Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Awarded Official Museum Status

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is delighted to announce that it has been awarded full museum accreditation from Arts Council England. This announcement is particularly special as the House will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary of opening to the public in October this year. The

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Plastic Free July

Manchester is aiming to become a zero carbon city by 2038. This is 12 years ahead of the Government’s target for the UK of 2050.  During July businesses across the city are promoting plastic free July to help promote ways we can all help

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Wedding Open Day at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

You are invited The Wedding Team at Elizabeth Gaskell's House request the pleasure of your company at our wedding open day on Saturday 14 September 2024. Order of the day This is the perfect opportunity to see the House as it would

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Summer of Fun at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Summer is back and we can't wait to welcome you to Elizabeth Gaskell's House. School holidays are here and the garden looks beautiful so bring family and friends to Manchester's very own literary house. There is something for everyone and, with all

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Your Autumn 2024

Look ahead to cosy evenings in with a new programme of online events designed just for you, starting this September. Share your love of literature with like-minded people from around the world - all from the comfort of your own home! The

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