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14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2019

The Chapel was formerly known as the Resurrection Chapel. In 1951 it was dedicated to the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, a regiment which recruited from the people of Halifax.
Laid up in the Chapel are colours given to the Regiment, many of which record major battles. In the frames on the wall are colours from the [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 10th 2019

Located in the heart of Halifax, Halifax Minster is a handsome 15th Century Grade 1 listed Parish Church; a site of major historical importance, a place of worship, prayer, of civic engagement, education and culture; with a year-round programme of events for you to enjoy. The church of St John the Baptist Halifax was given [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2019

The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2019

11 Comments CherryPie on Apr 2nd 2019

A photograph is neither taken nor seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not take photos.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 31st 2019

The Hall of Steel is the architectural centerpiece of the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. This elegant steel and glass tower is unusual in that the double-glazed glass panels are fixed to an external stainless steel frame.
The displays on the stairwell consist mainly of 17th-century armour and 19th-century military equipment. There are over 2,500 items [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 27th 2019

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