Meet the Team – Katy

This week in our meet the team series it's Katy Ellis, our Volunteer and Collections Manager. Katy was a volunteer at the House from 2015-2021, during which time she completed a MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies at the University of

Read more »
Volunteers being given a tour of the Royal Northern College of Music's collection.

Volunteer trip to Royal Northern College of Music Archives and Museum

A group of volunteers recently enjoyed a fascinating trip to RNCM’s archives and museum of historical musical instruments. Archivist and Museum Manager Heather Roberts showed us some gems from the collection relating to Meta Gaskell, Elizabeth Gaskell’s daughter. Meta was closely involved

Read more »

Meet the Team – Sally

Next in our 'meet the team' series is Sally Jastrzebski-Lloyd, the Director of Elizabeth Gaskell's House. Sally joined the team at Elizabeth Gaskell's House in 2017 after working for over 10 years at Marketing Lancashire. Although she has an English Literature degree,

Read more »

Meet the team – Simon

We are in the process of introducing everyone from our small staff team at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, and this week, is Simon Parkin, our cleaner. Simon started working at Elizabeth Gaskell's House just before it opened to the public in 2014 so

Read more »

Meet the Team – Lucy

Over the coming weeks we will be introducing everyone from our small staff team at Elizabeth Gaskell's House, and getting them to answer some questions about working at the House. Lucy Green is our Wedding and Hires Manager. Lucy joined the staff

Read more »