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Cranford for Beginners (online talk)

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Have you ever wanted to read Cranford or wondered why it’s one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s most popular novels? Join Libby Tempest, Chair of the Gaskell Society, for an introduction to this well-loved classic of Victorian literature. It’s the perfect complement … Continued

£4

Cranford’s Illustrators (online talk)

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Cranford’s famous illustrations helped to popularise Elizabeth Gaskell’s much-loved novel. Find out more about the story behind them in this informative online evening talk with our very good friend, the former Portico Library Librarian, Emma Marigliano It’s the perfect complement to … Continued

£4

Chocolate Box Cranford – an Idyll? (online talk)

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford is famed for its portrayal of picture-perfect English village life, and its well-loved illustrations by Hugh Thomson help to paint this chocolate-box picture. But is there more to Cranford than the idyllic image suggests? Find out in this … Continued

£4

Online Talk – Cranford Illustrators: which bits did they illustrate?

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As part of the Love Affair with Cranford exhibition at Elizabeth Gaskell's House, Anthony Burton returns with a new online talk exploring Cranford’s many illustrators. Surveying thirteen varied artists, he asks why they were attracted to illustrate certain aspects of Elizabeth … Continued

£4

Autumn Meeting: A Cranford Reader: Margaret Leicester Warren of Tabley House

Knutsford Methodist Church Princess Street, Knutsford, United Kingdom

The Joan Leach Memorial LectureA Cranford Reader: Margaret Leicester Warren (1847–1921) of Tabley House Pic: Wikimedia Commons We're delighted to welcome Sarah Webb, a trustee of the Tabley House Collection.In 1861 Margaret Leicester Warren (1847-1921) read Cranford.  She was not impressed.  This novel … Continued

£5 – £6