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Be a Bronte for the day

Image of Branwell

11 May 2013 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Leeds Central Library


​Fancy being subtle Charlotte, passionate Emily, down-to-earth Anne? How about tortured, moody Branwell?
Fans of the Brontes will get their chance when Michael Yates, author of the play The Bronte Boy, comes to Leeds Central Library.

Author Michael will be visiting Leeds in May for the launch of the new Drama Library and he plans to talk about how he turned Bronte history into drama.

Michael will also be selling and autographing copies of the paperback version of the play at a discounted £5 a copy.

This promises to be a fantasic afternoon so why not come and join us.

Everyone Welcome

Price:   FREE

Contact details:   For more information call Enquiry Expres on 0113 247 6016

Additional information:  


Central library 

Calverley Street

t.   0113 247 6016


Local library. See the libraries pages for more information.


Internet access
Meeting rooms
Photocopier - black and white
Study space


There is on street parking only, and access is dependent on where the vehicle is parked.  The surface is mainly concrete and paving slabs with curbs in various conditions. There is the possibility of crossing busy roads via pelican crossings. There are several access points: 1) Victoria Gardens basement level access via either eight steps or ramp. There is also level access via the Galley Shop/Brew Bar. Lift access to all floors. 2) Access via Art Gallery up a number of stairs or ramp through automatic doors. These are automatic doors to the Art Gallery; Access to the library is through the Tiled Hall Café. Access to other areas via lift. 3) Calverley street entrance up a number of stairs and through a heavy double door. Access to other floors via lift. Accessible toilets are located in the basement area or in the Art Gallery and there is a Changing Places facility in the Gallery Shop. The building has four floors, ground level to third. All public library areas have low level counters and portable Induction loop is available if required. Large keyboards, mouse, trackball, screen magnifier, Global Writer and Boardmaker are also available.

Public transport  

The library is on the local bus routes. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676


NCP Parking nearby

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