THE Shibden Hotel Halifax – Top Choice to Eat, Drink and Stay 2023

Our candid view on THE Shibden hotel, a pub and restaurant that’s great for a treat at any time of the year, come rain or shine: Shibden Mill Inn 2023 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

Bradford Awarded City of Culture 2025 – Great News for Yorkshire!

Praised for being a young and vibrant city with a rich heritage ‘Bradford Awarded City of Culture 2025’ live on BBC1’s One Show by Secretary of Culture Nadine Dorries on May 31, 2022. Bradford is already known as an industrial revolution boom city that produced wool and other textiles for the world – and holds a … Read more

Dry Stone Walls in Yorkshire – Exhibition at Shibden Park

How to build dry stone walls: a complete guide to Shibden Park’s exhibit and Anne Lister’s Monument representing all elements in the craft of dry stone walling shows the variety of skills of the master craftsperson, the styles and features of walling and the variety of indigenous stone found in Yorkshire. The permanent Dry Stone … 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

Shibden Hall Museum

Shibden Hall Museum and 1600s Aisled Barn are attractions included in the entrance fee for Shibden Hall and are only accessed from inside Shibden Hall, using the corridor near the buttery room that leads to the courtyard. Access to the Shibden Hall Folk Museum and 1600s Aisled Barn is included with Shibden Hall Entrance Fee… … 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