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We have brought together a list of links to websites which you may find interesting and which can give you further information.

Brontë related subjects:

Brontë Parsonage Museum; including information on the Brontë Society and the Brontë Parsonage Shop http://www.bronte.org.uk/

Brontë Studies http://www.maney.co.uk/search?fwaction=show&fwid=149

Brontë Family  http://www.brontefamily.org/

Brontës.nl (Dutch website on the Brontës) http://www.brontes.nl/

Die Schwestern Brontë (in German) http://www.bronte.brain-jogging.com/

Les soeurs Brontë (in French) http://soeursbronte.wordpress.com/

Haworth Village Website http://www.haworth-village.org.uk/

Inside the Parsonage 360° views   http://www.haworth-village.org.uk/360/bronte/bronte-parsonage.asp

Brontë page on Stevie Davies' website http://www.steviedavies.com/bronte.html

Brussels and Belgium:

The Brontë Society memorial plaque in Brussels http://www.brusselsremembers.irisnet.be/memorial/?id=240

The official website of the City of Brussels http://www.brucity.be/

The Brussels-Capital Region; a social, cultural and economic site http://www.bruxelles.irisnet.be/

General travel site of Belgium, including Brussels & Waterloo http://www.trabel.com/

Belgian History site http://www.belgianhistory.be/

History site dedicated to Napoleon and the Battle of Waterloo http://www.napoleon-battles.com/

Website of Brussels Museums http://www.brusselsmuseums.be/en/home/

Interactive map of the city centre of Brussels http://www.ilotsacre.be/site/en/default_en.htm

Website of The Cathedral of St. Michel and St. Gudula http://www.cathedralestmichel.be/index.php

Royal Library of Belgium (Bibliothèque royale de Belgique/ Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België) http://www.kbr.be/

Main Flemish Community Library in Brussels
Also stocks a good range of books in English, both fiction and non-fiction
http://www.hob.be/ (in English): http://www.hob.be/en/index.asp

Cercle d'Histoire de Bruxelles
President (after 18 h.): 02 569 29 81
Secretariat: 02 241 96 85, Monday and Thursday from 14 to 18 h.
http://www.brucity.be/artdet.cfm?id=671&nLanguage=1 (in French)
http://www.eurobru.com/visit11.htm (in French)

Websites in English for expats in Belgium
http://www.xpats.com/
http://www.expatica.com/
http://www.expat-online.com/living/clubs/index.cfm
http://www.expatsinbrussels.com/livinginbrussels/belgiumfacts/

The Brussels British Community Association Directory
http://www.britishinbrussels.com/

British Council, Brussels http://www.britishcouncil.org/brussels.htm
Women's International Club of
Brussels
Organise cultural and social events http://www.wicbrussels.com/

The Brussels Decorative and Fine Arts Society
Member society of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies in the UK (NADFAS). Illustrated talks on the arts in their widest sense (painting, sculpture, architecture, music, furniture etc.), some of which relate to aspects of the arts in
Belgium.
http://www.xpats.com/Clubs/Id/Bridfas.htm

Specialised tours of Brussels, e.g. of Art Nouveau buildings
http://www.arau.org/ (in French)
http://www.asbl-arkadia.be/site_content.html (in French)

Website of the Council of monuments and landscapes of Brussels-Capital Region; heritage site (in French and Dutch) Bring out publications on the city of Brussels, art, architecture & history, and organize Open Monuments Day. http://www.monument.irisnet.be/nl/index.htm

Heritage site, Erfgoedsite http://www.erfgoedsite.be/index.cfm?page=129 (only in Dutch)

Royal Institute for the study and Conservation of Belgium’s Artistic Heritage http://www.kikirpa.be/www2/

Het Archief en Museum van het Vlaams Leven te Brussel http://amvb.vgc.be/  (only in Dutch)

Onthaal en Promotie Brussel, culturele website; http://www.opbrussel.be/startpagina.aspx ’Broodje Brussel’ wandeling: Britse sporen in Brussel (pdf- file, only in Dutch) www.opbrussel.be/uploadedfiles/BroodjeBrussel_walk_30.pdf

Digitaal Brussel, giving historical and cultural links (only in Dutch) http://www.digitaalbrussel.be/thema/toerisme/index.asp#geschiedenis

Brussel Nieuws; wegwijs in Brussel; useful links focusing on cultural Brussels (only in Dutch) http://www.brusselnieuws.be/site/globalpages/wegwijs_in_brussel

Het Sint-Lukasarchief; website about architectural heritage http://www.sint-lukasarchief.be/

Urbanisme in Brussel, 1830-1860, by Edwin Smellinckx. An important thesis about the city’s architectural and structural development between 1830 and 1860. (only in Dutch) http://www.ethesis.net/urbanisme/urbanisme_inhoud.htm


Media and arts:

Radio Item on BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour - The Brontës in Brussels http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/2003_18_thu_03.shtml

Article about BBC radio adaptation Villette: http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19990401/ai_n14223532

Victorian Web: literature, history & culture in the age of Victoria http://www.victorianweb.org/

Portraits of Charlotte and Emily Brontë in the National Portrait Gallery http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp00572 http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp00573


Weblogs:

OUR BLOG: http://www.brusselsbronte.blogspot.com/

Web news magazine of the Brontë Parsonage Museum  http://www.bronteparsonage.blogspot.com/

Weblog Brontëblog http://bronteblog.blogspot.com/

Brontë Spirit http://www.brontespirit.blogspot.com/

Weblog Brontëana http://bronteana.blogspot.com/

Weblog Brontëana http://bronteana.wordpress.com/

Les soeurs Brontë http://soeursbronte.wordpress.com/
http://lesbronte.blogspot.nl/

Brontë & 19th century literature:

Online editions of Charlotte Brontë's work http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/b/bronte/charlotte/

The Professor http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/b/bronte/charlotte/b869pr/index.html

Villette http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/b/bronte/charlotte/b869v/
           http://www.bronte.netfury.co.uk/villette/

Works by the Brontës at Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/b#a408

Charlotte Brontë and her circle, by Clement K. Shorter, from Project Gutenberg  http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=246173

Famous Poets & Poems http://www.famouspoetsandpoems.com/search/1/poets/Bront%EB


Literary Societies:

The Alliance of Literary Societies has a comprehensive list of literary societies in the UK with links to their websites http://www.allianceofliterarysocieties.org.uk 

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