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July 2015

Gaskell Society Conference

Friday 17 July, 2015 - Tuesday 21 July, 2015
Cober Hill Hotel & Conference Centre, Cloughton
Scarborough, YO13 0AR United Kingdom
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The conference this year will be held at Cober Hill Hotel and Conference Centre, Cloughton, Scarborough. YO13 0AR   www.coberhill.co.uk The title of our conference is Coming to a Conclusion.  We'll be looking at the later years of Elizabeth Gaskell’s life in this, the 150th anniversary year of her death. We will be visiting Whitby, the setting for Sylvia’s Lovers and Scarborough, where Anne Bronte is buried. The Programme Friday 5.30p.m. Emeritus Professor Angus Easson, University of Salford will introduce the Conference by giving us a…

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July 2017

The Gaskell Society Conference 2017

Friday 21 July, 2017, 5:00 pm - Monday 24 July, 2017, 3:30 pm
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, St Helen's Parade
Portsmouth, PO4 0RN United Kingdom
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Friday, 21 July 4.00 p.m. Registration Delegates can arrive and occupy their rooms from 2pm. 5.30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to the conference. Andrew Negus: Portsmouth - Harlots, Dung, Glory and Mrs Gaskell. Andrew Negus is a retired history teacher, now a Blue Badge Guide. His talk will cover the mediaeval origins of Portsmouth, its development by 1805, to becoming the home of the greatest dockyard in the world. He will then create a picture of life in Portsmouth when Mrs Gaskell paid…

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