Anne Lister Birthday week 1st-10th of April

"What a dynamo of a character! A Nineteenth Century land-owning, business-operating, mountain- and social-climbing genius who didn’t take any guff from any man. A woman who wanted a wife! A woman who recorded every bit of her interior and exterior world, leaving us a written record of her life and times, unmatched by anyone, ever." … Continue reading Anne Lister Birthday week 1st-10th of April

10 Years of O’Hooley & Tidow  – Brighouse Arts Festival 2020

Much loved Yorkshire folk duo Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow have suddenly been propelled into newfound fame for penning the theme tune for Sally Wainwright’s hit BBC1/HBO drama ‘Gentleman Jack’, earning them global admiration, appearances on TV, and Radio 4 Woman’s Hour.   Matthew Harrison-Lord, Brighouse Arts Festival Director, said "I cannot believe we have managed to book O'Hooley & Tidow for their 10 … Continue reading 10 Years of O’Hooley & Tidow  – Brighouse Arts Festival 2020

Friends of Shibden Park AGM

The Friends of Shibden Park and Estate invite you to the AGM on Monday 8 April, 1:30pm at Shibden Hall to find out what being in a Friends Group at Shibden involves.   Find out what they have been up to and hear about the funding and their plans. All friends are welcome to attend, so please share … Continue reading Friends of Shibden Park AGM

Friends of Shibden Park Grand Easter Egg Hunt

Shibden Friends Grand Easter Egg Hunt Friday 30 March to Sunday 8 April. Forget the snow..... coming soon ....Easter Egg Hunt ..... this will run through the school holidays until the eggs run out. See the boating house for the hunt start .... Tickets ONLY £1 all entrants win an egg. Tickets available only from … Continue reading Friends of Shibden Park Grand Easter Egg Hunt

Anne Lister Day at Shibden Hall

Anne Lister's birthday falls on 3 April. There will be a celebration of Anne’s life (1791-1840) on Tuesday 3 April, 10am to 5pm at Shibden Hall. Hear from biographer Helena Whitbread and writer Sally Wainwright about her forthcoming TV series ‘Gentleman Jack.’   The day will include a guided tour and behind the scenes access … Continue reading Anne Lister Day at Shibden Hall

Healthy Minds ‘Winter Reflections’ Workshop at Shibden Park

'Winter Reflections' is a course from Healthy Minds that will be running in January at the Mereside Centre in Shibden Park.  Do you feel isolated and lonely in winter? Why not join this friendly writing group? Learn new ways to look at things. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Shibden park, you will explore the art and … Continue reading Healthy Minds ‘Winter Reflections’ Workshop at Shibden Park

Santa at Shibden

On Saturday 9 December, 9am - 4pm Santa comes to Shibden. Receive a present from Santa, a £5 voucher to use at the Mereside Cafe, a ride on the land train and a ride on the miniature railway (children must be accompanied by a responsible adult for both rides) £12 per child plus £3 per … Continue reading Santa at Shibden