This year marks the 230th anniversary of the birthday of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall. We’d like to join together and wish her a happy birthday and remember all the wonderful things her life meant not just for little old Halifax but far and beyond Calderdale. The lady herself Anne Lister was a remarkable, pioneering … Continue reading Happy 230th Birthday Anne Lister!
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 … Continue reading Anne Lister’s 230th Birthday