On the 21st of April it was the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Bronte’s birthday. I have been teaching drop in workshops at the parsonage, so I was asked to plan a birthday craft session.
I have always loved the quote from Jane Eyre:
“I am no bird;and no net ensnares me:I am a free human being with an independent will”
so after researching I found a good card template here which looked like this;
and fit with idea of freedom in the quote.
When I got to the school room in Haworth it looked so pretty.The flowers had been arranged on a workshop taught by simply by arrangement and looked great. The West Yorkshire Playhouse were there singing songs to showcase their Bronte season that is coming up in Autumn, a must see if the beautiful songs were anything to go by.
The sun shone all day!
and lots of birthday cards for Charlotte were made and decorated.
I got quite caught up with the day and didn’t end up taking that many photographs but there was cake, plays,poetry and music to name a few things.
I will be at the parsonage on the 1st of June with another craft workshop, pop in and visit this very special place if you can.