Anne Lister's Shibden: Her Private Face

Anne Gentleman Jack Lister, Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Walking : Halifax

Anne Lister's Shibden: Her Private Face

Starting 2nd Apr 2020 See all Dates for this event

11.30am

A 4-hour walk from Halifax climbing slowly up Old Bank to Shibden, to recreate Anne Lister's estate in 1832 - when she returned home from her travels, betrayed by yet one more woman's marriage plans. Then re-acquaintance with neighbouring heiress Ann Walker changed her life - forever. Anne Lister deployed all her considerable skills to enthral and seduce this wealthy young woman - all out of sight of Halifax's prying eyes.

Walk leaders: Jill Liddington & Steve Crabtree. Walking boots/shoes advised, and bring packed lunch/snacks. The walk includes short readings from Nature's Domain, and ends with tea, cake and Q&A. Bus back to Halifax.

Meet at 11.30 in the Piece Hall by the Book Corner. HX1 1RE
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A four hour walk from Halifax climbing slowly up Old Bank to Shibden, to recreate Anne Lister's estate in 1832
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Short Description 11.30am A 4-hour walk from Halifax climbing slowly up Old Bank to Shibden, to recreate Anne Lister's estate in 1832 - when she returned home from her travels, betrayed by yet one more woman's marriage plans. Then re-acquaintance with neighbouring heiress Ann Walker changed her life - forever. Anne Lister deployed all her considerable skills to enthral and seduce this wealthy young woman - all out of sight of Halifax's prying eyes. Walk leaders: Jill Liddington & Steve Crabtree. Walking boots/shoes advised, and bring packed lunch/snacks. The walk includes short readings from Nature's Domain, and ends with tea, cake and Q&A. Bus back to Halifax. Meet at 11.30 in the Piece Hall by the Book Corner. HX1 1RE
Type Anne Gentleman Jack Lister, Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Walking
Location Halifax
Event Date 2 Apr 2020
Event End Date 18 Apr 2020
Event Dates 2nd April 2020 (SOLD OUT), 18th April 2020
Address The Piece Hall Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1RE
Web Address www.calderdaleheritagewalks.org.uk/lister.html
Recharge Point No
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Anne Lister's Shibden: Her Private Face

The Piece Hall Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1RE

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