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19th century

Frankenstein

21/08/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The beginning is always today.” Mary Shelley   People don’t always realise that Frankenstein is not the name of a monster but the mad scientist...

Emily Brontë’s birthday

25/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Wuthering Heights   Emily Brontë is often grouped together with her famous...

Culture: Jane Eyre – The ultimate love story

19/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
Jane Eyre is the story of an orphan who, after a strict education, is sent to work as a governess at Thornton Hall, home of Edward Rochester. Jane’s...

History: St Valentine’s Day

12/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
The celebration of St Valentine’s Day on 14th February originates in a mixture of ancient fertility rites, pagan myths and Christian traditions. There...

Spotlight on... The romantic Brontё Sisters

04/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë   Some...

Spotlight on… Charles Dickens: the man who invented Christmas

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three...