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A little belatedly we report the nomination of Ponden Hall in the 2016 Dorset Cereals B&B awards. In The Guardian:Boasting a stunning location on the Pennine Way, Ponden Hall is a must-visit for literary enthusiasts. Built in 1634, the Bront...

Events at Wycoller

on Sep 24, 2016 in: Theatre

A couple of alerts for today, September 25. Both of them in Wycoller Country Park:Walk & Ride FestivalBrontës and the AtomSunday 25th September. Start: 11:00Duration: 4 hoursDistance: 6.5 milesGrading: MediumA walk to celebrate Charlotte Br...

Vogue features the book Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why by Sady Doyle.Charlotte Brontë, whose pitiful, unreciprocated letters to her married former teacher and possible former lover are Monica Lewinsky-esque...

The West Yorkshire Playhouse Brontë season continues with a very singular new adaptation of Villette:Villetteby Charlotte BrontëRe-imagined by Linda Marshall-GriffithsSeptember 24th to October 15th (Post Show Discussion Wed 5 Oct)Courtyard TheatreL...

Crystal Spires

on Sep 22, 2016 in: Books

Another Jane Eyre derivative on Kindle-world:Crystal Spires: Adele Varensby Aine MaxwellFormat: Kindle EditionFile Size: 785 KBPrint Length: 58 pagesThe little girl from Jane Eyre is all grown up. Adele Varens embraces life in America with both talon...

New signs at Top Withens

on Sep 21, 2016 in: Books

The Telegraph and Argus reports that the new, less glaring, signs are now up at Top Withens.Now the company has installed new ones (pictured), on waist-height wooden plinths, featuring softer colours.The signs, designed with the help of the Bronte So...

Cassocked Savage

on Sep 21, 2016 in: Books, Fiction

Another Brontë-related novel to be found in the prolific world of vanity publishing:Cassocked Savage: The Life of Patrick BrontëCenarth FoxFox Plays, August 13, 2016ISBN-13: 978-0949175090Patrick Brontë, father of the famous sisters, was of l...

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