Members Events

Members please note:-

MEMBERS DIARY DATES 2019

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.


Heritage Day photographs

Some photographs from Heritage Day Sunday 22nd September 2019

GHOST NIGHT 2019

An Evening ghost and history tour is now booking. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.

An Evening tour from 7pm is available on Thursday 21st November [bookings being taken], led by experienced guides from the Friends.

Learn about the strange events recorded over the years at this historic hall. Bring your phone or camera and you might see something too!

Contact staff on (01204) 332377 or 332211 to make your booking. Tours cost £8 and £7 for concessions. Sorry no children under 16 years.

WREATHLAYING 2019

This will be on Friday 8th November. Details to follow

CHRISTMAS SOCIAL 2019

Penciled in for Thursday 5th December 2019. Details to follow

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE 2019

Penciled in for Wednesday 11th  December. Details to follow


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2018 CHRISTMAS PERIOD

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.

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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.

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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.

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Below are pictures of a small sample of decorations.