Rob Hindle presents
This Awful Gloom: an evening with Spence Broughton
Hill Top Chapel, Frank Place (off Attercliffe Common), Sheffield S9 2FJ
Sunday 28 October 2012 | 6.30pm | Admission £3 advance / £4 on door
A rare opportunity to hear Rob Hindle’s acclaimed poem sequence The Purging of Spence Broughton, a Highwayman in the unique atmosphere of Hill Top Chapel (built in 1629). Rob Hindle, Ray Hearne and other poets will read and perform poems and other texts that illuminate the life (and death) of the eponymous antihero. Part of Off the Shelf 2012. Advance booking (recommended): please email Rob Hindle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Directions to Hill Top Chapel
Hill Top Chapel is about 2 miles from Sheffield city centre on Attercliffe Common (A6178) halfway between Don Valley Stadium and Sheffield Arena. It is set back on the left hand side, opposite the English Institute of Sport. The grounds are rather overgrown. Entrance via the side gate to the small parking area off a bit of road called Frank Place.
Tram: take Yellow route (Middlewood to Meadowhall via city centre) to Arena Don Valley. Follow March Street and Terry Street to Attercliffe Common, keeping the Arena on your right. Turn left. The Chapel is 250m on the opposite side.
Bus: take the 69 service from Arundel Gate to Attercliffe Common / Coleridge Road.