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Manchester Meeting at Cross Street Chapel
Tuesday 6 October, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm£3 – £4
Professor Michael Rose: “Across the class divide” Philanthropy and the Gaskells in 19th C Manchester
Mike is Emeritus Professor, Modern History, University of Manchester.
This the first in the new session of our regular talks on topics related to Elizabeth Gaskell. Mike reveals extent of the Gaskell family’s 19th century involvement in charitable work during the times of great distress among the poor in Manchester.
Doors open at 12.15 pm. so that anyone who wishes can bring a packed lunch or purchase it at one of the nearby sandwich shops. The chapel provides tea and coffee for a small donation All our welcome. Fee: £3 members, £4 non-members