Gaskell on Demand!

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The BBC is offering a few wonderful Gaskell treats to UK viewers and listeners at the moment, with works featured in TV cultural documentaries, plus readings and dramatisations on the radio. Watch and listen online or search for them on the BBC Iplayer … Continued

The Gaskells in Wales

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To celebrate our forthcoming Conference in Caernarfon, North Wales, Dr Diane Duffy has revisited the works and letters of Elizabeth and her family to learn more about their links with Wales. 

Dudley Green

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A tribute to author, scholar and life member of the Gaskell Society, the late Dudley Green. A Thanksgiving for his life will be held on 16 March 2022, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

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