Brontë Birthplace

Spreading the Word

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 […]

Campaigners save Bradford birthplace of Brontë sisters


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 […]

Community campaign to buy Bradford home of Brontë sisters

buy home of the brontes

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. […]

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