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20 April 2020Shibden Hall
10 December 2019Chirk Castle and Christmas Lunch
15 August 2019Matinee at RSC Stratford. Taming of the Shrew
29 May 2019Day Visit : Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
16 April 2019Day Visit : Wentworth Woodhouse, Rotherham
07 August 2018Day Visit: Leicester, Richard III ("Dynasty Death & Discovery") and Leicester Cathedral
21 June 2018Theatre Visit: Stratford upon Avon, RSC matinee "Romeo & Juliet"
01 May 2018Day Visit:Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire
06 February 2018Lunch at The Upper House, Barlaston

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Shibden Hall
Monday 20 April 2020


Cancelled due to the Coronavirus


Shibden Hall is a Grade 2 Listed building which has been extensively modified by generations of residents although its half timbered Tudor frontage still remains. It is well known as the home of Anne Lister in the popular television series Gentleman Jack. 


Dean Clough Mills is a group of large buildings built between 1840 and 1860 which included the world's largest carpet factory. It is now seen as a leading example of urban regeneration. The converted mills now contain about 150 businesses, art venues and galleries. It also contains the Viaduct Theatre, the home of Northern Broadsides theatre company.

Halifax Minster was built some 900 years ago by Benedictine momks