We host a year-round programme of meetings and events – many of which are open to everyone.
Dr Diane Duffy will continues to explore the theme of romance in North and South Diane writes: In the second session I want us to explore the available social roles for men-father, son, husband and brother. In the second part of this session, I want us to consider how Gaskell manages to make links between the romance genre and the industrial/ social novel. Prior to the discussion there will be the usual delicious buffet lunch served at 12.30 pm. The…Find out more »
At this meeting Dr Diane Duffy wants us to examine Gaskell’s presentation of the industrial relations in North and South Prior to the discussion there will be the usual delicious buffet lunch served at 12.30 pm. The discussion will begin at 2pm. and finish at 3pm. Doors open at 12.00 pm.. Charges: Members: £9 incl lunch Discussion only: £3 Non-members: £10 incl lunch. Discussion only: £4 All are welcome There will also be a chance to visit the Gaskell Exhibition…Find out more »
A change,this month: we leave the printed copy of novel behind and look at the BBC adaptation of North and South . Libby Tempest will lead a discussion on what we think of the adaptation, how it came to be made, issues that arose, and how close to the novel it is. We look at the various changes that were made, and what we think of the main characters and actors. We may have a look at some excerpts from the…Find out more »