Saturday, May 28, 2016

Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:28 am by M. in , , ,    No comments
Several Brontë alerts for today, May 28:

At the Bradford Literature Festival, a whole weekend full of Brontë events:
Christa Ackroyd
Rough Introduction to The Brontës
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Juliet Barker
Fact or Fiction? Mrs Gaskell and Her Life of Charlotte Brontë
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Dinah Birch, Rebecca Fraser, Donna Lee, Jodie Matthews
Jane Eyre – A Feminist Manifesto
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Judith Adams, Mick Jackson, Ayisha Malik, Helen Meller
The Brontës – Inspired By
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Ann Dinsdale, Nick Holland, Yvette Huddleston
In Search of Anne Brontë
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Minae Mizumura, Juliet Winters Carpenter, Judith Adams
A True Novel: Wuthering Heights Reimagined
Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christa Ackroyd

Patrick Brontë – Educator: The Man Behind the Girls
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Saturday, 28th May 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Midland Hotel - French Ballroom

Christa Ackroyd
Brontë Heritage Tour
Sunday, 29th May 2016 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Media Museum
More information in The Telegraph & Argus.

In Oakwell Hall, an exhibition opens today:
Inspiring the Brontës 

Saturday 28 May to Sunday 25 September
An exhibition of work by members of the Dewsbury Photographic Group that showcases the buildings and landscapes that inspired and feature in the classic works of the Brontë sisters, as well as their legacy in our built environment today.
And in Wycoller Hall:
Saturday May 18, 11.00AM
Follow in Jane Eyre’s footsteps 

From the Atom panoptican sculpture to Wycoller Hall, Charlotte Brontë’s inspiration for Ferndean Manor. Circular 4 – 5 mile walk led by Norman Mitchell with fascinating Brontë history. Wear good walking shoes or boots & waterproof clothing & bring a drink. Refreshments available in the Wycoller Tea Rooms.
Finally at the Hay Festival:
Tracy Chevalier, Lionel Shriver, Kirsty Gunn and Joanna Briscoe
Reader, I Married Him
Hay Festival 2016, Saturday 28 May 2016, 5.30pm - Llwyfan Cymru - Wales Stage
Tracy Chevalier, Lionel Shriver, Kirsty Gunn and Joanna Briscoe
In this celebration of the bi-centenary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, Chevalier is joined by three fellow writers to introduce their anthology of stories inspired by Jane Eyre.

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