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.

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!

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:30

Every third Thursday in the month. Join Karen Laird for a relaxing conversation about the monthly book choice in the atmospheric home of Elizabeth Gaskell. All welcome.


This month - William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair


No need to book, just drop in!


Price £1 per session (Plus normal admission charge applies – entry ticket valid for 12 months)