Saturday, December 29, 2012

Maria and Patrick's 200th Wedding Anniversary

Today, December 29th, at the Brontë Parsonage Museum:

Celebrate the 200th Wedding Anniversary of Maria and Patrick Brontë

December 29, 2012 is the 200th anniversary of the day that Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell - parents of Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne - married at Guiseley Church, West Yorkshire.

To mark the occasion the Brontë Parsonage Museum is offering a day of free activities – and a piece of wedding cake! – to all visitors.
  • Meet ‘Mrs Brontë’ as she tours the Museum in her wedding dress
  • Listen to a short talk about Maria and Patrick’s courtship and wedding at intervals throughout the day
  • Handle real period costume items
  • Enjoy children’s activities in the foyer
  • And partake of a free slice of commemorative wedding cake!
Mrs Brontë will be at the Museum between 11am and 4pm, and is available for pictures outside the church, in the Museum and in the Museum garden.
Mrs Brontë herself discuss what she will wear for the occasion on Hathaways of Haworth.

Picture Source: Hathaways of Haworth. More information in Keighley News.

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