Friday, December 06, 2013

A Visitorian Christmas Eve and a Victorian Weekend

An alert for today, December 6 at the Brontë Parsonage Museum:

Charlotte Cory curates an alternative Christmas night at the Parsonage, where the Visitorians have taken over the Museum for one special evening. A certain Mr Dickens drops by and Charlotte gives a candlelit 'Visitorian' tour of the house accompanied by festive treats, Visitorian carols and crackers around the tree.

Tickets £15 to book contact Arts Officer Louisa Briggs louisa.briggs@bronte.org.uk or +44(0) 1535 640188

Victorian Weekend6 - 8 December, Brontë Parsonage Museum

Step back to the Parsonage of Christmas past with our Victorian weekend. On Friday Charles Dickens will be stopping by for carols and a candlelit tour of the house on our Visitorian Christmas Eve. During the weekend you can meet our staff in Victorian costume and join in the yuletide fun. Our family Visitorian Christmas Day, complete with Brontë puppet theatre and carols round the tree, will be led by surrealist artist Charlotte Cory. On Sunday the very first Brontë carol service takes place in the church.

Friday 6,
7pm Visitorian Christmas Eve
A chance to see the Parsonage on this very Christmassy evening led by artist Charlotte Cory
To book contact louisa.briggs@bronte.org.uk
or tel: 01535 640188

Saturday 7 - open 10am to 6pm,
11am-4pm Visitorian Christmas Day (FREE with museum admission)
2pm Short Talk: History of the Victorian Christmas Tree

Sunday 8 - open 10am to 5pm,
11am-1pm Meet Jackie Kay our current writer in residence:
Jackie shares her Brontë inspirations
Booking essential, contact louisa.briggs@bronte.org.uk or tel: 01535 640188, (FREE with museum admission)
2:30pm The children of Haworth primary school sing in the Parsonage Garden
3pm Brontë Carol Service at Haworth parish Church of St Michael's and Our Angel. Hear lessons read by the High  Sheriff of West Yorkshire, the Chairman and Executive  Director of the Brontë Society and artist Charlotte Cory.

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