North and South Season

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Join Elizabeth Gaskell’s House for its online North and South Season Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is opening 2022 with a North and South season to explore one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s most famous and much loved novels.  Bringing the nineteenth century world … Continued

‘This Land of Song’ – part 1

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Gaskell and the Perception  of Wales in Eighteenth and Nineteenth -century Writing During our study session in November 2020, a number of ideas were aired and questions asked about the use of Wales in Gaskell’s ‘The Well of Pen Morfa’ … Continued

A Bookshelf Odyssey

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a reader in possession of a good book, must be in want of another… So says Art Kilmer, Gaskell Society member and the man behind the Bookshelf Odyssey Podcast series. Art talks books, … Continued

The Gaskell Memorial Service

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Every year, on a Sunday, close to what would have been Elizabeth Gaskell’s birthday, Gaskell Society members assemble at Brook Street Chapel in Knutsford. We lay flowers on Elizabeth’s grave and on that of our much-missed Secretary and Founder member, … Continued