Recommended for Key Stage 3 (age 11+)

Poet, performer and author John Agard reminisces about his visits to Bradford and recounts some of the work he undertook at the Brontë Parsonage as part of the Brontë Project.

John appears in this video courtesy of Renaissance One.

To download an education pack with resources for this event, click here.

If you have enjoyed this film, why not try these activities:

  • Watch this two minute video of John Agard performing his poem Checking Out Me History.
  • Investigate Yorkshire dialect and its history using this worksheet.
  • Create your own dialect poem, you might like to use the Yorkshire dialect, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Pasto, Gujarati, Arabic, Polish, Slovak, Czech, Persian or Latvian.