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The Mayor & Mayoress of Pendle invite you to see inside Nelson Town Hall

Published: Thursday, 2nd November 2017

News story on Nelson Town Hall tour with the Mayor of Pendle

Pendle's Mayor and Mayoress Cllr David Whalley and Barbara Whalley.

His Worship the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor David Whalley, invites you to come with him on a special guided tour of Nelson Town Hall.

He’ll be joined by Pendle’s Mayoress, his wife, Barbara Whalley. 

It’s a chance for people to see behind the scenes and find out about the building’s fascinating civic history.  

Visitors can also discover how the present day Pendle Council runs and what the Mayor’s job entails. 

The tour will be held on Saturday 18th November 2017 at 10am at Nelson Town Hall.

Councillor Whalley said:“I’m looking forward to hosting this tour of Nelson Town Hall in my role as Mayor of Pendle. 

“If you’ve ever wondered what lies behind the doors of the Town Hall, book yourself onto our tour!”

Trish Judson, The Mayor’s Attendant, will be the guide for the free, two-hour long fascinating factual journey.  

Visitors will be shown the old police cells, the Council Chamber and civic insignia before having tea and biscuits in the Members’ Room.

Groups, such as Women’s Institutes, Brownies, Scouts and voluntary organisations, as well as individuals, are all welcome. 

Up to 20 people can attend the tour and places must be booked in advance.  The deadline for booking is Wednesday 15th November 2017. 

If you are interested in coming along on a Town Hall tour, please contact the Mayor’s Secretary, Fiona Standring, on (01282) 661636 or e-mail her at