Collecting experiences of the Coronavirus pandemic in Sheffield

While we’re all on lockdown both Museums Sheffield and Sheffield Archives have been thinking about what objects represent our lives at the moment, and what should be collected to tell the story of what we’re currently going through to future generations.

They want to do their best to represent this unprecedented moment in our lives, but need your help. What do you think should be kept as a memory of Sheffield and its people at this time? In particular, if you have a suggestion of something you’d be happy to donate to the city’s collections that represents your experience during lockdown they’d love to hear from you.

In terms of objects you might want to donate, these could be items to do with:

For more information on how to get involved, please contact Clara Morgan, Curator of Social History at Museums Sheffield , at or the Sheffield Archive by emailing




Posted on 6th November 2020

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