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Social Media Read-along North And South

In an effort to stay positive and to encourage virtual social interaction we are going to coordinate a social media read-along of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel, North and South, via our Twitter and Facebook social media platforms. Since our beloved literary house is...

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House closure from 17 March

Following the Government’s advice to avoid all non-essential contact we have taken the decision to close Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to the public from Tuesday 17 March until further notice.Our highest priority is to safeguard the welfare of our staff, volunteers and visitors,...

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Covid-19 virus

With the growing concern surrounding the Covid-19 virus, we’d like to reassure all our visitors that we are following guidelines issued by Public Health England, the NHS and the government. We are keeping a close eye on how the situation develops, and...

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The Old Nurse’s Story – a dramatized reading

A group of Elizabeth Gaskell's House volunteers got together at the end of last year to start rehearsing a dramatization of Elizabeth Gaskell’s short story The Old Nurse’s Story, first published in 1852 in a collection under the same title. Dr Diane...

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Launch to recreate Elizabeth’s Bedroom

PRESS RELEASE 2 March 2020 www.givey.com/manchesterhistoricbuildingstrust Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is about to embark on a new chapter, as it launches a campaign to re-create Elizabeth’s bedroom as it would have been when the property was her much-loved home.  To make this vision...

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