Award winning writers and influential activists line up to mark anniversary of the birth of Emily Bronte

Posted 12:00, 26 Jul 2018
By: Anita Morris

On the 200th anniversary of her birth Emily Brontë, one of the world’s most enigmatic authors, will be honoured by some of the most well-known names in literature and contemporary culture in her hometown of Haworth.  Acclaimed poet Patience Agbabi, activist and actor Lily Cole, bestselling author Kate Mosse, and award-winning musicians The Unthanks will animate the small town and Brontë Parsonage Museum through a series of performances, film, walks and new commissions from Friday 27th July to Emily’s actual birthday, Monday 30th July.

To find out about what inspired Lily Cole to create her short film, ‘Balls’, read this interview in The Guardian 

Kate Mosse talks about why she loves Emily Brontë in this article for the Yorkshire Post

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