Saturday, October 29, 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016 12:20 am by M. in , , ,    No comments
An alert from Bath for today, October 29:
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution presents
Winifred Gérin: Biographer of the Brontës and Gaskell
by Helen MacEwan
29 October 2016, 2.30pm

Winifred Gérin had a fascinating life, unknown up to now. She was the biographer of the four Brontë siblings, and of Elizabeth Gaskell. She was the most famous Brontë biographer of her day, and is best known for moving to Haworth for 10 years to research.
In Haworth:
Museums at Night: Scary Storytelling
October 29th 2016 06:30pm - 08:00pm

Come and explore the atmospheric rooms of the Parsonage by candlelight. Listen to the grandfather clock strike the hour and hear the creaks and sounds made by the historic house after dark. Residents of the Parsonage will share ghost stories and village superstitions - make sure you bring a grown-up to hold your hand!
This event is free to all visitors providing proof of residence in the BD22, BD21 and BD20 postcode areas and also to those living in Thornton, birthplaces of the Brontës. Usual admissions prices apply to all other visitors. Pre-booking not required.
And finally in Baton Rouge, LA:
Louisiana Book Festival
October 29, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 1
Lecture: Charlotte Brontë and the Crazy Genius Family
by Christina Vella

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