Members Events

Members please note:-


The last in this popular series will be on Thursday 28 February starting at 7pm and finishing about 9pm.

These tours are led by experienced guides from the Friends of Smithills Hall and will be a mix of ghost stories within their historic context.

Booking and payment  required to ensure a place. Phone (01204) 332812 to book and pay or visit the Hall during opening hours and go to reception. Adults 16+ only.

£8 or £7 for concessions.

CRAFTS for members

These are now held every Friday at the HALL from 2pm for members and their friends.

Why not give it a try.

Phone ANN  on 07889833914 to find out more.


These are dates which may be of interest to members of the Friends of Smithills Hall.

Please support these activities. You will be made very welcome.

Also watch the ‘Events for all’ page on this site for details of activities for everyone.


Christmas Social 2018

The Friends’ Christmas Social was held on Thursday 6 December  at the Hall. This year we were pleased to welcome Stuart Elliot. His talk was based on every day life and entitled “The English Village in Tudor and Stuart Times.”

Stuart Elliott (r) with Chairman David Williams

This was followed by a potato pie supper and we had our usual festive raffle. Thank you for your support for this event.


Christmas Carol Service 2018

This was held on Wednesday 12th December . Reverent Michael Taylor and Reverent Vincent Whitworth conducted our carol service.

After the service we served mulled wine and mince pies. Thank you to all who attended.


Christmas Decorations 2018

The Friends of Smithills Hall had decorated some rooms in the Hall  using decorations appropriate to the period of the room (medieval, Tudor and Victorian).

Decorations went up on 30th November 2018 and came down on 4th January 2019.


Below are pictures of a small sample of decorations.