image for Talk item typeParsonage Unwrapped - Branwell & his Art Circle at Bronte Parsonage Museum

Talk, Fri 28 Apr 2017, £17.50-£20

Brontë 200

Brontë 200

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01535 640192

Address

Church Street,
Haworth,
BD22 8DR

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It was once believed that Branwell Brontë made a trip to London to apply to attend the Royal Academy Schools.

Instead he found himself trying to make a living out of painting portraits of the more prosperous residents of Haworth and Bradford.

Jane Sellars, co-author of The Art of the Brontës and former Director of the Brontë Parsonage Museum, looks at Branwell's provincial art career in Yorkshire and compares it with life in the artistic circles of London to which he aspired.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Heritage Education Trust - Sandford Award Winner.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 28 Apr 2017 19:30

Prices

£25/ £22.50 Concessions and Bronte Society members - includes a glass of wine. Places are limited

Please book in advance at www.bronte.org.uk/whats-on or 01535 640192

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    Location

    Directions

    See location of Bronte Parsonage Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 029372  Lat: 53.83106 Long: -1.95741

    By Train
    From Keighley Railway Station. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway runs steam trains between Keighley and Haworth at weekends, bank holidays and daily in summer. For more information on trains and train timetables: kwvr.co.uk
    *From KWVR Haworth Railway Station, The Parsonage is 6 min walk via Main St and Bridgehouse Ln/B6142.

    By Bus
    Regular bus services run from Keighley Bus Station to Haworth - 663 - 664 - 665 - 720
    For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit: www.keighleybus.co.uk/

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome

    Heritage Education Trust - Sandford Award Winner.