Elizabeth Gaskell lived in Manchester from 1832 and her death in 1865.


Come and find out more about the Manchester Elizabeth Gaskell lived in through a series of loaned contemporary prints and supporting exhibition curated by Anthony Burton. Discover more about politics, commerce and many other aspects of the Manchester Elizabeth knew.


Open during normal House opening hours, usual admission costs apply.

If you would like to find out more about the exhibition or joining the Gaskell Research Group (run by Anthony Burton) get in touch!

An Informative display detailing the history of the house and the exciting restoration. 


Learn how the furnishings were chosen, the period garden was planned and how the surrounding neighbourhood has changed.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:30

Are you a keen baker? Would you like to find out more about Victorian recipes? Can you make a Victorian inspired cake to become our star baker?

Organised by history students from Manchester Metroplitan University, the Victorian Bake Off is a fundraising event for Elizabeth Gaskell's House. Working in conjunction with the Special Collections at MMU the students have specially selected a few recipes from authentic Victorian recipe books.