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Christmas Celebration Meeting at the Portico Library

5 December, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Our special Christmas Meeting will once again take place at the beautiful Portico Library. After last year’s successful Christmas celebration we are returning for seasonal refreshments followed by a talk by Jean Briggs.

Jean  will give an entertaining & informative talk on the Jewsbury sisters, Geraldine and Maria-Jane, who lived in Manchester at the same time as the Gaskells and moved in the same circles. Geraldine Jewsbury wrote novels herself and was a prolific reviewer, acquainted with the leading Victorian authors of the day. She and Elizabeth Gaskell knew each other though theirs was an uneasy relationship….

Jean Briggs is a well-known novelist – as J.C.Briggs, she writes murder mysteries published by The History Press, featuring Charles Dickens as an amateur detective.

Details about  the refreshments and cost to follow.

 

Details

Date:
5 December
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Organiser

Gaskell Society
Website:
gaskelllsociety.co.uk

Venue

The Portico Library
57 Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3FF
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Phone:
0161 236 6785
Website:
theportico.org.uk

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