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Celebrating Anne’s 200th birthday in Scarborough
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Art exhibition organised by artist Lindsey Tyson, who will exhibit her own Anne-inspired work at the Brontë Parsonage from February. Contact Lindsey via Facebook webpage Anne Brontë p.200 or email annebronte200@gmail. to receive one page from“The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” to inspire an artwork. Exhibition from 10 January at Woodend in Scarborough,
Lunchtime Lecture, Tim Tubbs will talk on Anne's “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” at Woodend at 1pm on Tuesday 14 January. Tickets from Woodend 01723 384500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Same venue and booking for“Tracking the Brontës”, Eddie Lawler’s presentation with original music, following the Brontë's experiences with the new steam-railway, Woodend 7pm 17 and 2pm 18 January.
Sunday 19 January will see a special ceremonial event, commencing in the afternoon at the Grand Hotel, on the site where Anne passed away. Candlelit procession from the sands, to Anne's grave at St Mary’s church. En route tales told by storyteller Jan Bee Brown, and then greeting by church bells. In the church a special musical composition by Sarah Dew, and refreshments.
Another Anne Brontë themed art exhibition at St. Mary’s Church itself, part of the Books by the Beach Literature Festival in April, with artists, Lindsey Tyson, Serena Partridge, and Gillian Martin. The church will dedicate its Flower Festival at May Bank Holiday 2020 to Anne.