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Brontë Group
The Brontës
in Brussels
The Brontë
Our Members
Picture Gallery
Charlotte Brontë

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

Brontë Studies

Brontë Family

Brontë (Dutch website on the Brontës)

Die Schwestern Brontë (in German)

Les soeurs Brontë (in French)

Haworth Village Website

Inside the Parsonage 360° views

Brontë page on Stevie Davies' website

Brussels and Belgium:

The Brontë Society memorial plaque in Brussels

The official website of the City of Brussels

The Brussels-Capital Region; a social, cultural and economic site

General travel site of Belgium, including Brussels & Waterloo

Belgian History site

History site dedicated to Napoleon and the Battle of Waterloo

Website of Brussels Museums

Interactive map of the city centre of Brussels

Website of The Cathedral of St. Michel and St. Gudula

Royal Library of Belgium (Bibliothèque royale de Belgique/ Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België)

Main Flemish Community Library in Brussels
Also stocks a good range of books in English, both fiction and non-fiction (in English):

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. (in French) (in French)

Websites in English for expats in Belgium

The Brussels British Community Association Directory

British Council, Brussels
Women's International Club of
Organise cultural and social events

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

Specialised tours of Brussels, e.g. of Art Nouveau buildings (in French) (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.

Heritage site, Erfgoedsite (only in Dutch)

Royal Institute for the study and Conservation of Belgium’s Artistic Heritage

Het Archief en Museum van het Vlaams Leven te Brussel  (only in Dutch)

Onthaal en Promotie Brussel, culturele website; ’Broodje Brussel’ wandeling: Britse sporen in Brussel (pdf- file, only in Dutch)

Digitaal Brussel, giving historical and cultural links (only in Dutch)

Brussel Nieuws; wegwijs in Brussel; useful links focusing on cultural Brussels (only in Dutch)

Het Sint-Lukasarchief; website about architectural heritage

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)

Media and arts:

Radio Item on BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour - The Brontës in Brussels

Article about BBC radio adaptation Villette:

Victorian Web: literature, history & culture in the age of Victoria

Portraits of Charlotte and Emily Brontë in the National Portrait Gallery



Web news magazine of the Brontë Parsonage Museum

Weblog Brontëblog

Brontë Spirit

Weblog Brontëana

Weblog Brontëana

Les soeurs Brontë

Brontë & 19th century literature:

Online editions of Charlotte Brontë's work

The Professor


Works by the Brontës at Project Gutenberg

Charlotte Brontë and her circle, by Clement K. Shorter, from Project Gutenberg

Famous Poets & Poems

Literary Societies:

The Alliance of Literary Societies has a comprehensive list of literary societies in the UK with links to their websites 

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