Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016 1:30 am by M. in , ,    No comments
Today, November 25 at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth:

13th Annual Conference
Friday 25th November 2016
The Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire
Programme:10.00 Early Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum
10:30 Registration & Coffee - West Lane Baptist Church, Haworth, West Yorkshire BD22 8DR
11:00 Welcome & Introduction
 The LitHouses Group - Update from Members - with reference to experiences of film
 adaptations, location work, and the use of film and media in interpretation and presentation
13:00 Lunch & Conversation
14:30 “Screening The Brontës”
 Ann Dinsdale, Principal Curator, The Brontë Society & Brontë Parsonage Museum
15:00 “Film Tourism and Yorkshire - a 100 year heritage”
 David Wilson, Director - Bradford UNESCO City of Film
15:30 “Artist Film at the Brontë Parsonage Museum”
 Simon Warner, Artist & Photographer
16:00 Tea & General Discussion
16:30 Late Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum
Saturday 26th November: Escorted Visit to Ted Hughes’s Birthplace, Mytholmroyd

09:23 The Brontë Bus departs Haworth
09.55 Change buses at Hebden
10.30 Arrive at Ted Hughes’s birthplace: 1 Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, HX7 5NL
 Local film-maker, Hughes expert and Elmet Trustee, Nick Wilding leads a short canal-bank walk  to places important to Ted’s childhood and subsequent work
11.30 Refreshments at the birthplace, with Elmet Trustees Mark Hinchliffe and Ruth Crossley,  who knew Ted personally and will be on hand to talk about Ted, his life and his legacy
And in York:
‘St. John in the Wilderness’ & the Brontës in York, book launch with author Alan TitteringtonFriday 25 November 2016
Alan Titterington will be signing copies of his book ‘St John in the Wilderness’ at Pyramid Gallery on Friday 25 November between 6pm and 8.30pm

The book focuses on to his ancestor’s time spent in York, mostly in debtors prison, after moving his family to the building that s now Pyramid Gallery, 43 Stonegate
Did you know that Anne and Charlotte Brontë  visited York in 1848 and came to 43 Stonegate to meet John and Mary Titterington who were residing 43 Stonegate?
We found this out a few years ago when Alan came and visited Pyramid Gallery to research his story. His Great Great Grandfather actually lived in our building for a short while and having been a very close friend to Branwell Brontë,  he knew the Brontë sisters well.

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