Halifax Heritage Festival: Hidden Tales of Halifax Minster Churchyard

Saturday 9 September at 11am – meet David Glover at the Arched Gateway by the stocks, corner of Dispensary Walk.

Find out –

  • Where was the secret tunnel, and what blocks it?
  • Who was the murdered vicar?
  • Where is the ancient Masonic tombstone?
  • Which mother and daughter both ran away to marry?
  • Who sang in the choir at Versailles?
  • Which woman had 24 children?
  • What was the scandal attached to the last of the Waterhouses?

Discover other fascinating local history, too!

Duration: up to 80 minutes and it is advisable to wear strong footwear.

£3.00 per head No need to book in advance, just turn up on the day.

Perhaps after this you could cross the main road to see Calderdale Industrial Museum – Grand Opening

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