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Talks Programme 2019

The Elizabeth Gaskell's House talks programme for 2019 shines a spotlight on Elizabeth's writing, from gossip to gothic, with a lively mix of speakers on other Gaskell-related topics too. Talks are included in admission, start at 1pm and last approx 45 minutes...

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Your Holy Name Church

The Holy Name Church, on Oxford Road in Manchester, is a Grade 1 listed gothic revival building of 1869-71 by Joseph Hansom (10 minute walk from Elizabeth Gaskell's House). Built by the Jesuits, it served as a parish church to a local...

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House wins National Lottery support to help attract more weddings and local businesses.

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is proud to announce it has been successful in securing a grant of £78,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. This resilience led heritage project will provide training for staff and volunteers, budget for advertising, and create...

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Signed copy of Cranford Returns to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

A signed copy of Cranford once gifted by Elizabeth Gaskell to a friend has been returned to her Manchester home after over 110 years. Purchased by the Gaskell Society, this signed first edition is now on display in the author’s House, alongside...

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Creating Successful Interiors: Interpretation, Audiences and Authenticity 

A one-day, interdisciplinary conference exploring how historic house museums present and interpret interior spaces for contemporary museum visitors, and what they might learn from other industries. Presented by Jane Austen’s House Museum in partnership with The Charleston Trust Monday 4 March, 2019...

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