Anne Lister - In Her Words Exhibition

Friday 1 April to Sunday 30 April)

Anne Lister - In Her Words

Diarist. Landowner. Lesbian. Traveller.

There are a lot of ways to describe the dynamic Anne Lister.

From April 2022 visit West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield, for a unique chance to see archival material from the Shibden Hall collection including Anne’s famous diaries on display.

Find out about the life of a remarkable woman in her own words during this year-long exhibition.


Location: West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield, WF1 1JG

Opening times:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

10am - 4pm 

Drop-in, no booking necessary.

(closed Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday)


If you're unable to visit you can find the exhibition videos on our YouTube channel here and audio recordings of the exhibition panels here. Merchandise is also available to buy online here.