Joint talk, Kelham Island, Sheffield

Touch Wood – The Story of Sheffield’s Breadboard Makers

Discover the story of Sheffield’s Breadboard Makers with a Bread knives to match from the Hawley Collection.

About this Event

A talk and handling session investigating the fascinating history of Sheffield makers of breadboards with examples of Sheffield bread knives from the Hawley Collection. By Madeleine Neave from the Antique Breadboard Museum, Putney, London with Nick Duggan from the Hawley Collection.

N.B. Admission free but if you wish to view the main museum galleries before the talk normal admission charges will apply.

A tiny selection of the breadknives on show for the first time at Kelham Island

Nick Duggan doing a Scissorhands with KI knives
An impressive collection of trade catalogues was also in display. Nick’s ambition is to collect every item which appears in these catalogues and photograph them in order