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Charlotte Brontë: An Independent WillAnother one from the Cheltenham Literature Festival:
Friday, October 7, November 4, 6–8 pm
Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator, Literary and Historical Manuscripts Behind the Scenes, Object Exploration in the Education Center
Drop in anytime throughout the evening
Tickets: Free with museum admission; no tickets or reservations necessary.
The Brontës: Life At The Parsonage
Fri 7 Oct 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
The Sunday Times Garden Theatre
What was it about life in a cold and isolated parsonage in Yorkshire that inspired three sisters to become supreme storytellers whose works have joined the classics of English literature? In the 200th anniversary year of Charlotte’s birth, Brontë biographer Juliet Barker (The Brontës: A Life in Letters) and Lauren Livesey, Arts Officer at The Parsonage Museum, reflect on how family relationships and deaths, home and landscape influenced Charlotte, Emily and Anne. Chaired by Libby Purves.