Members Events



Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held on Wednesday 15th June 2022 starting at 1pm. Details were sent to all members. If you are a member and haven’t had details, please contact our Secretary at Smithills Hall as soon as possible.

Some dates for your Diary:-

Hall Annual Garden Party

10th July 2022 from 12 noon until 4pm.

On Sunday 10th July the hall will be hosting the hugely popular Annual Garden Party. This popular event is back after two years and will make a welcome return.

The event will run from noon to 4pm and will have free entry to all. There will will be stalls selling a wide range of goods, a wide variety of activities including tours of the Hall conducted by experienced Friends of Smithills Hall guides (without charge), live music, a teddy bears’ picnic, farm animals, garden games and much more.

The Garden Party is the biggest event in the Hall’s calendar and we look forward to seeing you.

Ghost Nights

Ghost and History tours are being arranged. Dates for your diary. Further booking details to follow.
Thursday 13th October and 17th November both starting at 7pm.

Please watch this and the ‘Events for All’ page on this site fo r details of activities.


The Friends of Smithills Hall put up and will later later take down decorations reflecting how the various  rooms in the Hall would have looked at Christmas  e.g. Medieval, Tudor  and Victorian.



The Carol Service was held on the evening of Wednesday 15th  December and was led by the Rev. David Wolstenholme and Rev. Michael Taylor. There were readings by David Williams, Joan Sheppard, Dorothy Lee, Roger Hayes and Ann Marie Elliott-Clark. 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