Women Traveller's Exhibition Opening

Join us for the opening of the new Women Traveller's exhibition at Bankfield Museum on Saturday 24th November at 11am.

Speeches and refreshments will be in the North Gallery at 11am, followed by the official opening of the new Women Travellers exhibition in the Link Gallery.

Focusing on the lives of four extraordinary women; Anne Lister, Edith Durham, Liz Humphries and Gertrude Bell. This exhibition will tell the story of the journeys they took, the objects they collected and the many people they met along the way. Objects displayed will include some of the outfits they wore to travel in, notebooks, photographs and the many fascinating items they brought back. Come and discover stories of happiness, loss and amazing achievements!

On Saturday 24th we also have our final For King and Country event. Feel free to extend your visit and join us at 2pm when there will be an event on the top floor to mark the end of the 2014-2018 For King and Country project, with speeches and thanks for all those involved in the project, attended by the Mayor of Calderdale. This will be followed by live music and refreshments in the North Gallery on the ground floor at 2.15pm.