image for Talk item typeAfternoon Talks at Bronte Parsonage Museum

Talk, from 1 Nov 2016, free entry

Bronte 200

Bronte 200


Church Street,
BD22 8DR

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A series of Tuesday afternoon talks taking place on the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm and covering different aspects of the life and work of Charlotte Bronte to celebrate her bicentenary.

5th July - Charlotte Bronte's Dark Masterpiece - this talk will explore the genesis
Villette and delve into the secrets of this novel.

2nd August - Charlotte and her Friendships - this talk shows how friendships sustained Charlotte through difficult times and have left us with rich sources of
information about her life.

6th September - Charlotte and the 'Woman Question' - this was a hot topic in the Brontes day and this talk examines Charlotte's response to the issue.

4th October - Persons of Significance - What was Patrick Bronte's relationship with his third daughter Charlotte.

1st November - Early Responses to Charlotte's Published Writing - this talk explores the responses to Charlotte's first and most successful novel, Jane Eyre.

6th December - Charlotte's After Life - this talk looks at the different prisms through which we have viewed Charlotte's life and work, and the reason our picture of her has altered so much over time.

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

Heritage Education Trust - Sandford Award Winner.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 1 Nov 2016 14:00
Tue 6 Dec 2016 14:00


Free entry

Free with entry to the museum.



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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:
*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:


  • 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

Heritage Education Trust - Sandford Award Winner.