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Starting 11th Feb 2021
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A Virtual Tour of Anne Lister's Home Shibden Hall is held on the following dates:
11th February 2021 to 11th February 2024
Discover the secrets of Anne Lister's home Shibden Hall from the comfort of your own home with this free online...
Discover the secrets of Anne Lister's home Shibden Hall from the comfort of your own home with this free online virtual tour.
Explore the room where Anne Lister wrote her diaries, move freely around the main house, venture through the Victorian gardens and get up-close to one of the world’s oldest surviving carriages in the 17th century asiled barn.
There are expert guides in every room to share the fascinating features of this historic house and the stories of the people who have lived here.
Starting 29th Mar 2021
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Anne Lister and Shibden Hall Timelines is held on the following dates:
29th March Onwards
You can now enjoy a new 600-year timeline of Shibden Hall’s history including key events and changes made...
You can now enjoy a new 600-year timeline of Shibden Hall’s history including key events and changes made during Anne Lister’s lifetime.
There are also timelines for Anne Lister and important figures in her life Mariana Percy (Belcombe) Lawton, Isabella (Tibb) Norcliffe and more!
The timeline has been created in partnership with the Anne Lister research site Packed with Potential
Starting 1st Apr 2021
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Anne Lister's Birthday Diary Podcasts is held on the following dates:
1st - 12th April 2021
Calderdale Cultural Destinations have been given permission to use Anne Lister’s birthday diary readings ...
Calderdale Cultural Destinations have been given permission to use Anne Lister’s birthday diary readings from 1818-1840, and a number of Anne’s friends from Halifax, Calderdale and around the world have read an entry for you to enjoy!
These will be released, two each day, from 1st-12th April and you'll find all the readings here.
Follow Calderdale Cultural Destinations on @CulturalRach on Twitter for more info, and enjoy!
14th Aug 2021The Halifax Agricultural Show is the largest of its kind in the local region and offers something for everyone. Farm and domestic animals will ...The Halifax Agricultural Show is the largest of its kind in the local region and offers something for everyone. Farm and domestic animals will be shown, there's local produce, flowers, fruit & vegetables and crafts with entertainment such as showjumping, vintage vehicles, farmer's markets, stalls and demonstrations. The timetable of events and ticket prices will be confirmed closer to the date.
28th Aug 2021
The chart-topping Britpop legends Shed Seven<...
The chart-topping Britpop legends Shed Seven host a special line-up of Yorkshire acts and DJs in what promises to be a special evening. With hits like ‘Going for Gold’, ‘On Standby’, ‘Getting Better’, ‘Disco Down’ and iconic set closer ‘Chasing Rainbows’ this all-Yorkshire show promises to be an unmissable event in the Piece Hall Summer Series of outdoor gigs.
Joining Shed Seven on this Yorkshire-only bill will be platinum-selling indie rockers The Pigeon Detectives, Leeds indie-legends The Wedding Present and local lads Skylights. Between bands you'll be able to hear the DJs from trailblazing club night Brighton Beach, the event that dominated the indie scene up and down the country and at the height of brit pop welcomed Supergrass and Shed Seven for live performances at the club night.
Tickets £42 / £55
7th Apr 20227.30pm Celebrating 40 years since their debut on the West End stage in ‘Beatlemania’, the world’s Premier Beatles band continues to draw critica...7.30pm Celebrating 40 years since their debut on the West End stage in ‘Beatlemania’, the world’s Premier Beatles band continues to draw critical acclaim with their flawless recreation of the greatest songbook of all time. Tracing the Fab Four’s journey through the swinging 60s, every tiny detail is forensically observed from their authentic period costumes and instruments, to their witty stage banter and “inflection perfect” vocals. With a little help from their own orchestral ensemble, and featuring a special set to mark the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road, this show is an absolute must for Beatlemaniacs of all ages. Tickets from £34.25
12th Apr 2022
The guy everyone can do an impression of is back at the Vic...
The guy everyone can do an impression of is back at the Victoria Theatre Halifax with a brand-new stand-up tour. A show that will change your life and how you perceive your place in the world. Bit much? Fine, it’ll be a very funny night of grumbles and jokes in which Josh will finally tackle the hot comedy topics of advent calendars, pesto and the closing time of his local park.
Widdicombe is best known for the twice BAFTA nominated and multiple Broadcast and RTS award-winning show The Last Leg, as well as his critically acclaimed sitcom JOSH, Insert Name Here, QI, Have I Got New For You, A League of Their Own and his hit podcast Quickly Kevin Will He Score.
Tickets from £21.75