Anne Lister’s 230th Birthday

On Saturday the 3 April to celebrate Anne Lister of Shibden Hall’s birthday, we’ll be sharing some behind the scenes films from Shibden Hall online @ShibdenHall on Facebook and Twitter.

Anne Lister’s birthday diary entries from 1818-1840 are online here to read on Shibden Hall’s website. This year they diary extracts have been recorded and can be heard on this new podcast released from the 1 April.

Join Calderdale Libraries for their new ‘History Out Loud’ podcast with three new episodes to be released on the 2 and 3 April about Anne Lister, Shibden Hall and the Anne Lister research group Packed with Potential.

Experience the spectacular views of Halifax from Beacon Hill and hear about Anne Lister’s experiences of watching Charles Green’s hot air balloon ascents from The Piece Hallin a new short film released on The Piece Hall’s social media channels and Learning Zone on Sunday 4 April. More information here

Did you know that there is a novel about Anne Lister and Ann Walker? Author of The Moss House Clara Barley will be discussing her fictional writing and research with Calderdale Libraries online on Sunday 4 April at 7pm online. Free tickets available here.