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The Mayor of Pendle invites you to see inside Nelson Town Hall

Published: Monday, 9th January 2017

The Worshipful the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor Rosemary Carroll, invites you to come with her on a specially guided tour of Nelson Town Hall.

This is a chance for you to go behind the scenes and find out about the building’s fascinating civic history.

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

The tour will be held on Saturday 21st January 2017 at 10am at Nelson Town Hall.

Councillor Carroll said: “I am 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 one of our tours!”

Trish Judson, the Mayor’s Attendant, will be the guide for the free, two-hour long 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 each tour and places must be booked in advance.  The deadline for booking is Tuesday 17th January 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