Given the current Covid-19 outbreak, our committee has taken the decision to cancel or postpone our events until further notice. At time of writing, Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has closed its doors until a planned review in July. All events listed are subject to change or cancellation.

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South West Group Visit to Manchester

Monday 14 September, 2015 - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

14th and 15th September: Manchester Trip to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and the Portico Library

The South-West Group will be making a ‘pilgrimage’ to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Plymouth Grove, on Monday afternoon, the 14th of September.  We will be going by train from Bath that morning and will stay overnight so that we can visit the Portico Library the following morning.  Arrangements have been circulated to all members and any further information can be had from Elizabeth Schlenther. 14 Vellore Lane, Bath, BA2 6Q or email:

This will take the place of our usual summer lunch.


Monday 14 September, 2015
Wednesday 16 September, 2015


The Gaskell Society


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

As you’ll appreciate, arrangements can change, so please be sure to check details before you leave home.