Celebrating 198th anniversary of Charlotte Bronte's birth at Parsonage Museum on Monday (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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Easter events planned for Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth
6:00am Friday 18th April 2014 in News
Easter activities at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth include a celebration of the 198th anniversary of Charlotte’s birth on Bank Holiday Monday.
Visitors can find out more about her life with talks from members of staff throughout the Parsonage – including a talk from Executive Director Ann Sumner on the Brontë connection to the railways, which highlights the new display in Branwell’s Studio and follows on from our appearance on Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys.
There is also a rare opportunity to view some of Charlotte’s possessions, letters and manuscripts up close, as Collections Manager Ann Dinsdale (pictured) takes visitors behind the scenes in the research library at 11am, 12pm and 1pm (free to museum visitors, though numbers are restricted so booking essential – contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (01535) 640185.