A Shibden Hotel – Best Choice to Eat, Drink and Stay 2022

Our candid view on the best Shibden hotel, pub and restaurant for a treat at any time of the year, come rain or shine – The Shibden Mill Inn 2022 Where is Shibden? You may have heard of Shibden from the BBC/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the acclaimed series about the life of Anne Lister of … Read more

Things to do at Dean Clough Halifax

Dean Clough Halifax is a thriving destination to eat, drink, shop, stay and work. Entry is free. We show you what you can find at Dean Clough Mills Halifax, Yorkshire HX3 5AX. Visitors are welcome seven days a week and the public mills are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, and from 10am Sundays. Where is … Read more

Weekend in Halifax Town Centre- Best Places to Go

We know the best places in Halifax for couples, families with young kids or teenagers, and solo travellers to enjoy during your weekend in Halifax. Halifax’s historic and lively Piece Hall with bars, restaurants, independent shops, Anne Lister Statue, and music events; Halifax Pubs; Shops; Victoria Theatre, and much more! Here, we show you places to … Read more

Best Gentleman Jack Fashion Exhibition and Guide

Gentleman Jack and Ann Walker - Gentleman Jack fashion Exhibition Halifax

Imagine a dramatic long black coat, a confident top hat and a challenging walking cane for the Gentleman Jack fashion silhouette shorthand of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, Halifax, England. Bankfield Gentleman Jack Fashion Exhibition Elinor Camille-Wood Curator and Collections Manager of Bankfield Museum in Halifax, near Shibden Hall, Anne Lister’s historic home, hosts a … Read more

Bankfield Museum’s Dazzling Heritage in Halifax

Captain Sir Tom Moore Portrait at Bankfield Museum Halifax

Bankfield Museum’s outstanding must-see exhibitions are set in a magnificently decorated Victorian mansion, 1 mile from Shibden Hall and Piece Hall. Bankfield Museum Address Bankfield Museum Address: Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HG Bankfield Museum has Free Entry and a Free Car Park Entrance to Halifax’s Bankfield Museum is free and only … Read more

Shibden Park

There’s much at Shibden Park in Halifax: a children’s adventure play area, cafe, boating lake, miniature railway, land train, children’s rides, ducks to feed, and huge gardens so all ages can explore or enjoy picnics. Of course, there’s also its history dating back to 1420 with Shibden Hall, Gentleman Jack – Anne Lister and Ann … Read more

The Anne Lister House – Best Inside Shibden Hall Guide

Anne Lister's Bedroom

The Anne Lister House, Shibden Hall, is open to visitors – see here the location, parking and interior which is still the family home Anne Lister would recognise. 300 years (1615–1926) the Shibden estate was owned by the Lister family, the most famous resident being ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister (1791–1840), who became sole owner of … Read more

Essential Guide to Anne Lister Gentleman Jack of Shibden Hall Halifax

Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack) of Shibden Hall, Halifax

Anne Lister Gentleman Jack wrote a 5 million word diary; 16% is encrypted combining Greek alphabet, zodiac, mathematical and punctuation symbols, covering her daily life, travels and lesbian romances. Anne Lister – Born in Halifax At the time Anne Lister was conceived in 1790, her parents were living in Ireland. Her father Captain Jeremy Lister was serving … Read more

Best Visit Halifax Guide

Halifax Visitor Brown Tourist Sign

Use our quick Visit Halifax guide, with an interactive UK map including Piece Hall, Shibden Hall, Dean Clough, Things to do with Kids in Halifax, Halifax Pubs, Shops, Victoria Theatre, and much more! Here, we show you places to go in Halifax, with links to click to our more in-depth posts and other sources should … Read more

Things to Do in Halifax – Visitor Information

Things to Do in Halifax: our top choices of what to see and do in the beautiful and hip town of Halifax, the principal town of Calderdale, the most southerly of the Yorkshire Dales. Located outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Calderdale and Halifax are able to have 21st-century amenities easily at hand for you … Read more