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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House says thank you to The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has welcomed the news that it has been awarded £50,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Heritage Emergency Fund, made possible by the National Lottery and its players.  The funding will provide essential support to Manchester Historic Buildings Trust,...

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Reopening on Wednesday 12 August

Book here - www.ticketsource.co.uk/elizabeth-gaskell-house Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is preparing to reopen its doors on Wednesday 12 August, with visitors invited to enjoy exploring the Grade II* listed Regency-style villa where Elizabeth wrote some of her most famous novels. Pre-booked tickets, bookable up...

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NEW podcast from Bonnets at Dawn about Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

https://youtu.be/1OoqizhOyDA Join Hannah and Lauren (aka Bonnets at Dawn) for the first Podcast in their new Literary Houses Mini-Series. Featuring an update from the House Manager, Sally, on our plans for 2020. N.B - the interview with Sally took place at the...

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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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