Spreading The Word! Spreading the word from Thornton throughout the globe. News of our campaign has been reported locally, nationally and internationally in newspapers and on radio and television. The Brontë Birthplace campaign would like to thank the Telegraph & Argus, The Yorkshire Post, The Guardian, The Observer, The Sunday Times, BBC Radio 2, BBC […]
Crowdfunding and significant donation from Nigel West – who has a family connection to Charlotte’s husband – secure property, with plans to transform it into a cultural and education centre. Campaigners have saved the birthplace of the Brontë sisters and are now fundraising to turn the building into a cultural and education centre – helped […]
The community group set up to save the birthplace of the Brontë sisters have double cause for celebration.
Brontë Birthplace Limited is the recipient of a large grant from Bradford 2025 UK City of Culture that has allowed the organisation to make a successful bid to secure the house in Market Street, Thornton where Charlotte, Emily and Anne and their brother Branwell were born. The group is delighted that the offer made to […]
Brontë enthusiasts are in a race against time to raise more than £350,000 to buy the birthplace of the famous literary sisters. Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, along with their brother Branwell, were all born in the house at 72-74 Market Street in Thornton, on the outskirts of Bradford, between April 1816 and January 1820. […]