The Gaskell Society

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Online Tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House – June 2021

Zoom online only, United Kingdom

Using 360-degree photography, the House's expert guides will bring Manchester’s literary heritage to life via an online tour of 84 Plymouth Grove. From the Morning Room and Study, to the Drawing and Dining Rooms, you’ll learn about Elizabeth’s family life; how William, her husband, supported her and how her life in Manchester influenced the books […]

£10.00

Online Tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House – August 2021

Zoom online only, United Kingdom

Using 360-degree photography, the House's expert guides will bring Manchester’s literary heritage to life via an online tour of 84 Plymouth Grove. From the Morning Room and Study, to the Drawing and Dining Rooms, you’ll learn about Elizabeth’s family life; how William, her husband, supported her and how her life in Manchester influenced the books […]

£10.00

Heritage Open Day at Cairo Street

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel 4 Cairo Street, Warrington, United Kingdom

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel Cairo Street is the oldest dissenting Chapel in Warrington and has a wealth of history connected with the town. William and Ann Robson with many other members of the congregation established the Warrington Anti Slavery Society and an Obelisk in their memory is located in the Chapel gardens. There are many […]

Heritage Open Day at Cairo Street

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel 4 Cairo Street, Warrington, United Kingdom

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel Cairo Street is the oldest dissenting Chapel in Warrington and has a wealth of history connected with the town. William and Ann Robson with many other members of the congregation established the Warrington Anti Slavery Society and an Obelisk in their memory is located in the Chapel gardens. There are many […]

A Visit to Tabley House

Tabley House Tabley Lane, Knutsford

Knutsford is luckier than many English towns as it boasts two historic houses with Gaskell connections: Tatton Park, the seat of the Egerton family, and Tabley House, which belonged to the Leicester family until 1975.  Both houses feature in Gaskell’s final novel Wives and Daughters.   Although Cumnor Park is considered to be loosely based on […]

£16

Open Day at Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel 4 Cairo Street, Warrington, United Kingdom

Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel Chapel members are opening the chapel and garden to visitors and guests on Saturday 15th July. The chapel contains memorials and information regarding the Gaskell family and the important role they played in the life of the chapel. The grounds contain not only a well-maintained and attractive hidden walled garden in […]

Online Tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

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Using 360-degree photography, expert guides will bring Manchester’s literary heritage to life via an online tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. From the Morning Room and Study, to the Drawing and Dining Rooms, you’ll learn about Elizabeth’s family life; how William, her husband, supported her, and how her life in Manchester influenced the books she wrote […]

£10