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06 Apr 2022 - 06 Apr 2022

Anne Lister’s Father and the American Revolution

Price: £5.00

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2.00pm – 3.30pm

Tickets £5.00 (plus booking fee) Please book via Eventbrite by clicking on the green ‘Book Now’ button to the right. 

What links Anne Lister and the American War of Independence? Join this exclusive talk from Museum Curator Eli Dawson and Military Historian John Spencer to learn about the life of British Army Officer Jeremy Lister and his experiences of fighting in the Revolutionary War.

The talk will examine some of Lister’s letters to Shibden Hall recounting the early battles of the War and reflect on the life of a British Officer during this period with a close-up examination of his uniform, weapons, and equipment.


Accessibility Information:

  • Disabled parking is to the rear of building with access via a ramp.
  • All of the Ground Floor is wheelchair accessible (main areas and galleries of museum).
  • Toilets, disabled toilet and baby change are all on ground floor.
  • Large print labels are available for exhibitions. and Handling Boxes are available for visually impaired visitors .
  • Please contact us to discuss any requirements, our staff will be glad to help you.

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