Saturday, March 30, 2013

Saturday, March 30, 2013 12:28 am by M. in    No comments
Easter activities at the Brontë Parsonage Museum:
Inspired by the Brontës
Exhibition of new poems by Ilkley and Calderdale Young Writers
29/03/2013 - 07/05/2013

In February 2013, sixteen writers from Ilkley Young Writers and Calderdale Young Writers spent a week at the Ted Hughes Arvon Centre at Lumb Bank as part of a collaborative project between Arvon and the Brontë Society. The young writers visited Haworth Parsonage and responded to items in the collection, and the resulting work is displayed as a series of text installations at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, alongside the objects that inspired them.
Exhibition is free with admission to the Museum.

'Horrible-Histories'-style Babbage Walks
Discover the gruesome secrets of Haworth's past
April 02nd 2013 11:00am - April 11th 2013 03:00pm

Fun short walks will entice the most gruesome family members with hideous details of insanitary Haworth as it was in olden days, when Mr Brontë called in the reformer Benjamin Babbage to help clean up.
Eight separate walks are to be conducted over Easter: choose from 11am and 2pm on April 2, 4, 9 and 11.
Meet outside the shop, or inside if it’s raining
Free to visitors paying to enter the Museum

Family drop-in spring diorama craft workshop
We supply the boxes and craft supplies – you supply the imagination
April 03rd 2013 11:00am - 04:00pm

Take part in our family drop in workshop to create a mini springtime scene - from recycled video cases! Make your scene to fit the empty video case and you also have an art box for easy transportation and display!
Free to visitors paying to enter the Museum; in the Museum foyer next to the shop

Children's churchyard challenge
Scratch the surface to find a new world of plants and minibeasts
April 10th 2013 11:00am - 04:00pm

Even graveyards come to life in spring. Borrow our special bags with all manner of things to help you discover more about life and death in Haworth churchyard. We’ve even got special mini bug catchers – so see what you can find!
Free to visitors paying to enter the Museum

And --- Children's Easter trail throughout the holidays - follow the trail and solve the mystery worksheet to win a prize.
Brontë dressing-up box is back. Pose, admire yourself in the mirror, and feel free to take pictures.

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