Halifax Heritage Open Days and special tours September 20-22 2019

Friday September 20 has a free tour round the Bankfield Museum, former home of Sir Edward Akroyd, from 11.00-14.00 www.museums.calderdale.gov.uk

Saturday and Sunday free tours of Shibden Hall are SOLD OUT. However, in the town centre listen to the Piece Hall Story www.thepiecehall.co.uk Then go across to Halifax Minster for a graveyard tour at 11.00 on Saturday followed by the Anne Lister Tour inside the church at 14.30 www.halifaxminster.org.uk

Start Sunday by taking the guided walk around the model village of Akroyden followed by a church visit to the splendid Gothic church of All Souls, designed by Sir Gilbert Scott. Inside is an exhibition of watercolours by local artist Jane Austin called Time and Place. Open Saturday and Sunday 11.00-15.00. Then if you have time, visit the unusual cemetery at Lister Lane and search for the great and good of Halifax in past times. Open 12.30 to 16.00

More information on these events plus more can be found at ww.visitcalderdale.com

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