Brontë Birthplace

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The Brontë Birthplace

Restoring a piece of the
past for future generations

Learn

To preserve and promote the cultural heritage and literary legacy of the Brontë family.

Socialise

To provide a cafe and holiday accommodation for visit and even stay in the house where the Brontë sisters were born.

A new dimension to
the Brontë story

Inspire

To inspire future generations to believe and achieve as the Brontë sisters did.

Our mission has always been to secure the funds needed to sympathetically restore the building and to preserve it as a literary landmark for generations to come. After a successful community share offer and with the help of substantial grants from Bradford City of Culture and the Government’s Levelling Up Fund we are in the process of buying the building. During the course of 2024 restoration work will begin to preserve both the house and the Brontë sisters’ Thornton legacy. Once opened we aim offer every visitor the chance to connect with the early years of these remarkable writers, particularly the young people of Bradford in order that they are inspired by the story of three girls from their home city who never lost sight of their dreams.

Socialise

To provide a cafe and holiday accommodation for visit and even stay in the house where the Brontë sisters were born.

About Us

The Brontë Birthplace Campaign aim to restore and transform the terraced house in Thornton, Bradford, turning it into a social and educational space so preserving its importance in the greatest story literature has ever known.

Why Support Us?

Heritage and Cultural Preservation

Economic growth and development

Community engagement and pride

Help us to restore a piece of the past

Let’s work together to ensure the Brontë birthplace can be reborn to inspire and educate visitors about the amazing literary heritage of the Brontë sisters.

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

2024 will be a momentous year for the Brontë Birthplace. With the sale about to be completed and refurbishment work…

Brontë sisters’ birthplace ‘saved for future generations’ by funding

Brontë sisters’ birthplace ‘saved for future generations’ by funding

The house where the Brontë sisters were born has been “saved for future generations” after receiving government funding, campaigners have…

Meet Our Patrons

Meet Our Patrons

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our five patrons who have demonstrated unwavering support for the Brontë Birthplace campaign by…

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