Juliet Barker, author talk - Tuesday, 17 October, 7pm

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.

Christmas Craft Fair - Saturday, 2 December, 10am to 1pm

Christmas craft fair

Come along to our annual Christmas Craft Fair, lots of lovely craft stalls, refreshments, kids activities and lots more. Free entry and raffle, with all money raised going to the Friends of Rastrick Library.

If you are interested in being a stallholder, please download and complete this application form and email it to friendsofrastricklibrary@hotmail.com