Given the current coronavirus situation, our committee has taken the decision to cancel or postpone our events for Spring 2020. At time of writing, Elizabeth Gaskell's House has closed its doors until a planned review in April. All events listed are subject to change or cancellation.

Please stay safe, dear members, and we hope to see you at our events and meetings again before too long.

Loading Events

April 2020

Lunchtime Talk: Forgotten Female Novelists

23 April, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester, M13 9LW United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Discover the work of women authors whose fiction has been forgotten. Join our Chair, the wonderfully engaging Libby Tempest, as she uncovers the work of these unsung writers. Lunch-time talks and readings are included in usual House entry No booking required, but please make sure you arrive in good time to get a seat.

Find out more »

Knutsford Meeting – April 2020 – CANCELLED

29 April, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Brook Street Chapel, Adam's Hill
Knutsford, WA16 8DY
+ Google Map

In April, we'll be discussing the short story, The Squire's Story. Our monthly meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month, between October and April (except December). An excellent buffet lunch is served at 12.30pm followed by a talk and discussion, led by Dr Diane Duffy, 2-3pm. There will also be a chance to visit the Gaskell Exhibition Room, upstairs in the Chapel Hall building.  Everyone is most welcome - £10 members, £11 non-members if you'd like lunch.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

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