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Talk, Fri 25 Oct 2019

Lord Byron

Lord Byron


Bronte Parsonage Museum


Church Street,
BD22 8DR

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The Brontës were voracious readers throughout their lives, but the literary figure who made by far the most impact upon them while they were young was Lord Byron. Seen as a scandalous figure in the Brontës' youth, they idolised his poetry, owned his collected works and were said to know his writing as well as they knew their Bible. Join Simon Brown, Curator at Newstead Abbey, to explore Byron in more detail, and to tract the impact he had on the Brontës, and, more widely, on the culture of the early nineteenth century.

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

Heritage Education Trust - Sandford Award Winner.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 25 Oct 2019 19:30
Attendees are invited to join us from 7pm for a complimentary drink.


Tickets - £22.50 - £20.00
Places are limited, so please book in advance by calling 01535 640192.



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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 - B1 - B2 - B3
For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit:

Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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.