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Gaskell Society Study Day:

5 May, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


 Women in Textiles Study Day

 Saturday 5th May 10:00-3:30 at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

We are pleased to welcome  Members and Friends to our latest Study Day, to be held at the beautifully restored Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

A delicious lunch is included in the fee of £30.

The programme for the day is as follows: 

10.30             Welcome – Coffee/tea and Introduction to the Day

11.00           Dr Deborah Wynne – Chester University

Elizabeth  Gaskell’s Literary Engagement with the Cotton Industry

11.50           Questions and short break


11.00            Sarah Williamson- The Brontë Quilt

12.50            Margo Singer – The Manchester Quilt

13.00            LUNCH

14.00            Dr Brenda King

Leek Embroidery Society Women working for Thomas Wardle

The Bayeux Tapestry facsimile

15.00            Summary

Questions and Discussion

15.30            End of Day

 Early booking is recommended, as this is sure to be of interest to many people as well  Members and Friends. Booking will be open to the general public after 14th April, so don’t delay.
The cost is £30  which includes  lunch provided by  our usual caterer, Duncan, To book  please  send  a cheque for £30, payable to the Gaskell Society  to:


If you are coming to the Gaskell Society AGM on 14th  April you may bring your cheque and give it to Carolyn then,but please email Carolyn with your name and details of where you intend to pay..
. N.B. Bookings will only be confirmed when we have received your cheque, your email booking will be provisional until then.


5 May
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester, M13 9LW United Kingdom
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