His family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret , for nearly a century. Robert 'Reschid' Stanley's life and times are brought into the light for the first time. This is thanks to the painstaking family history research of his own descendants. Also, through the words of his great x3 granddaughter, Christina Longden. Signed … Continue reading His Own Man, A Victorian ‘Hidden’ Muslim: The Life & Times of Robert ‘Reschid’ Stanley by C Longden
An exclusive chance to see some of the costumes designed by Tom Pye for Sally Wainwright’s TV series Gentleman Jack. The series about the life of Anne Lister, was filmed largely at her home of Shibden Hall, managed by Calderdale Museums Service. On display at Bankfield Museum are a number of the costumes and props from … Continue reading Gentleman Jack costumes exhibition at Bankfield Museum
The illustrated diaries of William Henry Scott. A fascinating look at local life through the eyes of the local business man and diarist from 1914 to 1916. The author of the book, and chair of the Halifax Great War Society, Rob Hamilton will be presenting a talk and book signing at this free event on Saturday 30th … Continue reading Friends of Crow Wood Park present………..
David Glover will be giving an illustrated Talk in candlelit Halifax Minster: This will have two parts, including local and David's ancestral tales. First section includes: The Halifax link with the Pendle "witches", the lady buried alive at Halifax Minster, and contemporary spontaneous combustion events in Norland and Sowerby Bridge. Second section includes: The Monk's curse, … Continue reading Spooky Tales for Halloween
TIME & PLACE’ at All Souls, Haley Hill, HX3 6DR Sat 14 Sept – 11am – 3pm Sun 15 Sept – 11am – 3pm Sat 21 Sept – 11am – 3pm Sun 22 Sept – 11am – 3pm There is always something new to discover year on year. Come and visit this extraordinary Grade 1 listed Gothic church commissioned … Continue reading Halifax Heritage Trail Listing 2019