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A Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Event

Saturday 7 October, 2017, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A “Conversation” between  Professor Michael Slater and Anthony Burton on “A Literary  Society and its Museum”

The  Dickens Fellowship is 115 years old and the Charles Dickens Museum is  92 years old. Professor Michael Slater has been involved in both since 1967, having served as President of the Fellowship and Chairman of the Museum’s Trustees

.Anthony has persuaded Michael to make the journey north  to come to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, as did Dickens himself,so many years ago!. There Michael  will will be in conversation with Anthony, “sharing memories of picturesque trustees, eccentric curators and the tangled relationship between Fellowship and Museum”

This is sure to be an interesting conversation, and perhaps we may learn  something from our more venerable counterparts!
This will be followed by tea , coffee and our usual selection of delicious home-made cakes.
Cost £8 To book Phone Margo Singer  0161 860  0922  or email your booking to Margo Singer  Send cheques payable to MHBT and send to 
 Mrs Margo Singer

 14 Silverdale Road, Chorlton, M 21 0SH
You may also book at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House or via the House website
This is a fund-raising event organised by The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.
All Friends welcome
To become a Friend of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and help Elizabeth Gaskell’s House please contact Maura O’Brien : 
 The minimum subscription £5 but more is always welcome!


Saturday 7 October, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House


Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester, M13 9LW United Kingdom
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0161 273 2215