STAFF at Cannon Hall are asking residents to share their memories of past visits which can be shared with future generations.

Any memories of special times spent at the home, links with the Polish Camp which was created in the 1940s, and memories of Fairyland are welcomed – whether they are recent or from decades ago.

The memories will be collected as part of the Parks for People project which aims to restore the parklands to its Georgian origins. The memories will be shown on creative installations in the gardens.

Coun Tim Cheetham, cabinet spokesperson for regeneration and culture said: “Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens is a real gem in the Yorkshire landscape, and we are so lucky to have it right here on our doorstep.

“Over recent months it has been vitally important as a safe space for people to relax and reflect surrounded by the beauty of nature.

“People have so many fond memories of the place, of times they have spent there with loved ones and we really want to be able to capture them and represent them in the parklands new and exciting future.

“The completion of the Parks for People project which is just months away will really enhance the visitor experience offering even more opportunities to make treasured memories.”

To submit a memory, email