Members please note:-
MEMBERS DIARY DATES 2020
Some past and some forthcoming events which may be of interest to members of the Friends of Smithills Hall are shown on this page
Please support these activities. You will be made very welcome.
Annual General Meeting :- Wednesday 10th June from 1pm. Annual Garden Party:- Sunday 5th July 12noon – 4pm
The AGM and the Annual Garden Party will not be taking place due to the pandemic. Members will be kept up to date with any further developments
Wreathlaying:- Friday 6th November from 10.45am
Christmas Social:- Thursday 10th December 6.15pm for 7pm.
Christmas Carol Service:- Wednesday 16th December 6.15pm for 7pm.
Also watch the ‘Events for All’ page on this site for details of activities for everyone. Presently the Hall and Gardens are closed until further notice.
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS 2019
The Friends of Smithills Hall put up and later took down decorations reflecting how the various rooms in the Hall would have looked at Christmas e.g. Medieval, Tudor and Victorian.
CHRISTMAS SOCIAL 2019
The Christmas Social was held on Thursday 5th December 2019 Hope you enjoyed Peter Turner and his ‘Sleight of Mind’. Pie and peas/cheese pasties and cakes were well received. Thank you for supporting the raffle. Ruth and Joan did excellent job organising the event and for volunteers who supported them on the night.
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE 2019
The Carol Service was held on the evening of Wednesday 11th December and was led by the Canon Paul Hardingham and Rev. Michael Taylor. There were readings by David Williams, Bill and Joan Sheppard and Margaret Koppens. Mulled wine/orange juice and mince pies were enjoyed in the Dome Room after the Service. Thank you for all those who attended.
Thanks also to volunteer organisers Joan and Ruth for their excellent arrangements, and for other friends who supported them.
Heritage Day photographs
Some photographs from Heritage Day Sunday 22nd September 2019