The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Society

Celebrating the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell

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New Year Lunch, 2024

16 January, 12:00 pm GMT


We’re thrilled to welcome back members and friends for our wonderfully convivial New Year lunch – a firm favourite in our society’s calendar. Join us at the the Cottons Hotel, Knutsford for a three-course lunch, including coffee and after-lunch entertainment.

Members old and new, non-members and guests are all most welcome to join us.

Tuesday 16 January 2024, arrival 12.00 for 12.30.



Apple & Parsnip Soup

Prawn Cocktail with marie rose, gem lettuce, music bread

Chicken Liver Pate with red onion marmalade, toasted brioche

Main courses

Braised Beef, served with fondant potato, fine beans, roasted carrot, red wine jus

Pan Roasted Salmon, served with new potatoes, market vegetables & white chive wine cream sauce

Butternut Squash Risotto with sage and vegan mozzarella


Sticky Toffee Pudding with toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream

Citrus Tart with Mascarpone cream

Chocolate Brownie with raspberry sorbet & raspberries

A selection of cheeses served with biscuits

Tea coffee & chocolates

Tickets are £29.83 per person (which includes a booking fee of £2.33) or £27.50 if paid at a meeting or by cheque.

If you’d like to send a cheque in the post, please click here to download a booking form.


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16 January
12:00 pm GMT
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Cottons Hotel and Spa
Manchester Road
Knutsford, WA16 0SU United Kingdom
01565 650333