Wednesday 8th March 2023

Venue: Online

International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Bafta-award winning screenwriter, Sandy Welch, who is responsible for top tv adaptations including North and SouthJane Eyre, Emma and Our Mutual Friend. Her adaptations are huge hits which perfectly encapsulate the story, themes and atmosphere of these classic novels. So how does she approach the work? What does she chose to leave out? And what impact does TV and film have on the legacy of women writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell? Now is your chance to celebrate women adapting women and get the inside story from this incredible writer.

Join us online for a revealing look at women’s classics of the 19th century and their re-invention for the small and big screen.

A partnership event with the Brontë Parsonage MuseumChawton HouseElizabeth Gaskell’s House and Jane Austen’s House.

Wednesday 8 March, 7-8.30pm

£5 per ticket

This event will take place on Zoom. Please provide a valid email address, as you will be emailed a link to join the tour in the run up to the event. 

Please buy one ticket for each person attending.  All proceeds go towards the upkeep of the museums! 

Timings are given in UK time (GMT) – please do check what the event time is in your territory, to ensure you log in at the right time.