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30-10-17 19:00 - 20:30
2008 Lady's Bridge, Sheffield S3 8GJ, UK
Address: 2008 Lady's Bridge, Sheffield S3 8GJ, UK

Join DCRT and historian Ron Clayton for a delve into the dark tales the River Don has to offer. We will be taking a nocturnal guided walk meeting at Lady’s Bridge in Sheffield (S3 8NS). The walk will start at 7pm and last 1hr30 mins.

**No booking necessary but please email (info@dcrt.org.uk)/call (01302 796173) ahead to confirm you will be attending so that we can get in touch if the event is cancelled.**

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