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25th February 2022

Free Places for Guild Members: A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Beer & Brewing Research Project Hosted by Sheffield Beer Week

1pm to 3pm (2 hour session included Q&A at end). Session held via Zoom. A session link will be sent 24 hours before the event.

Join in this global Sheffield Beer Week online event with a group of leading international research professionals as they share their tips on how you can start your own research project. Whether you’ve fancied researching family history, exploring more about pubs, breweries and the brewing process, or discovered a news story or event you’d like to peel back the layers of; this is the ideal session for you to attend.

In this session each presenter will share and explore different angles to getting started, execution and outcomes:

  • Dr Christina Wade – Historian and archaeologist researching Irish beer history (Twitter:@braciatrix)
  • Ron Pattinson – Beer and brewing history with expertise on brewing ingredients, process and recipes (Twitter: @patto1ro)
  • Lars Marius Garshol – Beer enthusiast and researcher in Norwegian farmhouse ales (Twitter: @larsga)
  • Tim Holt – Editor of Brewery History journal (Twitter: @BeerHasAHistory)
  • Jules Gray – Organiser Sheffield Beer Week (Twitter: @SheffBeerWeek)
  • Sheffield Feminist Archive – Volunteer run community archive for all, documenting feminist activism in the Steel City aka Sheffield (@SheffFemArchive)

– How to get started (basically what does a beer historian do, picking a scope, taking first steps)

– Method
a) how to find facts
b) how to interpret them
c) how to put them together

– ‘Random collection of tips’

– An example / intro to Sheffield Beer Week x Sheffield Feminist Archive collaboration including using your local archives in perso

Event listing:

There are 20 free places available to Guild members first come, first served.

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Press release from Sheffield Beer Week