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March 2017

Knutsford Meeting at Brook Street Chapel

Wednesday 29 March, 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brook Street Chapel Hall, Adam's Hill
Knutsford, WA16 8DY
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The Knutsford Meetings take place on the last Wednesday of the month from October to April, excluding December. Dr Diane Duffy will lead a discussion on reactions to  Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte. Prior to the discussion there will be the usual delicious buffet lunch served at 12.15 pm.  Please bring your own plates, mugs and cutlery. The discussion will begin at about 1.45pm. and finish at 3pm. Doors open at 12 noon Please note the meetings now take place…

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April 2017

The Gaskell Society AGM 2017

Saturday 8 April, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street
Manchester, M2 4WG
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We shall be holding our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, 8th April at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester. AGM/Lunch Booking Form Lunches must be booked in advance - please download the booking form above and return to Pam Griffiths with payment. 10.00am: Tea and Coffee 10.30am: AGM 11.30am: The Daphne Carrick Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Katie Baker taking as her title, Elizabeth Gaskell: A Radical Voice. Katie is a PhD student and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Chester .…

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Knutsford Meeting at Brook Street Chapel

Wednesday 26 April, 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brook Street Chapel Hall, Adam's Hill
Knutsford, WA16 8DY
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The Knutsford Meetings take place on the last Wednesday of the month from October to April, excluding December. Dr Diane Duffy will lead a discussion on Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte. Prior to the discussion there will be the usual delicious buffet lunch served at 12.15 pm.  Please bring your own plates, mugs and cutlery. The discussion will begin at about 1.45pm. and finish at 3pm. Doors open at 12 noon Please note the meetings now take place at Brook Street…

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July 2017

Gaskell Society Conference 2017

Friday 21 July, 4:00 pm - Monday 24 July, 10:00 am
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, St Helens Parade
Portsmouth, PO4 0RN
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 GASKELL SOCIETY  CONFERENCE 2017 Royal Beach Hotel, Portsmouth 21st- 24th July         Conference Booking Form  Our Conference this year will be held at the Royal Beach Hotel, Portsmouth. Built in1866 with a sea front aspect and on-site parking, this venue is a delightful location to experience a little of what Gaskell would have enjoyed on her visit to Portsmouth in 1861. The Conference theme is North and South, considering both the novel and the geographical locations. Responding to feedback from…

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September 2017

The Gaskell Society Autumn Meeting 30th September 2017

Saturday 30 September, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street
Knutsford, WA16 6BY United Kingdom
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11am Helen MacEwan will talk on "The Brontes in Brussels" Further details to follow

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