Tag Archives: Hathaways of Haworth

The hidden Charlotte Bronte

I am going to be  at the Bronte parsonage museum for Charlottes birthday next weekend and I have been working on  a talk to give visitors who may not know much about the Brontes an introduction to Charlotte ,but which … Continue reading

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spring in Oxenhope

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How to put victorian or replica victorian clothing on

Just a very quick post on dressing in period costume as WGW is coming up and Haworths going steam punk in Nov The most important thing is highlighted in the Goth day public service announcement First some donts If your … Continue reading

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Blake Morrison ,Three sisters a review

I was asked to review Blake Morrisons” we are three sisters”  .I went to the play with mixed feelings, while normally eager to see new Bronte inspired work, I had avoided “We are three sisters” as I hate Chekhov, I find him … Continue reading

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Tudor and Elizabethan clothing research sources

I have been planning my new years wardrobes ,I always like to have some central theme or historical figure in mind as  it then makes it easier to focus detailed research on the gowns ,head dresses  etc.My usual choice is … Continue reading

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