The Children’s Study is a very small room on the first floor, particularly associated with the Brontës as children, and, later, with Emily. When the Brontës moved into the Parsonage in 1820, and when they used to spend time in this room, it was wider than the one we can see today: in fact the… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- TheChildren Study
Today, in our Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage, we want to tell you about a very peculiar object: the grandfather clock which can be found halfway going up the stairs that lead to the family’s bedrooms. It is a wonderful mahogany pendulum clock placed inside a recess in the wall, but despite its location… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Grandfather Clock
The kitchen as we see it today at the Brontë Parsonage Museum is not the kitchen as the Brontës used to know it, since, following Patrick Brontë’s death in 1861 the Parsonge became the home of the Revd. John Wade, who made several alterations to the house, the kitchen being the room most affected by… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Kitchen
The dining room is one of our favourite rooms at the Brontë Parsonage Museum. It is the room where the Brontë sisters used to spend their nights writing, talking about their novels, walking all around that very table in search of new ideas and inspiration. You can still picture them today: Emily, Charlotte and Anne,… Continue reading Virtual Tour Of The Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Dining Room
Just as promised, here’s another surprise for you readers! Many of you often say that you’re so curious about the Brontës, and you can’t wait to go and visit the places where they lived. Well in the meantime, welcome to our room again, and enjoy our new section inside the blog- once a month we’ll bring… Continue reading Virtual Tour Of The Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Entrance Hall And Mr. Brontë’s study
We already told you our latest trip to Haworth really was a special one. We learnt lots of new things about the Brontës, we met old and new friends, and we had the chance to interview Ann Dinsdale in person. She’s the Principal Curator at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, and you can read her interview here. After answering our questions, she also accepted to do something special for you readers of The Sisters’ Room– here’s a short video of her reading some lines from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.
As always, everytime we get back to Haworth, the first place we want to see is the Brontë Parsonage Museum. Last August, during our visit, we had the chance to interview in person the Principal Curator of the Museum, Ann Dinsdale. She really is a charming person, so passionate, knowledgeable, and kind. Meet her through her words,… Continue reading Our Guest: Interview To Ann Dinsdale, Principal Curator at the Brontë Parsonage Museum