Anne Lister Birthday Celebration 2020

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  1. Who was the Real Anne Lister?

    Halifax

    Who was the Real Anne Lister? SOLD OUT

    4th Apr 2020

    Doors 4.15pm With Helena Whitbread & Jill Liddington A reprise of 2019's phenomenal event, these two pioneering researchers and Anne Lister e...
    Doors 4.15pm With Helena Whitbread & Jill Liddington A reprise of 2019's phenomenal event, these two pioneering researchers and Anne Lister experts will spend the evening discussing the fascinating woman that was Anne Lister. Q&A session following the discussion
  2. The Anne Lister Artists & Makers Market

    Halifax

    The Anne Lister Artists & Makers Market

    Starting 3rd Apr 2020
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    Friday 3rd April 10am-8pm Sunday 5th April 11am-5pm Monday 6th April - Friday10th April 10am-5pm FREE entry Browse an eclectic mix of Anne ...
    Friday 3rd April 10am-8pm Sunday 5th April 11am-5pm Monday 6th April - Friday10th April 10am-5pm FREE entry Browse an eclectic mix of Anne Lister-inspired stalls in the grounds of Shibden Hall. Whether you're looking for fine art, beautiful keepsakes, specialist local produce or the chance to purchase goods to enable you to become a 'little bit more Anne Lister' this event is a must!
  3. Spoken Queered in the Library

    Halifax

    Spoken Queered in the Library

    7th Apr 2020

    7pm-9pm

    Halifax’s only LGBTQ poetry night is back, and we’re holding a spoken word birthday party for our town’s most ...

    7pm-9pm

    Halifax’s only LGBTQ poetry night is back, and we’re holding a spoken word birthday party for our town’s most famous Queer writer. A celebration of the North’s modern LGBTQ poetry scene, headlined by Sez Thomasin, Michelle Dee and Zee Younus at Central Library and hosted by Spoken Queered founder Geneviève L. Walsh.

    May contain adult themes. Age14 + but under 16s should be accompanied by a parent/ guardian

    Want to take part in the open mic? Sign up for a writing and performance workshop with Genevieve from 3pm-5pm by emailing reference.library@calderdale.gov.uk  in which you can take some inspiration from Anne Lister’s diaries and learn to own the stage in her inimitable, confident style!

    Price: £5/ £3 passport to leisure

    Book online or in or in person at Central library

  4. Jackie Hagan; The Aww Factor

    Halifax

    Jackie Hagan; The Aww Factor

    6th Apr 2020

    7pm-9pm

    Jackie Hagan is a council estate queer amputee, a poet,stand up comedian, playwright and theatre maker. She will be performing h...

    7pm-9pm

    Jackie Hagan is a council estate queer amputee, a poet,stand up comedian, playwright and theatre maker. She will be performing her brand new show The Aww Factor.

    A charming, poignant  and hilarious hour of storytelling by a multi award winning playwright and comedian who likes people who smell of pastie.

    A decade ago Jackie performed a piece regularly about her bisexuality, it was studied at universities and cited in journals and even said at people’s weddings. However in the light of the 2010’s it is clearly detrimentally binary, Jackie responds to her old piece and delves into the view that the prefix bi means 2 means just two genders. Should she choose to identify as pansexual now? And why do people say 'aw' at her when she clearly isn't a little fluffy duck? 

    Contains adult themes.  Age 14+ 

    Price: £7/ £5 passport to leisure

    Book online or in or in person at Central library

  5. Clara Barley – The Moss House Author Talk

    Halifax

    Clara Barley – The Moss House Author Talk SOLD OUT

    4th Apr 2020

    2pm - 3.30pm

    Join Halifax-based writer Clara Barley, as she discusses her novel, The Moss House, about neighbouring landowners Anne...

    2pm - 3.30pm

    Join Halifax-based writer Clara Barley, as she discusses her novel, The Moss House, about neighbouring landowners Anne Lister and Ann Walker.

