Elizabeth Gaskell and the Brontës - It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Anne Brontë’s writings, and those of her sisters Emily and Charlotte Brontë as well. There are other writers who I lo...
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Friday 24 Jun 2016 12:00pmIn Haworth:
Literature Talk: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Lincoln Drill Hall
Tiny Charlotte longed for a life where she would be recognised and in the character of the already married Rochester, she created the sort of hero she wanted for herself. In many ways the plot is the archetypal ‘Mills and Boon’: poor plain girl gets rich handsome man, and blossoms in the process. But it is so much more than its plot.
Film: Jane Eyre (1944, PG, 93mins)
Directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles
Tickets: Talk only £6.50 / Talk & Film £10
Both talk and film will take place in the auditorium
Parsonage Unwrapped: Us TwoIn Kirklees: Brontë 200 events:
Charlotte and her brother Branwell
Brontë Parsonage Museum
We continue our series of exclusive evening events designed to delve deeper into the Museum and its collection. To mark the anniversary of Branwell's birth on 26 June 1817, 'Us Two' will explore the close creative relationship between Charlotte and her younger brother.
Tickets £15 / £12 concessions and Brontë Society members (proof of membership required) - includes a glass of wine. Tickets should be booked in advance by clicking the link to the left of the screen, or by calling 01535 640192.
Brontë Summer Fair and Fun DayFriday 24 June 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Organised by Better Future for the Blind and Age UK --- The fair will be opened by the Mayor of Kirklees at 11.30am.
Event includes lots of activities and games, quiz, stalls, refreshments, tombola, raffle, Information.
A 200th celebration Birthday cake for all to enjoy!!
Free Entry All Welcome
For Further details contact: Joy Armitage: 07736246505
The Last Journey of Anne BrontëFriday 24 June 2016 7:30 PM
Screening of the film 'The Last Journey of Anne Bronte' with a Q & A session with Ann Dinsdale - The Collections Manager of the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
£5 including refreshments.
Tickets available on the door - or telephone 07840 395096