Christmas Lunch and Entertainment 2016 - The annual Brontë Group Christmas Lunch took place last Saturday, 3 December. Around 40 members turned up to enjoy a three-course meal, drinks and entertai...
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On the political front there is Extinction, a humorous and none-too-subtle riposte to Nigel Farage’s Little England mentality, and Would Jane Eyre Come To The Information Desk?, a surreal tale about identity and liberty. Kay shows a near perfect control of form while keeping her humour and political anger in a delicate balance. There are a couple of excellent sonnets but the most impressive poem returns to the Brontë family. Mr Bronte’s Fear Of Fire is about the wild visions of Patrick Brontë, the sad and disturbed brother of the literary sisters. (Nick Major)