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

Published: Monday, 2nd September 2019

Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle.

Pendle's Mayor Councillor Ken Hartley with Mayoress Councillor Jayne Mills

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

It’s a chance for people to go 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 21st September 2019 at 10am at Nelson Town Hall.

 Councillor Hartley 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, 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 18th September 2019. 

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