The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Society

Celebrating the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell

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Exploring the Brontë Sisters in the Vicarage

The Vicarage Parkgate Road, Chester, United Kingdom

Our friend, Professor Deborah Wynne, is hosting a study day at the University of Chester, focusing on the work of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë. There will be a reading group discussion as part of the event 10:00am: Arrival and welcome 10:15am: Alison Newbold on the work of Emily Brontë 10:35am: Professor Melissa Fegan on […]

Free

Gaskell Society Conference 2024

Sketchley Grange Hotel Sketchley Ln,, Burbage, Hinckley, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

A Passport to freedom: Women Travellers in the 19th Century We're delighted to announce that our next conference, on the theme of Travel, will take place between 5 and 8 July 2024 at the Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa, a 4-star country house hotel on the borders of Leicestershire and Warwickshire. We've gathering together an […]

price tbc

The Gaskell Memorial Service 2024

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Every year, on a Sunday close to what would have been Elizabeth Gaskell's birthday, we lay flowers on her grave (10.45am) at Brook Street Chapel in Knutsford. This year, our service actually falls on the day itself, so our theme is birthdays and celebration. We also lay flowers on the nearby grave of the Gaskell […]

Knutsford Meeting – October 2024

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or use the […]

£5 – £6

Knutsford Meeting – November 2024

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or use the […]

£5 – £6

Knutsford Meeting – January 2025

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or use the […]

£5 – £6

Knutsford Meeting – February 2025

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or use the […]

£5 – £6

Knutsford Meeting – March 2025

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or book online […]

£5 – £6

Knutsford Meeting – April 2025

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford, United Kingdom

Our monthly Knutsford meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month, between October and April (except December). Bring your own packed lunch from 1pm and then enjoy a friendly and informal talk and discussion, 2-3pm. Everyone is most welcome. £5 members, £6 non-members Simply come along and pay on the door, or book online […]

£5 – £6