The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Society

Celebrating the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell

Meet our new Chair

Dr Diane Duffy, Chair of the Gaskell Society

We’re absolutely delighted that Dr Diane Duffy was elected as our new Chair  at our Annual General Meeting in April.  Read more about her and her plans for the Gaskell […]

What’s the Craic with… Elizabeth Gaskell?

In October 2022, our Chair, Libby Tempest (pictured), talked to journalist Danny Moran about just why she loves Elizabeth Gaskell so much. This is a longer version of the interview, […]

The Gaskell Conference – Part 2

On Sunday morning, we awoke not only to more blue skies and glorious sunshine, but to more first-rate speakers…. Dr Emma Liggins talked us through the rudiments of the Female […]

The Gaskell Conference – Part 1

Our Chair, Libby Tempest looks back the first part of our 2022 Conference, during which strong women, spectacular scenery and equally spectacularly ice cream are all splendidly celebrated.   Would […]