Quak­ers’ Meet­ing House will throw open doors for Na­tional Her­itage Days

Rossendale Free Press - - Memory Lane -

THE Craw­shaw­booth Quak­ers’ meet­ing house will be open to the pub­lic on Saturday, Septem­ber 9, and Sun­day, Septem­ber 10, as part of Na­tional Her­itage Open Days.

The Grade II*-listed house was built in 1716 and has been used as a place of wor­ship by Quak­ers for more than 300 years.

Vis­i­tors are wel­come to ex­plore the build­ing on ●» The Quak­ers’ Meet­ing House Co-op­er­a­tion Street from 9.30am to 4.30pm on Saturday and 12.15pm to 4.30pm on Sun­day, af­ter the Quak­ers’ reg­u­lar meet­ing.

Tours will be on of­fer and at 3pm each day there will be a 20-minute meet­ing for wor­ship, to ex­pe­ri­ence the si­lence and peace of the Quaker re­li­gion.

There is a walled gar­den to ex­plore and vis­i­tors can also en­joy re­fresh­ments.

No book­ing is re­quired, just turn up on the day.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. her­ita­geopen­days.org. uk/vis­it­ing/event/ craw­shaw­boothquaker-meet­ing­house.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.