Members please note:-
MEMBERS DIARY DATES 2020
Regretfully we have to announce that all activities scheduled before Christmas have had to be cancelled.
Wreathlaying:-in the Chapel
The Christmas Social
The Christmas Carol Service
Putting up Christmas decorations in the Hall
Ghost and History evening Tours
Please watch this and the ‘Events for All’ page on this site for details of activities. The Hall is open to visitors ( the details are on the Home page), and the Gardens are open.
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