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Enormous Easter Egg auction

Enormous Easter Egg auction

What to do with a huge dinosaur of fabulous milk chocolate egg?? This fabulous Easter Egg ways approx 7kg - That's 70 bars of chocolate!! I have an auction on eBay (LINK to Ebay auction) with all proceeds to The Children’s Society. Please support this wonderful charity as they support children who do not have the advantages in life that many of us have enjoyed. The auction ends just after 4pm on Easter Saturday and the egg can be collected thereafter at the Haworth shop. Oh yes, and please tell your friends too!

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Haworth gets back to 2016 after filming

Bronte Haworth Sally Wainwright To Walk Invisible Yorkshire

Haworth gets back to 2016 after filming

After months of planning and weeks of preparation, filming of the scenes on Main Street for 'To Walk Invisible' took place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Following this build up, the return to normality has been swift. For each pair of photographs, the first was taken on Tuesday/Wednesday, the second today (Saturday) The Sally Wainwright TV film, 'To Walk Invisible' is a drama based on the Bronte family. It is due to be aired as a two hour TV film at Christmas time. No samples of ironmonger's products were given... I will, however, be keeping the new dark brown paint on the window...

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Haworth moves forward from the 1940s to the 1840s

Bronte Haworth Sally Wainwright To Walk Invisible Yorkshire

Haworth moves forward from the 1940s to the 1840s

On a fabulous bright Monday morning on Haworth Main Street, the first activity of the day was to take down the bunting used in the 1940s weekend. Within half an hour, the BBC bring down the first of the signs to promote the building of the set on Main Street for the depiction of life in the 1840s (it really wasn't planned that way!). The TV film drama by Sally Wainwright is based on the lives of the Brontë family around the time that the sisters wrote their famous novels. This week and next (Spring Bank half term holiday) sees the...

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To Walk Invisible - First look at the set

Bronte Haworth Sally Wainwright To Walk Invisible Yorkshire

To Walk Invisible - First look at the set

Still more excitement being generated as the preparation for the forthcoming drama about the Brontë family, 'To Walk Invisible', created by Sally Wainwright and set in 1840s Haworth, is well under way. The outdoor shots are to be filmed in and around the village. Indoor filming takes place at the production company's studio set in Manchester.  As a contrast to this weekend's 1940s activities in the village, the photo below is the first look at the film set of a century before.

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Sally Wainwright evening

Bronte Haworth Sally Wainwright To Walk Invisible Yorkshire

Sally Wainwright evening

I'm delighted to say that the author of Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley (amongst others), and the creator of To Walk Invisible, currently being filmed this month and next in Haworth will return to give a talk about her work. The much acclaimed Sally Wainwright will be at West Lane Baptist Church as a part of the Haworth Arts Festival on Saturday 18th June. Tickets are available IN PERSON at the chocolate shop as well as Hawksbys and the Visitor Information Centre. Priced at £10 or £8 (for concessions) tickets will go quickly, so act now for this...

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