Experience Oakwell Hall during night celebration

Oakwell Hall, Birstall. By Sarah Hall
Oakwell Hall, Birstall. By Sarah Hall

Oakwell Hall is offering visitors the chance to find out what it was like to be a nobleperson in the 17th century with a special night-time opening.

Oakwell at Night will allow people to sample Elizabethan England, enjoy a buffet of period delicacies and Shakespearian-themed music from the Leeds Waites.

The event is part of a nationwide celebration of museums and galleries through ‘after hours’ events and is organised by arts charity Culture 24.

Visitors will also be able to take a turn around the rooms of the stunning Elizabethan manor house with a costumed guide.

The event takes place on Friday, May 19 and tickets, priced at £15, must be booked in advance.

Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Centre, Oakwell Hall Country Park, Nova Lane.

More information is available by calling 01924 324761.

Alternatively you can email oakwell.hall@kirklees.gov.uk.