Juliet is an expert on the Brontës and her talk will concentrate on Branwell Bronte whose 200th anniversary it is this year.
Born in Yorkshire, Juliet Barker was educated at Bradford Girls' Grammar School and St Anne's College, Oxford, where she studied history. Widely acclaimed for setting new standards of literary biography, she is also an expert on chivalry and the world authority on medieval English tournaments. Her books include The Brontës, Conquest and the bestselling Agincourt. In 1999 she was one of the youngest ever recipients of an honorary Doctorate of Letters, awarded by the University of Bradford in recognition of her outstanding contribution to literary biography.
This event is being run in partnership by Calderdale Libraries and the Friends of Rastrick Library.
Tickets are £3 per person, and include drinks and nibbles. You can buy tickets from Rastrick Library or from the Eventbrite website.