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Online Talk: North and South – An Introduction

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We are thrilled that Elizabeth Gaskell's House is celebrating North and South during 2022, with a special season of events and talks! The season opener is the Gaskell Society's Elizabeth Williams, with an introduction to this best-known and most-loved of Gaskell's … Continued

£4

Manchester Meeting – Three Lady Writers and Love

Cross Street Chapel Cross Street,, Manchester

Join us for a look at how Austen, Charlotte Brontë and Elizabeth Gaskell approach romantic love. Mr Rochester, Mr Darcy and Mr Thornton will all be mentioned! Elizabeth Williams is a retired English lecturer, Gaskell Society member and former Chair … Continued

£5 – £6

Emmeline String Quartet

Elizabeth Gaskell's House 84 Plymouth Grove,, Manchester

The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell's House are delighted to welcome their friends back to the House for a performance by the Emmeline String Quartet. The Quartet was formed in 2018 at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester,  and focuses on works … Continued

£16.50

Knutsford Meeting – Ruth IV

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford

Our monthly 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, led by Dr Diane Duffy, … Continued

£5 – £6

Manchester Meeting – Lydia Becker

Cross Street Chapel Cross Street,, Manchester

To mark International Women's Day we welcome Joanna Williams, who'll be talking to us about Lydia Becker. A tireless campaigner for women's suffrage and the universal education of girls, Becker was also a talented astronomer and botanist. She especially championed … Continued

£5 – £6

Online Talk: North and South – The TV Adaptation

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We are thrilled that Elizabeth Gaskell's House is celebrating North and South during 2022, with a special season of events and talks! The BBC adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s classic novel was a surprise instant hit with television audiences when it … Continued

£4

Knutsford Meeting – March 2022

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford

Our monthly 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, led by Dr Diane Duffy, … Continued

£5 – £6

The Gaskell Society Annual General Meeting 2022

Cross Street Chapel Cross Street,, Manchester

Our Annual General Meeting takes place at Cross Street Chapel in April 2022. All Gaskell Society members are welcome for the morning session /AGM. Non-members can join us for the talk, details of which will be confirmed a little nearer the time. Save the date! … Continued

£tbc

Elizabeth Gaskell and the Lushington Family

Elizabeth Gaskell's House 84 Plymouth Grove,, Manchester

“I do like Mr Lushington very much”: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Lushington family. A presentation by Dr David Taylor, author of The Remarkable Lushington Family. Reformers, Pre-Raphaelites, Positivists and the Bloomsbury Group. David will be talking about Vernon Lushington, a friend … Continued

£13.50

Knutsford Meeting – April 2022

Brook Street Chapel Adam's Hill,, Knutsford

Our monthly 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, led by Dr Diane Duffy, … Continued

£5 – £6

The Gaskell Society Conference 2022

Celtic Royal Hotel Bangor Street, Caernarfon, North Wales

Our postponed 2021 Conference is going ahead in 2022! Save the dates: 8th - 11th July, 2022. We still intend to hold our Conference in Caernarfon, as North Wales was a place of such significance in Elizabeth Gaskell's life. And … Continued