    Barley's fictional re-telling explores how the women's lives became entwined in a passionate, forbidden relationship and retreated to the Moss House, their private sanctuary away from an unaccepting world.

    Barley will discuss where truth meets fiction about Anne Lister - lesbian, diarist, landowner, scholar, traveller and mountaineer, and how she adapted the true story into a novel.

    The talk will be followed by a Q&A.

    Free but booking essential. Book online or in person at Central lLbrary

  6. Anne Lister Family Drop In

    Halifax

    Anne Lister Family Drop In

    4th Apr 2020

    10am – 3pm

    Price: Free

    Anne Lister-themed family drop in with crafty kids activities. Come and have a go at writing your o...

    10am – 3pm

    Price: Free

    Anne Lister-themed family drop in with crafty kids activities. Come and have a go at writing your own secret code, make your own diary or decorate a top hat!

    No booking needed – just drop in

  7. Anne Lister inspired Creative Writing Workshops

    Halifax

    Anne Lister inspired Creative Writing Workshops

    Starting 19th Mar 2020
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    Three creative writing workshops, using Anne Lister as inspiration. Themes could include secrets, forbidden love, inspirational women, Halifax, ...

    Three creative writing workshops, using Anne Lister as inspiration. Themes could include secrets, forbidden love, inspirational women, Halifax, diary keeping and could be in the form of Poetry, letters, articles, stories, personal reflections, tributes, artwork.

    Let your imagination run wild. You will use fascinating Local studies resources including diary copies, maps, newspaper articles, historical texts and images. We will use the writing produced to create a collective Anne Lister fanzine which will be kept in the Library to inspire future writers.

    Come to one or all the workshops. Experienced and new writers welcome.

    Age 14+ Facilitated by experienced local writer Emma Decent

    £3

    Book online or in person at the Library

  8. Administration of the Lord's Supper: Taking the Sacrament

    Halifax

    Administration of the Lord's Supper: Taking the Sacrament

    4th Apr 2020

    12.15pm

    On the anniversary of the birth of Anne Lister, there will be a service of Holy Communion at the High Altar, using the words of ...

    12.15pm

    On the anniversary of the birth of Anne Lister, there will be a service of Holy Communion at the High Altar, using the words of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. This is the form of words which Anne would have used when taking the Sacrament at the Church.

    All are welcome.

    This is free but please reserve a place via Eventbrite we can gauge numbers attending.

  9. Conserving Anne Lister's Diaries

    Halifax

    Conserving Anne Lister's Diaries

    Starting 3rd Apr 2020
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    Join the West Yorkshire Archive Service Conservation Team at Halifax Central Library & Archives for a talk about the fascinating conservation and t...
    Join the West Yorkshire Archive Service Conservation Team at Halifax Central Library & Archives for a talk about the fascinating conservation and treatment work undertaken on Anne’s diaries to ensure their long-term preservation* - including them being bandaged up in conservation’s diary hospital! Don’t miss the opportunity to drop in and have a chat with our Archives team and see the collection up close after the talk. *This project was made possible by the generous support of Sally Wainwright from the Wellcome Trust Screenwriters Fellowship Dates: Friday 3rd April 10.30-11.30am Monday 6th April 10.30-11.30am Tuesday 7th April 10.30-11.30am Price: £5 per person
  10. As Seen on TV

    Halifax

    As Seen on TV

    Starting 15th Feb 2020
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    An exhibition celebrating the costumes of some of Britain’s best loved TV dramas including Downton Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Poldark, Victoria an...
    An exhibition celebrating the costumes of some of Britain’s best loved TV dramas including Downton Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Poldark, Victoria and many more. Alongside a new display of historic costumes from similar periods in the Fashion Gallery. FREE entry This exhibition runs from Saturday 15th February 2020 until Saturday 5th September 2020 .
  11. Anne Lister's Life and words - A Display of Original Diaries and Archival Material

    Halifax

    Anne Lister's Life and words - A Display of Original Diaries and Archival Material

