FREE Guided Tours of Lister Lane Cemetery – 19th Century Halifax in a Nutshell

As part of National Cemeteries Week (11-19 May 2019) on Sunday 19 May, 12:30pm-4:00pm, Lister Lane Cemetery, Halifax HX1 5JL will be open with guided tours at 1:30pm, lasting up to 90 minutes, by David Glover and Stuart Wilkinson. Please note: Stout footwear is advisable and there are no toilets on site. The Halifax General Cemetery, … Continue reading FREE Guided Tours of Lister Lane Cemetery – 19th Century Halifax in a Nutshell

Remembrance Centenary at Lister Lane Cemetery

On Wednesday 7 November, 12:30pm-2:30pm and also on Sunday 11 November, 10:30am-3:00pm, the gates of Lister Lane Cemetery will be draped with dozens of poppies, handmade by local people. The formal unveiling by the Mayor of Calderdale will be on Wednesday 7 November, 1:30pm. In honour of the Centenary of the of the Armistice of the Great War … Continue reading Remembrance Centenary at Lister Lane Cemetery

Lister Lane Cemetery Open Day

Lister Lane Cemetery is officially recognised as a European Cemetery of Significance. As part of National Cemeteries Week 12 - 20 May, learn about its fantastic history on Sunday 13 May,  12:00pm-4:00pm. FREE guided tours take place at 1:00pm and 2:00pm.   Please wear sturdy footwear and note that there are no toilets on site. The … Continue reading Lister Lane Cemetery Open Day

Park Ward Heritage Festival – October 2016

Did you work at Macintosh’s? Or go to school at St Mary’s? Send your memories of places and buildings in Park ward that mean something to you, so that a “ Community Heritage Display” can be pulled together for everyone to celebrate. Send pictures, stories or videos to hci@calderdale.gov.uk or take them in to Halifax Central Initiative at Queen’s Road … Continue reading Park Ward Heritage Festival – October 2016

Halifax Heritage Festival – Lister Lane Cemetery

Something is happening at Lister Lane Cemetery... View the new garden, collection of square chapel tombstones and learn about Halifax's 19th century citizens including a workhouse master, an inventor, a singer, a murder victim and more. Sunday 13 September 2015 at 1.15pm and 2.45pm This is a FREE event with refreshments, brass band ensemble and … Continue reading Halifax Heritage Festival – Lister Lane Cemetery