Flowers for Anne's birthday. - The Brontë Society Flowers for Anne's birthday Thank you very much to the person who sends them every year - they are much loved
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4. Jane Eyre (2011 Version)Burnley Express tells about some of the activities which will take place at Gawthorpe Hall during half term.
Charlotte Brontë's classic novel has gotten the cinematic treatment numerous times, but no one captures Jane's character as well as Mia Wasikowska. (Caitlin Flynn)
On Wednesday, visitors will be able to have a go at making their own mini story book, inspired by Charlotte Brontë’s visits to the hall or invent their own colourful story. Drop-in activity anytime from 1pm until 4pm, £2 per child.Further ahead, York Press announces that BBC History Magazine’s History Weekend festival will return to York this year between Friday, November 18 and Sunday, November 20 and
speakers will include Juliet Barker, who will discuss the real Charlotte BrontëBeware of spoilers in this article on Game of Thrones on Slate's Browbeat.
When Sam first made it home, I was pleased to learn that he apparently grew up in some sort of Westerosi Jane Austen novel, a place of bright colors and disappointing arranged marriages. Within a few scenes, however, we were out of Austenland and deep in Brontë territory, the screen so dark that I could barely make out Randyll’s face as he ranted about Gilly and banished his son for the second time. (Jacob Brogan and Dan Kois)According to Cosmopolitan, if a guy 'opens doors for you and helps you put on your coat',
He might be into you, but he might just have manners. Alternatively, he could be a character out of Jane Eyre come to life and you're about to partake in some classic Victorian novel hijinks. (Frank Kobola)Slate mentions the young Brontës as scribbling fan fiction. On Facebook, photographer Mark Davis shared a set of the sadly soon-to-be-dismantled replica of the parsonage and surroundings.
Just a little reminder that the Museum will be closing at 4pm (with last admission at 3.30pm) on Tuesday 31 May. Apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause. (Brontë Parsonage Museum Facebook page)Sarah Wise shares a story of bigamy in Leeds on 1830 which Mrs Gaskell’s The Life of Charlotte Bronte quotes as a possible inspiration for Jane Eyre.