    Starting 1st Apr 2020
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    Wednesday 1st April 9.30am-12.30pm Thursday 2nd April 9.30am-5pm Friday 3rd April 9.30am-12.30pm Saturday 4th April 9.30am-4pm Monday 6th April...
    Wednesday 1st April 9.30am-12.30pm Thursday 2nd April 9.30am-5pm Friday 3rd April 9.30am-12.30pm Saturday 4th April 9.30am-4pm Monday 6th April 9.30am-5pm Tuesday 7th April 9.30am-5pm Wednesday 8th April 9.30am-12.30pm Drop in to the Calderdale Archives search room at Halifax Central Library to meet and chat to the archives team and see some of the collection, which includes Anne's famous diaries, up close. FREE drop in. No need to book. we are expecting high volumes of visitors. Entry may be restricted at busy times to protect the archival documents.
  12. Plein Air Painting at Shibden

    Halifax

    Plein Air Painting at Shibden

    9th Apr 2020

    10am - 4pm

    In this workshop you will explore a range of skills, techniques and methods to produce your own painting inspired by Shibden ...

    10am - 4pm

    In this workshop you will explore a range of skills, techniques and methods to produce your own painting inspired by Shibden Hall’s stunning views.

    £80 . Booking essential. Book here.

  13. Anne Lister Craftivist Handstitich

    Halifax

    Anne Lister Craftivist Handstitich

    2nd Apr 2020

    10am - 1pm

    Explore traditional craft techniques as a form of activism and create a textile sampler. The workshop will take inspiration f...

    10am - 1pm

    Explore traditional craft techniques as a form of activism and create a textile sampler. The workshop will take inspiration from Anne Lister's life and writings, and her refusal to bow to traditional convention.

    £35 Booking essential. Book here.

  14. Hidden Persuasion

    Halifax

    Hidden Persuasion

    7th Apr 2020

    10am-4pm Spend a day doing creative writing and letterpress (moveable type) printing in honour of local heroine Anne Lister. In the morning y...
    10am-4pm Spend a day doing creative writing and letterpress (moveable type) printing in honour of local heroine Anne Lister. In the morning you will work with writer Emma decent to do creative writing on the theme of secrets. The in the afternoon you will translate this into Anne's very own code and create unique prints using letterpress printing with printmaker Tery Collins. At the end of the session you will go home with your own unique prints - which only you and Anne Lister will be able to decipher! £95 B ooking essential. PLease book here.
  15. Lightcliffe Churchyard Open Afternoon

    Halifax

    Lightcliffe Churchyard Open Afternoon

    5th Apr 2020

    1.30pm - 4pm The Friends of Friendless Churches and the Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard will host an open afternoon. Volunteers will be on...
    1.30pm - 4pm The Friends of Friendless Churches and the Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard will host an open afternoon. Volunteers will be on hand to show you around the churchyard and inside the tower. Please note that this is the only time that the tower is open to the general public. Donations towards the upkeep of the tower and churchyard will be appreciated. Light refreshments and toilets are available at St Matthew's Church 300m along the road from the churchyard. The burial plaques for Mary and Ann Walker (Ann Walker's Aunts) will be on show.
  16. Anne Lister Birthday Tea Party

    Halifax

    Anne Lister Birthday Tea Party

    3rd Apr 2020

    2.30pm for 3pm BOOKING ESSENTIAL AND LIMITED AVAILABILITY. Get together over a traditional English Afternoon Tea. Don your party hat, blow yo...
    2.30pm for 3pm BOOKING ESSENTIAL AND LIMITED AVAILABILITY. Get together over a traditional English Afternoon Tea. Don your party hat, blow your streamer and raise a glass of a Jack the lass cocktail to the lady of the hour. Booking and deposit essential. £20 to include a Jack the Lass Gin Cocktail. 2.30pm Arrival for Afternoon tea to be served at 3.pm £20 per person For further information or to make a booking, call 01422 365840

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