Bolling Hall Museum
Bolling Hall Museum

Meet Frances Tempest at Bolling Hall

23 June 2024 11:00 am – 23 June 2024 3:30 pm

About this event

23 June 2024 11:00 am – 23 June 2024 3:30 pm
Bolling Hall Museum

English Civil War, 1642 – 1649. Bolling Hall was the temporary Royalist Headquarters after winning a great battle against the Parliamentarians under Oliver Cromwell, the Battle of Adwalton Moor (near Bradford) June 1643.
Frances, as mistress of the house, would protect herself & her family by always having 2 Flintlock Pistols at the ready, “keeping her powder dry” under her apron.
Every Sunday, 11am to 3.30pm, FREE.
No need to book. Just drop in. Please call in advance if travelling far on 01274 431826. Frances can be called away due to English Civil War issues.
Suitable for all ages
Frances is played by Sheila Lansdell, actor and visiteer.

Bolling Hall Museum

Bowling Hall Road, Bradford, BD4 7LP
Opening times

Monday and Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm

By public transport

Bolling Hall is situated on Bowling Hall Road one mile south of Bradford City Centre and is signposted with heritage ‘brown signs’ from A650 Wakefield Road.

From Bradford City Centre, the 635 bus departs from bus stops City Park A on Prince’s Way, Rawson Square H on John Street, and Little Germany Y on Vicar Lane (alight at Bowling Hall Road).

For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit

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