Anne Lister book events, 2021

September 2021

The three Calderdale Heritage Walks in July all sold out, and are offered again now:

4 Saturday - Anne Lister's Shibden: Her Private Face.
A 4-hour walk from Halifax up steep Old Bank to Shibden.
Meet 11.30 am at the Piece Hall.

15 Wednesday - Anne Lister: Mock Marriages and Effigy-Burning.
A 2-hour, early evening walk across Halifax.
Meet 6 pm at the Piece Hall.

25 Saturday - Anne Lister's Shibden: Marriage, Mining & Money.
A 2 hour 30mins afternoon walk, climbing up Pump Lane above Shibden.
Meet in front of Meerside Café at 2 pm.

Full walk details here. To book a ticket, just click on TicketSource.


Anne Lister’s life will be celebrated in Halifax 24-26 September, including:

24 Friday - The Gentleman Jack Effect. An afternoon with Helena Whitbread, Jill Liddington and Janet Lea, author of The Gentleman Jack Effect.

The Red Brick auditorium, Square Chapel, Halifax, 1 pm.

Book tickets here

As capacity in the theatre is limited, please book your tickets now.

October 2021

3 Sunday - Gentleman Jack: the real Anne Lister. Interview with Jill Liddington, Huddersfield Literature Festival. Holmfirth Civic Hall 2.30 pm.
This event is currently booked out, but additional tickets (£5-£7) will be available when possible. More details here

23 Saturday - An intimate evening with Jill Liddington: all you need to know about Anne Lister. Halifax Festival of Words. The Book Corner, Piece Hall, 5.30 pm. Tickets £6, available in store. More info here


Earlier talks