Open weekend at Red House museum

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Red House Museum in Gomersal is offering free entry on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2015 as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

Special weekend events at Red House

As part of England’s celebration of culture, the museum will be giving introductory talks about the house and the Taylor family who lived there. The talks will be at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm each day.

On Sunday 13 September, there will be craft demonstrations in the house and the Huddersfield and Ripponden Brass Band will be playing on the front lawn between 2pm and 4pm.

Take a tour

Why not wander around this delightful former cloth merchant’s home and discover the designs and tastes of a bygone age. From the elegant parlour to the stone-flagged kitchen with its Yorkshire range, each room brings you closer to the 1830s.

Gardens of delight

Visit the enchanting restored 1830s Garden at Red House to enjoy gorgeous scented old roses climbing arbour and arches; borders of old-fashioned flowers; the ornamental Rose Pillar and Flower Basket beds and a stroll on the Serpentine Walk through tree shaded lawns.

The Brontë connection

Discover how Brontë fact and fiction interweave at Red House in The Secret’s Out exhibition. Just what were Charlotte Brontë’s connections with Red House and the local area now known as Shirley Country?

For further information contact The Red House Museum.

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