‘Take courage, Charlotte, take courage’. - Anne Brontë’s final words to her sister Charlotte were ‘Take courage, Charlotte, take courage’, and they have proved to be inspirational not only to her ...
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Australian Brontë Association
Celebrating Charlotte – Bicentenary Conference
Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW
9.30am Welcome – Sarah Burns
9.45am Celebrating Charlotte: The Life & Writing – Emeritus Scientia Professor Christine Alexander, UNSW
10.30am Morning Tea
11.00am Jane Eyre: The Opera – David Malouf
11.45am Together Alone: Charlotte Brontë, the Woman Writer & the Industrial Novel– Professor Tim Dolin, Curtin University
2.00pm Charlotte Brontë & the “Listening Reader” – Professor Helen Groth, UNSW
2.45pm Afternoon Tea
3.15pm Charlotte Brontë & Jean Rhys in “Modern Dress” – Professor Sue Thomas, La Trobe University
4.00pm Thanks and Conclusion – Sarah Burns
1940s Weekend at the Brontë Parsonage Museum
May 14th and May 15th 2016
Come and view our special 1940s display of memorabilia and film stills from some of the Golden Age of Hollywood's finest Brontë adaptations and discover the impact these films had on public perceptions of the Brontës and their works.
2016 Spring Walk: A Free Brontë Society Members' Event
Discover Charlotte Brontë's London
May 14th 2016 11:00am - 01:30pm
Brontë Society members from all over the country are invited to join the London & South East group for their spring walk.
The walk will follow in Charlotte's footsteps when, with her sister Anne, she walked from St Paul's Cathedral to the publishing house of George Smith in Cornhill. The walk finishes on the site of London Bridge Wharf where, in her book Villette, Charlotte described boarding the packet steamer for Ostend.