We host a year-round programme of meetings and events – many of which are open to everyone.
The other side of Manchester Dr. Ann Brooks and Bryan Haworth will put Manchester in a social context. Their research has focused on Manchester so they are knowledgeable about the city in Gaskell’s time. Sandwich lunch available from 12.45. Tea and cake after the meeting.Find out more »
The letters of Mrs Gaskell’s daughters 1856 -1914 Dr Irene Wiltshire These letters have been compiled and edited by Irene and were published this year by Humanities – Ebooks. She will talk to us about her work and the letters. Sandwich lunch available from 12.45. Tea and cake after the meeting.Find out more »
Elizabeth Gaskell Illustrated’ Emma Marigliano Emma Marigliano is the Chief Librarian at the Portico Library in Manchester, a place frequented by both William who was president for many years and Elizabeth although her access was rather confined to the reading of current periodicals. Emma will speak about the ways in which Gaskell’s novels have been illustrated over the years. You may remember that we had a speaker about this topic over 10 years ago so it seems timely to renew…Find out more »