Cracking the Code: Afternoon Tea with Helena Whitbread

Anne Gentleman Jack Lister, Events & Festivals, Talks & Poetry : Halifax

Cracking the Code: Afternoon Tea with Helena Whitbread

Date TBC

3pm - 5.30pm

Writer and historian Helena Whitbread has written several books on Anne Lister. It was Helena's tireless work decoding Anne Lister's diaries, for more than 30 years, that has revealed the wonderful story of Halifax's most famous lesbian diarist to the world.

Following the recent success of BBC/HBO TV series Gentleman Jack, which is inspired by Anne Lister, you can hear Helena give a talk at Holdsworth House. Find out about her involvement in the filming of Gentleman Jack, her work to decode Anne Lister's diaries and her new found fame at the hands of life-long Anne Lister fan, screenwriter Sally Wainwright.

Tickets are £30 each and include a glass of Prosecco on arrival and full afternoon tea. Helena will be offering book signing.

Helena has very kindly donated her fees to the York LGBT Forum.

Arrive for 3pm for a glass of Prosecco
Enjoy Holdsworth House's Classic Afternoon Tea
Hear Helena Whitbread talk of her Anne Lister work
Book signing
Event expected to close around 5.30pm

Terms: Payment for tickets is required on booking. In the unlikely event that Holdsworth House has to cancel, we will reimburse the full ticket price of any purchased tickets. To cancel your place please call 01422 240024; no refunds permitted if are unable to attend or you need to cancel. Places are limited and a waiting list will be in operation.




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Tickets are £30 each and include a glass of Prosecco on arrival and full afternoon tea. Helena will be offering book signing.
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Short Description 3pm - 5.30pm Writer and historian Helena Whitbread has written several books on Anne Lister. It was Helena's tireless work decoding Anne Lister's diaries, for more than 30 years, that has revealed the wonderful story of Halifax's most famous lesbian diarist to the world. Following the recent success of BBC/HBO TV series Gentleman Jack, which is inspired by Anne Lister, you can hear Helena give a talk at Holdsworth House. Find out about her involvement in the filming of Gentleman Jack, her work to decode Anne Lister's diaries and her new found fame at the hands of life-long Anne Lister fan, screenwriter Sally Wainwright. Tickets are £30 each and include a glass of Prosecco on arrival and full afternoon tea. Helena will be offering book signing. Helena has very kindly donated her fees to the York LGBT Forum. Arrive for 3pm for a glass of Prosecco Enjoy Holdsworth House's Classic Afternoon Tea Hear Helena Whitbread talk of her Anne Lister work Book signing Event expected to close around 5.30pm Terms: Payment for tickets is required on booking. In the unlikely event that Holdsworth House has to cancel, we will reimburse the full ticket price of any purchased tickets. To cancel your place please call 01422 240024; no refunds permitted if are unable to attend or you need to cancel. Places are limited and a waiting list will be in operation.
Type Anne Gentleman Jack Lister, Events & Festivals, Talks & Poetry
Location Halifax
Event Date 26 Jun 2019
Event End Date 26 Jun 2019
Address Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant Halifax West Yorkshire HX2 9TG
Web Address www.facebook.com/events/443868253075761/?notif_t=event_calendar_create¬if_id=1558704930284696
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Cracking the Code: Afternoon Tea with Helena Whitbread

Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant Halifax West Yorkshire HX2 9TG

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