emma Bolland, Brian Lewis and others.
For more information and details of how to reserve a free place, please visit the occursus website.